Describe this ice cream using more descriptive words than 'nice'.
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Synonyms are words which have the same, or nearly the same meaning,
e.g. dirty and unclean, sad and unhappy.
Antonyms are words which mean the opposite of each other,
e.g. dark and light, strong and weak.
The following activity develops the children's understanding of the meanings of the above two terms, while increasing their range of vocabulary.
1) Begin by explaining the two terms, giving examples to illustrate the point.
2) Have a list of words which have lots of synonyms / antonyms. Some are listed here: