Are your little kids learning very quickly? Do you wish to strengthen their vocabulary as their parents? Then you may try to teach them some new three-letter words with their meanings.
However, only learning will not make them interested in exploring the meanings of those new words. You must motivate them to explore new words and play with them.
Though playing with words may not sound an easy task initially, in reality, there is no need to be worried. We are here to help you with this crucial journey with some amazing ideas and word activities through which you can teach your kids.
So, let’s explore some new three letter words that start with the eighteenth letter, with their meanings.
So, let’s start with the letter….R.
List OF 3 Letter Words Starting With R
|rad||extremely exciting or good|
|rag||a piece of old cloth, especially torn from a larger piece|
|rah||an upper-class person|
|rai||a certain style of music|
|ram||roughly force something into place|
|ran||the past form of run|
|rap||to strike a hard surface with a serious of audible blows|
|rat||a rodent that resembles a large mouse|
|raw||something not cooked|
|rax||to pass or give|
|ray||each of the line in which light may stream from the sun|
|red||a certain color|
|rib||each of a series of slender curved bones that protects the thoracic cavity|
|rid||make someone or something free of|
|rig||the way in which a sailing boat’s masts and sails are arranged|
|rim||the outer or upper edge of an object, typically something circular|
|rin||a money of account of Japan|
|rip||to tear or pull something forcibly|
|rob||to take property unlawfully from someone|
|roc||a gigantic mythological bird in the Arabian Nights|
|rod||a thin straight bar of metal or wood|
|row||a number of things or people in a straight line|
|rub||apply pressure to the surface of something with a repeated back and forth motion|
|rug||a floor covering of thick woven material|
|rum||an alcoholic spirit distilled from sugar-cane residues|
|run||move at a faster speed than walk|
|rut||a deep, long track made by repeated passage of the wheels of vehicles|
|rye||a cereal plant that tolerates low temperatures and poor soils|
|ret||to soak in water to soften it|
|rex||the reigning king|
|rho||the seventh letter of the Greek alphabet|
Now, after exploring some new words, it is time to learn some abbreviations that start with the letter R. Children often come across several common yet important abbreviations or acronyms that may attract their interest. So, let’s discuss some of those below.
List of 3 Letter Acronyms That Start With R
|RAS||Reliability, availability and serviceability|
|RIF||Reduction in Force|
|ROE||Return on Equity|
|ROK||Republic Of Korea|
|RAA||Royal Automobile Association|
|RAF||Royal Air Force|
|RAM||Random Access Memory|
|RCA||Radio Corporation of America|
|RCC||Rescue Coordination Centre|
|RCZ||Real Combat Zone|
|RDT||Remote Digital Terminal|
|RVD||Remote Detection Vehicle|
|RFC||Request for Comments|
|RHS||Right Hand Side|
|RIS||Range Instrumentation System|
|RMA||Revolution in Military Affairs|
|ROA||Rate of Ascent|
|ROE||Rules of Engagement|
|ROV||Remotely Operated Vehicle|
|ROZ||Restricted Operations Zone|
|RPV||Remotely Piloted Vehicle|
|RSR||Required Supply Rate|
|RSS||Really Simple Syndication|
|RTF||Rich Text Format|
|RTP||Real-Time Transport Protocol|
|RWS||Remote Weapon Station|
Activities With 3 Letter Words Starting With R
You may want to teach your kids some new words with their meanings. However, if your kids do not have the scope to use those words in the right manner, then they may not be able to remember those words after a few days. Thus, all your efforts will be wasted.
Also, it is not possible to force your kids to read some books or write down several new words with their meanings. So, you must try to teach them in a playful and interesting way, otherwise, they will lose interest in learning new words, eventually.
So, to enhance their vocabulary with ease, you can choose some interesting word activities and play with your kids to make them quite interested in learning. Here are a few of those word games or activities that may help you out.
1. Fill In The Blanks
A very simple yet really remarkable way to encourage your kids to learn some three letter words is to play the word activity called fill in the blanks.
With this fun activity, those little souls can learn some new three letter words without any difficulty. It will also help them in their future academics.
2. Name Game
Another useful as well as interesting word activity is name game. With name game, you can easily strengthen your children’s vocabulary while playing.
When you are trying to teach your little prince and princesses some beneficial three-letter words that start with R, you can try this fun game. In this, you just have to ask a question and your little companion will have to answer that.
You can enjoy this fun activity in turns, for example, first, you can ask some questions to your kid and your little one will answer them and next, do just the opposite method. This will encourage your little kids to be more interested in learning some new words while having great fun.
Q: What do we call each of a series of slender curved bones that protects the thoracic cavity?
Q: What do we call a floor covering of thick woven material?
Q: When I am telling you to eat something that is not cooked, I am actually telling you to eat the thing _.
Q: How will you describe the act of moving at a faster speed than walking?
Q: What will you call the way in which a sailing boat’s masts and sails are arranged?
Q: What is a thin straight bar made of metal or wood?
3. Word Puzzles
You can play this beneficial word game with your little ones. In fact, there are various types of word puzzles that will always make your kids happy. One of the most amusing and simplest ways is to enjoy the game by using scramble tiles and you can tell your kids to try to unscramble them.
While playing this game, those little souls can learn as well as easily remember some new three-letter words.
Also, you may draw all of the letters or alphabets on the pavement, and then shout out a certain word, like a rod. Your child will have to recognize and then stand on each alphabet of the word rod to complete the word puzzle.
The opposite procedure can also be similarly fun and interesting. In that, your kid will have to step on three letters of a word and your job will be to pronounce the word created by them.
4. Word Matching Game
Word matching game is another interesting activity that you can try out at least once. You can enjoy this with your kids by using Flash Cards. To play this, you will require two sets of cards. One will have some pictures and the other will have some of the three-letter words starting with R.
You may use the words, such as rug, run, rob, rod, ray, rot, rue, rid, rim, etc., and get the cards that contain these words. Then, just show your little kids how to read those cards and then match them with the respective words.
Also, you can show your little friend how to do the matching and then ask them to follow you in the next step.
We hope all these fun ideas will be able to help you in your journey of teaching your little kids some new yet important things. Also, stay with us for some additional ideas.
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