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LL Kids
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ABC Practice


Animals


Bodies



Calendar



Clothing



Colors & Shapes



Community



Counting (Numbers)



Family



Feelings and Emotions



Food



Grammar



Health



Hobbies (Free Time)



Home



Opposites


Pets

School



Seasons



Sports


Weather

Vocabulary
 

 

 

FUN LINKS

I Spy
Read the riddles and find the matching pictures - fun game online!

English Picture Dictionary
with audio, pictures to accompany sentences, verb tenses, and more! Amazing resource from
www.Hello-World.com!!!

ELLLO - English Listening Lab
AWESOME for improving your English

Larry Ferlazzo:
Beginning and Intermediate English

AWESOME resources from an ESL teacher!

Hello-World: English
Games, puzzles and other activities to make learning fun

Pete's Power Point Station
Power Points, Games, Lesson Plans and more!

Web Word Finds
from EduPlace

ESL Classroom Jeopardy
Fun beginner game from eslgamesworld.com
 

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Alphabet Practice

The ABC Song
Audio Book

Uppercase & Lowercase Letter Matching
from ABCya!

ABC Adventure
from Harcourt School

Starfall ABC's
Fun learning activities, listening practice, videos, stories and more!

Alphabet Slider Puzzle
Practice matching words and letters with this fun game from ABCya!

Animal Alphabet: A-E
 Animal Alphabet: F-J
 Animal Alphabet: K-O
 Animal Alphabet: P-T
Animal Alphabet: U-Z
from Sheppard Software

Put the Alphabet in Order
fun game from ABCya!

Alphabet Doors
Explore the alphabet doors from Mister Rodger's Neighborhood on PBS Kids

Connect the Dots: ABC Order
practice from ABCya!

Alphabet Match
Practice matching words and letters with this fun game from ABCya!

Adorable
Fun song with audio book

Alphabet Funnies
Fun, rhyming audio book
 
Easter Egg Decorating
from Chateau Meddybemps
 

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ANIMALS

Animals
Easy and fun - from Sheppard Software

Pilosos: Farm
Bilingual Spainsh/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Language Guide: Farm Animals
Picture vocabulary and pronunciation guide

Bug Word Match
Match the bugs with their names

Digital Dialects: Animals
Learn words and play a fun game

Animal Lost and Found
Funny game from PBS! Count the body parts to match pets to their owners

Seek and Find: Garden Animals
Fun game from Sheppard Software 

Seek and Find: Coral Reef
Fun game from Sheppard Software 

Seek and Find: Pond Animals 
Fun game from Sheppard Software 

Seek and Find: Nocturnal Animals
Fun game from Sheppard Software 

What's the Word?
Practice animal names with this game from FunBrain

Kid's Corner: Animal Classification
Fun learning pages from Sheppard Software 

Animal Match: Set 1
Animal Match: Set 2
Animal Match: Set 3
Animal Match: Set 4

Animal Match: Set 5
Animal Match: Set 6

from Mr. Anker

Critter Crawlers
Answer the questions and put together an insect

Label the Farm Animals
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Animal Find 1 (easier)
Animal Find 2 (easier)
Animal Matching (medium)
Animal Eyes Game (harder)

Animals 2 - Find 1 (easier)
Animals 2 - Find 2 (easier)
Animals 2 Matching (medium)
Animals 2 Eyes Game (harder)

Wild Animals - Find 1 (easier)
Wild Animals - Find 2 (easier)
Wild Animals - Matching (medium)
Wild Animals - Eyes Game (harder)

Animals in Water - Find 1 (easier)
Animals in Water - Find 2 (easier)
Animals in Water - Matching (medium)
Animals in Water - Eyes Game (harder)

Insects & Bugs - Find 1 (easier)
Insects & Bugs - Find 2 (easier)
Insects & Bugs - Matching (medium)
Insects & Bugs - Eyes Game (harder)

ELLO Listening: Wildlife
Listen and choose the correct picture

Who's at the Zoo
by David Lumerman - from Lil' Fingers Storybooks

You Tube Zoo
from Lil' Fingers Storybooks

Animal Homes
Click and drag each animal to its outdoor home

Mr. Nussbaum: Birds
fun online games and activities to learn more about all kinds of birds

Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!
online reader from TumbleBooks
(free through AASD or the Appleton Public Library's website)

Animal Species
Fun (slightly challenging) game from Up To Te
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Bodies

Pilosos: Body Parts
Bilingual Spanish/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Catch the Spelling: Body Parts
from manythings.org

Matching Body Parts
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Skeleton Tutorial
Skeleton Game: Level 1
Skeleton Game: Level 2
Skeleton Quiz
From Sheppard Software 

Digestion Tutorial
Digestion Game: Level 1
Digestion Game: Level 2
Digestion Quiz
From Sheppard Software

Human Body eBook
FUN! From Apples for the Teacher

Animal Lost and Found
Funny game from PBS! Count the body parts to match pets to their owners

Word Drop Game: Body
from manythings.org

Label the Body Parts 
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Make a Face
fun, easy activity from ABCya!

PPPST: Human Body
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
 

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Calendar Words

Days of the Week
Learning video lesson
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Starfall: Make a Calendar
interactive storybook and calendar activities from Starfall

Numerical Order
Practice putting numbers in order - from ABCya!

Days of the Week
More fun with Tom and Roy the Singing Zebra

Months of the Year
More fun with Tom and Roy the Singing Zebra

Numbers to 20
Fun with Tom and Roy the Singing Zebra

Days of the Week
Lesson plan (with photos/graphics) from EL Civics

Calendars and Months

Lesson plan (with photos/graphics) from EL Civics 

Puddles for All Seasons
Audio story by Barb Rumson

Catch the Spelling
Practice days of the week with this fun game from manythings.org

Mr. Bean's Daily Routines
From eslgamesworld.com (English Media Lab)

Patterns in the Sky
Listen and learn more about the seasons - from Houghton Mifflin Discover!

Word Search: Days of the Week
from manythings.org

Listening Memory Game
Practice and listen to the months of the year

PPPST: Calendars
Days of the Week, Months of the Year, and Parts of a Calendar. Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
     

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Clothing

Digital Dialects: Clothing
Learn words and play a fun game

Clothes Vocabulary List
Click on the words to hear them spoken

Clothes Game

Things People Wear #1
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

Things People Wear #2
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org
 
 
Clothes Lesson
from EL Civics for ESL Students

Clothes from Around the World
from EL Civics for ESL Students

ELLLO Listening: Clothing
Listen and choose the correct picture

PPPST: Clothing
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

Label the Clothes
Easy game to practice your vocabulary
  Eat it or Wear It
from Pinky Dinky Doo
 

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COLORs & ShapeS

Pilosos: Colors
Bilingual Spainsh/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Tom's Color Game
Fun with Tom and Roy the Singing Zebra

Balloon Mania
From Do2Learn 

What Color?
Learn colors with Bud - from Do2Learn
 

Shapes
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

What's Your Favorite Color?

The Shape and Color Train
from playkidsgames.com

Digital Dialects: Colors
Learn words and play a fun game

Label the Shapes
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Purpy's Shapes
from Sheppard Software

Bloople's Colors 
from Sheppard Software

Color Game 
from Sheppard Software

Web Word Find: Colors 1
Web Word Find: Colors 2
Web Word Find: Colors 3

from EduPlace

Naming Shapes
Memory game online - match shapes and their names - from NumberNut.com

2-D Shape Quiz
Practice 2-dimensional shapes and their names - from NumberNut.com

Colors Memory Challenge
from NumberNut.com

Identifying Colors
from NumberNut.com

2-D Shape Memory
Memory game online - from NumberNut.com

3-D Shape Quiz
Practice 3-dimensional shapes and their names - from NumberNut.com

3-D Shapes Memory
Practice 3-dimensional shapes and their names - from NumberNut.com

Match Fish Colors
from Chateau Meddybemps

Crocodile Smiles
fun online story from Meddybemps

Steven's Shape Game
from Steven and Henry Anker

PPPST: Color and Space
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
 
Colors Poster
Great little poster to learn colors and color words!
 

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CommunitY

PPPST: Communities
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

Pilosos: Transportation
Bilingual Spainsh/English.
Click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Pilosos: In the City
Bilingual Spainsh/English.
Click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Buildings
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

Transportation & Communication
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

ELLLO Listening: Places Around Town
Listen and choose the correct picture

I Spy: City
Fun, online game - read the riddles and click on the correct pictures

Label the Transportation
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Build a Neighborhood
with Mister Rodger's PBS Kids website

Birmingham Airport
from the Birmingham Grid for Learning

Special Purpose Vehicles
from the Birmingham Grid for Learning

A Visit to McDonalds
from the Birmingham Grid for Learning

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Counting (Numbers)

Language Guide: Numbers
Hear the pronunciation, see the spelling - super helpful!

Number Train
from Learning Planet (Counting to 10)

Counting to 20
Illustrated, audio counting practice

Numbers Video
from MES-English TV

Learn Numbers
YouTube video - you can watch how to say the number, read the number word and see the numeral
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The Big Numbers Song
YouTube video - to learn how to count to one trillion!! Great practice!
 
Counting Animals
from MES-English TV
 

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Feelings & Emotions

PPPST: Feelings and Emotions
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

How Would You Feel?
Feelings game from Harcourt School
(Great for Grades K-2)

Mood Makers
Feelings Game from Giselle's Big Backyard (Grades K-2)

Let's Play a Feelings Game
(Grades K-2)

About Face
Feelings game from Arthur
(Grades K-3)
     

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Family

Starfall: My Family

Families Lesson Plan
From EL Civics for ESL Students

Starfall: Grandparents Day
Help Zac write a letter to his grandparents

Family Video
from MES-English

Wordsearch: Family Words
from Headway Elementary
 

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FOOD

Food and Drinks #1

Food and Drinks #2

Vegetables

Digital Dialects: Food and Drink
Learn words and play a fun game

Digital Dialects: Fruit & Vegetables
Learn words and play a fun game

Pilosos: Food
Bilingual Spainsh/English.
Click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish
(There are a few words misspelled!)

Mox's Shop
Fun online short story from Starfall Reading

Supermarket Spree
Choose slow, medium or fast and English or Spanish - fun game from RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

What's the Word?
Practice food words with this game from FunBrain

Word Search: Fruit and Vegetables
 fun game from RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Word Search: Desserts
 fun game from RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

Word Search: Kitchen Items
 fun game from RIF (Reading is Fundamental)

I Spy BINGO
Read the words and find the food pictures

Listening Memory Game: Food
from ESL Games World 

Listening Memory Game: Fruit
from ESL Games World 

Label the Food in the Fridge
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Label the Fruits
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Label the Vegetables
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Make a Pizza

fun activity from ABCya!

Hidden Picture: Drinks 
Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice names of drinks

Hidden Picture: Vegetables
Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice vegetables

ELLLO Listening: The Sandwich
Listen and choose the correct picture
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ELLO Listening: Fruit
Listen and choose the correct picture

ELLLO Listening: Daily Diet
Listen and choose the correct picture

Food Qualifiers Billionaire
SUPER FUN game from eslgamesworld.com

Fruits
from the Birmingham Grid for Learning

Horrendous Soup
funny game from Mr. Nussbaum

Bebe Goes Shopping
online reader from TumbleBooks
(free through AASD or the Appleton Public Library's website)

PPPST: Food Pyramid
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

The Lima Bean Monster
online reader from TumbleBooks
(free through AASD or the Appleton Public Library's website)

Cooking with Abuela
help Maya, Miguel and their grandmother cook delicious recipes by finding the ingredients from the recipes

Home, sweet, home. Really?
Build sandwiches exactly like those pictured - from Geronimo Stilton's World
 

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GRAMMAR
also check out my Grammar Games section on my Reading Fun website

ESL Fun Grammar Games
from ESL Tower

Headway Elementary: Grammar
Lessons and games to help you improve your English skills

ESL Grammar Games
from eslgamesworld.com

Kung-Fu Sentences
from BBC - KS1 Bitesize Literacy
Classroom ESL Games
from eslgamesworld.com
 
 
PPPST: Grammar
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station
English Language Grammar Quizzes
Online quiz from UsingEnglish.com

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Health

Taking Care of Your Teeth
From Harcourt School
   
     

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Hobbies (Free TimE)
 
PPPST: Hobbies
 Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

Amazing Collections
Watch videos of real kids' collections - from the Smithsonian Museum 
     

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AT HOME

The Den/The Living Room
From the English Vocabulary Guide - listen to and learn new words

The Bedroom
From the English Vocabulary Guide - listen to and learn new words

The Bathroom
From the English Vocabulary Guide - listen to and learn new words

Things in My House
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

House #1
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

House #2
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

Decorate!
Help Roger decorate his room

Daily Routine Sequencing
game from ESL Tower 

Our House
Read, see, hear the parts of a fun house to visit

Home Vocabulary Spin-Off
SUPER FUN game from manythings.org

Build a House
Caillou Games - from PBS Kids

Build a House

Fun activity from ABCya!

BBC: Homes
Explore and build different kinds of homes
(British English accent)

Virtual House

Hidden Picture: Bathroom 
Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice bathroom vocabulary

Hidden Picture: Kitchen
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice kitchen vocabulary  

Hidden Picture: House
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice house vocabulary   

Hidden Picture: Daily Schedule
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice daily vocabulary   

Label the Bedroom
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Label the Bathroom
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

Label the Kitchen Words
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

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Opposites
(for more games and quizzes, go to "Reading Fun: Antonyms")

Opposites, by David Lumerman
Lil' Fingers Storybooks

Learning About Opposites
Fun game/activity from Fisher-Price
(younger/easier)

Squanky the Tooth Taker
Ultra-fab game to practice your opposites with Squanky the crazy Tooth Fairy man

Opposites Concentration #1
Opposites Concentration #2
Opposites Concentration #3
Opposites Concentration #4
Opposites Concentration #5

Furious Frogs
Practice antonyms/synonyms/homonyms with this fun game from Arcademic Skill Builders

Word Frog
Practice antonyms/synonyms/homonyms with this fun game from Arcademic Skill Builders

Antonyms Match
Find the matching antonyms (opposites)

Adjectives Opposites Listening Memory Game
from eslgamesworld.com

Matching Antonyms
Find the matching antonyms (opposites)

Meddybemps Opposites
Practice opposites online with these great illustrations from Chateau Meddybemps

Antonym Train
Fun game from Encyclopedia Britannica. Choose easy, medium or hard.

Antonyms: Set 1
from Mr. Anker

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PETS

Label the Pets
Easy game to practice your vocabulary
   
     

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SCHOOL

Pilosos: School
Bilingual Spainsh/English - click on and listen to the words in English and read the words in Spanish

Classroom Items
ESL Lesson from EL Civics

School Bingo
Online Bingo game. Very cool & interactive! Students can click on each picture to have the word read to them.

The Blue School Bag

Choose "easy" or "difficult," then fill up the bookbag with school supplies

Label the School Items
Easy game to practice your vocabulary

School Vocabulary Spin-Off
SUPER FUN game from eslgamesworld.com
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Hidden Picture: Classroom 
Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice classroom vocabulary
 
     

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Seasons
(Scroll down or click on the pictures below for each season's websites)




The Four Seasons
from playkidsgames.com

Create a Story
Click on the bottom right tree (with the story book) to make a fun season story
 

June Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

July Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

August Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster


The Four Seasons
from playkidsgames.com

Create a Story
Click on the bottom right tree (with the story book) to make a fun season story
 
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September Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

October Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

November Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster


The Four Seasons
from playkidsgames.com

Create a Story
Click on the bottom right tree (with the story book) to make a fun season story

Hidden Picture: Winter
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice winter vocabulary 

December Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

January Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

February Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster


The Four Seasons
from playkidsgames.com

Create a Story
Click on the bottom right tree (with the story book) to make a fun season story
 

March Games
Fun seasonal online games from Fact Monster

April Games
Jigsaw puzzle, word search, quiz and picture slider puzzle from Fact Monster

May Games
Jigsaw puzzle, word search and picture slider puzzle from Fact Monster

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Sports
 
Listening Memory Game
Listen and match the exercises

Sports
Vocabulary/Pictures Games from manythings.org

ESL Sports Photo Lesson
from EL Civics 

PPPST: Sports
Power Points, Games and Lesson Plans from Pete's Power Point Station

Hidden Picture: Sports
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice sports vocabulary

English Sports and Hobbies
(British English) from NGFL Cymru & AWEN
 
Sports Coloring Pages
printable pages from Crayola.com
 

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VOCABULARY

Digital Dialects: Vocabulary
Learn words and play a fun game

Digital Dialects: Verbs
Learn words and play a fun game
Headway Elementary: Vocabulary
Lessons and games to help you improve your English skills

Blending Bowl
Fun online game from PBS Kids' Between the Lions

Sight Word Bingo
many levels to choose from - fun practice from ABCya!

Stories and Activities Online
for different reading levels, from Literactive.com (FREE membership!)

Catching Action Verbs
game from ESL Tower

Vocab Games for Kids
Free reading games for kids

What's the Word?
Reading and vocabulary game from FunBrain

Easy Vocabulary Quizzes
from manythings.org

The Teddy Bear's Picnic
Use the labels to write a story about Teddy Bear's Picnic

The Sound Master
words that make sounds - from BBC Magic Key

The Magic Key
Code calling game to practice your synonyms

Hidden Picture: Actions 1
 Try and decide what each picture is - fun class/team game to practice verbs

Starship - Save the Unicorn
Fun game from BBC Kids

Spelling Practice
with dolch sight words - from ABCya!

Dragon Land
Using questions - from BBC Magic Key
 

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Weather

The Four Seasons
from playkidsgames.com

BBC: Weather Report
Practice giving a weather report by using the correct weather symbols

Create a Story
Click on the bottom right tree (with the story book) to make a fun season story

BBC: What is Weather?
Learn new stuff, play games (and listen to British English while you're doing that!)

EdHeads: Weather
Try these fun interactive activities from EdHead!
 

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