Online Vocabulary Games & Activities




Below is a collection of links I've been acquiring for a good while, all for vocabulary practice and enrichment. I tested all of these sites before including them, so they should work. If any link is down, please let me know.

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The links below feature games and activities to practice English vocabulary and categorization by meaning.

Animal Vegetable Mineral Can you classify all the words as animals, vegetables, or minerals? You've got only 30 secs to do it, and four levels of increasing difficulty to choose from.
Paint By Idioms Help Salvabear Dali finish his paintings by identifying the correct expression, relating to idioms. Choose one of six themes and four different game types.
Rooting Out Words Choose the correct root or word based on word roots. Choose different difficulty levels from either regular word roots, number roots, or the roots of the names of the months.
What's the Word? Choose the correct word for the picture shown. Choose from the alphabet, animals, fruit, tools, machines, or shapes.





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