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Feelings Board Game

Feelings Board Game

Students play a board game in groups. Students use adjectives for describing feelings and emotions to talk about their past experiences.

Level:  Elementary

Topic:  Feelings and emotions

Grammar:  Adjectives

Time:  30 minutes


  • Make one copy of the Game Board for each group.



Students get into groups of 4 or 5 people.


Give one Game Board to each group. 


Ask students to get two coins for their group, and a space marker for each person.

How to use the coins:

Heads, heads = move 1

Tails, tails = move 2

Heads, tails = move 3


Students put their space markers on Start. The first student flips the two coins, moves the corresponding number of spaces on the game board, and follows the instructions.


  • Adjective = answer the question, “When was the last time you felt…” (e.g., sad = When was the last time you felt sad?)
  • Arrow = answer the question, then follow the arrow to jump ahead on the game board.
  • Trade places = trade places (space markers) with another person on the board game.
  • Go ahead = move the designated number of spaces forward on the board game.
  • Go back = move the designated number of spaces backward on the board game.

Students continue taking turns. The first student to reach Finish is the winner.

Printable Worksheets

Game Board

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