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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2 - 5

Hunt the Honey

A fun, competitive game in which children have to find a pot of honey!
7 - 11

The Minister's Cat

A fun filler game which develops vocabulary and use of adjectives too!
7 - 11

Rebus Puzzles

Children (and teachers) will love trying to work out the answers to these puzzles. 
5 - 11

The Giant's Keys

A popular game which involves stealing keys from a giant!
7 - 11

What's the Object?

An exciting describing game, which can be played in teams. All necessary resources are included and available for printing.
5 - 11

Word of the Day

A great way to increase children's awareness of the meanings of new words.
7 - 11

Bingo

Play Bingo in your classroom (the educational version)!
2 - 5

Don't Get Caught!

A fun game which can be used to reinforce work in lots of subjects.
5 - 11

Frogs and Flies

Play this fun version of Wink Wink Murder, with a froggy twist!
5 - 11

If I were...

Find out what your class would do if they could take on the role of another person.
7 - 11

News Headlines

Turn a mundane event into a filler activity, using this headlines activity.
5 - 11

Recognising Sounds

A quick game to encourage children to recognise the sounds used at the start of words.
7 - 11

The Minute Game

A simple game in which children have to estimate the length of one minute.
5 - 11

Where am I?

A fun guessing game, in which children have to identify their location (as represented by a picture of a place) which is hidden from their view!
5 - 11

Barrier Games

Print a copy of one of these Smart Notebook slides, and ask a child to describe it.