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ESL Board Games for Kids & Adults

ESL Board Games

Alibi ESL Board Game

This classic Alibi ESL game is popular with students of all ages. The concept can be challenging for beginners; however, it is extremely engaging learners with at least an intermediate level of proficiency.

Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Guess Who ESL Board Game

The Guess Who board game can be played with younger and older students. You can also adjust the difficulty of the game by making the descriptive questions more challenging.

Read below for more information about how to play the game in class.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Bingo ESL Board Game

There are several skills which can be taught using the Bingo ESL Board Game. Improve students’ vocabulary, grammar, and other core skills in English by printing off customized Bingo sheets. This activity can be used with all ages and levels.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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The Price is Right ESL Board Game

Have you tried playing The Price is Right ESL Game in class? The game is an adapted version of the popular TV game show. You can use this activity to review large numbers and prices of products that you find online. It is a fun and interactive game for all age groups.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Apples to Apples ESL Board Game

The Apples to Apples ESL Game is an adaptation of the popular card game Apples to Apples. It is a fun interactive activity for all ages and levels. You can use the official game itself or, if it’s not available at your school, you can create your own version.

Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Jeopardy ESL Board Game

Here is an alternative method for using Jeopardy in your language classroom. This classic Jeopardy ESL game actually encourages your students to create the game’s content. They can also compete with each other in teams.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Balderdash ESL Board Game

The Balderdash ESL Game is a hilariously entertaining game that students of all ages can play to improve their English skills.

It requires some creativity and gets them thinking more outside the box while also creating some healthy competition in the classroom. The game works better with adult learners but kids can play too if their level is high enough.

Student Level: Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Monopoly ESL Board Game

This Monopoly ESL Game is adapted from the classic board game. It can be used as a way to improve students’ language abilities. It is also a fun interactive way to get both young and older students to participate in the classroom.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Battleships ESL Board Game

The Battleships ESL Game is an adaptation of the original game. It can be used in a variety of ways in a language classroom. It gets students to think strategically while also having fun practicing their English skills in teams.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Charades ESL Board Game

Playing the Charades ESL Game in the classroom is a fun way to get your class using vocabulary and forming sentences. Get the students thinking “outside of the box” with a classic, interactive, and dynamic game of Charades.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Pictionary ESL Board Game

Learn how to use the classic Pictionary ESL Game and adapt it to your lesson plan. The game can be used with all levels of language learners and is an effective way to review vocabulary.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Wheel of Fortune ESL Board Game

You won’t exactly be bringing in Pat Sayjack and Vanna White into the classroom with this adapted version of Wheel of Fortune, but the concept is relatively similar. This Wheel of Fortune ESL Game is a lot like the game Hangman with the added element of money and the wheel.

Student Level: Beginner, Intermediate

Age Group: Kids, Adults

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Other ESL Activities for Developing Core Skills

Other Interactive ESL Activities and Games

Need more ideas for your lessons?

View the complete collection of ESL activities for kids and adults on the main page.