Time Fillers

If you have a few spare moments in your day, try using one of our educational time-filler activities!

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7 - 11

Celebrity Heads

Four children stand out at the board. The teacher (or another child) then writes the names of 4 different people above the children's heads.
5 - 11

Good Afternoon Your Majesty!

A fun guessing game which requires good listening skills, and lots of silly voices!
5 - 7

I Like to...

A fun memory game which also improves self-confidence and helps children to understand that it is OK to like what you like.
5 - 11

Noughts and Crosses

Draw a noughts and crosses grid on the board, and number each box from 1 to 9:
5 - 11

Shoot Out

A simple activity which can be used in all curriculum areas.
5 - 11

TOAS - Think of a Sentence

A fun filler involving the creation of strange sentences based upon a given set of letters.
7 - 11

Which Pupil?

Can your children guess which pupil has been chosen using clues based on their initials?
7 - 11

Early Work Ideas

Charles Applegate has contributed this Smart Notebook file, containing a huge collection of ideas / activities which could be used during "Early Work"...
7 - 11

Chairs

This is a game children play to become familiar with their class mates and also to test their listening skills.
5 - 11

Guess the Celeb

A fun game in which children have to guess the name of a famous person.
5 - 11

I went to the shops...

A traditional game which is great for developing memory.
5 - 11

Odd One Out!

A simple game requiring children to find the odd one out in a group.
5 - 11

Slam!

A fast-paced game which can be used within any curriculum subject.
5 - 11

Tic Tac Toe Game

A simple game which can be used to teach almost any topic.
5 - 11

Who am I?

A guessing game which involves good drama skills!