Daily Routines Dominoes
Perfect for incorporating lots of daily routines practice in an engaging and effective way.
♦ Engaging games and craft activities that really get your ESL young learners learning daily routines language.
♦ Several options that make it super easy for you to choose the level of difficulty appropriate for your particular students.
♦ Super easy to target specific skills with a choice of templates - literacy, listening, speaking, pattern recognition and more!
♦ Print and play OR use the included Activity Procedures to include even more practice while they make their very own copies of the game.
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What will my ESL young learners learn?
There are several variations so you can easily differentiate the skills practice. Choose the word to word or word to picture options if you want to practise literacy skills, or choose the picture to picture options for children who aren’t reading yet.
The ‘make your own’ dominoes sets allow you to provide even more practice as they make their own copies of the dominoes to take home and play.
Depending on how you conduct the activity, your students also get plenty of practise of their listening and speaking skills.
Don’t forget the valuable classroom language you’ll be helping them learn. See a summary below:
wake up, get dressed, go to school, have lunch, have a shower, brush (my) teeth, have breakfast, watch TV, read a book, have dinner, wash (my) face), brush (my) hair, play with friends, go to bed
Additional vocabulary, phrases and structures
While not essential, you may want to help your learners acquire and/or use the following language:
Time expressions e.g.
I go to school at 8 o’clock. I wake up at 7 o’ clock every day.
Adverbs of frequency e.g.
e.g. I sometimes read a book after school. I never have lunch with my family.
Game and activity language
It’s my turn. It’s your turn. Whose turn is it? I can’t play. I have one. Knock knock. I pass.
Where’s the…? What is it? What’s this? What’s that? Can you find the… I can see a… Collect the… Go to the…
Can I have..? Here you are. Thank You. You’re welcome.
Colours, scissors, paper. Cut, follow the lines.
What do teachers say about the resources?
Frequently asked questions
Yes, of course! Maybe you have the time and enjoy creating things, but it has to be said that being a young learner teacher can involve a HUGE amount of extra work making materials. Give yourself a break!
All my materials have been tried and tested in the classroom. As well as having almost 20 years of teaching experience, I am also a qualified trainer for the Trinity TYLEC (Teaching Young Learners Extension Certificate), so you can rely on the quality.
Yes! They work great for mixed aged groups and different abilities because they come with different templates AND different suggestions with how to use the resource. No time wasted on adapting different worksheets!
The provided activity suggestions for pre, during and after the craft give you all the steps you need to create a fun and engaging lesson for your young learners.
You can certainly find some free worksheets out there, but I can guarantee your young learners will be much more excited to create this. Engaged and motivated children make for a happy lesson (and teacher!)
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