Alphabet Portraits is a simple game that is great consolidating activity to practice upper and lower case alphabet but is also a great way to build rapport with students in class. In this activity students make pictures of people using only the alphabet to draw them. Aim: Practice writing the alphabet and build relationships in the classroom. Materials: One copy of the worksheet below for students. Level: Young Learners (Beginners +) Time: 10 minutes +
- Print out a copy of the handout for each student.
- Explain to students that they are going to draw a picture of a person but they must only use the alphabet. Give an example on the board. You could use a ‘O’ as a face and ‘X’ for eyes etc.
- Give students up to 5 minutes to complete their pictures.
- After, have students show their pictures to the class. Later, hang the pictures on the wall.