List of Easy Words That Start With B (Great for Kids and Preschoolers)

In need of easy words that start with B? I’ve put together a list of easy – and some medium difficulty – words that are easy for kids to get started with.

B is a great letter for words that can help structure sentences. This letter is sometimes silent and often makes a prominent sound in a word.

From short, common words like ‘bee’ and ‘ball’, to slightly more challenging words like ‘bicycle’ and ‘button’ – I hope you find what you’re looking for:

Easy Words That Start With B

Ball – a solid or hollow spherical or egg-shaped object that is kicked, thrown, or hit in a game.

Basket – a container used to hold or carry things, typically made from interwoven strips of cane or wire.

Bat – an implement with a handle and a solid surface, typically of wood, used for hitting the ball in games such as cricket, baseball, and table tennis.

Bear – carry the weight of; support.

Beast – an animal, especially a large or dangerous four-footed one.

Bed – a piece of furniture for sleep or rest, typically a framework with a mattress.

Bee – a stinging winged insect which collects nectar and pollen, produces wax and honey, and lives in large communities.

Beep – a short, high-pitched sound emitted by electronic equipment or a vehicle horn.

Below – at a lower level or layer than.

Bib – a piece of cloth or plastic fastened round a child’s neck to keep its clothes clean while eating.

Bicycle – a vehicle consisting of two wheels held in a frame one behind the other, propelled by pedals and steered with handlebars attached to the front wheel.

Bike – a bicycle or motorcycle.

Bill – a printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services.

Bird – a warm-blooded egg-laying vertebrate animal distinguished by the possession of feathers, wings, a beak, and typically by being able to fly.

Biscuit – a small baked unleavened cake, typically crisp, flat, and sweet.

Boat – a small vessel for traveling over water, propelled by oars, sails, or an engine.

Book – a written or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.

Bow – a knot tied with two loops and two loose ends, used especially for tying shoelaces and decorative ribbons.

Box – a container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular, and having a lid.

Boy – a male child or youth.

Brew – make (beer) by soaking, boiling, and fermentation.

Broom – a long-handled brush of bristles or twigs, used for sweeping.

Brother – a man or boy in relation to other sons and daughters of his parents.

Bull – an uncastrated male bovine animal.

Bus – a large motor vehicle carrying passengers by road, typically one serving the public on a fixed route and for a fare.

Medium Difficulty Words That Start With B

Bag – a flexible container with an opening at the top, used for carrying things.

Bake – cook (food) by dry heat without direct exposure to a flame, typically in an oven.

Balloon – a small colored rubber bag which is inflated with air and then sealed at the neck, used as a child’s toy or a decoration.

Band – a flat, thin strip or loop of material, used as a fastener, for reinforcement, or as decoration.

Bargain – a thing bought or offered for sale much more cheaply than is usual or expected.

Bath – a large container for water, used for immersing and washing the body.

Because – used to introduce a word or phrase that stands for a clause expressing an explanation or reason.

Bell – a hollow metal object, typically in the shape of a deep inverted cup widening at the lip, that sounds a clear musical note when struck, especially by means of a clapper inside.

Berry – a small roundish juicy fruit without a stone.

Bet – risk a sum of money or valued item against someone else’s on the basis of the outcome of an unpredictable event such as a race or game.

Bid – offer (a certain price) for something, especially at an auction.

Big – of considerable size or extent.

Black – of the very darkest color owing to the absence of or complete absorption of light; the opposite of white.

Blessed – endowed with divine favor and protection.

Brave – ready to face and endure danger or pain; showing courage.

Brown – of a color produced by mixing red, yellow, and blue, as of dark wood or rich soil.

Bubble – a thin sphere of liquid enclosing air or another gas.

Builder – a person who constructs something by putting parts or material together.

Bun – a small cake, typically containing dried fruit.

Bush – a shrub or clump of shrubs with stems of moderate length.

But – used to introduce a phrase or clause contrasting with what has already been mentioned.

Button – a small disc or knob sewn onto a garment, either to fasten it by being pushed through a slit made for the purpose or for decoration.

Bye – short for goodbye.

If there are any easy words beginning with B that you would like to see added to this list, please drop me a comment below and I’ll add them.

If you didn’t find what you were looking for – or maybe you just want more easy words – click any of the letters below to see a list of easy words starting with that letter of the alphabet:

List of Easy and Medium Difficulty Words From Other Letters of the Alphabet:


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