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Positional Language Word Cards - Postion, Positional, Positional Language, Position Words, up, down, inside, outside, next to, North, South, East, West

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  • Oct 2nd

    I teach at Headstart and that is something most preschoolers don't know.

  • Sep 19th

    This is fantastic! I will use this as an interactive activity for locating objects in the classroom for the Social Studies Standards.

  • Sep 10th

    I will use this resources with small world trays, helping children to use new language in there play.

  • Sep 6th

    I am going to use these cards as part of an active lesson on positioning with nursery age children.

  • Jul 2nd

    teach a second language

    • Jul 2nd

      Hi watindi,
      Thank you very much for commenting! It's great to hear from you :)

  • Jun 30th


  • Jun 30th

    good starter for carpet games

  • Jun 15th

    vocabulary wall- flash card games for students to follow instructions on position

  • Jun 1st

    Vocabulary wall - to use with maths position lessons

  • May 30th

    great for teacher an esl student

  • May 25th

    vocab wall

  • May 22nd

    Great resource for teaching my students about preposition!

  • May 5th

    Do we have anymore NEW word cards coming up soon? I have practically used everything.
    Could we have more DIFFERENT verb word cards?

    • May 5th

      Hi there, thanks for getting in touch. Please could you tell us more about the new verb words cards that you are looking for? We look forward to your reply? Many thanks :)

  • Apr 28th

    can these be made smaller? It's usually 4 word cards on one sheet

    • Apr 28th

      Hi sheredeslsc,
      I'll see what we can do for you! Thanks for commenting :)

    • Apr 28th

      Hi there sheredeslsc,
      Our lovely teacher and design teams have created this and emailed the new resource to you! It will also be available on the website within 48 hours, and you can find it either as a main resource, or under 'Alternative versions' above. I hope you find it useful!

  • Apr 15th

    home practis

  • Apr 4th

    Spacial relations in maths at 2nd class level

  • Mar 28th

    Teaching my students the language of space

  • Mar 13th

    I will use this with the toddlers and preschoo.lers to learn positional words

  • Mar 9th

    I will use these to help my weak pupils during a revision class.

  • Mar 9th

    I will post these in my classroom.

  • Mar 8th

    I will use these as positional visual, vocabulary cards, and opposite cards. Thank you for the

  • Mar 7th

    great resource to use during progress monitoring in PREK

  • Feb 28th

    sorting activity within direction lesson

  • Feb 14th

    positional language lessons

  • Feb 6th

    I use this to teach position and also to help with vocabulary. Thanks for an excellent resource.

  • Jan 29th

    TEaching a language impaired child

  • Jan 24th


  • Jan 14th

    I am using to introduce to students and for the word wall for reference.

  • Jan 4th

    to use with our children to help them understand positional language/actions.

  • Dec 10th

    I will be putting these prepositional words on my word wall for student reference.

  • Dec 9th

    I teach second graders so this is perfect. Hopefully this will help them understand positions much better.

  • Dec 6th

    Center time activity

  • Nov 20th

    To support my teaching of position and positional language

  • Nov 2nd

    interactive word wall

  • Oct 21st

    Brilliant for our work on positional language.

  • Oct 19th

    I will be using this as a teaching aid

  • Oct 5th

    Please could we have these in cursive? Would be very helpful, thank you!

    • Oct 6th

      Hi Mrf-shirleywarren,
      Thanks for your suggestion! I'll ask our teacher team to look into this for you : )

    • Oct 6th

      Hi there Mrf-shirleywarren,
      Our teacher and design teams have completed this for you and sent it in an email, I hope you enjoy using it! It will available on the website as well soon.

  • Sep 28th

    for teaching position words for nursery

  • Sep 20th

    teaching position words

  • Sep 15th

    for teaching positional words

  • Sep 9th

    to teach positional language

  • Sep 8th

    assessing students knowledge of positional words

  • Sep 7th

    teaching student positional words

  • Sep 4th

    To teach kids positional language.

  • Aug 19th

    To teach space and position to special needs.

  • Jun 12th

    to teach chlidren positional words with objects and words.

    • Jun 14th

      Hi HAJMum,
      Thank you for sharing! :)

  • May 5th

    Using them to teach and autistic boy.

  • Apr 21st

    great for my year 1 class

  • Apr 15th

    To help my 4 1/2 yr old.

  • Mar 22nd

    position lesson

  • Feb 28th

    Classroom activities using dolls house nad furniture

  • Feb 22nd

    To use as flash cards

  • Feb 22nd

  • Feb 3rd

    To teach positional language through PE, reinforce positions with pictures and words.

  • Feb 1st


  • Jan 30th

    to teach a student positional language

  • Jan 28th

    to tech children positional language

  • Jan 18th

    to support students who know very little english

  • Nov 24th

    Will be useful to support my EAL learners with little English when doing position using everyday language.

Positional Language Word Cards

Positional Language Word Cards - A set of word cards featuring a variety of positional language and accompanying images. Great for a use in various activities or for display in your maths area.
This resource is available in Precursive, Dyslexic, Editable, Cursive and Standard.
  • Homepage » Curriculum for Excellence » Early » Mathematics » Shape, position and movement » Angle, symmetry and transformation.
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    • Twinkl added Dyslexic Version on Apr 29th
    • Twinkl added Precursive Version on Apr 29th
    • Twinkl updated the Main Version on Apr 28th
    • Twinkl added Editable Version on Nov 16th
    • Twinkl added Cursive Version on Oct 7th

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