Activity

Fruit Bakudan Game

Students practice fruit names while trying to avoid the "bakudan" that secretly lurks underneath! (Powerpoint Game)

Submitted by taliwah

November 25, 2022

Estimated time: 15-20 minutes

Directions: (included in the PPT)

This game pits teacher against student! There are 3 main rounds and 2 bonus ones. A student raises their hand and chooses a fruit, then you click on it to check if there is a “typhoon” (bakudan) underneath. If not, the students get 1 point. Once they reach 5 points they win the round. However, if they choose a fruit with the typhoon, the teacher wins! Use the SPACE BAR to advance to the next round.

Bonus levels: There are 3 hidden cakes. It’s up to you to decide how many need to be found to win the round!

This game works best with small to medium-sized classes.

Notes:
- The kids enjoyed doing a 3-2-1 countdown right before a reveal. When it was a safe card, I would always say "SAFE" like a baseball referee.
- Once they win a round, if there's time, you can ask where they think the bomb is. This gives more students a chance to participate and practice vocabulary!
- For those unfamiliar with this game, there's a low-tech way to play it using flashcards and a blackboard.

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  • Fruit Bakudan Game.pptx (1.64 MB)
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    1. UonumaRobert November 25, 2022

      Love the sound effect

    2. taliwah November 28, 2022

      Thank you! I love sprinkling them into my PPTs!

    3. SourK November 29, 2022

      Fun activity!

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