Arabic Vocabulary

Arabic Vocabulary Teaching Aids

Arabic Vocabulary Notebook

Arabic Vocabulary Notebook Templates - make a vocabulary notebook to record vocabulary words as you learn them. Includes categorized templates for people, places, animals, adjectives, inanimate objects, nature/space, abstract ideas, and a non-categorized generic template.

Vocabulary Resource Categories Available:

Animals | Calendar | Colors | Clothing | Commands | Food/Drink | Negation | Seasons | Shapes | Time| Transportation | Weather



Islamic Month names, day names, and season names

Islamic Days of the Week File Folder Activity

 Arabic Days of the Week Simple Chart

Hijri/Gregorian Month Names - Western (Gregorian) month names and their Arabic equivalents Arabic, English, and transliteration); and Islamic month names (Arabic/transliteration)

Arabic Months PowerPoint - donated to TJ


These! For them will be 'Adn (Eden) Paradise (everlasting Gardens); wherein rivers flow underneath them, therein they will be adorned with bracelets of gold, and they will wear green garments of fine and thick silk. They will recline therein on raised thrones. How good is the reward, and what an excellent Murtafaqa (dwelling, resting place, etc.)!(Suratul Kahf:31)

Arabic has a masculine and feminine form of color words. The resources below currently only teach the masculine form (unless otherwise noted)

Arabic Color Me Worksheet 1 - Red, yellow, pink, green, orange; donated to TJ
Arabic Color Me Worksheet 2  - Purple, Blue, Brown, Gray; donated to TJ
Feminine Arabic Color Words PowerPoint - donated to TJ

Arabic Color Games
This cute set of 5 coloring worksheets was donated to TJ several years ago.

I originally made these as part of my laundry sorting system to teach my kids to sort the clothes by color and learn the Arabic names at the same time. We didn't sort our clothes into this many loads, lol, but I thought while I was making sorting tags, I might as well do all the major colors! 

Arabic Color Word Worksheet 1 - Student writes the color of each object (masculine forms only, some objects in worksheet are considered feminine so student should only focus on the color-sorry)

Arabic Color PowerPoints - Green -  TJ Homeschooling


 And they brought his shirt stained with false blood. He said: "Nay, but your ownselves have made up a tale. So (for me) patience is most fitting. And it is Allah (Alone) Whose help can be sought against that which you assert." (Surah Yusuf: 18)
Clothing Words Poster
Arabic clothing vocabulary



List of Arabic Food Words - 9 pages of food words arranged by categories; donated to TJ

Arabic Food Cards - 6 pages of foods

Arabic Fruits Cards - 16 fruits

Arabic Vegetables  - 16 vegetables

Arabic Place Setting Vocabulary - Matching Activity. Cut out the items and match the item with its name on the placemat.

Negation Words

Record negation words as you learn them.

A good resource for learning about negation words can be found at: 


(And with all those Allah's Grace and Protections for their taming, We cause) the (Quraish) caravans to set forth safe in winter (to the south), and in summer (to the north without any fear)

  • Ash-Shitaa' - winter
  • Ar-Rabee' - spring
  • As-Sayf - summer
  • Al-Khareef - fall


Practice writing the season names


Arabic Shape Names Flashcards


Arabic Time Matching Activity/Flashcards - Match the clock faces to the written form of the hours that matches
Arabic Time Matching Activity/Flashcards - this one has a learning poster and matching cards (clock face, word form, and digit form)


Weather Words Poster – gives Arabic text, English translation, and English transliteration for words to describe the weather.

Weather Words Cards – use as flashcards or on a daily calendar wall display to display the day’s weather.

 Related has a lot of Arabic vocabulary lists