How to use the 12 Months Flashcards and Holiday cards in ESL/EFL lessons
Download the 12 Months Flashcards pack and get students used to practicing Months, an essential part of any English learner’s journey. It’s good to show each month when practicing and keep the lesson fun by showing or quizzing students with the holiday cards.
Want to use the months to practice some speaking? Holidays are great for learning together with the Months. Try asking questions like “When is Halloween?”, “When is your birthday?” or “What holiday is in December?”
The 12 Months Flashcards are also good for checking the current month at the start of each class. This way, after a year of classes, students will have a firm grasp of all 12 months.
Are you making a lesson using the 12 Months Flashcards?
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Many children love learning with songs so try out this catchy song in your next English class. It pairs perfectly with the 12 Months Flashcards.
More Resources Great for Practicing with the 12 Months Flashcards
Have a look at some great games to play when teaching months
Students love practicing with our interactive games like Secret Squares. In this game, students remove the squares one by one and guess the month or holiday. It’s great fun for students and perfect to get kids talking. Try an example using the 12 Months Flashcards by clicking the Secret Squares picture below.
Try out ABCEggsplorers with some kids ready to practice spelling
Remembering the spelling for each month can be very challenging for many students.
Using the 12 Months Flashcards pack alongside ABCEggsplorers can help students to remember how to spell the months while have fun.
Kids love playing it at home or with their friends in the classroom!
For students that enjoy a challenge, try out Flip & Find!
In this activity, students try to match the pictures hidden behind the numbered circles with the target word. It’s a great game for practicing some speaking too. For example, when you use it with the 12 Months Flashcards pack you can ask questions like “What month is this?” or have students answer with “Is it behind number 3?”
Students love these games and more from ABC FUN!box.
Are you looking for more inspiration for your 12 months lesson?
Some students have a hard time picking up the 12 months. So here’s a great activity from abcsofliteracy to try for your next lesson plan. Many students have difficulty connecting the month and its name in English. Hopefully, an activity like that can help.