How important are prepositions of place? Very important if someone tells you they left you a present somewhere... but you can't find it.
A good activity for practicing prepositions of place is to draw a picture. Follow the instructions below and draw the present in the correct place.
#1. The present is under the Christmas tree.
#2. The present is on the pillow.
#3. The present is next to the toaster.
#4. The present is in the microwave.
#5. The present is behind the TV.
#6. The present is in front of the window.
#7. The present is between the umbrella and the bag.
More challenging examples...
#1. The present is under the newspaper, on the kitchen table.
#2. The present is in the closet, on top of the photo album.
#3. The present is on the right side of the porch.
#4. The present is on the balcony, next to the cactus plant.
#5. The present is on the 3rd shelf, behind the clock.
#6. The present is under the sink, inside a locked box.
Practice making sentences with prepositions of place by answering the questions below.
#1. Where is your coffee mug?
#2. Where is your toothbrush?
#3. Where are your keys?
#4. Where is your wallet?
#5. Where is your credit card / driver's license / Tsutaya membership card?
#6. Where is your favorite photo?
#7. Where is your breakfast?
#8. Where is the milk?
#9. Where is the garbage can?
#10. Where are your shoes?
More challenging questions...
#1. Where do you put your socks?
#2. Where do you sit when you eat breakfast?
#3. Where do you do your laundry?
#4. Where do you hang your laundry?
#5. Where do you leave your TV remote?
#6. Where do you keep your cell phone during the day?
#7. Where can I find a pen?
#8. Where is the best place to keep eggs fresh?
#9. Where do the elderly hide their money?
#10. Where do you store your important photos/data?