What is an Interjection? Grammar for Kids

An interjection is a part of speech that expresses an emotion or a feeling.  These can be feelings of happiness, surprise, disgust, relief, etc… They can also express a greeting, sounds or agreement.

Most injections are found at the beginning of the sentence and are separated from other parts of the sentence with punctuation, usually an exclamation point.

List of Interjections for Kids 

Splat!What’s Up!Yeah!Ouch!
Zoom! No!Ugh!
Zap! Sure!Grr!
Crash! No Problem!Eek!
Boo! Fine!Yikes!
Wack!  Eww!
Shh!  Oh No!
Aww!  Oops!
   Oh My!
   Oh Dear!