Printable games for kids


a flashcard game for kids learning English

what you need

  • To play this game, you will need two sets of flashcards.
  • You can use this activity to teach vocabulary on a variety of topics.
  • Depending on your needs, make your own flashcards or scroll down for our printables.
  • Our printables are in pdf format. To download them, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.

more game ideas

Flashcards are great resources to play different learning games, such as matching, memory, drilling, guessing or indication activities. If you follow this link - Flashcard fun! - you will find lots of ideas and suggestions for using our cards in class or at home.

how to play

This flashcard game idea can be adapted to any language concept (in this case, to our Talking about Possession topic). The instructions below are just a starting point to inspire you.

  • Place flashcards face down on the floor or table.
  • Students take turns in turning over two cards and saying the cards aloud.
  • If the cards match then the he or she keeps the cards.
  • If the cards are different the cards are turned back over again in their original places.
  • The pupil with the most pairs at the end of the game is the winner.