Free Transportation Flashcards

Download free printable transportation flashcards and use them in class today. On this page, you can find both large and small transportation flashcards plus some fun printable board games for teaching modes of transportation in English.

Transportation Flashcards

Large Flashcards

ESL Flashcards - transportation

This PDF is a set of 8 large transportation flashcards. Flashcards include car, bus, train, ship, airplane, bike, motorbike, and van. These are large flashcards so can shown at the front of the class or placed on the board.

Small Flashcards

Small ESL Flashcards

This PDF is a set of 8 small transportation flashcards for students to hold. These can be used for many card games such as ‘find your partner’, ‘memory games, line bingo, and many more.

Printable Transportation Board Games

Board Game 1

Printable ESL Board Game - Transportation

This transportation board game is best played in pairs and requires one dice. Students take turns in rolling the dice and moving their game piece. After landing on a square, students should make a sentence based on the image in that square. The aim of the game is to arrive at the center star to win a point. After winning a point, the student goes back to the start and begins again. The student with the most points at the end of the game is the winner. 

Board Game 2 – The Spinner Game

ESL Board Game - Transportation

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each pair of students needs one pencil and one paper clip. Place the clip in the middle and place the pencil in the middle of the clip. Then flick the paper clip to make it spin and make a sentence with the kind of transportation in that area.

Board Game 3 – Race Around the World

Printable boardgame - Transportation

No Need for Dice! In this board game students play rock, scissors, paper and ‘race around the world’. One student moves clockwise and one student moves anti-clockwise. Every time the student moves to a new square they should make a sentence using the mode of transport in that square.

Board Game 4 – Flick The Eraser

Printable Board Game - Transportation

This Board Game is best played in pairs. Each student needs one eraser (or something small and light they can flick). To play, a student should place his / her eraser at the bottom of the board game. Then the student should use his/her finger to flick the eraser. If it lands in one of the hexagons, then the student wins that area and colors it in. Next, the students should make a dialogue based on the mode of transport in that area, and then it’s the next student’s turn. At the end of the game, the student with the most areas colored in is the winner.

Related Resources

For more lesson materials for teaching about modes of transportation in English, check out these related resources:

Transportation Worksheets
Transportation PowerPoint Lesson
Transportation Guessing Game
Transportation Lesson Plan