Is your little kid speaking all day or even asking questions? Are you in need for some useful new words that can improve their vocabulary? Then, we are present to help you out. Learning some meaningful new three-letter words is a great thing. With new knowledge your little companions will be able to speak more confidently and even become the master of a strong vocabulary.
We can help you in this task by providing some common and beneficial new words that you can try to teach your little ones in an unforgettable way. So, in this article, let us go with some new three-letter words starting with the alphabet….U.
List of 3 Letter Words Starting With U
|ugh||sound to express disgust or horror|
|ulu||a short handed knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade|
|umm||used to express doubt|
|umu||a Maori oven consisting of a hollow in the earth|
|upo||indication a position reached by going up|
|ure||a suffix , that form nouns denoting a process or action|
|urn||a rounded, tall vase with a stem and base, used for storing the ashes of a cremated person|
|urp||used to suggest the sound of a belch|
|use||hold, take, or deploy as a means of achieving something|
|utu||reward or compensation|
|uva||radiation from the sun with long wavelengths|
Now, it will be, no doubt, an incredible experience to go through some three letter acronyms that start with the letter U, isn’t it?
Kids often encounter a few acronyms or you can say abbreviations that may pique their interest. So, let’s go through some of those acronyms.
List of acronyms starting with U
|UAE||United Arab Emirates|
|UAR||Uniformly At Random|
|UAV||Unmanned Aerial Vehicle|
|UBC||United Baptist Church|
|UBS||United Bank of Switzerland|
|UCF||University of Central Florida|
|UDP||User Datagram Protocol|
|UDT||Underwater Demolition Team|
|UFO||Unidentified Flying Object|
|UFC||Ultimate Fighting Championship|
|UGV||Unmanned Ground Vehicle|
|UHF||Ultra High Frequency|
|UIC||University of Illinois at Chicago|
|UNU||United Nations University|
|UPC||Universal Product Code|
|UPI||United Press International|
|UPS||Uninterruptible Power Supply|
|UPU||Universal Postal Union|
|URL||Uniform Resource Locator|
|URI||Uniform Resource Identifier|
|USA||United States of America|
|USB||Universal Serial Bus|
|UST||Underground Storage Tank|
|UUV||Unmanned Underwater Vehicle|
|UGS||Unattended Ground Sensor|
Activities With 3 Letter Words Starting With U
You can teach those little things a remarkable number of new words, with their meanings; however, your every effort will prove to be nothing unless your child gets the scope to use the newly-gathered knowledge in the proper place.
Now, in most cases, it is actually impossible to force those little souls to go on reading books ….or even noting down a big number of new words!! So, eventually, they will feel completely bored and lose interest in learning new things.
The best solution to this problem is to encourage those little things to participate in playful activities that will keep them focused as well as serve as useful practice activities.
So, here are some easy-to-play word activities that will allow your little friends to practice and correctly use the newly learnt words:
1. Name Game
Naming something is definitely one of the easiest tasks through which you can successfully strengthen the vocabulary of your kids.
When you are thinking about how to introduce some three-letter words to your kids, you can try this word activity at least once. In this fun game, you will mention something and your kid will have to answer.
Also, you can try this name game turns, such as, first, you will ask a question and your child will have to give the answer and next, do just the opposite. This game will help those little souls to have real fun, along with feeling fully interested in learning. Let us read some examples.
Q: When you are making a sound to express disgust or horror, it is actually the sound _ that you are making.
Q: What is a rounded, tall vase with a stem and base, used for storing the ashes of a cremated person?
Q: What do we call the short-handed knife with a broad crescent-shaped blade?
Q: What will you call the radiation that comes from the sun and has long wavelengths?
Q: What sound will we make to express doubt or uncertainty?
Q: What will you use to describe the act of holding, taking, or deploying as a means of achieving something?
2. Word Puzzles
You might have already faced different kinds of word puzzles that you can enjoy with your little kids. One of the simplest of them is to play by using the scramble tiles and encourage the children to try to unscramble them.
This game will become a fun and memorable game when your little ones are playing with some newly learned three-letter words.
Moreover, you may draw all the alphabets on the pavement and then shout a certain three-letter word, like an urn. Your little partner will have to step on each letter of the word urn to complete the game in a fun way.
The opposite method will also be quite amusing. Your kid will have to step on three letters and you will say the word made by them.
3. Fill In The Blanks Activity
This is another easy activity that will assist your kids in remembering the three-letter words they just studied with ease. Furthermore, this simple activity will be of immense help for their future studies. Let’s see some interesting examples.
4. Word Matching Game
You can play this useful game with the help of Flash Cards. To play this interesting word matching game, you will require two sets of flashcards, one will contain some pictures and the other will contain the words written on them.
You can use three-letter words like uva, umm, urn, urp, umu, uke, upo, etc., and get the cards that contain these words starting with U.
Next, just show those cards and match them with the respective words.
It is also an amusing experience to show the children the complete procedure to perform the matching task and then encourage them to follow you in the next step. In this way, you can teach your kids some useful three-letter words starting with the letter U within very little time.
Hope all of these teaching ideas will be able to help you in your journey of giving some important knowledge to your tiny tots. For some other assistance, just keep following us!
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