English vocabulary for children with flower theme
Tulip: /’tju:lip/: Tulips
You’ll find tulips in deep shades like maroon, black and purple as well as tulips in pure white, cream and palest yellow. (You can find tulips in dark shades like brown, black, and purple as well as pure white, cream, and pale yellow.)
Daffodil: /’dæfədil/: Daffodils yellow
The daffodil is generally white or yellow, also orange or pink in garden variety. (Daffodils are usually white or yellow (there are also orange or pink shades in the flowers grown in the garden).
Sunflower: /’sʌn,flauə/: sunflower
Even without the sun, sunflower can still smile. (Even without the sun, sunflowers can still smile.)
Bluebell: /’blu:bel/: Round leaf bell flower
Bluebells grow in profusion in April and May. (The bell flowers grow well in April and May).
There is no rose without a thorn. (There is no rose without thorns.)
Snowdrop: /’snəʊdrɒp/: Snowflakes
The snowdrops are just beginning to come up. (Snowflakes have just begun to appear.)
Cherry blossom: /’t∫eri.’blɔsəm/: Cherry Blossom
The cherry blossom came out early in Japan this year. (This year, cherry blossoms appeared early in Japan.)
Orchid: /’ɔ:kid/: Orchid
The orchid is a class of plant which I have never tried to grow. (Orchid is a plant that I have never grown.)
Iris: /’aiəris/: Iris
Irises are perennial plants, growing from creeping rhizomes. (Iris is a perennial, herbaceous plant).
Peony: /’pi:ənni/: peony
Peony is one of my favorite flowers. (The peony is one of my favorite flowers.)
Chrysanthemum: /kri’sænθəməm/: chrysanthemum
The tea tasted faintly of chrysanthemum. (The tea has a chrysanthemum flavor.)
Geranium: /dʒi’reiniəm/: Geraniums
My favorite flower is geranium. (My favorite flower is geranium.)
Lotus: /’loutəs/: Lotus flower
The lotus grows in ponds and lakes. (Lotus flowers grow in ponds and lakes).
Water lily: /’wɔ:təlili/: Lily
Water lily blooms in summer. (Water lilies bloom in the summer).
Dandelion: /’dændilaiən/: dandelion
Very need you, just like the dandelion need the breeze. (Needs you very much, just like a dandelion needs the wind.)
Hyacinth: /’haiəsinθ/: Hyacinth flowers
Daffodils, hyacinths, bluebells and many species of lily also contain toxins. (Daffodils, hyacinths, marigolds, and many other “lily” species contain toxins.
Daisy: /’deizi/: chrysanthemum chrysanthemum
I prefer the daisy. (I like daisies).
Crocus: /’krəʊkəs/: Saffron flower
Daffodils and crocuses bloom in the spring. (Daffodils and saffron bloom in spring.)
Hopefully, the above useful information will help parents and teachers have more reference vocabulary to help teach and supplement available vocabulary for children from 2-3 years old.