Teach Family members in English
with Mix and match whole class teaching game

Revise Family members with Mix and match individual pupil revision game

With our Mix and match game for "Family - members" you will be teaching the English vocabulary for the topic Family - members. The language you will teach is in the vocabulary list below, and consists of 10 .

9female cousinfemale cousin
10male cousinmale cousin

Mix and match is a language teaching game for the MFL classroom. Teams compete to win a given number of points by dragging the picture block into the correct storage box. A point is deducted for an incorrect answer. Mix and match is one of 10 FREE whole class games to teach English at iclanguage.com.

Teach English with teach-english-mix-and-match at iclanguage.com

The game starts in a child's play room. There are 3 storage boxes, each with a word or phrase beneath it. Clicking on a box plays the speech. Teams take it in turns to drag their coloured block into the right box. If the answer is correct, a point is added to their score. If incorrect, the block returns to its starting position and the team lose a point. Switch between teams using the Next team button. A target score is set at the beginning of the game and the first team to reach it wins the game.

The English language (speech and text) for a picture is available by clicking on the question mark.

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How to use Mix and Match to teach
Family members in English

Mix and match game to teach english

  1. Take it in turns to drag the picture block over the right storage box.
  2. If correct, you will be awarded one point automaticlly.
  3. If wrong, a point will be deducted from your score.


  • You can hear the spoken word for the boxes by clicking on them.
  • To move between teams, continue to click on the Next team button until the desired team is selected (the picture block turns the team colour, as do the walls of the nursery.


Select the topic you would like to use by clicking the 'Change topic' button.

Select whether to use on-screen help buttons while playing the game.
Four options are available:

  • No help switches off the help button: it does not appear on the game page.
  • Text only will show the English label for the topic selected when clicked.
  • Speech only will play the English talk file for the selected topic when clicked.
  • Text and speech will both show the English text and play the speech file.

The on-screen help buttons appear on the game page as a question mark in the corner of each picture.

The game can be played with up to 6 teams, or with the option of no scoring.

In this game scores are added manually. Award one point for each correctly named matching pair by clicking on the appropriate team colour square. Other options include awarding points only for revealing the last pair, etc.

Additional Note
In this game, winning is signalled by the appearance of your selected character dancing to music.
Click on that character to switch the music off / on.

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