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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 color, shape, size, appearance or sound.
As you can see, there are many adjectives. Let's see a list of the most common ones in each category.
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.
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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