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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5 - 11

Animal Alphabet

A simple activity which can be used for fun, or to extend children's vocabulary.
7 - 11

Definitions

A great Literacy activity to fill a few minutes and to develop use of dictionaries.
5 - 11

Heads Downs, Thumbs Up!

Children really enjoy this game, which improves listening skills.
5 - 11

Magic Pen

This activity involves the whole class creating a story together. The story is not written down, and is made up spontaneously by individuals in the class.
5 - 7

Pop the Balloons

Choose your child of the day by popping balloons!
5 - 11

Start with a Joke!

Start each day with a joke to make the mornings fun!
5 - 11

Title Pages

A simple way of using a few spare minutes, which reinforces the concepts you are teaching within your topics.
5 - 11

Wink Murder!

A classic game which children love to play!
5 - 11
Secret Code Sheet

Secret Code Sheet

Get your children to create their own secret codes and messages using this handy worksheet!
7 - 11

Animal Endings

Can you think of an animal which begins with a specific letter? This game is great for building vocabulary, and can be used with lots of topics.
5 - 11

Describing Pictures

A very fun activity which increases describing (and listening) skills.
5 - 11

House Bingo

A simple game which only requires paper and a dice. Great fun for everyone.
5 - 11

Memory Game

Encourage children to work as a team and develop their memories using this simple idea.
5 - 11

Question of the Day

A fun activity which encourages research skills. Your class will love finding out the answers to the questions (which can cover any subject area).
5 - 11

Team X

Are your children brave enough to play this wonderful listening game?