Our bingo! cards are a fun way to build language skills. You can use them for introducing and practising vocabulary, and they are great to play word games. Here are some ideas.
Print out bingo! cards (one for each player plus one for a caller). If you want, you can stick every printout onto the heavy paper and laminate for future use.
Prepare four place markers to each player. You can use pieces of paper, buttons or pawns as markers.
Or, you can use our templates.
Depending on your needs, you can choose different ways of covering items on the board (pictures or words).
how to play
Kids play the game by covering up a picture (or word) on their board each time they hear the word.
There are several ways to use these cards in English class, and you are welcome to add your own ideas. Here are some suggestions to inspire you.
Use bingo! cards to practise new vocabulary by doing simple exercises. Students have copies of bingo! cards in front of them.
Bingo! cards are great for playing vocabulary games, but you can use them in many other ways. For example, kids can collect these cards to make their own picture dictionaries.
Collect our bingo! cards to make your own picture dictionary. You can colour the pictures.
Print them on card stock and laminate for long use. Or just keep them in sheet protectors.
Find a great place to store your cards together. It can be a binder, accordion file or portfolio.
pdf files to download and print
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download and print our worksheets.
There are 36 thematic bingo! cards to choose from. Designed for further practice, they complete our online resources. However, you can use these worksheets independently, in any way you like.
To start using our bingo! cards, you might find it helpful to use the quick guides.
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Our bingo! cards are a fun way to build language skills. You can use them for introducing and practising vocabulary, and they are great to play various word games.
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printable worksheets »
Here you can browse, download and print all bingo! cards sorted alphabetically by topic.