Great Classroom Games Video
In this teaching video you will see an experienced teacher with a class doing really good classroom games. These are ideal for a Back To School activity with a new class enabling the teacher to observe the students and to engage with them, setting down class ground rules in a fun way.
Students will learn to co-operate and pay attention to detail. Listening and talking when appropriate are key skills as well as recalling from memory and close observation.
The age range taking part in the video is age 5-13 showing that good games can work well across a wide age group.
These are the games and how they are listed alongside the time line so that you can scroll straight to the game you want to learn. The video is subtitled and there is also full Teacher notes included.
Video Time line
00.05 Cars - Students move in pairs as car and driver. Good movement game.
05.08 Is There A Ghost behind Me?- Great game for focus and listening.
09.32 Snowball - Good Drama mime game.
14.52 Good Morning Your Majesty - A disguising your voice game.
18.42 Popcorn- Lots of variations to this focusing game.
21.16 Two Trues and A False - A guessing game and good for getting to know each other.
24.19 Excuses - A trickier game that challenges the older students but video shows a mixed age group.
34.41 The Evolution Game - Evolve from Amoeba to human. Good moving around game in a small space.
37.50 Aeroplanes - Holding breath and humming game, popular.
42.57 Big Chief - Copy cat game with detective guessing who the leader is.