Festivals lend a certain joy to the air and for adults can be a time to unwind. But for children in their developmental age it can be a great time to improve their vocabulary in a fun and easy way. Watching and enjoying rituals performed in front of them can be a great fuel to a child’s curiosity, making them want to know more about these customs. And in the child’s starry eyes, full of questions and wonder, a great opportunity will present itself for the parents and guardians to introduce their children to these worksheets.
- Festival Vocabulary Practice Worksheet
- 1. Worksheet for introducing Christmas related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 2. Worksheet for introducing Easter-related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 3. Worksheet for introducing Diwali related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 4. Worksheet for introducing Pongal related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 5. Worksheet for introducing Halloween related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 6. Worksheet for introducing Ramadan related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 7. Worksheet for introducing English New Year related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 8. Worksheet for introducing Carnival related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 9. Worksheet for introducing Onam related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
- 10. Worksheet for introducing Thanksgiving-related terms in your child’s vocabulary.
Every child always looks forward to Christmas as it brings the promise of gifts from a mythical old man, Santa Claus. But if your child wants to be on Santa’s list of “Nice” kids and not get coal in their socks, they should try to learn up the worksheet. Most of the things listen here have songs associated with them, you can make them, listen to those songs to give your kids a better recollection power.
Easter has a beautiful story attached to it and is often associated with fun games to be played by kids with their friends. But before sending your kids outdoor for the Easter egg hunt, this worksheet can be a quick way to make them remember what they are looking for and what else they might find. This worksheet can be made easy to remember for your child if you connect each individual graphic given in it with the story of why we celebrate Easter.
Even though it varies from region to region, the mythology related to Diwali is very vibrant and can be your gateway into your child’s curious mind. This worksheet is easy to remember as your kid will see most of these things in their immediate surrounding during Diwali. It is the festival of lights, a time to get together with family, pray, eat sweets and for children its a time to burst fire crackers. All these elements are included in this worksheet so it gives an easy run through to your children of everything that Diwali stands for before the festivities begin.
Pongal celebrations take place across multiple days and it is mainly a harvest festival. So if a child is being brought up in an urban setting, this can be an amazing way to familiarize your child with some staples of rural life. All the traditions of Pongal are encapsulated here via pictures that are appealing to little kids. If words like Chrysanthemum are hard for your child to pronounce and/write, it to be an opportunity for you to teach them Phonetics.
Halloween is a festival tailor made for kids to enjoy, it is a time when their imagination can take flight and they can be whoever they want. This worksheet takes advantage of that imagination by teaching them rather scary words via cute graphics. A few of these are concepts that are not too prevalent in mythology nor do they come up too often in regular conversations. Thus this festival is the perfect excuse and this worksheet is the perfect opportunity to make your kid learn such words.
Ramadan has a lot of intricate festivities and has rich traditions tied to it. This is a month long build up to Eid an thus provides a long window for learning to your child. You can slowly introduce them to each of these elements by showing them sites from the real world, using this worksheet as a tool for recollection. This will make them learn faster and remember the words forever.
The new year is a time to welcome new beginnings and thus a good time to learn new things. The worksheet given is full of cheery graphics about how people celebrate the new year and it can help you walk your child through each of the festivities. You can ask them to name some of these elements which are in common with previous worksheets, thereby testing their recollection power.
A carnival is an event full of joy and social interaction where a child is free to have fun while playing around. You may take your children to carnivals so that they can absorb such a vibrant atmosphere and have hands-on experience interacting with elements associated with a carnival, before starting to include those words in their vocabulary. You may even point at different elements in the real world and ask them to name them as they learned in this worksheet. This is an important exercise as just having knowledge about a certain subject isn’t enough, it is important to know real-life applications of the same.
Onam is a harvest festival celebrated in a very unique Southern State of India and naturally, has unique customs associated with it. These unique customs imply a need for your child to learn new terms without which the festival cant be celebrated. There is much folklore attached to each of the elements that it is sure to catch your child’s imagination and once they become inquisitive, learning becomes way more fun and easy. This worksheet can yet again be a great lesson in phonetics.
Thanksgiving is a holiday celebrated mainly in the USA and Canada as a commemoration of the first meal that the Native Americans and the pilgrims had together. These words aren’t difficult but have a complex history attached to them. It can be tricky to explain it appropriately and a child shouldn’t be expected to mug up words without understanding them. In such a situation the graphics come in handy to deliver a message of peace and unity. So you have to keep patience with your child if you want their verbal comprehension to see improvement.
Mixing education with festivals presents a fun opportunity for learning for your little ones. These worksheets shall help you to capture their fascination with different cultures and their festivals via cutesy graphics that appeal to a kid’s sense of aesthetics. The worksheets will not only improve your child’s vocabulary but also help them with image comprehension, verbal comprehension, word fluency and associative memory.