Onomatopoeia refers to the use of words which sound like the noise they refer to. 'Hiss', 'buzz', and 'rat-a-tat-tat' are examples of onomatopoeia.
– Collins dictionary
So, I will give you a sentence/ statement and your challenge is to select an onomatopoeia word that relates to them.
1/ Someone is waiting for the door to be answered.
Ok so now you need to think what action would they have taken if they are waiting for the door to be opened? And then what onomatopoeia word would fit.
Answer- Knocking/ banging
Now it’s your turn 😊
2/ A horse out for a walk
3/ A dog answering another dog
4/ A mouse talking
5/ A pig saying hi to its neighbour
6/ An angry cat
7/ A woman walking in high heels
8/ Someone clearing their throat
9/ A witch laughing
10/ A lion yawning
How did you do?
The answers are below but remember there are many variations to these answers so if yours don’t match exactly don’t worry 😊 When you’ve finished why not test someone else or try making up a few of your own?