Prepositions Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples


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Find the preposition in this sentence:

Marley ran into the kitchen.

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What is the prepositional phrase in this sentence?

Marco, the chef, put twenty-seven green olives and three black olives in the salad.


Fill in the blanks with prepositions.

The sisters went _____ the house and decided to read a book _____ lunch.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet are designed to check your knowledge of prepositions. You will need to find prepositions in a sentence for the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials are effective at helping you assess your knowledge of:

  • Finding the prepositional phrase in sentences
  • Purpose of prepositions
  • Working with prepositions

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember information you know about examples of prepositions
  • Knowledge applications - use your knowledge to answer questions about finding prepositional phrases in a sentence
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about prepositions in a different light

Additional Learning

Use the lesson, Prepositions Lesson for Kids: Definition & Examples, to keep learning about this part of speech. You'll also have the chance to cover these topics:

  • How to use prepositional phrases
  • Components of prepositions
  • Examples of this part of speech