Tongue Twisters

What better way to start the term than giggling and laughing!! In this morning’s writing session we did just that, reading and writing tongue twisters!

A tongue twister is a phrase that is designed to be difficult to articulate properly (Wikipedia, 2013).

Try out these examples. Can you say them quickly three times each??

Which wristwatches are Swiss wristwatches?

Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers.

A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.

Here are some examples that we wrote:

Hayden’s horse was hot in the heat so he took his hot horse to the hot horrible hospital.

The ship-shape ship sells sea shells on the shallow shore.

Timmy had a Tim Tam at ten to two.

Flies flap frantically as they fly fast through foggy feathers.

Peter Pointer pointed with his pointer to the picnic.

Shelley shows off her new shiny shovel while she sells shells by the sea shore.

Shelley swam in the shiny shallow water and saw a ship shaped like a shoe.

What do you think makes a good tongue twister?
Can you think of or make up a tongue twister for us to try?

One thought on “Tongue Twisters

  1. Hello everyone,

    Olivia M & Scarlet B think that a tongue twister has to be funny, silly, make people laugh and makes sense.

    A tongue twister that Olivia m and Scarlet can think of is maybe we can do a L tongue twister.

    Go to go,
    Olivia M and Scarlet

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