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Don't Take It Literally: Idioms and Behavioral Animal Adaptations

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FREE Idioms Activity to Use With Your Students

A great post with a FREE download on how to teach idioms in the elementary classroom. A great, easy, and fun activity to do with your students! Could even be used with your middle school students as well.


Free activity for idioms! Great activity for upper elementary speech language sessions.


Teaching Idioms? I know I'm preaching to the choir when I say that idioms are more fun than a barrel of monkeys. There is a boatload of idioms at Beyond going over the literal meaning of such phrases as "It's raining cats and dogs!" there are many other out-of-this-world things to try. They are the cat's pajamas, so give them a whirl!


FIgurative Language Bingo: Animal Idioms. Downloads provided! by "Heard in Speech". Pinned by SOS Inc. Resources. Follow all our boards at for therapy resources.


Idioms anchor chart I made with my 5th graders today!

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'Bump' Up The Fun With These Free Halloween Games!

Halloween Games FREE contains 2 fun and engaging Halloween-themed bump games to help students to practice idioms and context clues. These games are so simple to use and require very minimal prep. They are perfect to use in literacy centers or as extension activities when students complete their work!

Free! Two Idioms activities The first one, I use as an introduction activity to idioms. The second, the students illustrate the literal and figurative meaning of the idiom.

Idioms Meaning Matching Cards | Meets 4th Grade Common Core Standards | Free from The Curriculum Corner | Movement activity for older kids