Idiom Worksheets

Enrich your language with our free, printable idiom worksheets! Make your conversations spring to life with our idioms exercises focusing on recognizing and explaining the meaning of commonly used idioms! We can use idioms to describe a situation in a refreshing way. Imagine you and your friends are going to the movies. Everyone is going except one who, despite several minutes of your persuading, doesn't want to change his mind. You might say "Stop being a wet blanket" - a person who does something that stops other people enjoying themselves. Practice idioms with an exciting range of exercises!

These worksheets are most recommended for students in grade 4 and grade 5.

CCSS: L.4.5.B

Drawing Idioms

Ginger up your English with our drawing idioms worksheet pdf for 4th grade! A bunch of exuberant idioms are given, and children put their gift for drawing to play and convert each idiom into a picture. Watch idiom fun snowball into sheer fascination!

Drawing Idioms

Food Idioms | Cut and Glue

Idioms are the bread and butter of the creatively inclined English speakers! In this part of our idioms activities, 5th grade children cut each food idiom and glue it next to its meaning. Don't be surprised if kids love this idiom worksheet head over heels!

Food Idioms | Cut and Glue

Writing Sentences Using Idioms

Hot cakes have always been a cynosure at American fairs and they sell out rather quickly, which gave birth to the idiom "sell like hot cakes". Here's a food idioms worksheet pdf where children write a sentence using each of the five idioms given.

Writing Sentences Using Idioms

Underlining and Explaining Idioms

Clamor for more idioms so your English is abounding in these creative expressions and is at its idiomatic best! In this section of our printable idiom worksheets, children in grade 4 and grade 5 underline the idiom in each sentence and write its meaning.

Underlining and Explaining Idioms

Completing Sentences with Idioms from the Box

Hit our idiom worksheets for 5th grade with answers so you can use idioms with one hand tied behind your back! The task here is to complete each sentence using a suitable idiom from the idiom box. Sentences have never been more idiomatic!

Completing Sentences with Idioms from the Box