Everyday English for ESL kids

Special Days

lessons for kids learning everyday English expressions

Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn useful vocabulary and phrases connected with the theme Special Days.

Time to celebrate!

Special days such as birthdays, holidays or festivals, are different than all the other days of the year. These are times to spend with family and friends to share love and joy.

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To celebrate special days we use special greetings.

What do we say to our family and firends on the special days? Here are some examples.

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Happy Mother's Day!

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Children's Day!

Happy Teacher's Day!

Happy New Year!

Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Easter!

Happy Birthday!

Rhymes for learning English

There are lots of rhymes for special days! Look at the examples below.

Saying rhymes is fun! You can sing them or chant, or say in different ways (for example, one line loudly, and the following line quietly).

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Roses are red.
Violets are blue.
Sugar is sweet
And so are you!

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Bunnies are brown.
Bunnies are white.
Bunnies are always
An Easter delight.

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Ghosts and witches
Gather here!
Halloween is coming.
Can't you hear?

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Family near.
Holiday cheer.
Oh, what fun,
Thanksgiving's come!