Make use of the great free materials that are out there. But don't hesistate to make your own drawings from time to time, because students will enjoy it.
- Clker. Single pictures only. Public domain.
- Eslflashcards. Flash cards.
- MES English. Flash cards, karuta cards, and worksheets.
- Nomad English Clipart. Single pictures, flash cards, karuta cards, and word searches. Originals available for modification. Creative Commons.
- Open Clipart. Single pictures only. Public domain.
- Public Domain Clipart. Single pictures only. Public domain.
- Wikimedia Commons. Single pictures only. Public domain.
- WP Clipart. Single pictures only. Public domain.
Other useful sites
- Barry Fun English. Great worksheet templates.
- Discovery Education's Puzzlemaker. Make crosswords and word searches.
- DLTK Bingo. Bingo card maker.
- Dream English Excellent chants and music.
- Englipedia's elementary page.
- Lanternfish. Boggles World ESL Resources.
- Print-Bingo. Bingo card maker.
- Teachers-direct. Make word searches and Quizbuster.
- Teaching Activities. Teaching Materials aimed at the JET Programme. Elementary, JHS, SHS, Special Needs, and related articles.
- English-teaching in Elementary Schools in Japan. Article by Daniela Nikolova.
- Genki English. The ideas are free (and interesting), but the materials are not.