Be sure to check out the second edition: figurative language collaborative games for young minds in my store! They make a great pair of resources in the classroom!
These figurative language activities help students practice one of the hardest skills for them to comprehend... The play on words through figurative language.
Synonym/antonym match game (not really figurative language but helps them master those skills when they have a better concept of synonyms and antonyms)
Simile or metaphor? Comic strips where the characters are speaking to one another. The student must discern who is saying the simile and who is saying the metaphor? There is a blank comic strip for students to create as well as a stamp template to create for their metaphor or simile.
Personification Please - Students draw a personification card and then draw and describe what makes it personification
Idiom Anyone? Students draw an idiom card. They then create a postcard describing and drawing their idiom. There is also a stamp template.
Tongue Twister Alley of Alliteration Station - Walks students through alliteration and tongue twisters. A page of popular tongue twisters for examples. Analyze a tongue twister and then make your own!
Hyperbole - Can you spot me? - Paragraphs with a hyperbole. Students must identify the hyperbole in each. Postcard template provided for extended activity.