This game can be used as a tool to reinforce language that the children already
have, in addition, it can act as a tool to teach new phrases
and vocabulary. The game can be played by up to 6 children
and is most suitable for the more senior classes in school.
This game helps children to learn vocabulary and phrases
related to the following topics:
• Slithe Beatha / Occupations/Jobs
• Daoine a chomhaireamh / Counting People
• Uimhreacha (Aoiseanna) / Numbers (Ages)
• Ainmeacha siopaí / Shop names
• Bia / Food
• An Scoil / School
• Éadaí / Clothes
Examples of some of the questions asked:
Cé mhéad duine atá sa phictiúr?
Cén t-am é?
Cén aois é Daideo?
Cén sórt siopa é?
How to play:
Roll the cube and identify the colour that is face up
Pick the corresponding colour card.
Answer the question on the card (answers are given
in the booklet to assist with this).
If the player gets the question correct, he/she
keeps the card. If they get the question incorrect,
the card to the pack.
The winner is the player with the most points (points
are written on the right hand corner of each
How the Kubd game could be played:
• The teacher could have each group in class
working with their own Kube- the teacher
can then sit and
a group who need extra support.
• Having completed one of the themes from
the Kube, teachers could then use the Kube
• At home: parents/carers could use the Kube
to reinforce what was taught in school, and
learn new vocabulary.