Household Items That Start with a Specific Letter

Household items are essential in today’s world. You would be surprised to know how much you depend on little everyday items if you were to count them all.

Toilet paper is just one prime example that many people can’t live without. Here is a long list of household items for every room in your home.

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Household Items That Start with The Letter “A”

Air Freshener

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An air freshener refreshes a room or space with a smell that is more desired than the previous one. Air fresheners come in many forms, such as this self-standing one. Another popular type is a plug in with a liquid form of the freshener with essential oils.

Alarm Clock

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An alarm clock is a clock that can be set to help you wake up in the morning. They can be digital or analog, although most alarm clocks are now digital. Some beep to wake you up, while others can be set to your favorite radio station.

Aluminum Foil

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Aluminum foil is a thin layer of aluminum metal that can be used to cover food to be stored in the refrigerator or to assist in cooking and baking various foods. Baked potatoes are commonly cooked wrapped in aluminum foil.



An apron is used to keep food and ingredients off your clothes while cooking or baking. It is made of cloth and ties in the back and behind the neck. Aprons come in a variety of styles and colors to have fun while in the kitchen.

Area Rug

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An area rug is a decorative piece of thick material that is used to cover up the floor in a room in a house or outside on the porch. Add a large area rug to your living room to make the space look larger.



Artwork can be either a picture, image, sculpture or other forms that is made in an artistic way and recognized as art. Artwork can look real or abstract. The prints and images in this photograph are examples of artwork.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “B”



A backpack is a bag that has straps to wear over the back. A backpack is made with several compartments to store items in various sizes. It is popular for students to use backpacks to store books, folders, pencils and other items they need for school.



A bag is a piece of cloth or plastic with straps to easily carry with your hands or over the shoulder. Items bought at a store, such as clothes or groceries, are carried in a plastic or paper bag.

Baking Pan

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A baking pan is used for baking and cooking items in the oven, such as cookies and chicken. Most pans are made of stainless steel or aluminum. They can come in several sizes to cook a variety of foods on.

Bath Mats

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Bath mats are small mats that can be made of a variety of materials that sits on the floor of the bathroom, usually near the bath or shower. Most are made to absorb water and have an anti-slip back.

Bathroom Scale

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A bathroom scale is a scale you can use in the bathroom to keep track of your weight on a daily basis. A bathroom scale can be analog or digital. Keep on the bathroom floor or under the sink for easy access.



Batteries are made up of various materials, such as potassium, zinc, and manganese. They are used to power up a variety of materials, such as clocks, radios, light fixtures, and other small electronic devices.



A bed is a place to sleep at night. It can be made up of a frame, box springs, and mattress. Pillows and blankets make it comfortable to sleep on cold nights. You can also dress up the bed with a colorful duvet.

Bed Frame

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A bed frame is a frame that keeps the box springs and mattress off the ground. They can be made of metal like this one, with a decorative headboard and footboard. Another popular material for a bed frame is wood.



A belt is a long, thin piece of material used to hold up pants. Belts are laced through loops in pants and stay together with a buckle.

The belts in the picture are made of leather stained in various shades of brown. Stitching adds décor to the side, with a metal tongue with holes to keep the belt on.



A bench is a long seat with a back and sometimes armrests. They are commonly seen in parks and other public outdoor places as an area to rest and enjoy the surrounding space. This one is made of wood and painted green to blend in with the grass.



A blanket is a large piece of cloth used to cover up during cold days and nights. You can lounge on a couch with a blanket or add extra ones to your bed. Blankets are made of various soft materials, colors, and patterns.



A blender is a kitchen device used to chop up and blend various foods and liquids. The top is glass and has marks to measure the amount of food or liquids you want to use.

The lid keeps the contents from spraying out. The bottom of the blender has a dial to turn it off and on.



A blouse is a loose shirt with buttons, worn by men, women, and children. Nowadays, they are mainly worn by women.

Blouses can be plain or frilly, with designs or in a solid color. The blouse pictured is solid blue with white buttons down the middle, and frilly details along the front.



A bookshelf is a shelf made specifically to store books on. Libraries contain countless shelves along the walls and middle of their rooms.

This bookshelf looks to be built in the wall of a home. Books can be ordered and organized in each section.



Books are reading materials in the form of paper with a cover. Hardcover books are made with a hard material to protect the many pages of paper inside. Softcover books are made of paper that is a little more sturdy than the pages used in the book.



Boots are shoes that are usually tall. Some boots stop at the ankles, while others go up the calf.

Boots were commonly used by cowboys and other outside workers who had to work in the mud and dirt. The boots in the picture are made of leather, although they can be made of various materials.

Bottle Opener

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A bottle opener is able to open a variety of bottles with hard lids. Glass bottles usually have metal caps, which can be difficult to take off just using your hands. Using a metal bottle opener, such as the simple one in the picture, makes it easy to remove caps.

Bottled Water

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Bottled water is water stored in a bottle, usually made of some kind of plastic. These can be found in just about any grocery or market. Water bottles are great to have around when there is no source of fresh water.


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A bow-tie is a small tie that men wear when getting dressed up for a formal event, such as a wedding or business dinner. Bow-ties are similar to ties, since they tie around the neck of the collar of a button-up shirt.



Bowls are deep dishes used to store or eat foods or liquids in, such as cereal, salads, and soups. They can be made of a variety of material, such as wood, ceramic, glass, and plastic. The bowls pictured are made of ceramic in various colors and designs.



A boxcutter is a small device used to cut open boxes. They are thin and contain a razor-blade knife to easily open up boxes made of cardboard. The one pictured has a long blade that can be replaced when dull.



A bra is a small piece of clothing worn over the chest area to support the breasts. Bras are usually fitted under a shirt or other outer garment to keep cleavage in place. Cotton and satin are popular choices for materials.



A broom is an item used to clean floors in and around a home. A large brush is attached to a long handle to make it easy to sweep up floors. The brush can be made of bristles on a wooden stick.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “C”



A cabinet is a cupboard that has a mix of drawers and shelves to store items of various sizes. Most modern kitchens have built-in cabinets to place dishes, kitchen utensils, and other kitchen items in.

Can Opener

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A can opener is a metal device used to open the lids of cans. The can opener can be made from stainless steel or another strong material. A variety of openers are available, such as automatic and manual ones.



A candle is made of wax with a wick in the middle that burns to give off light. Many candles are in the shape of a cylinder or whatever container they are made in. You can purchase candles with or without a variety of scents.



A canister is a cylinder-shaped container, used to store food or liquids. They can be made of metal, ceramic, glass, or other hard materials. Kitchen canisters, like the ones in the photograph, can have printed or painted designs on them.

Canned Food

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Canned food is food stored in a can so that it can last a long time, compared to fresh foods. Most food cans are made of metal with a sealed lid. Foods stored in cans include all kinds of beans, corn, peas, and tomatoes.



A cap is the opening of a bottle, usually made of plastic. It may have a plastic seal that has to be twisted or broken off before completely unscrewing the lid off. A lid can also be made of metal, used to keep liquids fresh.

Carbon Monoxide Detector

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A carbon monoxide detector is a device that goes off when it detects carbon monoxide gas. A carbon monoxide detector can look similar to a fire alarm and can be attached to a wall or ceiling in your home.



A cellphone, or cellular phone, is a phone that can be used in a large area, due to being part of a cellular radio system. Most cellphones require access to a wireless network to be used all over.



A chair is a piece of furniture used to sit on. It has legs, a seat, and a back. Some chairs may or may not have a place to rest your arms. Chairs have been used for thousands of years and have been made of various materials.



A clock is a machine that can tell time. Most modern clocks can keep track of the hours, minutes, and seconds. A clock can be electrical or mechanical.

The picture shows a variety of vintage wall clocks, which are still popular to use today.



A coat is a piece of clothing worn over other clothing during cooler weather. It can be taken off and hung up or carried when indoors. Coats can be long or short, with buttons, zippers, or open, and in a variety of designs and colors.

Coat Rack

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A coat rack is a place to hang up coats when in a home or public place. A rack can be self-standing, such as the one in the photograph. A coat rack can also be placed in a closet behind closed doors.

Coffee Grinder

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A coffee grinder is a device used to grind coffee before it can be brewed. Some people prefer to grind their own coffee beans, verses brewing pre-grinded coffee. This coffee maker is made of a mix of metal and wood, with a wooden handle.

Coffee Maker

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A coffee maker is a machine that brews coffee after it has been grinded. They can be made of plastic, with a glass decanter that the fresh coffee is poured into from the brewer at the top.

Coffee Mugs

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A coffee mug is a cup where coffee is poured once it is brewed and ready to drink. Coffee mugs can come in a variety of materials, sizes, styles, and colors. The image shows a wide variety of coffee mugs.

Coffee Table

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A coffee table is a small, low table that is usually placed in front of the large sofa in a living room. It can be made from a variety of materials, such as wood, metal or glass. Décor can be placed on these tables, as well as drinks and foods.



A colander is a kitchen utensil used to wash liquid off food, before or after cooking. It can be made of metal and has small holes drilled all over so that water and debris can drain out, leaving food clean and ready to eat.



A computer is an electric machine that processes and stores data. Operations are performed at a very high speed. Although computers have been around a short time, they have advanced and sped up considerably during that time.



A corkscrew is a simple device used to pull corks out of bottles. Corkscrews have a metal piece in the shape of a spiral to screw out the cork. Although these corkscrews are all made differently, each includes a spiral piece of metal.

Curtain Rod

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A curtain rod is a thin, cylinder-shaped piece of metal, plastic, or other hard material used to hang a curtain from. They can be plain or decorative. This metal curtain has spiral designs on each end.



Curtains are pieces of cloth used to hang over curtains for privacy, as well as to keep heat or cold out of a room. Curtains are made in a variety of materials, colors, and designs. This one has a floral design that matches the rest of the room.



Cutlery are utensils used to eat with, such as spoons, forks, and knives. They can be made of stainless steel, silver, gold, and other metals. This collection of cutlery is made of silver with designs on the handles.

Cutting Board

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A cutting board is a board used to cut foods with a sharp knife, instead of using a countertop, which can get damaged by a knife. Cutting boards can be made of wood, plastic, and other hard materials.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “D”



A desk is a piece of furniture used to study or work from. Many people who study or work from home do so on a desk in their bedroom, living room, or study. Desks can be made of wood, metal, glass, and other sturdy materials.

Dish Soap

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Dish soap is a specific type of soap used to handwash dishes with in the sink. Many of these are made of harsh materials, so you may want to use gloves. There are types of dish soaps that have gentle ingredients to keep hands soft.

Dish Towels

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Dish towels are small towels used to dry dishes or hands while working in the kitchen. They are usually made of cotton or other types of cloth. Kitchen towels also come in a variety of colors and designs.



A dishwasher is a machine that automatically cleans dishes. It is located in the kitchen, usually beside the sink.

There are compartments to place dishes, cups, silverware, and larger items on the bottom. Put a package of soap in its place, close the door, then turn it on.



A dress is a piece of clothing usually worn by women. A top is attached to a skirt that flows from the thigh, knee, ankles, or past the floor. Dresses are usually worn for special occasions, such as weddings and parties.



A dresser is a piece of furniture usually located in the bedroom. Items of clothing, such as socks, underwear, pants, and shirts, can be placed in various drawers. Dressers are made of wood, metal, glass, and other hard materials.



A drill is a handheld machine that can drill holes, screws, and other small items into boards, walls, pieces of wood, and other hard materials. The tip can rotate to the right or left, based on what you need it to do.

Drying Rack

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A drying rack is a device used to dry dishes that you don’t want to wash in the dishwasher. These are usually made of metal and has dividers to place several plates, cups, and other dishes on to dry.

Duct Tape

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Duct tape is a type of industrial tape with strong adhesive. It is waterproof has a cloth back. Duct tape is commonly made gray, although you can also find it in other colors to use for various home and industrial projects.



A dustpan is a small tray where debris and trash can be placed into. Dustpans are held with one hand, while the other hand sweeps dirt and dust with a tall or short broom. This dustpan comes with a short broom.

Duvet Cover

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A duvet cover is a sleeve that protects your duvet. It is made of cotton and other material, much like a pillowcase. A duvet can come in a variety of colors, styles, and materials to match the bedroom.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “E”

Extension Cord

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An extension cord is a long cord attached to an electrical outlet to a device that needs electricity. An extension cord can be added to a device that is placed far away from the outlet whose cord is too short. Extension cords are handy when something needs electricity but is too far from an electrical source.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “F”

Fabric Softener

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Fabric softener is a liquid added clothes that are being washed in the washing machine to make them softer. It also can come in the form of a thin piece of cloth that is placed in the dryer with clothes to soften them.

First Aid Kit

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A first aid kit is a small box that contains basic medical necessities, such as bandages, medicine, a thermometer, sanitary gloves, band aids, and other items needed in an emergency. It is handy to have a first aid kit available when someone gets hurt or sick at home or work and can’t see a doctor right away.



A flashlight is a handheld light that turns on with batteries. Most houses and businesses have one, just in case the electricity goes out at night or in a dark place. These can be small enough to fit in a purse, or large enough to light a large workspace.



A fork is a utensil with four prongs, used to pick up solid foods such as salads and meats. They can be made from various metals, such as silver, stainless steel, and gold. These silver forks are all designed with slightly different handles.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “G”



Glasses, or eyeglasses, help people see far away or up close, who have vision problems. Glasses include frames that keep the glass from moving. Frames can be made of various materials, such as plastic, in many designs and colors.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “H”



A hammer is a handheld tool used to embed nails and other objects onto flat surfaces. The hook on the back of the hammerhead is used to pry off nails and other items from walls. This hammer has a plastic handle with metalhead.

Hand Soap

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Hand soap is a type of soap for hands used to clean dirty hands. Hand soap can be in liquid or solid form. Many soaps include oils and other products to keep hands soft and clean.

Hand Soap Dispenser

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A hand soap dispenser is a type of bottle or container that holds liquid soap. There is usually a pump or button that releases the soap onto a person’s hands. The hand soap dispenser shown in the photo is one commonly seen in public restrooms.



Hangers are small items used to hang clothes on to avoid wrinkles and keep their shape. They are made of wood, plastic, or metals with a hook at the top. Hangers are made for both shirts and pants, as seen in the variety shown in the photograph.



A hat is small piece of clothing worn on the head to protect it from the heat and cold. Some have a wide brim on the front, like a baseball cap. They can be made of cloth, leather, and natural fibers.



Heels are a type of shoe worn by women with a high heel in the back. These shoes make a woman’s legs slender and taller. They are usually worn with a dress or pants for special occasions.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “I”

Ice Cube Tray

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Ice cube trays are shaped to freeze water and other liquids to use in drinks and for recipes. Many are made of plastic and can be easily stored in the freezer. While many people use them to freeze water, they can be used for a variety of kitchen projects and meals.



An iron is used to get wrinkles out of delicate pieces of clothing. A piece of iron is attached to a plastic handle that has a cord to plug in, as well as a space for water to steam the clothes. When the iron gets hot enough, it can be used to smooth out clothes.

Ironing Board

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An ironing board is a thin board used to place clothes when they are ironed. Legs are attached under the board, which can be unfolded to stand up the board at standing height. Some are also made to place on tables.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “J”



A jacket is a piece of clothing that goes over the top part of the body. A jacket is worn over other clothes when it is cold outside. Jackets can be made of leather, jeans, plastic, and all kinds of cloth.



Jeans are a popular type of pants worn by men, women, and children. They are sturdy enough to be worn while working or playing. Jeans are made of denim and other types of fabric in a variety of styles and colors.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “K”



A kettle is a kitchen device used to heat up water, usually for tea and other hot drinks. The lid can be taken off the top to pour in water. It is then placed on the stove to be boiled.

When the water reaches boiling point, steam will come out of the spout, making a high-pitched sound.

Key Hooks

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Key hooks are small hooks that keys can hang on when not in use. Key hooks can be made of plastic, wood, metal, and other items. They can be placed near the front door or another small wall space.

Kitchen Rug

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A kitchen rug is a rug that is specifically made to be used in the kitchen. It usually has a non-slip back to stay in place on wood, linoleum, or marble floor spaces. They can be large or small, and in a variety of designs and colors.



Knives are sharp utensils used to cut solid foods. Some are made just to cut food while others can be used to eat with. The cutting knives in the photograph have plastic handles with metal blades.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “L”



A lamp is a device placed in a room to add light to the room. Most lamps today are made of electricity and need a light bulb to work. The lamp in the picture is small enough to fit perfectly on the table.

Laundry Basket

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A laundry basket is a basket used to place laundry. The basket can be made of plastic, cloth, fiber, and other materials. It makes it easy to carry clothes to and from the laundry to wash.

Laundry Detergent

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Laundry detergent is soap used to wash clothes in the washing machine. It usually comes in a plastic bottle or box in liquid or powder form. Laundry detergent comes in a variety of scents to choose from.

Light Bulbs

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A light bulb is a device that changes electricity into light. The source of light comes from an LED or electric filament. A round shell is usually placed over the source of light.

The bottom portion of the bulb is shaped so that it can fit into a lamp to light a room.



A lighter is an object that can produce a small flame. Smokers use a lighter to light a cigarette. Lighters can also be used to start fires in a fireplace or light a candle.

This one is encased in plastic, although lighters can also be made of metal.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “M”



Matches are used to light fires. Matches consist of a stick made with stiff paper or wood. One end is coated with a special material that can produce fire when stroked on a surface.

Paper matches are kept in small matchbooks, while wooden ones are placed in matchboxes.



A mattress is the large pad that people sleep on in beds. It helps to support the back and rest of the body at night. It is filled with material that can make sleeping on the mattress hard or soft, such as cotton or boxed springs.

Measuring Cup

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A measuring cup is a cup used to measure ingredients for making recipes. Small marks on the cup help you measure the items in cups, milliliters, pints, and ounces. A measuring cup can be made of plastic, glass, or other hard material.

Measuring Tape

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Measuring tape is a long piece of material used to measure pieces for projects at home and construction jobs. One end has a metal tip and may be slightly bent to hold onto one end of what is being measured, while the other end can be pulled to where the object will be measured.



A microwave is a small oven that can heat food items up quickly, usually within minutes or seconds. Buttons on the side let you heat up food at different times. Some microwaves have an option that will keep time for cooking and baking.



A mirror is a piece of glass that you can see reflections on. Modern mirrors have a border so that you don’t cut yourself on the sharp corners. Mirrors are used when getting ready to go out and can make a room appear larger.



A mouse is a small device used with a computer to help you navigate through pages and programs on the computer. It can help you point to different items on a computer to use. The motion of the mouse matches where the cursor goes on the computer screen.

Mouse Pad

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A mouse pad is a small pad placed under a computer mouse that helps the mouse move along with the curser accurately on the computer screen. Some come with a pad to rest your wrist on.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “N”

Nail Scissors

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Nail scissors are small scissors used to cut nails. They are made of metal and small enough to fit in the medicine cabinet or drawer in your bathroom. Slightly curved blades help to cut nails accurately and with ease.



Nails are small spikes made of metal with a flat head. They are used to hammer into wood and other flat pieces of board to keep items in place. Nails are also used to hammer into walls to hang paintings and pictures on.



Napkins are small pieces of cloth used during meals to wipe the face and hands. Napkins can be made of cotton, silk, polyester, and linen. They come in a variety of designs and colors to match dishes and décor.



A necklace is a piece of jewelry worn about the neck. It is common for women to wear these, although there are many styles suitable for men. Necklaces are made from a variety of stones, metals, and jewels.



A nightstand is a small table designed to sit next to a bed. It has a flat top, with or without drawers or a lower shelf. It can be made of wood, metal, plastic, or other hard materials.



A notebook is a book filled with paper to take notes or draw on. Some notebooks have lined pieces of paper, while others have blank ones.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “O”

Oven Mitts

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Oven mitts are thick pieces of cloth and other material placed over the hands to protect the hands from hot pots, pans, and oven trays that need to be handled. They come in all kinds of styles and colors.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “P”



Pajamas are clothes worn to sleep in. Most are designed to be loose-fitting and in silk or cotton, for a comfortable night’s rest.



A pan is a cooking utensil used on a stovetop to cook food. They can be made of various metals, including copper, aluminum, and cast iron.



Panties are a type of underwear worn by women. They are made of a small piece of cloth, such as cotton, polyester, or silk. A variety of colors and styles are available, as seen in the photograph.

Paper Towels

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A paper towel is a type of paper that can absorb liquids to clean up spills and for wiping items dry. They usually come in rolls.



A pencil is a writing utensil made of lead. The outside is wrapped in wood or plastic, to easily hold while writing or drawing. The end may or may not have an eraser.



A pen is a type of writing utensil using ink. The container holding ink is surrounded by a thicker piece of plastic or other material to hold onto while writing or drawing.



A picture is a visual image made with a camera. It can be made in black and white or color. It can also be an image made with pencils or paint.



A pillow is a bag made of cloth and filled with cotton, polyester, feathers, or foam rubber to keep the head comfortable while sleeping or relaxing. Pillows can be round, square, or rectangular.



A placemat is a small mat placed under dishes at the dining table. They can be made from a variety of material, such as sturdy fibers or cloth.

Plastic Bag

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A plastic bag is a bag made of thin plastic. Plastic bags are used to carry fruit and vegetables in the fresh foods section at grocery store.



A plate is a flat dish used to serve and place food to eat during meals. A plate can be made of china, plastic, ceramic, and metal.



A plier is a handheld tool with small pincers used to hold small items and twist or bend wire. These pliers are made of metal with plastic grips.



A plunger is a household device used to unclog items from drains and sinks. A large suction cup is attached to a wooden rod to use around the house.


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Post-Its are small pieces of paper with a sticky film located on a strip on the other side to stick to flat surfaces. Reminders or notes can be written on these papers for later use.



A pot is a deep container used to cook or store food in. A pot can be made with clay, ceramic, or metal and are commonly used on stovetops.

Printer Paper

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Printer paper is thick or thin paper used to print pictures, reports, and other items on a printer that is hooked up to a computer. It is a common type of paper used in homes and offices.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “R”



Rags are small pieces of cloth used to clean up spills and other items in the home. These cloths are sometimes torn or cut from larger pieces.



A raincoat is a type of jacket with a hood that is made of waterproof material to wear over clothing in the rain. This child’s jacket has pockets with buttons to keep rain off other clothing.



A razer is a handheld shaving device that men and women use to remove body hair. There is a small, metal blade on one end, with a plastic handle on the other.



A refrigerator is a large box that keeps foods and drinks cold. A box at the top or located below is cold enough to freeze edible foods and drinks to use when needed.



A ring is a small piece of jewelry worn around the fingers. Rings are made of all kinds of metals and precious stones, including diamonds, gold, and silver.

Rubber Gloves

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Rubber gloves are long gloves made of rubber and used when cleaning. Rubber gloves protect the hands and arms from the harsh chemicals found in cleaning products.



A ruler is a measuring stick that shows inches, centimeters, and millimeters. Most rulers measure out to 12 inches and are made of flexible metal or wood.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “S”

Salad Spinner

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A salad spinner is a kitchen tool where salad is placed to wash and remove extra water from the vegetables. The spinning motion removes extra water from the salad.



Scissors are sheers used to cut thin materials, such as paper and fabric. They are usually made of metal with plastic handles.



A screwdriver is a handheld tool with a tip made to fit in a screw to turn it. The tip is either flat, star, or cross-shaped, based on the screw being used.



Screws are small metal pins used to keep items in place, such as wood and other hard materials. The image shows a variety of screws and the variety of shapes to the heads.

Security Safe

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A security safe is a box where valuables can be locked up safely. A special set of numbers or letters must be dialed or punched in the right order to open the safe. Items kept in a safe include money and jewelry.

Serving Platter

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A serving platter is a large dish which various foods are served on. Guests can give themselves individual portions from the large serving dish to eat.



Shampoo is a liquid form of soap made specially to wash hair. Shampoo is usually in a bottle where the soap can be pumped or poured into the hands.



A shawl is a thin or thick piece of fabric in the shape of a triangle or square which is worn around a women’s shoulders or head. It is worn to keep warm or for decorative purposes.

Sheet Set

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Sheet sets are a group of sheets made to fit over the mattress and pillows on a bed. A sheet set usually comes with a sheet that fits over the mattress, a sheet to place over the body, and two smaller ones to fit over pillows.



A shirt is a loose piece of clothing worn over the top part of the body. A shirt has short sleeves, a curved part around the neck, and stops at or below the waist.

Shoe Rack

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A shoe rack is a small piece of furniture specially made to store shoes. It can be made of wood, metal, or other hard material heavy enough for several pairs of shoes to fit on.



Shoes are pieces of clothing made to fit around the feet. They keep feet warm and support them when walking on hard or uneven surfaces.



Shorts are a piece of clothing worn from the waist to the knees or above the knees. They keep this part of the body covered up and are ideal for when the weather is warmer.

Shower Caddy

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A shower caddy is an accessory to place shower necessities on, such as soaps and washcloths. The caddy can be attached to the shower wall or shower with hooks and suction cups.

Shower Curtain

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A shower curtain is a large piece of cloth or waterproof material hung on the outside of the bath and shower. A curtain helps keep the water in the shower, while also giving the user some privacy.

Shower Gel

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Shower gel is a thick soap used to wash the body while taking a shower or bath. It is usually stored in a bottle and can be squeezed out when needed.



A skirt is a piece of clothing worn by women on the lower part of their body. A skirt starts at the waist and covers part or all the legs, with an opening at the bottom.

Smart Thermostat

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A smart thermostat is a home device that lets you program your desired temperature settings for your home. Some thermostats can also predict how hot or cold you want them to be after some use.

Smoke Alarm

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A smoke alarm is a device that makes a loud sound when smoke is detected nearby.
Smoke alarms are usually placed on the ceiling or high up on a wall.



Socks are small pieces of cloth placed on the feet to keep them worn and to wear inside shoes. They can be made of thick or thin material, such as wool or cotton.



A sofa is a large chair that can fit several people comfortably in the living room. They come in a variety of colors, styles, and materials.



A spatula is a large kitchen utensil with a handle and a flat blade, used to flatten, mix, and flip food. They can be made of plastic or metal.



A speaker is a device that transmits sounds from a radio or television that can be heard clearly. It is usually encased in a box, like the ones in the picture.



Sponges are household items used to clean surfaces and kitchenware. They are usually made of wood, fiber, and other items.



A spoon is an eating utensil with a handle and round bowl on the other side, suitable for eating soups and other foods.

Step Stool

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A step stool is a short ladder with a few steps, used to reach items that are too high for children and some adults.



Stockings are long socks or nylons used for therapeutic or cosmetic purposes over the legs and feet.

Storage Bin

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Storage bins are boxes specifically used to store items in. They can be made of plastic material.



A suit is an outfit for men to wear on formal occasions and consist of pants and a jacket, with a button-up shirt, tied, and vest.



Sunglasses are special glasses with lens that help shield the eyes from sunlight or the glare from the sun.



A sweater is a thick top with long sleeves worn during cold weather to keep you warm.



A swimsuit is a thin garment used to swim in. It can be a one-piece or two-piece for women.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “T”


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A t-shirt is similar to a shirt but is usually made with no buttons and in flannel material.



A table is a piece of furniture with a flat top and legs, used to eat on or display décor throughout the house.



A tablecloth is a thin piece of cloth made to fit over the top of a table.



A tanktop is a top with no sleeves. It can be worn alone or under other tops.



A television is a box that receives signals in the form of pictures and sounds to project on the screen and heard on speakers.



A tie is a thin piece of cloth tied around the collar to keep a shirt in place and used mainly by men.



Tissues are thin pieces of cotton or other material, used as a temporary facial handkerchief.

Toaster Oven

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A toaster oven is a kitchen appliance that can be used as an oven or toaster.

Toilet Brush

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A toilet brush is a brush with a long handle to clean the inside of a toilet.

Toilet Paper

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Toilet paper is paper specially made to clean up with after using the toilet.

Toilet Paper Holder

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Toilet paper holder is a special holder used to place toilet paper on when not in use.



Tongs are kitchen utensils used to pick up and hold food from two ends.



A toothbrush is a brush made to clean your teeth with.

Toothbrush Holder

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A toothbrush holder is a cup made to store toothbrushes in when not in use.



Toothpaste is a paste used on the teeth to keep them clean.

Towel Hooks

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Towel hooks are hooks installed in the bathroom where towels can be hung to use.



A towel is a piece of cloth, such as cotton, and used to dry off after a shower or when at the beach.



Toys are a variety of items used by children to play with during free time.



A tracksuit is a specially-designed jacket and pants worn when exercising.

Trash Bag

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A trash bag is a bag used to store trash when thrown away.

Trash Can

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A trash can is a container where trash is kept.



Tupperware is a brand of containers made of plastic and used to store leftover food in the refrigerator.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “U”



An umbrella is a plastic device that opens up to shield the carrier from the rain.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “V”

Vacuum Cleaner

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A vacuum cleaner is a household machine that sucks up debris from carpets and furniture.



A vase is an ornamental container made to store fresh flowers and bouquets.

Household Items That Start with The Letter “W”



A wallet is a small booklet, made of leather and other items, and is used to store money, credit cards, driver’s license, and other important items that are small.



A watch is a clock that can be worn around the wrist.

Watering Can

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A watering can is a handheld can with a spout used to water plants with.

Welcome Mat

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A welcome mat is a sturdy mat placed just outside the front door to greet guests and a place to wipe off shoes before entering.



A whisk is a kitchen utensil used to whip up eggs or cream. It is made of small pieces of wire looped around to mix up items in a recipe.

Window Cleaner

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Window cleaner is a cleaner specially made to clean windows and is usually clear.

Wine Glass

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Wine glasses are special glasses made to pour and drink wine with. They are usually clear and have long, thin necks.

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