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Organized by the Sound at the Beginning of the Word
long a b hard c
+ k
ch d long e f+ph hard g h long i j +
soft g
l long o short o p s + soft c sh t th long u v y
short a short e pl sk sl sp st sph short u w
air aw bl cl cr qu dr eer fl gl short i m or ow pr skr sm spl str sw shr tr thr ur wh z
ar br fr gr n oy r squ sn spr tw
Words that Start with the "T" Sound
(including words that start with pt and t)


Pteranodon

Pteranodon was a flying, prehistoric reptile (a pterosaur) with a large head crest and no teeth. It was related to the dinosaurs, but was not a dinosaur. Pteranodon means "winged and toothless."


Pterodactyl

Pterodactyls were a group of flying, prehistoric reptiles with short tails (pterosaurs). They were related to the dinosaurs. Pterodactyl means "wing finger."


pterosaur

Pterosaurs were flying, prehistoric reptiles. They were related to the dinosaurs. Pterosaur means "winged lizard." Pterosaurs ranged in size from a few inches long to over 40 feet long.


table

A table is a piece of furniture with a flat top and legs.
taco

taco

A taco is a Mexican food that consist of a folded, fried tortilla that contains a mixture of food, usually beans, meat, cheese, lettuce and tomatoes.


tadpole

Tadpoles are baby frogs or toads.


tag

A tag is a label put on something.


taiga

A taiga is a cold woodland or forest with evergreen trees.


tail

Some animals have a tail.


tail

The tail is the rear section of an airpane.

Once upon a time...

tale

A tale is a story.


talk

People talk in many different languages.


tall

When someone or something is tall, it is above average height.


taller

The boy in the middle is taller than the boy on the left.


tallest

The boy on the right is the tallest of the three.


tally marks

Tally marks are a quick way of keeping track of numbers in groups of five. One vertical line is made for each of the first four numbers; the fifth number is represented by a diagonal line across the previous four.


tambourine

A tambourine is a musical instrument.


tangram

A tangram is a traditional Chinese puzzle that can be made into many shapes.


tanker

A tanker is a truck that carries liquids, like milk or gasoline.


tape

Tape is a long, sticky ribbon that is used to fix things or to stick things together.


tape measure

A tape measure is used to measure things.


tapir

A tapir is a plant-eating, hoofed mammal with a small trunk.


tarantula

A tarantula is a large, hairy spider.


target

A target is something you aim at.


tarsier

Tarsiers are small mammals with enormous eyes.
Tasmanian Devil

Tasmanian devil

Tasmanian devils are nocturnal (most active at night), meat-eating marsupials from Tasmania, an island off mainland Australia.
Tasmanian tiger

Tasmanian tiger

The Tasmanian tiger was a large, meat-eating marsupial from Tasmania, mainland Australia, and New Guinea. It is probably extinct.


taxi

People pay a taxi driver to drive them places.


tea

Tea is a drink that is brewed from tea leaves.


teach

When you teach someone, they learn something.


teacher

A teacher is someone who helps you learn.


team

A team is a group of people that work together towards a goal.


teapot

You can brew tea in a teapot.


tears

Tears come out of our eyes when we cry.


teddy bear

Teddy bears are stuffed toys that are fun to cuddle.


telephone

You can talk with people who are far away by using a telephone.


telescope

A telescope is a optical device that makes faraway objects appear closer and larger, allowing us to see distant objects in space.


television

A television is a machine that receives pictures and sounds. People watch and listen to shows on television.


ten

People have ten fingers and ten toes.


Tennessee

Tennessee is a state in the eastern United States of America. Its capital is Nashville.


tent

A tent is a temporary shelter made of fabric.


tepee

A tepee is a house made by some Native Americans.


tern

Terns are birds that are sometimes called "sea swallows."


terrier

Terriers are dogs that were originally bred to drive small animals from their burrows.


test

A test determines if you know something or not.


tetrahedron

A tetrahedron is a pyramid formed by four triangles.


Texas

Texas is a very large state in the south central United States of America. Its capital is Austin.


tic-tac-toe

Tic-tac-toe is a game for two players. The winner has to get three marks in a row.


tickle

Tickling someone can make them laugh.


tie

A tie is a narrow band of fabric tied around the neck.


tiger

Tigers are large, fierce cats that have stripes.
Tiger shark

tiger shark

Tiger sharks are large, fierce sharks that have faint stripes.
tiger swallowtail

tiger swallowtail butterfly

The tiger swallowtail is a butterfly with black and yellow markings, and elongated tails on its hind wings.


time

Time is measured in seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years.


timeline

A timeline is a graphic display that shows a series of events that happen in a time period.


time zone

The Earth is divided into 24 time zones so that everyone in the world can be on roughly similar schedules (like having noon when the sun is highest in the sky).


tiny

When someone or something is tiny, it is very small.


tinier

The boy in the middle is tinier than the boy on the right.


tiniest

The boy on the left is the tiniest of the three.


tire

A tire is an air-filled covering for a wheel. Cars, bicycles, and many other vehicles use tires.


toad

Toads are amphibians with poison glands and usually warty skin.


toadstool

A toadstool is a poisonous mushroom.


toaster

A toaster is a machine that heats up slices of bread, making toast.


today

Today is the day it is right now.


toddler

Toddlers are young children.


toe

We have five toes on each foot.


toenail

Toenails grow at the ends of your toes.


together

When people or things are together, they are in the same area.


toilet

Toilets are in bathrooms.


tomato

Tomatoes are soft and tangy; they grow on vines.


tongs

Tongs are a type of simple tool used to pick up things.


tongue

Our tongue helps us eat, taste, and talk.


tongue twister

Tongue twisters are phrases that are hard to say!


tools

Tools help us do work and make things.


tool box

Tools are stored or carried in a tool box.


tooth

We use our teeth to chew food.


toothbrush

You can keep your teeth healthy by using a toothbrush to clean them.


toothpaste

You use toothpaste to clean your teeth.


torch

A torch is a device that carries a flame.


tornado

A tornado is rapidly spinning air that is very dangerous.
Torosaurus

Torosaurus

Torosaurus was a large, plant-eating dinosaur with three horns, a huge, bony frill, and a huge skull.


torus

A torus is a doughnut-shaped object.


totem pole

A totem pole is a large, Native American wooden carving representing family history and spirits.


toucan

The toucan is a rainforest bird that has a big, colorful beak.


touch

When two things touch, they are in physical contact with each other.
towel

towel

You can dry things with a towel.


town

A town is a very small city.


tow truck

A tow truck is a strong truck that can pull cars and other trucks when they cannot move.


toys

We play with toys.


T. rex

T. rex is short for Tyrannosaurus rex. Tyrannosaurus rex was a huge, meat-eating dinosaur that had short arms and two-fingered hands.


t-shirt

A t-shirt is a simple shirt without buttons or a collar.


tuatara

The tuatara is an unusual reptile from islands off New Zealand.


tub

A tub is a large container. Tub is also another word for bathtub.


tuba

The tuba is a large, brass, musical instrument.


tube

A tube is a hollow cylinder through which things can move.


tube

Some pastes and gels (like toothpaste) come in tubes.
Tubman
Tubman, Harriet

Harriet Tubman (1820 - 1913) was an escaped slave who devoted her life to fighting slavery and championing the rights of women. She helped hundreds of other slaves flee to the north to freedom via the Underground Railroad.


tugboat

A tugboat is a sturdy boat that guides large boats in and out of harbors.


tulip

The tulip is a cup-shaped flower.


tuna

The tuna is a very large, bony fish that lives in the ocean. People eat a lot of tuna.


tundra

A tundra is a cold, treeless area; it is the coldest biome.


turkey

Turkeys are large birds that nest on the ground.


turtle

Turtles are slow animals that have a very hard shell.


tutu

Ballerinas sometimes wear tutus when they dance.


tv

TV is a short name for television.


two

We have two eyes, two ears, two arms, and two legs.
typewriter

typewriter

The typewriter is a machine that makes letters and numbers on paper when a person hits the keys.


Tyrannosaurus rex

Tyrannosaurus rex was a huge, meat-eating dinosaur that had had short arms and two-fingered hands. It is also called T. rex.

Little Explorers Picture Dictionary
Organized by the Sound at the Beginning of the Word
long a b hard c
+ k
ch d long e f+ph hard g h long i j +
soft g
l long o short o p s + soft c sh t th long u v y
short a short e pl sk sl sp st sph short u w
air aw bl cl cr qu dr eer fl gl short i m or ow pr skr sm spl str sw shr tr thr ur wh z
ar br fr gr n oy r squ sn spr tw


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