- Divide participants
into groups of 4 or 5.
- Give each group
a piece of flipchart paper and ask them to fold their sheet into 16
- Give a different
coloured marker to each group.
- Using themes
like food, cars, countries, etc., ask participants to call out the
names of examples for that theme.
- Write one word
at a time on the board. At the same time, ask groups to write the
word in any box on their sheet of paper. Make sure everyone gets a
chance to write. When all 16 boxes are filled, each group will have
a different Bingo card.
- For the first
game, the participants circle the word on their sheet when they hear
it. Call out the words randomly and put a circle beside each one that
you call out. When a group has a whole line, they win.
- Now ask groups
to exchange papers.
- For the second
game, they mark the words with an "X". When a group has a straight
line, they win.
- Exchange the
papers again, and continue to play like this until all the words have
- You can also
play this game using French or an Aboriginal language.