english vocabulary for kids

Resources for teaching English vocabulary

List of words that appear in the Vocabulary section.

Here you will find a list of 360 English words that appear in the vocabulary section collected in one, easy-to-access, easy-to-search place.

The wordlist is divided into three sublists to help you find the word (or topic) you want to learn and practise.

topic list
links to topic-based vocabulary units sorted alphabetically

unit wordlist
words for each topic listed alphabetically unit by unit

wordlist A-Z
words organised by letter of the alphabet

topic list

Links to topic-based vocabulary units sorted alphabetically.

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unit wordlist

Words for each topic listed alphabetically unit by unit.

  • autumn »
  • acorns, apple, chestnuts, chrysanthemum, hedgehog, leaves, pear, rain, squirrel, umbrella
  • bathroom »
  • bath, brush, comb, shampoo, shower, soap, sponge, toothbrush, toothpaste, towel
  • body »
  • body, ear, eye, hair, hand, head, legs, mouth, neck, nose
  • christmas »
  • angel, ball, bell, chain, Christmas tree, elf, present, Santa Claus, star, stocking
  • clothes »
  • blouse, cap, coat, dress, shirt, shoes, skirt, socks, sweater, trousers
  • colours »
  • black, blue, brown, green, grey, orange, pink, purple, red, yellow
  • drinks »
  • beer, cocktail, cocoa, coffee, juice, milk, soda, tea, water, wine
  • easter »
  • basket, bunny, cake, catkin, chick, duckling, Easter egg, hen, lamb, spring
  • family »
  • baby, brother, daddy, family, grandma, grandpa, mummy, parents, pets, sister
  • feelings »
  • angry, bored, cold, happy, hot, sad, scared, sleepy, surprised, tired
  • food »
  • bread, buns, butter, cake, cheese, chips, egg, hamburger, ice cream, sausages
  • fruits »
  • apple, banana, cherry, lemon, orange, pear, pineapple, plum, strawberry, watermelon
  • furniture »
  • armchair, bed, bookcase, chair, cupboard, desk, sofa, stool, table, wardrobe
  • halloween »
  • ghost, haunted house, mask, monster, mummy, pumpkin, scarecrow, skeleton, vampire, witch
  • insects »
  • ant, bee, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, fly, grasshopper, ladybird, mosquito
  • kitchen »
  • cooker, cup, fork, fridge, kettle, knife, pan, plate, spoon, teapot
  • living room »
  • armchair, carpet, clock, fireplace, phone, picture, plant, sofa, table, TV set
  • occupations »
  • cook, doctor, driver, farmer, fireman, nurse, policeman, postman, seller, teacher
  • pencase »
  • crayons, eraser, glue, paintbrush, paints, pen, pencil, ruler, scissors, sharpener
  • pets »
  • canary, cat, dog, fish, lizard, mouse, parrot, pony, rabbit, turtle
  • school »
  • board, book, classroom, globe, map, notebook, pencase, pupil, schoolbag, teacher
  • sport »
  • basketball, boxing, cycling, figure skating, football, hockey, skiing, speed skating, swimming, tennis
  • spring flowers »
  • anemone, crocus, daffodil, daisy, freesia, iris, lilac, snowdrops, tulip, violet
  • summer »
  • beach, beach suit, lake, mountain, sandcastle, sea, sun, sunbathe, sunglasses, swimmer
  • time »
  • one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve o'clock
  • town »
  • bank, church, cinema, gas station, hospital, library, post office, restaurant, school, supermarket
  • toys »
  • ball, blocks, board game, boat, car, doll, kite, plane, teddy bear, train
  • transport »
  • bike, bus, car, helicopter, lorry, motorcycle, plane, ship, train, van
  • valentine's day »
  • birds, chocolate, cupid, flower, gift, heart, kiss, puppy, ring, sweets
  • vegetables »
  • cabbage, carrot, celery, cucumber, leek, lettuce, onion, parsley, peas, tomato
  • verbs »
  • cry, drink, eat, read, run, sing, sleep, smile, talk, think
  • weather »
  • cloud, cold, hail, hot, rain, snow, storm, sun, warm, wind
  • wild animals »
  • crocodile, elephant, giraffe, hippo, kangaroo, lion, rhino, snake, tiger, zebra
  • winter »
  • cold, icicles, mittens, skate, ski, sledge, snow, snowball, snowflake, snowman

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wordlist a - z

Words organised by letter of the alphabet. Select the word you want to practise. It will take you to the vocabulary unit where that word appears.

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