Hobbies Playing cards craft resource cover. Practise hobbies vocabulary. Practise pronouns, verb tenses, expressing ability and more! Includes 5 card types in colour and black and white.

Hobbies Playing cards craft

Have hours of fun making, playing and learning useful hobbies vocabulary and practising a variety of structures.

♦ Includes 5 template types to differentiate for different skills and levels.

♦ Create over a series of stages or simply print and play.

♦ Includes games to play once you've made them. ♦ Learn 15 useful hobby and freetime activities AND practise a range of structures in a fun and dynamic way.

♦ Bring language practise outside the classroom and have the children play at home with their families.

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What will my students learn?

Not only can they consolidate their understanding of the target vocabulary, they can also practise all four language skills if you choose. Incorporate listening practice with listen and find games. Focus on reading with the read and match options. Practise spelling with the gapfill options. Enjoy watching them use their English speaking skills while they have fun playing games with them.

Apart from the vocabulary, you can practise a range of useful structures too! See a summary below:


Hobbies: painting, drawing, singing, listening to music, playing the piano, playing the guitar, playing chess, dancing, playing card games, collecting cards, playing board games, playing video games, playing with lego, reading, making jewellery


  • ‘can’ for ability

e.g. I can play the piano. Can you do it? I can do it.

  • 3rd person personal pronouns

e.g. He, She, They

  • present simple with verb collocations

e.g. She plays the guitar. They play card games. He sings.

  • present continuous

e.g. She is playing the guitar. They are playing video games.

  • expressing likes/dislikes

e.g. My favourite hobby is… / I like/don’t like/don’t mind/hate…

Game and activity language

Is it…? Yes, it is. No, it isn’t. What is it? It’s a.. It’s…

Can you find…? I can see … Where’s….? Here it is! It’s here. Where does this go? Like this?

Whose turn is it? It’s my turn. It’s your turn. Turn it over. Pick one.

Can I have..? Here you are. Thank you. You’re welcome.

Colours, pencil, crayons, pens, scissors, paper, card, cut, fold, open.

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!

You can easily build your lesson around this resource. Play an action game or read a story with different free time activities, make the cards of your choosing and play the games with the included activity suggestions.

Not only that, you can use these cards over and over again in subsequent classes. More practice, more fun!

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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