75 EFL drawing games

A mix of things for adults and kids – hopefully obvious which are which. If you find something you like here, then please support TEFLtastic.

Updated 10 April 2020

Articles on ESL drawing games

Drawing on drawing games Part One – Pictionary (article of mine published in Modern English Teacher magazine)

Drawing on drawing games Part Two – Picture dictation (ditto)

Drawing on drawing games Part Three – Competition, challenges and cooperation

Pick and draw TEFLtastic Classics (blog post)

15 best drawing games (a much shorter summary of some of those games, on TEFL.net)

Drawing and crafts for prepositions of position

The first idea in Three Nice New Simple Third Person S activities (blog post)

Photocopiable TEFL drawing games classroom activities

NB. worksheets mentioned in more than one section below if they cover more than one point.

Functional language drawing games

Directions drawing game

Grammar drawing games

Present tenses drawing games

Present Continuous drawing games

Who is …ing Present Continuous subject questions dice drawing games

Present Continuous and prepositions of position drawing dice game

Clothes and Present Continuous drawing game

Good and bad boys, girls and superheros Present Continuous project

Good and bad behaviour Present Continuous pictionary/ mimes

Food Present Continuous pictionary

Present Continuous and prepositions of position drawing dice game

Third person S drawing games

Does he/ she like pick and draw game

Other Present Simple drawing games

It is and they are plus colours drawing game

Is and are drawing game

Are they… or…? drawing games

Days of the week pick and draw

Present Simple reading, speaking and drawing game

There is/ there are drawing games

How many are there pick and draw drawing games

What’s in the… there is there are pick and draw – NEW

Possessives drawing games

Possessive, body and adjectives pick and draw

Animals and body possessive S pictionary advanced version

Possessives and adjectives pick and draw drawing game

Possessives coin drawing game

Whose is this?/ Whose are these? possessives drawing game

Possessive adjectives and personal pronouns drawing game

Possessive adjectives drawing game

It is/ They are + my/ your/ his/ her pick cards and draw game (with optional adjectives)

Clothes and possessive s drawing game

Animals and body parts drawing (possessive S)

Articles/ determiners drawing games

A and an drawing game

Feelings drawing games (with a/ an practice)

Comparative and superlative drawing games

Comparative pick and draw

Which is plus comparative drawing game

Comparative adjectives drawing games

Superlatives pictionary challenge game

Question formation drawing games

Subject questions drawing game (with animals and clothes vocabulary) – NEW

Asking for details and drawing game (question formation, directions, describing places, appearance and family vocabulary)

Prepositions drawing games

Pronouns and prepositions pick and draw drawing game

Want to plus prepositions of position personalised drawing and speaking game

Strange body positions pictionary (prepositions on position and body)

Body parts and prepositions monsters project

Our topsy turvy school prepositions project (classroom and school vocabulary)

Adjectives and prepositions pick and draw drawing game

This that these those drawing games

This that these those pick and draw drawing game

This that these those pictionary

Modals verbs drawing games

Can & can’t drawing coin game

Prohibitions pictionary (modal verbs)

Rules and regulations pictionary (modals verbs and similar)

Other photocopiable grammar drawing games

Countable and uncountable pick and draw drawing game

Have and don’t have coin drawing

Photocopiable phonics drawing games

Colours, numbers and alphabet/ phonics drawing game

oa phonics drawing race

ai phonics drawing race game

Photocopiable vocabulary drawing games

Feelings vocabulary drawing games

Feelings and objects pick and draw drawing game

Feelings drawing and miming games

Feelings and animals pictionary

Pick numbers, shapes, feelings and face words to make crazy pictures

Body vocabulary drawing games

Animals and body possessive S pictionary advanced version

Possessive, body and adjectives pick and draw

Draw a monster body parts practice (colours, numbers and shapes)

Pick the body part and adjective drawing game

Animals and body parts drawing (possessive S)

Strange body positions pictionary (prepositions on position and body)

Body parts and prepositions monsters project

Animal vocabulary drawing games

Animals and body possessive S pictionary advanced version

Animal idioms pictionary

Feelings and animals pictionary

Animals and body parts drawing (possessive S)

Appearance vocabulary drawing games

Asking for details and drawing game (question formation, directions, describing places, appearance and family vocabulary)

Appearance opposites games (including drawing games, miming games, reversi and, coin game and roleplays)

Crazy appearances pictionary

Adjectives drawing games

Basic adjectives and nouns drawing games (including food, clothes, animals, classroom vocabulary, toys vocabulary and feelings)

Basic adjectives and nouns pick and draw

Adjectives for describing objects games (reversi, jigsaw, drawing and miming)

Adjective opposites drawing game

Basic nouns and adjectives pictionary

ed and ing adjectives drawing games

Colours vocabulary drawing games

colours, numbers and classroom objects pick and draw

Colours, numbers and alphabet/ phonics drawing game

It is and they are plus colours drawing game

Classroom vocabulary drawing games

Big and small classroom objects pictionary

colours, numbers and classroom objects pick and draw

Our topsy turvy school prepositions project (classroom and school vocabulary)

Food vocabulary drawing games

Food Present Continuous pictionary

Crazy food and drink pictionary

Clothes vocabulary drawing games

Clothes and possessive s drawing game

Clothes and Present Continuous drawing game

Architectural vocabulary drawing games

Homes and architecture vocabulary pictionary

Describing architecture drawing games

Other vocabulary drawing games

Country and nationality words drawing games

Days of the week pick and draw

British and American engineering vocabulary games (including miming, drawing, jigsaw, reversi, and dominoes, plus collocations practice)

Pick cards to draw a Xmas picture

Pick words to make an underwater picture (including colours and numbers)

Describing art drawing games

Teacher training drawing worksheets

Classroom language miming/ pictionary

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1 Response to 75 EFL drawing games

  1. alexcase says:

    More on the simplest and often most effective of those games here: https://tefltastic.wordpress.com/2014/04/21/pick-and-draw/

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