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Go for the Goal

Download game font HERE

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Game Features

  • Soccer-themed board game

  • Game materials included in downloadable file

  • Low prep and easily editable

  • Play as a reading or a speaking game

How to Play

  • Students play this game in pairs and each pair gets a game board and a soccer ball.

  • They put the soccer ball on the "Start Here" circle. One student is Player 1 and the other is Player 2.

  • When the game begins, students will do rock, paper, scissors. 

  • The winner will move a certain number of spaces toward their goal depending on what they won with and say a word/sentence according to the box they landed on. Example: Player 1 wins with scissors, so they move the soccer ball 1 box to the right toward their goal. Then in the next round, Player 2 wins with rock. They then move the soccer ball 3 spaces to the left toward their goal.

  • They continue to do rock, paper, scissors until somebody reaches their goal. 

  • When someone scores a goal, they start over in the "Start Here" circle.

  • The first student to score 3 goals is the winner! 


  • To play as a speaking game, use images in the boxes. To play as a reading game, use words or sentences in the boxes.

  • To increase or decrease the time of gameplay, feel free to adjust the number of goals to win.


(NOTE: The runtime for this game can VARY because it has no set ending. I usually let students play until class time is up or set a point goal such as whoever scores 5 goals first wins.)

No runtime information has been submitted yet for this number of students. If you have used it with your students and would like to share how long it took to play, please fill out the form on the last tab. It would be very much appreciated and would be a big help to other teachers like you! 

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