Body vocabulary games, worksheets, stories, songs and teaching ideas

Around 51 body parts PDFs and teaching tips. If you like anything here and want more, please support TEFLtastic.

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Articles on teaching body vocabulary to EFL learners

How to teach body parts to kids – LINK UPDATED

20 fun ways to teach body vocabulary – LINK UPDATED

Photocopiable body vocabulary classroom activities for EFL learners

Body vocabulary bluffing game

Advanced body vocabulary

Body part positions Normal or strange

Pick the body part and adjective drawing game

Body parts and prepositions monsters project

Balance on your body prepositions

Crazy appearances pictionary

Body parts brainstorming

Pick numbers shapes feelings and parts of your face to make crazy pictures

Prepositions and body parts mimes

Strange body positions pictionary

Animals and body parts possessive S drawing game

Animals, body and possessive S pictionary advanced version

Clothes, body and animals possessive S pictionary game

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

Body parts definitions game

Things your body does opposites

Body vocabulary songs

The Bath Song (Super Simple Learning)

The Hokey Pokey Shake (Super Simple Learning – link to video on Vimeo)

The Pinocchio (Super Simple Learning)

One Little Finger (Super Simple Learning)

The Scary Skeleton song (LearnEnglishKids)

Hungry Hippo song (LearnEnglishKids)

Abracadabra song (LearnEnglishKids)

Head Shoulder Knees and Toes

Hokey Cokey (= Hokey Pokey)

1,2,3,4,5, touch your head along with me

Here We Go Looby Loo

If You’re Happy and You Know It (Clap Your Hands)


The Magic Spell story (LearnEnglishKids)

Little Red Riding Hood story (LearnEnglishKids)

Blue Hat Green Hat (book – get students to tell you where the clothes are and should be)

From Head to Toe (famous book by Eric Carle)

Go Away, Big Green Monster (book – parts of the face)

Here are my hands (book)

Where’s My Baby by Julie Ashworth and John Clark (book)

The Gruffalo (book)

The Gruffalo’s Child (book)

Online games

Make your monster game (LearnEnglishKids)

Make a dangerous animal game (LearnEnglishKids)

Animal maker game (LearnEnglishKids)

Updated 12 September 2022

2 Responses to Body vocabulary games, worksheets, stories, songs and teaching ideas

  1. Matilda says:

    “The Parts of You and Me” is an excellent song and video for teaching kids about the human body. You can find in on the Toddler World TV channel on YouTube.

  2. Keesa DuPre says:

    This is a helpful list of resources, thank you!

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