Terrible Tongue Twisters for Kids

Terrible Tongue Twisters for Kids

Twist! And twist! And twist!

No it’s not an aerobics workout, it’s us trying to get our tongues around these terrific - and terrible - tongue twisters!

Can you repeat each of the tongue twisters below 5 times fast?

Challenge the fast talker in the family, or prompt the quiet little lamb to try out each of these tongue twisters.

It might get a little silly and funny, but tongue twisters actually help us to improve our articulation!

(Never heard of a tongue twister? It’s a sequence of words that are difficult to pronounce quickly and correctly.)

Right, here goes:

A
Ape cakes, grape cakes

B
The blue bluebird blinks

C
Cooks cook cupcakes quickly

D
How much dew does a dewdrop drop if dewdrops do drop dew

E
Elegant elephants, elegant elephants

F
Five fine fresh fish for Fred

G
Great Greek grape growers grow great Greek grapes

H
Hurry Harry, hurry Harry

I
I mixed biscuits with a biscuit mixer

J
Jane jumping joyously joined in Joe’s jubilee

K
Kitty caught the kitten in the kitchen

L
Red lorry, yellow lorry

M
Monsters munch much mush

N
Nine nice night nurses

O
Any noise annoys an oyster, but a noisy noise annoys an oyster more

P
Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers, a peck of pickled peppers Peter Piper picked

Q
Quails quarrelling created quite a quandary

R
Truly rural

S
Six slimy snails slid slowly seaward

T
I thought a thought but the thought I thought, wasn’t the thought you thought I thought

U
Underneath Uncle’s umbrella is Uncle’s ugly hat

V
Valuable valley villas

W
If two witches were watching two watches, which witch would watch which watch

X
The ex-egg-examiner

Y
Yaks like yellow yo-yos

Z
Zebras zig and zebras zag

BONUS
Here's a bonus tongue twister for adults – if you can say this 5 times fast you totally have our respect!
The sixth sick sheikh’s sixth sheep is sick

Boy and girl trying tongue twisters 

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