12 Halloween Activities for your ESL Classes
12 Halloween Activities for Young Learners
Trick or treat OR try the interactive version– Trick or Treat is a very simple activity to set up and is always enjoyed by my students. I have prepared two versions of this game; one for young learners and another for teens.
Halloween Family Fortunes – This activity is an interactive Halloween version of Family Fortunes (Family Feud in America), the popular quiz show. Family fortunes quiz is a fun simple game to practice Halloween vocabulary with young learners, teens and even adult groups.
Halloween Board Game – This interactive board game is a great way to review vocabulary and practice speaking with young learners.
Halloween Guess Who – in this activity, young learners act like monsters helping them consolidate new monster vocabulary. This is a great end of class cooler for young learners to act like little monsters!
Halloween colouring book – Great for iPads, interactive whiteboards or a task for students to complete at home. Get students to color the Halloween pictures and download them when they are finished to share with mum and dad!
Interactive Halloween Memory Match (Young Learners) – Match the Halloween words and practice vocabulary with your young learners. This interactive game is a great way to review Halloween vocabulary after you introduce new words in class or to review words they have seen last year.
Halloween Spot the Difference – Practice speaking with young learners with this Halloween spot the difference game. Great for practicing vocabulary and prepositions of place. Students love this game and it is sure to be a Halloween favourite.
Halloween Crossword – This interactive activity is a fun way for your class to review and test their Halloween vocabulary knowledge.
What’s in the box? – A classic tactile Halloween activity for students. Can your students guess what is in the box?
Halloween Wanted – A simple mini-game to review Halloween vocabulary.
Halloween Activities for Teens
Zombie Apocalypse is a speaking activity designed for teens. This fun Halloween speaking activities gets students to imagine they have woke up in the middle of a zombie apocalypse. What will they use to survive?
Trick or treat – Trick or Treat is a very simple activity to set up and is always enjoyed by my students. I have prepared two versions of this game; one for young learners and another for teens.
Guess the Halloween Idiom – This activity is a simple way to have fun introducing your students to some Halloween idioms. This activity is perfect for teen and adult classes and is a great way to learn some idioms while having some seasonal fun.
Halloween True or False Quiz – This activity is perfect for teens and adults (lower-intermediate +). This tried and tested game is sure to engage even your most difficult teens!