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Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 1 [CBSE & State Board]

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Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 1: Prepositions are the words that help to connect the noun or a pronoun to the other part of the sentence. Prepositions are generally placed before the noun or the pronoun to build a relationship with the other part of a sentence. The knowledge of prepositions will help the children of class 1 to identify and mark the position words in the sentences. This will also help to improve their communication skills and linguistic skills forming a strong base in English grammar. Some preposition exercises for Class 1 with answers to test their knowledge of prepositions are available in this blog post below. 

Common Prepositions Examples for Class 1

The below table highlights the common prepositions for the children of class 1. It also explains the usage of prepositions along with the examples.

PrepositionsUsage Examples
In
When something is inside another thing particularly.She is sitting in the car.
AtThing located at a specific place (a point)  She is reading at the library.
OnRefers to being on the surface (not enclosed)  I left the keys on the table.

ToRefers to moving toward a specific place basically from one point to the selected destinationEvery evening, I take the bus to campus.
FromRefer to the origin or starting point She used leaves from my garden
across  refers to movement from one side to another Here is a tea shop across the street.
between   Refers to a place ”in the middle” of two or more separate people or things She was standing between my friend and his parents. 
among   a place ”surrounded” by more than two people or things together as a group (in the sense of ”included in”) Swiss is among the countries of Western Europe.

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Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 1

Here are some fun exercises to practice using prepositions like in, on, under, next to, and behind.

Exercise 1: Fill in the Blanks

  • The cat is sleeping on the couch. (Where is the cat?)
  • The book is open in my lap. (Where is the book?)
  • The ball is rolling under the table. (Where is the ball?)
  • My teddy bear is sitting next to me. (Where is the teddy bear?)
  • My backpack is hanging behind the door. (Where is the backpack?)

Exercise 2: True or False?

  • The flower is in the vase. (True/False) True
  • The shoes are on the bed. (True/False) False (Shoes are usually worn on the feet)
  • The pencil is under the desk. (True/False) True
  • The picture is next to the window. (True/False) True
  • The bird is flying behind the clouds. (True/False) True

Bonus Activity: Draw and Label!

  • Draw a picture of your room.
  • Use crayons or markers to label where different objects are using prepositions. A fun way to learn prepositions!

Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 1: Identification of Prepositions

Identify and underline the prepositions in the sentence.

  1. The cat is on the mat.
  2. I am in the classroom.
  3. The book is under the table.
  4. The ball is beside the chair.
  5. The pencil is in the box.
  6. The bird is flying above the tree.
  7. The fish is in the bowl.
  8. The sun is behind the clouds.
  9. The rabbit is hiding behind the bush.
  10. The toy is between the two chairs.
  11. The dog is in front of the door.
  12. The butterfly is on the flower.
  13. The cookie is on the plate.
  14. The car is beside the house.
  15. The boy is behind the girl.
  16. The kite is flying over the rooftop.
  17. The rainbow is in the sky.
  18. The shoes are under the bed.
  19. The apple is in the basket.
  20. The spider is hanging from the ceiling.
  21. The moon is shining above the mountains.
  22. The mouse is inside the hole.
  23. The cup is on the saucer.
  24. The family is sitting around the table.
  25. The train is going through the tunnel.

Answers: Match your answers with the following sentences:

  1. The cat is on the mat.
  2. I am in the classroom.
  3. The book is under the table.
  4. The ball is beside the chair.
  5. The pencil is in the box.
  6. The bird is flying above the tree.
  7. The fish is in the bowl.
  8. The sun is behind the clouds.
  9. The rabbit is hiding behind the bush.
  10. The toy is between the two chairs.
  11. The dog is in front of the door.
  12. The butterfly is on the flower.
  13. The cookie is on the plate.
  14. The car is beside the house.
  15. The boy is behind the girl.
  16. The kite is flying over the rooftop.
  17. The rainbow is in the sky.
  18. The shoes are under the bed.
  19. The apple is in the basket.
  20. The spider is hanging from the ceiling.
  21. The moon is shining above the mountains.
  22. The mouse is inside the hole.
  23. The cup is on the saucer.
  24. The family is sitting around the table.
  25. The train is going through the tunnel.

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Preposition Practice Exercises for Class 1: Fill in the Blanks

Fill in the blanks with the correct prepositions.

  1. The cat is ______ the chair.
  2. The ball is ______ the box.
  3. The fish is ______ the aquarium.
  4. The book is ______ the shelf.
  5. The bird is ______ the tree.
  6. The shoes are ______ the closet.
  7. The toy is ______ the bed.
  8. The lamp is ______ the table.
  9. The pencil is ______ the pencil case.
  10. The cup is ______ the kitchen counter.
  11. The dog is ______ the doghouse.
  12. The picture is ______ the wall.
  13. The socks are ______ the drawer.
  14. The butterfly is ______ the flowers.
  15. The computer is ______ the desk.
  16. The pillow is ______ the bed.
  17. The plate is ______ the dining table.
  18. The picture is ______ the wall.
  19. The hat is ______ the hook.
  20. The car is ______ the garage.
  21. The ball is ______ the playground.
  22. The cookie is ______ the plate.
  23. The backpack is ______ the chair.
  24. The keys are ______ the key holder.
  25. The rainbow is ______ the sky.

Answers: Match your answers with the following sentences

  1. The cat is on the chair.
  2. The ball is in the box.
  3. The fish is in the aquarium.
  4. The book is on the shelf.
  5. The bird is in the tree.
  6. The shoes are in the closet.
  7. The toy is on the bed.
  8. The lamp is on the table.
  9. The pencil is in the pencil case.
  10. The cup is on the kitchen counter.
  11. The dog is in the doghouse.
  12. The picture is on the wall.
  13. The socks are in the drawer.
  14. The butterfly is among the flowers.
  15. The computer is on the desk.
  16. The pillow is on the bed.
  17. The plate is on the dining table.
  18. The picture is on the wall.
  19. The hat is on the hook.
  20. The car is in the garage.
  21. The ball is in the playground.
  22. The cookie is on the plate.
  23. The backpack is on the chair.
  24. The keys are on the key holder.
  25. The rainbow is in the sky.

Prepositions Practice Exercise for Class 1

Fill in the blanks with the appropriate preposition.

  1. The cat is ___ the box.
  2. The book is ___ the table.
  3. The bird is ___ the tree.
  4. The ball is ___ the grass.
  5. The flower is ___ the vase.
  6. The toy is ___ the shelf.
  7. The fish is ___ the bowl.
  8. The pencil is ___ the case.

Answers

  1. The cat is in the box.
  2. The book is on the table.
  3. The bird is in the tree.
  4. The ball is on the grass.
  5. The flower is in the vase.
  6. The toy is on the shelf.
  7. The fish is in the bowl.
  8. The pencil is in the case.

Prepositions Practice Exercise PDF For Class 1

Download the free pdf of practice exercises of prepositions with answers for class 1 students here:

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FAQs

What is the preposition for class 1?

The words that show the relationship of noun/ pronoun with other nouns or pronouns in the sentence.

Why are prepositions important for grade 1?

Prepositions are important for grade 1 students to teach them to denote the position, location, or direction of an object in the sentence. 

Give 5 examples of prepositions.

The pencil is in the box.
The bird is flying above the tree.
The fish is in the bowl.
The sun is behind the clouds.
The rabbit is hiding behind the bush.
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