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Action Words

Grade 1
Sep 3, 2022

Action words, often known as action verbs, are words that express an action. Something is being done.   


Jump, crawl, eat, drink, go, stop, run, walk, sleep, wash, open, close, push, pull, play, hug, tickle, dance, shake, sit, stand, toss, catch, and come etc.  The words given to the image are all called action words.

  • Jumping      
  • Running
  • Dancing
  • Laughing


  • Crying

Actions can be performed by animals as well. 

  • The monkey is eating a banana. 
The monkey is eating a banana.
  • The horse is running along the seashore. 
The horse is running along the seashore. 
  • Peacock is dancing in the rain. 
Peacock is dancing in the rain
  • The birds are singing.  
The birds are singing.

Even objects can carry out actions. 

  • A moving train. 
A moving train. 
  • The airplane is flying
The airplane is flying. 
action words


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