Use our new kindergarten vocabulary list of 100 words to build your child's language skills. Talk about these words together. Does your child know the meaning of each one? Can you use each word in context if s/he does not?
Add these words to your everyday conversations, and soon your child will be consistently using these words, too!
Here's a peek at the printable page. The full version also appears below.
Animals: cat, dog, horse, cow, bird, fish, butterfly, spider, frog, lion, tiger, bear, elephant, kangaroo
Seasons: spring, summer, autumn, winter
Weather: chilly, warm, snowy, stormy, sunny, cloudy, windy, weather
Foods: milk, juice, water, bread, cereal, pizza, sandwich, apples, bananas, carrots, eggs, veggies (or vegetables)
Family: mom, dad, brother, sister, grandpa, grandma, aunt, uncle, cousin
Feelings: happy, gloomy, sleepy, patient, hopeful, quiet, worried, grouchy, delighted, proud
Other adjectives: delicious, bumpy, fluffy, polite, helpful, gentle, careful, healthy, sparkly, frozen
Shapes: round, circle, square, rectangle, triangle, oval
Calendar: day, week, month, year, yesterday, tomorrow
Community helpers: artist, teacher, farmer, doctor, firefighter, musician
Outdoors: playground, park, highway, countryside, beach, pond, ocean, mountain
Clothing: shirt, pants, skirt, shoes, socks, jacket, mittens
Of course, this is not a complete kindergarten vocabulary list! Be sure your student is also familiar with a wide variety of colors and color words. It's not too early to teach your child to spell and write number words, either!
If your child is at the very beginning of language learning, be sure to teach these preprimer and primer sight words.
Copy one word on a piece of lined paper. Then, ask your child to do one or more of these things:
Try some of these preschool and Kindergarten learning games with your favorite youngster(s)! When learning is fun, learning is easier. You'll find letter matching games and ABC games, as well as more challenging activities for this age group.
Letter Lane A phomenic awareness board game that features beginning consonant sounds for the letters b, d, f and m. No reading is necessary.
A Pickle or a Tickle Fun game for young children! Your students will need to listen carefully to initial consonant sounds as they play these entertaining games.
The Big Pigs This whimsical page features a muddy pig with a wig, and pig that does a jig. What a fun way to learn the IG family of words! All types of activities, including games and worksheets, will help to reinforce the words on this kindergarten vocabulary list, and your child's vocabulary in general!
Kindergarten Vocabulary List - 100 engaging, empowering vocabulary words that every kindergartner should be learning. Use our convenient printable page.
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Second Grade Vocabulary List : 100 words for 2nd grade students to learn and enjoy! Challenge your second graders with more words to use in their speaking vocabularies.
3rd Grade Vocabulary Word List - Another 100 words to boost your child's spoken and written language skills. Print the complete list from the web page for best results!
4th Grade Vocabulary List - Ten sets of ten words each across a variety of subjects and topics to challenge and enrich fourth graders.
5th Grade Vocabulary List - Boost your fifth graders' spoken and written vocabularies with these 100 words, arranged in 10 engaging topics. Try the extension activities for best results!
These are lists of easier sight words and spelling words that you may wish to explore with your student.