Prepositions with Pictures: Useful Prepositions for Kids

Prepositions for Kids! Prepositions with Pictures! Learn English Preposition pictures with example sentences, videos and ESL worksheets. Learn prepositions of place and movement for kids.

Prepositions with Pictures for Kids

Prepositions of Place

Prepositions for kids: list of Prepositions of Place with examples.

  • In – My parents live in New Zealand now.
  • On – The town is right on the border.
  • Under – We slept under the open sky.
  • Next to – The hotel is situated next to the lively bustling port.
  • Between – There is a gulf between the two cities.
  • Among – I enjoy being among my friends.
  • In front of – They massed in front of the city hall.
  • Behind – The horse fell behind in the race.
  • Above – Our friends in the apartment above us are really noisy.
  • Below – He dived below the surface of the water.
  • Near – There is a bush near the school playground.
  • Far from – The children don’t go far from home.
  • At – I was waiting at the bus stop.

Prepositions with Pictures and Examples

Learn prepositions with pictures: prepositions of place list


Meaning: Used to say exactly where something or someone is

Example: I saw a cat at the window.


Meaning: Higher than something else, but not directly over it

Example: There’s a cat above the dog.


Meaning: Lower than something else

Example: The dog lies below the cat.


Meaning: Touching a surface or being supported by a surface

Example: A dog lies on the rug.


Meaning: Lower than (or covered by) something else

Example: There is a dog under the desk.

On top of

Meaning: On the highest surface of something

Example: There was a cat on top of the table.

In front of

Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else

Example: The cat was in front of the fireplace.


Meaning: Something in the middle of two objects or things (or places)

Example: There is a mouse between the cats.


Meaning: Into a container, place etc

Example: You’ll find a mouse in the drawer.

Next to

Meaning: Further forward than someone or something else.

Example: The dog came and sat next to the boy.


Meaning: At the back (part) of something

Example: This dog still sat behind the chair.

Prepositions for Kids: Prepositions of Place Image 1

Prepositions of Location - Prepositions of Place

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Prepositions for Kids: Prepositions of Movement

List of Prepositions of Movement in English with examples.

  • Down – It’s easier to run down the hill than go up.
  • Up – She doesn’t like riding her bike up these hills.
  • Out of – He jumped out of the window.
  • Into – Don’t put new wine into old bottles.
  • Toward – She was carrying a suitcase and walking towards.
  • Away – Dinah was crying as she drove slowly away.
  • Past – You drive past the stadium on your way to work, don’t you?
  • Over – The hotel is over the bridge.
  • Onto – I slipped as I stepped onto the platform.
  • Off – I must be off now.
  • Around – Her hair whipped around her face in the wind.
  • Under – The pen fell under the desk.
  • Along – We went for a walk along the beach at twilight.
  • Across – The boys swam across the lake.
  • Through – The Charles River flows through Boston.

Prepositions with Pictures: Prepositions of Movement Image

Prepositions with Pictures Video

In this section, we are going to show you some preposition words and phrases that you can add to your English vocabulary which do not fit into any other category. This is a great way to expand your general understanding of the language and add words and phrases that can be used in a variety of situations. In addition to this, you will have the opportunity to link each word or phrase to an image which is a proven way of helping you to remember them more easily.


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1 year ago

What is difference between under the table and on the desk

11 months ago
Reply to  Satwinder

under is debajo.
above, object doesn’t rub surface.
on, object rub surface.

11 months ago
Reply to  Satwinder

Under means it is not touching the surface of object.
On the desk means it is touching the surface of object

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