Do you want to encourage your children to strengthen their vocabulary? Are those cute little princes and princesses talking a lot? Don’t you think that the time has arrived when you must take your kids to the beautiful world of new meaningful words?
If yes, then we are here to assist you in your journey which you are trying to start to enhance the vocabulary of your kids. So, let us take the first yet most important step to teach your children some interesting four-letter words as well as their meaning while playing. Here, we will go through some useful words.
Here we go with the first letter….A.
List of 4 Letter Words Starting With A
|Ache||a prolonged or continuous dull pain|
|Able||having the power, means, or skills to do something|
|Afar||at or to a distance|
|Acre||a unit of land area|
|Alas||used to express grief, concern|
|Ally||one that is associated with another as a helper|
|Also||in addition/ too|
|Arch||a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and usually supporting the weight of a roof, bridge, etc.|
|Aura||the distinctive atmosphere or quality that seems to surround and be generated by someone or something|
|Acer||a North American deciduous shrub or tree of a genus which includes the maples|
|Anew||in a new or different way, mainly more positive way|
|Amid||surrounded by/ in the middle of|
|Apex||the highest or top part of something|
|Area||a region or part of a town|
|Army||an organized military force, equipped for fighting|
|Arid||a climate or land having very little or no rain|
|Alto||especially in church music, the highest adult male singing voice|
|Atom||the smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist|
|Aqua||a light bluish green color/ water|
|Aunt||the sister of one’s mother or father or the wife of one’s uncle|
|Atop||on the top of|
|Auto||a car or automobile|
|Avid||showing or having a keen interest for something|
|Away||to or at a distance|
|Axis||an imaginary line about which a body rotates|
|Acid||a substance with particular chemical properties including turning litmus red, dissolving some metals, etc.|
|Acne||a skin condition characterized by red pimples on the skin|
It will be an unforgettable experience to learn some four-letter acronyms or abbreviations that start with the letter A.
In fact, sometimes your little kids may question you about some interesting and common acronyms. So, let’s go through some below.
List of 4 letter acronyms starting with A
|A2C2||Army Airspace Command and Control|
|AAAI||American Association for Artificial Intelligence|
|AAAS||American Association for the Advancement of Science|
|AAAV||Advanced Amphibious Assault Vehicle|
|AADT||Annual Average Daily Traffic flow|
|AADC||Area Air Defence Commander|
|AAIS||Advanced Airborne Interceptor Simulator|
|AAPC||Accounting and Auditing Policy Committee|
|AARP||American Association of Retired Persons|
|AAWC||Anti-Air Warfare Commander|
|ABCS||Army Battle Command System|
|ABMC||American Battle Monuments Commission|
|ACCA||Automatic Cloud Cover Assessment|
|ACDC||Alternating Current Direct Current|
|ACHT||Average Call Hold Time|
|ACOA||Adult Children of Alcoholics|
|ACTD||Advanced Concept Technology Demonstration|
|ADAP||AIDS Drug Assistance Program|
|ADHS||Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Syndrome|
|AFES||Automatic Fire Extinguishing System|
|AFWA||Air Force Weather Agency|
|AFYA||Anything to Fool Young Andy|
|AIDS||Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome|
|ALAP||As Long As Possible|
|APHA||American Public Health Association|
|ASAP||As soon as possible|
Activities With 4 Letter Words Starting With A
Sometimes, you may feel the requirement to teach your little kids several interesting and helpful new words that may enrich their vocabulary, right? However, all of your efforts may result in nothing if your little ones do not realize how or even where to use those words.
Now, it is not so easy to force those little things to read some books or tell them to take note of several new four-letter words with their meanings and usages. This may reduce their urge to learn new words and the interest to use them in the right places.
So, to avoid this problem, one of the most vital methods is to engage those curious souls in some attractive game-like activities that will keep them focused and also encourage them to learn more.
So, let us talk about a few interesting and simple activities that will motivate your children to use some of the newly explored four-letter words in an appropriate way.
1. Name Game
Naming something is definitely very amusing as well as an easy activity through which you can strengthen the vocabulary of your kids with ease.
When you are searching for some ways to teach useful and significant words to your tiny tots, it will be a perfect yet simple idea to teach your little companions those words through a name game. In this, you just have to say something, and your little partner has to give the answer.
Also, you can be able to enjoy this in turns; for example, once you ask a question to your kid and your kid will give the answer and then just perform the opposite way. With this fun activity, your children can learn some new four-letter words, starting with A, without even feeling bored.
Q: What will you call the highest or top part of something?
Q: What is a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and usually supporting the weight of a roof, bridge, etc.?
Q: What is the smallest particle of a chemical element that can exist?
Q: What is an imaginary line about which a body rotates?
Q: What is a skin condition characterized by red pimples on the skin?
Q: What do we call an organized military force, equipped for fighting?
2. Fill In The Blanks Activity
Another very interesting and easy activity is known as fill-in-the-blanks. Through this, you can show your kids some new four-letter words.
They will not only be able to easily explore those new words without any issue but also will be able to use them correctly. Moreover, simple word-game will be of great help for their future studies.
3. Word Matching Game
Word Matching Game is another intriguing learning activity which you can enjoy with your little prince and princesses. You will need just two sets of Flash Cards to enjoy the game.
One set of those cards will carry some pictures and the other set will have the new four-letter words. After this, you have to use some interesting words like army, ally, apex, acne, arch, atom, amid, arid, etc., and get those cards that have these words written on them.
Then, just tell your children how to read those cards and then match them with the respective words.
Furthermore, you can instruct your kids how to do the matching and tell them to follow the steps performed by you.
4. Word Puzzles
There are several types of interesting word puzzle games that you can try out with your little ones. One of the simplest ways is to play it with the scramble tiles and after that, you can tell your little friends to unscramble them.
This will be a fun activity when you encourage your children to enjoy some interesting four-letter words starting with A.
First, just draw all the letters on the pavement and then shout a specific four-letter word, like an atom. Hearing this, your child has to step on each of the four alphabets of the word atom to complete the game.
Also, the opposite method will also be quite an interesting experience. Your little friend will step on the three letters of a word one-by-one and then you have to pronounce the word made by them.
So, we hope that these fun activities will help you in your effort of providing some useful knowledge to your kids. For some more ideas, don’t forget to follow us.
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