Looking for a fun way to teach your students about figurative language? Need to bring a concrete example of figurative language into your classroom for your English Language Learners and English as a Second Language Learners? This is it! Based on the popular children's game, OPERATION!, this activity gets students thinking about idioms and applying their creativity and critical thinking skills. It's a great way to provided structured conversation in your classroom while students work cooperatively to understand and explain idioms.