Noun for Kids

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What is a Noun?

Definition: A noun is a ‘naming word’. The names of things, persons, places, feelings are all classified under Noun.

Also, read: Noun basic rules

Kinds of noun

There are five types of Nouns in English grammar.

  1. Common Noun
  2. Proper Noun
  3. Collective Noun
  4. Abstract Noun
  5. Material Noun

Noun for kids

Raghav an honest man leads the army with honesty.

In the above sentence, Raghav is a Proper Noun Man is a Common Noun army is a Collective Noun honesty is an Abstract noun.

Noun example for kids

Common noun

Definition:  In a simple way, a Common noun refers to the name common to all persons or things of the same kind, e.g. boy, girl, city, book, etc. Common nouns are so common it is generally referred to as a name and describe a class of person things animals etc. like we call a boy it stand for the whole community of boys it may be Ram, Shyam, John or any other boy. as we call river so will show the whole rivers so it is a common word for all rivers like Ganga, Amazon, Nile, etc.
Examples:- Boys, Girls, Rivers, Mountains, etc.

10 examples of the common nouns for kids.

  1. I saw a little boy shivering with cold.
  2. The cat ran after the mouse.
  3. Boys play in the field.
  4. Sharda has read many books.
  5. My umbrella is very costly.
  6. Trees give us fruit.
  7. Cow gives milk.
  8. Water is useful for health.
  9. Butter is necessary for life.
  10. Jaipur is the Paris of India. (important sentence ‘In this sentence proper noun convert into a common noun.’)

Proper noun

Definition: Proper noun refers to the name of a particular place, person or thing, e.g. Taj Mahal, Ganges, New Delhi, etc.

10 examples of Proper Noun for kids.

  1. Akbar was a great king.
  2. The Taj Mahal is in Agra.
  3. Mr. Ratan is a man of great knowledge.
  4. This house belongs to Aman.
  5. Ashoka was a fearless king.
  6. Ram is my friend.
  7. I live in Delhi.
  8. She gazed at the stars.
  9. Riya often misses her college.
  10. London is a beautiful city.

Collective Noun

Definition: Collective Noun refers to the name of a group or collection of many taken together, e.g. crowd, herd, fleet, etc.

10 examples of collective noun for kids.

  1. The hall was full of audience.
  2. A flock of sheep was grazing in the fileds.
  3. A band of musicians.
  4. A board of directors.
  5. A bevy of girls, women, officers, etc.
  6. A bunch of grapes, key, etc.
  7.  A bundle of sticks and hay.
  8. A caravan of merchants, pilgrims, travellers.
  9.  A chain/range of mountains of hills.
  10. A choir of singers.

Abstract Noun

Definition: Abstract Noun refers to the name of a feeling, state of mind or quality, something which cannot but only felt, e.g. honesty, bravery, childhood, etc.

Note: Abstract nouns can be formed from adjectives, verbs and common nouns by adding a ‘suffix’ to them.

From common NounFrom VerbsFrom adjectives:

Slave - Slavery

Hero - Heroism

Friend - Friendship
Choose - choice

Create - Creation

Know - Knowledge

Laugh - Laughter
Happy - Happiness 

Enjoy - Enjoyment

Kind - Kindness

Wise - Wisdom

10 examples of Abstract noun for kids.

  1. I expressed my gratitude to him.
  2. Honesty is the best policy.
  3. Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholders.
  4. His anger destroyed everything.
  5. London is a beautiful city.
  6. Her actions caused a lot of embarrassment to her parents.
  7. Beauty is only a nine days wonder.
  8. Laughter is the best medicine.
  9. Poverty is the greatest curse.
  10. Success seems to come easily to certain people.

Material Noun

Definition: Material noun is the nouns that refer to the names of materials or substances out of which things are made or the name of something which is tangible.

10 examples of Material noun for kids. 

  1. Gold is an expensive metal.
  2. Cotton is a natural fiber.
  3. Water is essential for us.
  4. Copper is a useful metal.
  5. My ring is made of gold.
  6. The brass is yellow.
  7. My sister has a mobile phone.
  8. I have a badminton racket.
  9. I need some water for the cake.
  10. My father has a shop for diamonds.

Noun Exercise/Worksheet for kids

Noun worksheet for kids, here we have 2 questions for practice,

Question 1: Find out which kinds of nouns are the underlined words.

  1. Be sure to pick a top university.
  2. Stack those boxes carefully.
  3. Girish saw a pack of hyenas in the forest.
  4. Agatha Christie wrote many books.
  5. Success seems to come easily to certain people.
  6. Our team is enjoying an unbroken winning streak.

Question 2: Fill in the blank with the correct option.

  1. A _____ of bees. (swarm, Shoal, fleet, group)
  2. A _____ of roses. (Bed, packet, bunch, clump)
  3. India is one of the most populated _____ (land, countries, city, state.)
  4. Many _____ had gathered to watch the match. (girl, boy, persons, child)
  5. There was no _____ to control the traffic. (people, policeman, persons, men)
  6. An _____ is a strong animal. (cat, dog, elephant, owl)

Noun in English Pdf for kids

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Also Read:

1.Subject and Predicate for kids
2.Tenses for kids
3.The Sentences for kids
4.Singular and Plural for kids
5.Articles for kids
6.Punctuation for kids
7.Conjunctions for kids
8.Modals for kids
9.Verb for kids
10.Adverb for kids
11.Adjectives for kids
12.Prepositions for kids
13.Pronoun for kids
14.Noun for kids
15.Interjection for kids
16.Vowels and Consonants for kids

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