Plurals - English Grammar for Kids.

A noun names an 🔦 object, 🧍person or 🏨 place.


When a noun is singular1️⃣, it means there is 1️⃣ one of them. When a noun is plural2️⃣, it means there is more than one2️⃣.

Singular and plural nouns explanation

To make most nouns plural we simply add -s.

For example,

cat = catS

dog = dogS

ring= ringS


Some nouns do not follow this rule.


1. If a noun ends in a 'y', to make the noun plural, the 'y' is removed and '-ies' is added:

baby👶 = babies👶👶

party🎉= parties🥳🥳

2. If a noun ends🔚 in 'f' or 'fe', to make the noun plural the 'f' or 'fe' becomes 'ves': calf🐄 = calves 🐄🐄

knife🔪 = knives🔪🔪 3. If a noun ends in s / ss / ch / sh / x then we add '-es' when we make it plural: bus🚌 = buses🚌🚌

kiss💋 = kisses💋💋

church = churches

brush🖌️ = brushes🖌️🖌️

fox🦊 =foxes🦊🦊

A useful 💡 way to remember this is that if the word "hisses"🐍 or "buzzes"🐝, the plural has an -es on the end.


Test your knowledge! 🧠🧠



Here is a 💃 fun activity for you to practise your plurals 2️⃣3️⃣4️⃣5️⃣ at home! 🏠


🤩 plural grammar boards🤩

Here is an activity ✍🏻 you can do at home🏠 to practise your plurals.


Look👁️ at the picture🖼️ and then read 📚the answers. You can point👆 to, circle, or verbally🗣️ tell your mum👩 or dad👨the correct answer. You can use a dry ✒️erase marker or a pin📌 to mark the correct answer on the grammar board. After you complete a set number of cards you can ask mum or dad to 🔎check ✔️them.


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