Vocabulary

Resources to help your children develop their vocabulary, including display materials, printable resources and activity ideas.

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Shoot the Word

A fun and physical game which can be used to review existing vocabulary, or to introduce new language.
7 - 11

Using a Thesaurus

A worksheet which encourages children to use a thesaurus to find synonyms.
7 - 11

Word Quilts

A very simple idea which helps children to know the different types of words. Also an excellent way to decorate your classroom.
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Vocabulary Banner

Vocabulary Banner

Help to increase your children's vocabulary by creating a special display board. Why not use our free display banner as part of it?
7 - 11
Nouns Worksheet

Nouns Worksheet

A worksheet that encourages children to think about nouns. 
7 - 11
Adjective, Noun, Verb, Adverb

Adjective, Noun, Verb, Adverb

Reinforces knowledge of these four types of words (includes worksheet).
5 - 11

Heads and Tails

A fun game that helps to expand children's vocabulary.
5 - 11
Onomatopoeia

Onomatopoeia

Ideas and resources to help children to learn about onomatopoeia. 
5 - 11
Similes

Similes

A number of printable resources, linked to similes, are available below. Here are some ideas for using them in the classroom:
7 - 11
Types of Nouns

Types of Nouns

Help your children to learn about different types of nouns with our free teaching ideas and downloadable resources.
7 - 11
Adjectives

Adjectives Worksheet

A colourful worksheet which develops children's understanding of adjectives.
2 - 16
WOW Words! Banner

WOW Words! Banner

How many WOW words can your children use in their writing? Create a 'WOW Words' display board to share them!
7 - 11

Adjective Alphabet

A clever way of collecting adjectives for use in future written work.
5 - 11

MadLibs-styled Grammar

A humorous game which can be used to reinforce knowledge of types of vocabulary.
7 - 11

Parts of Speech People

Reinforce the meanings of different parts of speech using this creative idea.