The English language is full of quirks and oddities—things like puns, palindromes, portmanteaus, tongue twisters, spoonerisms, and more. We believe that having fun with words is an important part of learning. And that’s why we’ve put together a delightful assortment of resources to help you and your children have fun with words!
And who can resist the charm of portmanteaus? These delightful word-blends like “brunch” and “smog” are proof that creativity knows no bounds when it comes to language. Of course, we can’t forget tongue twisters, those mischievous phrases that challenge even the most skilled speakers. They might leave your tongue-tied, but they’re guaranteed to leave you smiling!
But wait, there’s more—spoonerisms! These amusing slips of the tongue, where initial consonants of two words are swapped, often with hilarious results, remind us not to take language too seriously. After all, making mistakes can lead to laughter and new discoveries!
We firmly believe that having fun with words is an essential part of learning. It fosters a love for language and encourages creativity and curiosity. That’s why we’ve carefully curated an assortment of resources to enchant both you and your children. With games, puzzles, brainteasers, and more, the journey through the enchanting world of words is sure to be a delightful one.
You’ll also find game reviews, printable activities, downloads, and much more!
I won’t beat around the bush–this blog post about teaching idioms takes the cake!
Reinforce the concept of rhyming with this delightful downloadable activity!
Do you want to help your child learn to read with expression? We’ve got 5 great tips and 2 free downloads for you!
How many words can you make out of the word ‘Thanksgiving’? This colorful Make-a-Word activity offers delicious holiday fun!
Can a smiley face help your child’s fluency in reading? This emoji-filled activity is sure to bring plenty of smile(y)s! :)
Introduce your child to portmanteaus and open up a whole new world of fun with words!
Looking for a great way to introduce your kids to puns? Look no further than this great post!
Have fun with your little swashbucklers on International Talk Like a Pirate Day–this selection of pirate activities is a great place to start!
Encourage creative word play and help your child build language skills with Apples to Apples Junior!
Strengthen memory and vocabulary skills with this fun family game!