This is a spin off the popular "Spoons" card game! The game helps ESL students learn new vocabulary and helps all students practice synonyms.
Kids pass word cards around the circle trying to make a set of four synonyms. When they make a set, they grab a spoon from the middle of the table. In the card game, the person who doesn't get a spoon is out for the next round. I usually let the student who does not get a spoon stay in the game so that all students are actively engaged and practicing synonyms.
The synonyms are based on the following basic emotions:
Synonym Spoons Emotions Edition contains:
Rules (2 pages)
6 pages of Emotions Cards (52 cards)
1 page Card backs
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