Do you have a child who loves learning new words, but gets stuck when trying to say them? Or a child who struggles with reading, but is excited to practice new words and read aloud? Or a child who loves to learn, but is frustrated when he keeps making mistakes? This post is for you! Read on to learn five fun tongue twisters that you can practice at home with your child and easily make speech-disrupting sounds. And while some kids might find tongue twisters difficult, some kids might find these fun!
Tongue twisters for kids that you can practice at home
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- How does a salmon go back upstream?
- How many people were in the room when I was born?
- What did the cow say when it stepped on the duck?
- What kind. What color. What flavor.
- Whose hands are these? Which hand is mine?”
First Tongue Twisters for Kids B-E-A-R and B-O-B
The bear ate the bread, but didn’t want any of the baby.
The bear ate the bread, but didn’t want any of the bumble bee.
The bear ate the bread, but didn’t want any of the baby in bed.
The bear ate the bread, but didn’t want any of the poor old baboon.
The bear ate the bread, but didn’t want any of your ballet shoes.
Second Tongue Twisters for Kids
When I was a little girl, my momma said to me, “Tongue twisters for girls are hard.”
When two girls are walking in the park, one says to the other, “How do you like my new shoes?”
There’s a big fat pig in the back of a truck. Somebody shouts, “Hey!”
The first tongue twister for kids is: When I was a little girl, my momma said to me, “Tongue twisters for girls are hard.”
This tongue twister is about a girl who has trouble saying tongue twisters for kids. She has trouble because her mom says that they’re difficult.
In this tongue twister for kids you’ll have to say the phrase in your head and it will be harder than saying it out loud without stuttering on any of the syllables.
The second tongue twister for kids is: When two girls are walking in the park, one says to the other, “How do you like my new shoes?”
This tongue twister has two people talking about their shoes. If you’re struggling with reading or speaking aloud this could be a fun way to practice while still making speech-disrupting sounds!
Third Tongue Twisters for Kids
A tongue twister is a poem, sentence or saying which is intended to be spoken quickly, with a lot of effort. A tongue twister is often hard to pronounce and sounds difficult to say. Some people enjoy them because they are hard, but some people dislike them because they are hard.
I can’t see the witch that’s been after me all the time!
She’ll eat me for her supper!
It’s so hot in here it’s boiling up my soup!
Fourth Tongue Twisters for Kids
This is a tongue twister for kids that has a few uncommon words:
“This is the story of two turkeys who live at the top of
a garbage can.”
A turky and petey lived in a bony hill.
Petey had a bad time swinging through the town,
but turky quite enjoyed munching on some chips.
One day, they both met the mayor, who said, “It’s time we put you two
to work!” That morning he picked them up and took them to the dumpster.
The mayor handed each one of them a rake. “Now go off into this forest and rake up all the leaves.” After they finished, he said, “Now here’s your pay.” He pulled out his wallet and paid them eight cents apiece.
Tongue Twisters for Kids – Wrap Up
A tongue twister is a phrase that sounds easy, but has a hard time being said. For example, “The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog” is difficult to say because of the consonant clusters in some words and the long vowels in others. The tongue twisters for kids that I’ve listed below are not as difficult as “quick brown fox.”
1. I spy with my little eye
2. Nine green bottles stand in a line
3. So many daffodils that they’re pretty yellow
4. She sells seashells by the seashore
5. it’s raining, it’s pouring, it’s thundering, it’s hailing and I love it!