Printable games for kids

Favourite Things

a board game for kids learning English

game instructions

This is a board (grid) game adapted from Noughts and Crosses to learn and practise talking about favourite things in English.


Print out a game grid and markers. If you want, you can stick the printout onto the heavy paper. Laminate for future use.

how to play

This is a grid game adapted from Noughts and Crosses, designed for 2 players (or teams) Your aim is to make a line of three: horizontally, diagonally or vertically.

  • When you choose a square, you have to make a sentence. Use the words in the square. For example, Top right. An animal. My favourite animal is a cat.
  • If you are right, place your sun or star marker on the game board.
  • If you are wrong, it is the other team's turn.
  • The first team to make a line of three, wins the game.

resources to download and print

Our printables are in pdf format. To download them, you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader.