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Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Nouns Activities for Kids

Do you need ideas and activities for teaching first and second grade students all about nouns?

Scroll down for videos, songs, games, worksheets and task cards to help reinforce and practice these skills.


1. Nouns Scavenger Hunt

 free download nouns task cards teacherspayteachers

Teachers may download these free printable task cards. Hide them around the classroom. Students look for each card and record the answer on their student response forms. Students secretly put the card back where they found it.


2. The Kids Block - Nouns Video

Click for students to watch this video.


3. Noun Games for the Classroom

This video shows some fun games for teaching nouns in the classroom.


4. Nouns Crossword Puzzle

In this nouns packet, you will receive a printable crossword puzzle based on a Dolch word list, 30 short sentence clues, a word bank, and an answer key.

The word bank is provided on a separate page for easy differentiation for students with special needs.

You may also wish to give the students some graph paper and have them create their own nouns crossword puzzle or word search.


5. Nouns SCOOT Game

In this fun packet, you will receive 30 task cards. Line these cards up along a wall or on each desk. Students "scoot" along as they record the answers on their student response forms.


6. Online Grammar Game

Practice learning nouns and verbs in a fun and yummy way! Help the monkey collect 10 scoops of ice cream before the monster! To collect scoops of ice cream you must correctly identify the nouns and/or verbs in the sentences. There is a fun bonus activity if you collect 10 scoops without getting any nouns or verbs incorrect! Click HERE to play the online nouns game.


7. I Spy Nouns Game
 play telescope for reading around the classroom

Make telescopes out of toilet paper tubes.  

Have the students play a version of "I Spy" to find nouns around the room.  

They may find index cards with nouns on them that you strategically places, or they may simply point out physical objects, such as a desk, map, pencil, etc.

You may also like this Play Pirate Telescope from our Amazon Associate store.

8. Make a Nouns Collage


You may also like these resources from our Amazon Associate store:
 nouns photo cards for teacher classroom students

These cards show easily recognizable everyday objects found around the home and help kids develop grouping and classifying skills. For example, dog, cat and goldfish can be grouped together because they’re all pets. Each tin features full-color photographs or illustrations on large 6" x 5- 1/2" cards that make recognition easier and are perfect to use in small groups. The coated cards and the quality tin storage box provide lasting value.
Contents: 40 Cards, activity guide


 nouns verbs adjectives photo cards for teaching

Themed photographic cards in a convenient boxed set.
Perfect for teaching speech and language.
A useful addition to any resource room and elementary classroom.
A great tool for special education, ESL, ELL, Head Start and Title 1 programs.


 what is a noun book for kids

The best-selling Words Are Categorical series introduces young readers to different types of words through rhyming verse and illustrations of comical cartoon cats. Offering a lighthearted perspective, each title shows readers the fun and entertaining world of language.


 if you were a noun book for teacher classroom kids

Provides an introduction to nouns and proper nouns. Includes an activity.


 nouns and verbs book for kids

It's Field Day in Mr. Wright's class and not just for the students. Nouns and verbs are inventing their own games in this companion to "Punctuation Takes A Vacation."


 grammar posters for the classroom

Help your students learn about grammar by displaying Barker Creek's beautiful grammar posters throughout the classroom! Children will love the eye-catching design and simple explanations of grammar functions. Set includes Collective Noun, Verb/Adverb, Noun, Simile, Prefix/Suffix, Idiom, Compound Word, Adjective, and Homophone/Synonym/Antonym. These posters provide an easy way to help students memorize these grammar functions through striking visuals and clear examples.

Set of 9
19" x 13-3/8"
Great for ESL/ELL too!


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