Introducing new words could be difficult but with the right movements and proper explanation not only helps kids learn easily but also brings lots of fun to class. Imaginary Action is one of those easy no preparation game to make learning effective
Explain to kids they are holding an imaginary ball . While explaining show them how to do it. If they didn’t understand ask your assistant teacher to explain in their own language. Then give the command such as “throw”. Next tell the kids to imagine there is ball coming to them so stretch out arms and as you say ” catch” kids fold in their arms as if they were catching a ball. Same goes with kick which requires an imaginary ball and legs movement. At last we have hit. You can show them how to hold an imaginary bat or a stick and hitting and imaginary ball.
Kids love imaginary games. such games are effective for kids’ brain development
Imaginary action ESL game is perfect for kids under eight years old. However it’s possible to introduce and review quikcly for older kids
All class sizes can play. Everyone plays it at the same time. Enjoy!