Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. It is not easy for a kindergartner to understand that the words they use can pair up with antonyms, for example, hot and cold, small and big. This worksheet is a good way to introduce the concept to them and help them learn the words with opposite meanings. There are pictorial descriptions for each word in this sheet so that children can identify the words and understand the term ‘opposite words’ better. Associating the word pairs, that is, word plus antonym helps the child quickly recollect and use the latter so they can communicate better.
Why should the child learn antonyms?
Antonyms of common words help children read and comprehend better. Antonyms also improve the child’s growing vocabulary and make them interested in experimenting with different word usages. Teach the child the concept of same and opposite meaning words and watch them develop a curiosity to find word pairs on their own.
This worksheet is a good way to make kindergarteners learn words that have opposite meanings. In this sheet, there are pictorial descriptions for each word so that children can understand the term ‘opposite words’ better.