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English Vocabulary for Animals and Babies

Learn Words for Animals and Their Young in English

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This is a lesson to help you learn some of the common name for animal young in English. There are eight learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word.

Vocabulary Games for

The games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:

Table of Contents

  • Match-the-Pairs Game
  • Memory Game
  • Basic Flash Cards
  • Spell-the-Word Game
  • Multi-Choice Test
  • Learn with Hangman!
  • "Sentence" Flash Cards
  • "Missing Word" Flash Cards
  • Example Sentences

Match-the-Pairs Game

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  • Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
  • There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
  • Click on your first square to start. Good luck!
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Memory Game

Pairs: getting ready...

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  • Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
  • Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
  • This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
  • Click on your first card to start. Good luck!
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Basic Flash Cards

Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.

Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "animals and babies" category. Choose your first letter to start.
  • Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
  • If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
  • If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
  • If the gallows are completed, you lose.
  • Good luck!
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Create Your Own Version of This Game

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"Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.

"Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.

Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "animals and babies" category:
  • gosling, horse, joey, kangaroo, kid, kitten, lamb, lion, pig, piglet, puppy, sheep, swan, calf, cat, chick, chicken, cow, cub, cygnet, deer, dog, duck, duckling, fawn, foal, goat, goose
gosling

gosling

  • Goslings are baby geese covered in soft yellow feathers.
  • Goslings follow their mother, called a goose, for protection.
  • Goslings grow up to become graceful waterfowl.
horse

horse

  • Horses are strong and fast animals often used for riding.
  • Horses come in various colors like brown, black, or white.
  • Horses can be seen in fields, pulling carts, or competing in races.
joey

joey

  • Joeys are baby kangaroos that live in their mother's pouch.
  • Joeys start hopping and playing outside as they grow.
  • Joeys belong to the marsupial family and are native to Australia.
kangaroo

kangaroo

  • Kangaroos are marsupial animals known for their powerful hind legs.
  • Kangaroos use their legs for hopping and can cover great distances.
  • Kangaroos carry their young, called joeys, in a pouch on their belly.
kid

kid

  • Kids are playful baby goats often seen on farms.
  • Kids like to climb and explore their surroundings.
  • Kids are known for their energy and curiosity.
kitten

kitten

  • Kittens are tiny and adorable baby cats.
  • Kittens enjoy chasing toys and pouncing on them.
  • Kittens can be found in a variety of colors and patterns.
lamb

lamb

  • Lambs are baby sheep with soft and fluffy wool.
  • Lambs often graze in green pastures with their mothers.
  • Lambs are gentle and endearing farm animals.
lion

lion

  • Lions are majestic big cats known as the "king of the jungle."
  • Lions have a majestic mane around their necks.
  • Lions live in groups called prides.
pig

pig

  • Pigs are intelligent farm animals that can be pink or black.
  • Pigs enjoy rolling in the mud to keep cool.
  • Pigs communicate with oinking sounds.
piglet

piglet

  • Piglets are small and squeal with excitement.
  • Piglets stay close to their mother, a sow, for safety.
  • Piglets grow into full-sized pigs as they mature.
puppy

puppy

  • Puppies are baby dogs known for their playfulness.
  • Puppies love to fetch balls and run around the yard.
  • Puppies become loyal companions as they grow up.
sheep

sheep

  • Sheep are fluffy farm animals known for their wool and meat.
  • Sheep say "baa" and graze in green pastures.
  • Sheep are raised by farmers for various purposes.
swan

swan

  • Swans are graceful birds known for their long necks.
  • Swans glide elegantly on water and are often seen in pairs.
  • Swans are symbols of love and beauty.
calf

calf

  • Calves are baby cows, often seen on farms.
  • Calves are cute and playful animals.
  • Calves drink milk from their mother, called a cow.
cat

cat

  • Cats are small and furry pets loved by many.
  • Cats enjoy purring when they are content.
  • Cats are known for their independent nature.
chick

chick

  • Chicks are baby chickens, fluffy and peeping when they hatch.
  • Chicks grow into adult chickens that lay eggs.
  • Chicks are commonly found on farms.
chicken

chicken

  • Chickens are farm birds that provide eggs and meat.
  • Chickens come in various breeds and colors.
  • Chickens scratch the ground to find food.
cow

cow

  • Cows are large farm animals known for providing milk.
  • Cows graze on grass and can be spotted in pastures.
  • Cows can have different coat patterns, such as black and white.
cub

cub

  • Cubs are baby bears known for their cuteness.
  • Cubs stay close to their mother and learn important skills.
  • Cubs grow up to become powerful bears.
cygnet

cygnet

  • Cygnet is the term for a baby swan.
  • Cygnet is gray and fluffy when it's young.
  • Cygnet matures into a graceful white swan.
deer

deer

  • Deer are elegant animals often found in forests.
  • Deer have antlers and can jump high.
  • Deer graze on plants and leaves.
dog

dog

  • Dogs are loyal and friendly pets that come in various breeds.
  • Dogs enjoy playing fetch and going for walks.
  • Dogs are beloved companions to many people.
duck

duck

  • Ducks are water birds known for their quacking and swimming.
  • Ducks have webbed feet that help them glide on water.
  • Ducks can come in various colors and sizes.
duckling

duckling

  • Ducklings are baby ducks that follow their mother in the water.
  • Ducklings are fluffy and adorable creatures.
  • Ducklings grow and become more independent as they mature.
fawn

fawn

  • Fawns are baby deer with spots on their fur.
  • Fawns are born in the spring and stay hidden in tall grass.
  • Fawns are a delightful sight in the wild.
foal

foal

  • Foals are baby horses with long legs.
  • Foals start walking soon after they are born.
  • Foals are known for their playful and energetic nature.
goat

goat

  • Goats are farm animals that eat grass and leaves.
  • Goats have horns on their heads and make bleating sounds.
  • Goats can climb steep mountains and are agile.
goose

goose

  • Geese are water birds that honk and fly in V-shaped formations.
  • Geese have long necks and can be seen in ponds and lakes.
  • Geese come in different types, like Canada geese.
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This page was written by Craig Shrives.

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