Do you want to help your children to have a compact vocabulary? Are your cute, little friends talking a lot? Don’t you think that the time has arrived when you should start introducing your little friends to the beautiful world of several meaningful words?
If yes, then we are present to help you in this interesting journey through which you can successfully improve the vocabulary of your kids. So, let us take the very first and most vital step to teach your children some interesting words, along with their meaning while playing. Here, we will show them some useful four-letter words.
Here we go with the letter….O.
List of 4 Letter Words Starting With O
|Oral||spoken rather than written|
|Omit||leave out or exclude|
|Oust||drive out or expel|
|Ovum||a mature female reproductive cell|
|Okay||used to express acceptance|
|Oven||an enclosed compartment, mainly part of a cooker, for cooking and eating food|
|Oval||having a rounded and slightly elongated outline|
|Open||allowing passage or access/ not closed|
|Oxen||a castrated bull|
|Otto||another term for attar|
|Opus||a separate composition or set of compositions|
|Over||extending directly upwards from|
|Ooze||seep out of something|
|Owed||have an obligation to pay|
|Onyx||a semi-precious variety of agate with different colors in layers|
|Oryx||a large antelope|
|Ogre||a man-eating giant in folklore|
|Opal||a gemstone consisting of a form of hydrated silica|
|Otic||relating to, or located in the region of the ear|
|Once||on one occasion / for one time only|
|Only||no one or nothing more besides/ solely|
|Obey||submit to the authority of someone or comply with law|
It will always be an unforgettable experience to explore some four-letter acronyms or abbreviations that start with the letter O.
In fact, sometimes your little companions may question you about several commonly used four-word acronyms. So, let’s go through some of them next.
List of 4 letter acronyms starting with O
|OASP||Operational Analysis Support Plan|
|OBSS||Off Board Sensor Systems|
|OCFS||Oracle Cluster File System|
|ODBC||Open Database Connectivity|
|OECD||Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development|
|OHIP||Ontario Health Insurance Plan|
|OHSS||Ovarian Hyperstimulation Syndrome|
|OLED||Organic Light-Emitting Diode|
|OOAD||Object Oriented Analysis and Design|
|OOTW||Operations Other Than War|
|ORNL||Oak Ridge National Library|
|OSDL||Open Source Development Labs|
|OSIA||On Site Inspection Agency|
|OTEA||Operational Test Evaluation Agency|
Activities With 4 Letter Words Starting With O
Sometimes, you may feel the urgency to teach your little children several enticing and useful new words that may strengthen their vocabulary, right? However, all of your long-term efforts may result in a big zero if your little kids do not know how or where to use them.
Now, it is not so easy to force those little, curious things to read some books or even encourage them to jot down several new words with their usages. This may reduce their interest in studying new things and the urge to use them in the right places.
So, to avoid this, one of the most useful things is to engage them in some attractive game-like activities that will help them be focused and encourage them to learn more.
So, let us discuss some helpful yet simple activities that will aid and encourage your tiny tots to use some of the newly learned four-letter words in an appropriate way.
1. Name Game
Naming something is always one of the most incredible as well as simplest things through which you can strengthen the vocabulary of your little accomplices without any issue.
When you are looking for some easy ideas to teach some useful and significant four-letter words to your tiny tots, it will be a perfect and easy way to teach those words through an enticing name game. In this, you must say something, and your kid has to give the answer.
Also, you can enjoy this activity in turn. You can do it like this; first, you will ask a question to your kid and your little child will give the answer and next, the opposite way. With this fun activity, your tiny tots can explore some new four-letter words, starting with O, without even feeling bored.
Q: What will you call an enclosed compartment, mainly part of a cooker, for cooking and eating food?
Q: What is a semi-precious variety of agate with different colors in layers?
Q: How will you describe the act of submitting to the authority of someone or complying with law?
Q: What would you call something that contains oil?
Q: What is a gemstone consisting of a form of hydrated silica?
Q: What will you call the man-eating giant in folklore?
2. Fill In The Blanks Activity
Another very amusing and incredibly simple activity is known as fill-in-the-blanks. Through this you may show your kids some useful four-letter words.
Through this game, your cute, little companions will not only be able to learn the new words without any issue but also to utilize them perfectly. Moreover, this kind of easy-to-enjoy word-game will be of immense help for their future studies.
3. Word Matching Game
Word Matching Game is another enticing learning activity through which you can teach your tiny tots something useful. You will have to get only two sets of Flash Cards to play the game.
One set of those cards will come with several interesting pictures and the other set must have the new 4 letter words. After this, you just have to use some commonly-used four-letter words like obey, oily, otto, oxen, over, ooze, otic, only, etc., and get those cards that contain these words.
Then, just tell your tiny tots how to read those flashcards and also the way to match them with the respective words.
Furthermore, you have to tell your kids how to do the matching activity and allow them to follow the steps previously performed by you.
4. Word Puzzles
There are various types of word puzzle games that you may play with your little ones. One of the simplest ways is to play it with some scrabble tiles and after that, you can tell your little accomplice to unscramble them.
This will be a fun activity when you try to encourage your little accomplices to enjoy this activity with some interesting four-letter words starting with O.
First, you have to draw all the alphabets on the ground and then say a specific four-letter word, like an ogre. Hearing this, you kid has to try to come forward to stand on each of the four alphabets of the word ogre to complete the game.
Also, the opposite method will be another unforgettable experience. Your little friend will stand on the four letters of a word one-by-one and you have to say the word made by them.
So, we hope that these fun word activities will help you in your planning for offering some useful knowledge to your kids. For some more ideas, don’t forget to follow us.
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