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Early learning at home is essential to children development, and one of the topics that can be taught effortlessly at this stage is the parts of a building.From the day they kids are born they start to get to know and relate to the place where they live, whether it's a house, an apartment or other type of structure. The first step is to learn important facts about their houses, such as: the bathroom is were people take baths or brush their teeth, the bedroom is were people sleep, and the kitchen is made to cook the delicious food they eat.;

As the little ones grow older, it becomes more important to know about the different parts of the house.Learning about the rooms of a house and parts of a building, helps widen children's vocabulary and makes them more aware of their surroundings. This topic is also fun to learn because it's a real life situation that can be practiced in a natural way while they'll learn a bit more about their towns, their family, the daily routine and also the daily chores around the house

Even though not all places are the same, whether kids live in a big houseor a small apartment, it's useful to teach them the most common rooms and parts of a house,which are the ones that they'll probably find wherever they go.

Here you'll find vocabulary about the parts of a house and vocabulary about buildingsyou'll also find some games and activities to practice this topic with your little ones.



Parts of the House


Not all houses have the same amount of rooms, some may have big gardens, others may have a play room and a study room, and others can have a garden and a patio. Let's check out some of the most common parts of the house.

Kitchen - Parts of a building

kitchen

Bedroom - Parts of a building

bedroom

Garden - Parts of a Building

garden

Bathroom - Parts of a building

bathroom

living room

dining room

garage

porch

backyard

driveway

mailbox

nursery



House Vocabulary


There are many different houses around the world, from small ones with just one floor, to the biggest mansions or cozy cottages. Let's take a look at the types of houses there are and also to different parts they mostly have in common.  


House - Parts of a building

house

Cabaña - Partes de una casa

cottage

Apartment building - Parts of a building

apartment building

Window - Parts of a building

window

balcony

ceiling

cornice

corridor

facade

floor

fountain

gallery

hall / hallway

room

stairs

elevator

rooftop

wall

column

atrium

deck

patio

door

heating

air conditioning

basement

attic

detached house

bungalow

terraced house

office building

factory

skyscraper

manor

mansion

ranch



Bedroom Vocabulary


The bedroom is one of the most important rooms of a house. It's were people sleep and recharge the batteries to live every day to the fullest. Let's see what we can find inside the bedroom. 

Bed - Parts of a building

bed

Closet - Parts of a building

closet

Lamp - Parts of a building

lamp

night stand

alarm clock

pillow

mattress

sheets

bedspread

blanket



Living Room Vocabulary


The living room is where all the family gathers during special events such as birthdays and holidays. 


Rug - Parts of a building

carpet

Armchair - Parts of a building

armchair

Fireplace - Parts of a building

fireplace

sofa

bookcase

coffee table

vase

side table

rug

drapes

couch

loveseat

recliner

ceiling fan

photo frames

paintings



Kitchen Vocabulary


Food is a big part of everyone's life, without it we wouldn't be able to live! So the kitchen is a very important place of the house. Let's see some of the objects we can find in it. Also, remember to keep learning about this topic by reading about Cooking Verbs .


Stove - Kitchen Vocabulary

kitchen / stove

dishwasher

sink

dish rack

spice rack

faucet



Bathroom Vocabulary


Some may have showers, while others have bathtubs. Let's check out some of the common items that can be found on bathrooms. 


shower

bathtub

tap

curtain

toilet

towel rail

drain

laundry basket



Nursery Vocabulary


The baby's room is a very important place for the little ones! After all it's were they'll grow up. Let's check out what objects we can find in the nursery room


changing table

cradle

mobile

walker

baby seat

baby carrier

stroller

nightlight



Dining Room Vocabulary


We eat dinner here, and also breakfast and lunch! Let's check out objects that can be found inside this room. 


dinner table

chairs

napkin

cutlery

centerpiece



House Vocabulary Printable Flashcards


House vocabulary cards 1


Getting to know about buildings is really helpful for the little ones!

And, of course, the buildings are just part of a bigger scheme: cities! Check out the different places in town and how to navigate them by knowing about how to give and ask for directions .

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