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Little Explorers
English Picture Dictionary
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
f in Morse Code f in ASL
F is for ...
f in Braille f Marine Signal Flag
fabric

fabric

Fabric is a material that is produced by weaving or knitting thread. Clothing is made from fabric.
Fabrosaurus

Fabrosaurus

Fabrosaurus was small, primitive plant-eating dinosaur from South Africa.


face

This is a funny face!


factory

Many items, like cars, are made in factories.


Fahrenheit

Fahrenheit is a measure of temperature that is abbreviated F. Water freezes at 32°F and boils at 212°F.


falcon

The falcon is a fast-flying bird. It prey upon other birds.


fall

If you lose your balance, you can slip and fall.
autumn

fall

Fall is the season between summer and winter. Another name for fall is autumn.


falling star

A falling star is not a star; it is a meteor (made of rock and/or iron) which is burning up in the Earth's atmosphere.


family

A family is a group of related people.


fan

A fan is a machine that makes a breeze.


farm

Farms are where plants are grown and animals are raised.


farm animals

Farm animals are very useful to people.


farmer

Farmers produce food by growing plants and tending animals.


fast

The girl can run very fast.


fat

The opposite of fat is thin.


father

A father is a man who has a child.


faucet

You can turn water flow on or off at a faucet.


fawn

A fawn is a young deer.


feather

Birds have feathers.


February

February is the second month of the year.


feet

We have ten toes on our feet.


femur

The femur is the upper leg (thigh) bone. It is the longest bone in the human body.


fence

A fence is a type of barrier.


fern

A fern is a lacy, primitive plant.


ferret

Ferrets are a type of weasel.
fiddle

fiddle

Fiddle is another word for violin. It is a stringed musical instrument.
fiddler crab

fiddler crab

The fiddler crab is small crab that lives on beaches. The male fiddler crab has one enlarged claw.
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fifteen

Fifteen is the number after fourteen (14) and before sixteen (16).
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fifty

Fifty is the number after forty nine (49) and before fifty one (51).


file

A file is used to smooth things.


file folder

Papers are often stored in file folders.


fin

Fish use their fins to swim.


finger

We have five fingers on each hand.


fingernail

Fingernails grow at the ends of your fingers.


fingerprint

The pattern marks on our fingertips are fingerprints.


fingers

We have ten fingers on our two hands.


fin whale

The fin whale is a very large baleen whale. It is the second largest animal in the world.


fire

Fire is very hot.


firefighter

A firefighter is a person who puts out fires and saves people's lives.


firefly

The firefly (also known as the lightning bug) is a glowing, flying insect.


fire hydrant

Fire fighters hook a hose up to a fire hydrant to get water.


fireplace

You can make a fire in a fireplace to keep you warm.


first

The first person or thing comes before the others.


fir tree

A fir is an evergreen tree; it doesn't lose its leaves in the winter.


fire truck

Fire fighters on a fire truck help put out fires.


fireworks

Fireworks are beautiful explosions in the sky that people send up for a celebration.


fish

Fish live in the water and breathe with gills.


fish bowl

Fish swim around and around a fish bowl.


fishhook

You can catch fish with a fishhook on a line.


fishing rod

People use fishing rods to catch fish.


five

People have five fingers on each hand.


fjord

A fjord is a long, narrow sea inlet that is bordered by steep cliffs.


flag

A flag represents a country state, province, or city.


Flag Day

Flag Day is a holiday that celebrates the flag of a country. In the USA, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14 each year.

flame

A flame is a fire.


flamingo

The flamingo is a pink bird that eats shrimp.


flashlight

A flashlight helps you find your way in the dark.
flea

flea

A flea is a tiny insect that is a parasite on other animals. Many cats and dogs get fleas.


flipper

Flippers are wide, flat limbs that many marine animals use for swimming. Seals and whales have flippers.


Florida

Florida is a state in the southeastern United States of America. Its capital is Tallahassee.


flour

Flour is ground up grain (like wheat). Bread is made from flour.
flower

flower

A flower makes seeds. Flowers are a plant's reproductive organs. Hummingbirds, bees, butterflies, and other animals drink the sweet nectar that is made by flowers.

flukes

The tail of whales and dolphins is called the flukes (each half of the tail is called a fluke). Flukes have no bones in them. Whales swim by moving their flukes up and down in the water (fish move their tail left to right).


flute

The flute is a woodwind instrument.


fly

The fly is a small, flying insect.


fly

Many animals, like flies, butterflies and birds, can fly. People can fly in airplanes and helicopters.


flying squirrel

Flying squirrels glide from trees, using a loose flap of skin between their legs and arms.


foal

A foal is a young horse.

Once upon a time...

folk tales

Folk tales are stories that are passed on from generation to generation.


food

We eat food to get energy and to grow.


food pyramid

The food pyramid is a diagram that lets you know the US government's recommended diet.
Food chain

food chain

A food chain is is the sequence of who eats whom in a biological community (an ecosystem) to obtain nutrition. A food web is all of the interactions between predators and prey in which plants and animals obtain food in an ecoystem.


foot

We have five toes on each foot.


foot

A foot is a unit of measurement that is equal to twelve inches.


football

Football is played with an oddly-shaped ball in the USA.


footstool

A footstool is a small piece of furniture.


forehead

The forehead is the part of the face that is above the eyebrows and below the hair.


forest

A forest is a large group of trees and underbrush where many animals live.


forget-me-nots

Forget-me-nots are plants that have beautiful blue flowers.


fork

Forks are used for eating solid food.
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forty

Forty is the number after thirty nine (39) and before forty one (41).


fossa

The fossa is a meat-eating mammal from the island of Madagascar.


fossil

Fossils are mineralized impressions or casts of ancient animals and plants.


four

Squares have four sides. Cats and dogs have four legs.
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fourteen

Fourteen is the number after thirteen (13) and before fifteen (15).


fox

The fox is a meat-eating mammal with a long, bushy tail.


fractal

Fractals are patterns within patterns within patterns.
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fraction

A fraction is a part of a whole. Half of an apple is a fraction of an apple. The top number in a fraction is called the numerator; the bottom number in a fraction is called the denominator.


frame

People put pictures and photos in frames to protect them and make them look nice.
Franklin

Franklin, Benjamin

Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) was an American statesman, printer, writer, scientist, and inventor. Franklin was involved in the founding of the USA. He invented bifocal glasses and the Franklin stove. He also experimented with electricity. In 1752, his experiments with a kite in a thunderstorm (never do this, many people have died trying it!) led to the development of the lightning rod.


freezer

A freezer keeps things icy.


French horn

The French horn is a brass musical instrument; it has a very long tube.


friends

Friends are people who like and respect each other.


frightened

When we are frightened, we are afraid.


frilled lizard

A lizard with a huge neck frill that it can raise to scare its enemies.


frog

Frogs are amphibians. They begin as eggs, hatch into tadpoles (who breathe with gills), and grow up to be frogs (who breathe with lungs and lose their tail).


fruit

Fruit is the part of some plants that contains the seeds. Apples, strawberries, oranges, and bananas are fruit.


fruit bat

Fruit bats are large flying mammals that eat fruit and flowers.


frying pan

You can cook food in a frying pan.


full

This glass is full. Empty is the opposite of full.


full moon

A full moon appears as an entire circle in the sky.


funnel

A funnel is a device that lets you pour things from one container to another.


funnel

The funnel is the smokestack of a ship or a train.


fur

Fur is soft, thick hair. Many animals have fur, including cats, seals, and bats.


furniture

Tables, chairs, sofas, and beds are furniture.


fuselage

The fuselage is the main body of an airplane.


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