Learning to speak properly is a skill that takes time and practice. Babies who are learning to communicate, practice by imitating the sounds of the surroundings and people they hear. They listen and try creating their own sounds and communications. When babies grow, their communication skills help them to maintain a good relationship with their peer and helps in the individual’s upliftment. Some kids find it difficult to pronounce few letters or words, but practicing can make wonders. Yes, tongue twisters help children practice their speech skills and improve their articulation. It’s fun to learn new tongue twisters. The word ‘tongue twisters’ is commonly used to describe words that are hard to pronounce, such as the phrase “yellow lorry”. It’s the great way to make the kids speak better. We are bringing you the best 25 tongue twisters for kids to practice their speech skills.
Benefits of Learning Tongue Twisters:
- Tongue twisters help in exercising the muscles to stretch and strengthen so that the articulation becomes easy.
- Practicing the tongue twisters as a group can be challenging and create more interest in kids to learn.
- It helps to improve the speech flow.
- Improves listening and reading skill.
- Helps to improve mental skills and memory.
25 Tongue Twisters for Kids to Practice Their Speech Skills
1. If Stu chews shoes, should Stu choose the shoes he chews?
2. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
A peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked
If Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
3. Where’s the peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked?
4. She sells seashells by the seashore
5. I saw a kitten eating chicken in the kitchen
6. How much wood would a woodchuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood?
He would chuck, he would, as much as he could, and chuck as much wood
As a woodchuck would if a woodchuck could chuck wood.
7. Fuzzy Wuzzy was a bear. Fuzzy Wuzzy had no hair. Fuzzy Wuzzy wasn’t fuzzy, was he?
8. Betty Botter bought some butter
But she said the butter’s bitter
If I put it in my batter, it will make my batter bitter
But a bit of better butter will make my batter better
So Betty Botter bought a bit of better butter
9. Willie’s really weary
10. Thin sticks, thick bricks
11. Good blood, bad blood
12. I slit the sheet, the sheet I slit, and on the slitted sheet I sit
13. I scream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream.
14. Red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry, red lorry, yellow lorry.
15. Toy boat. Try boats. Toy boat. Try boats.
16. Zebras zig and zebras zag.
17. And when they battle in a puddle, it’s a tweetle beetle puddle battle.
18. Birdie birdie in the sky laid a turdie in my eye.
19. A tweetle beetle noodle poodle bottled paddled muddled duddled fuddled wuddled fox in socks.
20. No need to light a night-light on a light night like tonight.
21. Whether the weather is warm, whether the weather is hot, we have to put up with the weather, whether we like it or not.
22. Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thick, say it quick! Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Spread it thicker, say it quicker! Yellow butter, purple jelly, red jam, black bread. Don’t eat until you are spreading it like a spread.
23. Lesser leather never weathered wetter weather better.
24. The sixth sick Sheik’s sixth sheep’s sick.
25. Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.
These tongue twisters are an excellent way to improve your kid’s pronunciation and help them to speak with more confidence. Try and let us know in comments 🙂