Have you seen a big mountain? Or what about a small ant? Do you like cold days or warm weather? Adjectives are the words that describe the world and everything that’s in it! They are used to describe nouns and give more information about things. Words like beautiful, colorful, or bright are adjective which provide details, making the sentences more graphics and meaningful.
Children start learning about people and the world from an early age, as soon as they’re born! That’s why teaching children adjectives are the perfect way to give them more tools to know and experience the world they live in. Also, by learning how to use adjectives to describe people, kids start to feel more in control of their own world. They can make sure to identify the members of their families, their favorite toys, and even make descriptions of their daily happenings.
The list of descriptive words and adjectives is extensive, there are different categories of adjectives according to what type of description they make, like:
Personality adjectives / Appearance
Shape / Size / Condition / Sound
📝 List of Adjectives
As you can see, there are many adjectives. Let’s see a list of the most common ones in each category.
😀 Personality Adjectives
creative / kind / cheerful / adventurous
brave / funny / honest / calm
mysterious / silly / jolly / happy
proud / nervous / clumsy / friendly / nice
👧 Appearance Adjectives
adorable / cute / clean / elegant
dirty / tall / plain / beautiful
clear / handsome / short / young
old / pretty / big / friendly / small
🔺 Shape Adjectives
flat / high / hollow / narrow
round / square / wide
📏 Size Adjectives
immense / little / tiny / huge / massive
✔️ Condition Adjectives
wrong / helpful / better / clever / famous
🔊 Sound Adjectives
loud / noisy / quiet / raspy / faint
👉 Adjective Examples
Giraffes are tall.
Cats are short.
This is a young boy.
My grandpa is old.
Look! A pretty bunny.
Monsters are ugly and scary!
Whales are really big!
Ants are small.
🎵 Song About Adjectives for Kids
🖍️ Coloring Flashcards About Adjectives
Learning adjectives might be a difficult task for the little ones since there are many and their uses are vast. However, this is also one of the topics that can be taught in a myriad of creative ways, for example through some fun coloring cards where children can learn these important words and also practice their painting skills.
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