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Kids' word games for learning English vocabulary

Online games that go well with our quizzes:

vocabulary quizzes
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vocabulary quizzes

Our multiple-choice vocabulary quizzes are designed to consolidate new material and revise reading skills online. In each quiz there are ten questions displayed randomly. Below you will find some tips and ideas on how to play these games, plus links to all of them.

how to play vocabulary quizzes

Practise English through games


To start, click on the Quiz text. Read the question carefully, then look at the words with picture clues on the right. You have four options to choose from.

Learn English while playing games


Click on the word you think is correct. If you are right, you gain one point. If your answer is wrong, you can show the correct one.

Fun English quizzes for ESL kids


Use the Next button to continue. At the end of the game, you can see your total score.

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picture dictionaries

Our interactive picture dictionaries introduce young students to basic English words, grouped into 36 thematic topics. With the help of them your students can learn spelling and pronunciation of 360 English words, and see what they mean. Below you will find some tips and ideas on how to work with the dictionaries, plus links to all of them.

how to work with the picture dictionaries

Learn English through pictures

First, you can see pictures of the words. To start, click on the picture of the word you want to learn.

English through pictures, words and sounds

Now listen, read and repeat. There is also a short definition of the word (useful for older kids).

Fun English activities for ESL kids

If you want to hide the words and definitions, and go back to the intro screen, click on the Bear.

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english vocabulary worksheets for kids

There are 36 thematic vocabulary quizzes 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 vocabulary quizzes, you might find it helpful to use the quick guides.

ideas for classroom games and activities »
Quizzes are a fantastic way to see what your students have already learnt. Why not use our printable resources to create your own quizzes to use with your class? Here are some suggestions.

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Take the learning online! We offer a variety of word games that go well with our vocabulary quizzes.

printable worksheets »
Here you can browse, download and print all vocabulary quizzes sorted alphabetically by topic.