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Language - Grammar
slips of paper
The Farm or objects from the room

In this activity the child learns about nouns.


These can be done with one or several children.

Listing Nouns

  1. Take the pencil and paper slips to a table or mat. (If at a mat, you will also need a clipboard for writing.)
  2. "Everything has a name. All the people, all the things, even all the places that we go have names. Words that are names are called nouns."
  3. "Let's look around us and try to think of some nouns." Take turns thinking of nouns and writing on them on the slips of paper. At first the teacher may need to prompt the child a little until they get the idea: "What's the name of a person you can see?" or "What's the name of something on the shelf over there?". When the child thinks of one, the teacher can reinforce by saying as she writes, "Yes, the word box is a noun."

"Bring me a ___"

  1. Step one
  2. Next step

Points of Interest

Control of Error

the teacher

Variations and Extensions


Make Your Own

Free printable Grammar Symbols (black outlines, print on the appropriate color of cardstock and cut out):

Grammar symbols could be cut out of card-stock, craft foam, or plastic (maybe from plastic lids).


Where to Buy

Prices and links checked: 07 October 2020

Basic Grammar Symbols Box
Store Price
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Adena $20.92
Affordable Montessori $39.00
Alison's $26.25
Alison's $52.00
Alison's $49.40
Bruins $80.00
E & O $33.30
ETC Montessori
no box?
IFIT $23.00
Kid Advance $65.99
Leader Joy $24.95
Materials Co. of Boston
Materials Co. of Boston $65.00
Materials Co. of Boston $75.00
Montessori Concepts $25.00
Montessori Outlet
no box
 Montessori Outlet
box only
Thinkamajigs $30.95
Waseca $70.00
Basic & Advanced Grammar Symbol Set
Store Price
Alison's $49.40
Box for Both Sets
Store Price
Montessori Outlet $15.95
Nienhuis $55.50
Advanced Grammar Symbols only
Store Price
Adena $17.92
ETC Montessori
no box?
Materials Co. of Boston $40.00
Montessori Outlet $7.95
Grammar Symbols Stencil
Store Price
Affordable Montessori
for 2
for 5 large
for 5 small
for 2
ETC Montessori $7.50
Mandala Classroom
for 5
Montessori Outlet $3.95
Nienhuis $3.00
Waseca $5.00
Grammar Symbols Stamps
Store Price
Alison's $29.95
Great Extensions $55.00
3D Basic Grammar Symbols
Store Price
Adena $20.92
Alison's $35.70
Bruins $85.00
E & O $120.60
IFIT $28.00
Kid Advance $65.99
Leader Joy
no base
Leader Joy $34.95
Materials Co. of Boston
no base
Montessori Concepts $38.00
Montessori Outlet
no base
 Montessori Outlet
base only
Montessori Outlet $57.95
Nienhuis $178.50
Thinkamajigs $37.95
3D Noun and Verb
Store Price
Adena $10.92
Affordable Montessori $12.00
Alison's $15.75
Bruins $35.00
E & O $15.30
IFIT $13.00
Kid Advance $11.99
Leader Joy $15.95
Materials Co. of Boston $48.00
Montessori Concepts $13.00
Montessori Outlet $13.95
Noun only
Verb only
Thinkamajigs $11.95

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