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Classroom Activites

If You're Happy & You Know It

Clap your hands...

  • clap your hands
  • stamp your feet
  • turn around
  • wiggle your hips
  • stretch your arms
  • pat your head
  • touch your nose
  • point to your toes
  • shout hello

More Classroom Activities

  • Go to the whiteboard. Write your name on it. Go back to your place.
  • Say his/her name!
  • Lift your right hand up in the air!
  • Knock on the table three times!
  • Point at something that is green!
  • Go around a chair.
  • Count to 10!
  • Ask one of your classmates: "How old are you?"
  • Ask one of your classmates: "How are you?"

Still More Classroom Activities

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  1. Go to the whiteboard. Write your name on it. Go back to your place.
  2. Go around the table.
  3. Who is the classmate on your left side? Say his/her name!
  4. Lift your right hand up in the air!
  5. Knock on the table three times!
  6. Point at something that is green!
  7. Point at something that is red!
  8. Go around a chair.
  9. Count to 10!
  10. Ask a classmate: "How old are you?"
  11. Ask a classmate: "How are you?" 
  12. Ask a classmate: "Do you like chocolate?
  13. Ask a classmate: "Do you like music?"
  14. Ask a classmate: "Do you like computer games?"
  15. Ask a classmate: "Do you like to go shopping?"
  16. Ask a classmate: "Do you like to go to the cinema?"
  17. Take a pencil in your right hand.
  18. Take a pencil in your left hand.
  19. Point to a chair.
  20. How many lamps are there in this room?
  21. Count to ten.
  22. Count backwards from 10 to 0.
  23. Answer the question: "What is your favourite colour?"
  24. Answer the question: "When do you use an umbrella?"
  25. Answer the question: "When do you use scissors?"
  26. Why doesn't glue stick to the inside of the bottle?

Simon Says

Comic Strips

Comedians komiker

Charlie Chaplin

Marx Brothers    Groucho " "

Monty Phyton
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The man who is alternately rude and polite

Ministry of Silly Walks



←Food Court

←High 5



Don't you hate it when people answer their own questions? I do.

  • Why didn't the shark swallow (eat) the clown fish?
  • Why was six afraid of seven?
  • Why didn't the skeleton go to the party?
  • Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to class?
  • Why did the pregnant lady start yelling "I'm! Didn't! Can't!"

Answers • More Jokes Jokes with double meanings


There was a young man from Peru/ Whose limericks stopped at line two.

<    intro    limericks more limericks     scary limericks   >

1. What is a limerick, Mother?
2. It's a form of verse, said brother
3. In which lines one and two
4. Rhyme with five when it's through
5. And three and four rhyme with each other.

More Limericks

Hans Alfredssons limerick:
Det va en man ifrån Koster
Som skydd han använde plåster
De va inte så bra
Som han trodde de va
Nu ska hans frus syster bli moster 

Puns ordvitsar

  • Time flies like an arrow. Fruit flies like a banana.

  • Geology puns rock.

  • The person who invented the door knock won the No-bell prize.
  • I couldn't work out how to fasten my seatbelt. Then it clicked.
  • To the guy who invented Zero: Thanks for nothing!
  • I can't believe I got fired from the calendar factory because I took a day off.
  • You can never starve in the desert since you can eat the sand which is there.
  • Two Eskimos sitting in a kayak were chilly, but when they lit a fire, the kayak sank. You can't have your kayak and heat it too.
  • A day without wordplay is a day without punshine.
  • I told my doctor that I broke my arm in two places. He told me to stop going to those places.

More puns:   in English   in Swedish   

Riddles gåtor

Q: What did the ocean say to the beach? A: Nothing, it just waved.

<    1    2    3    4    >
Q: When is a door not a door?
A: When it's ajar (a jar).

Q: What's brown and sticky?
A: A stick.

Q: Why is six afraid of seven?
A: Because seven eight (ate) nine.

Q: What has many keys but can't open any doors?
A: A piano.

Q: What is yours but your friend uses more than you do?
A: Your name.

Q: What is orange and sounds like parrot?
A: A carrot.

New words from old

Ändra varje ord till ett annat ord genom att byta plats på bokstäverna. 

Exempel: ant myra -> tan 






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Twists on Old Stories


Churchill: I like pigs. Dogs look up to us. Cats look down on us. Pigs treat us as equals.

  • B. Clough: I wouldn’t say I was the best manager in the business. But I was in the top one.
  • G.B. Shaw: England and America are two countries separated by a common language.
  • Groucho Marx: I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
  • Groucho Marx: Those are my principles, and if you don't like them... well, I have others.
  • John Cleese: Open Letter to the People of the U.S.
  • L. Gallagher: She can’t chew gum and walk a straight line at the same time, let alone write a book (about Victoria Beckham’s autobiography).
  • Mark Twain: It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so.
  • Oscar Wilde: The Importance of being Earnest  1   2
  • Shakespeare: "What, my dear Lady Disdain! are you yet living?" 
    (Beatrice & Benedick say they hate each other but then end up in love)
  • Shazia Mirza: All men are pigs, especially you, sir. Unfortunately, I can't eat pork.
  • Spike Milligan: Money can’t buy you happiness but it does bring you a more pleasant form of misery.

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