Selected resources of games, grammar activities and language practice resource books.
http://www eltcalendar com/books/activities_games/ (added 2002-06-17)
A nice resource for class activities, although you may need to adjust the language towards your students' levels. CRpuzzles Logic Problems are constructed by Randall L. Whipkey, who has published almost 1,000 logic puzzles in puzzle magazines. A mix of solving difficulty levels is offered, with the five-star rating reserved for logic puzzles that are true challengers. Here's one of the 1-star easy ones:
The Van Pool by Randall L. Whipkey
Each of the four riders in driver Tom Tailight's van pool ends his or her commute at a different Summerset thoroughfare. Given the clues that follow, you should be able to find the daily order in which the riders get out of the van at each downtown stop.
1. When one rider gets out at Benford Blvd., Tom Tailight isn't the only commuter left in the van.
2. Jim gets out of the van one stop before the person who gets out at 16th St.; the latter gets out earlier in the daily drive than Art does.
3. Carol's commute ends one stop after that of the rider who gets out at Declaration Pl.
4. Three of Tom's van poolers are Linda and the people whose stops are at Benford Blvd. and Melrose Ave.
http://www crpuzzles com/logic/ (added 2002-02-19)
36 public domain optical illusion pictures. Some of them would make nice activity prompts in language classes. In fact, some already have -- at least one has appeared in a few resource books, the old woman or young woman? picture, which shows an old woman looking to the left with her chin to her chest... or is she a young girl looking away from you over her right shoulder?
http://www qualitytrading com/illusions/ (added 2002-02-22)
Puzzlemaker is a puzzle generation tool for teachers, students and parents. Create and print customized word search, crossword and math puzzles using your word lists. The online version is free, or you can purchase a CD-ROM.
http://www puzzlemaker com (added 2006-05-21)