Describing People & Things
Kids Club English Resources
Describing physical appearance songs
Little Red Riding Hood is a classic that most children know. Apart from exploring the possible messages in the story, kids can learn about family, emotions, nature and body parts.
A colourful picture book full of dinosaurs. There’s lots of rich vocabulary here for describing appearance and personality that go beyond the basics in a course book. Which dinosaurs do your kids identify with?
The Three Billy Goats is a really fun story to do with kids. They can join in easily with our adapted telling of the story and learn some really useful phrases. It’s a nice way to focus on nature and appearance language too.
This story build’s on the popular Gruffalo story and gives kids plenty of opportunities to build language to describe appearance. Great for body parts and vocabulary for forest animals.
This popular story will be familiar to a lot of kids in their first language. This makes it perfect for building their language in English. A good story for consolidating body parts, describing appearance and talking about forest animals.
Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs Goldilocks and the Three Dinosaurs is a story with a fun twist on the traditional Goldilocks story. Kids who are
Monkey Puzzle (also known as “Where’s my Mum?”) by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler is a firm favourite with children in our classes. See our resource page to help kids learn body parts, adjectives and describing ability and actions, as well as jungle animal vocabulary.
Kids love telling the monster to ‘GO AWAY’ bit by bit. Young children learn to overcome their fears of monsters and at the same time, they learn lots of body and descriptive language. See all related resources on this page.
Read or say the sentence then choose the correct picture to win points! You can change the type of game by clicking on the title link.