Class 3 English Singular and Plural Nouns Worksheets

Nouns tell us about the number of things they name.
Nouns that refer to one person or thing are called singular nouns.
a flower, an ice cream, a boy, a tiger
Nouns that refer to more than one person or thing are called plural nouns.
rivers, bodies, benches, toys, girls
We can change singular nouns into their plural forms in many ways.
We add -s to most nouns to form plurals.
nut ~ nuts flower ~ flowers

Singular and Plural Nouns Worksheets for CBSE Class 3 in PDF Format

Singular and Plural Nouns Practice Exercises for Class 3

Fill in the blanks with the plurals of the nouns given in brackets.

  1. There are many ____________(country) in the world.
  2. The ____________(lady) had the ____________(key) to their cars.
  3. We saw four ____________(donkey) at the farm.
  4. Rohan picked ______________(daisy) and _____________(lily) from the garden.
  5. Our ____________(diary) were left behind in school.
  6. Jack has been to five ____________(city) with this troupe.
  7. The children received free ____________(toy) on Children’s Day.
  8. ____________(baby) need special attention and care

Use the plurals of the words given in brackets to complete the sentences.

  1. All the _____________wore black hats. (man)
  2. Be sure to brush your_______________ after eating anything sweet. (tooth)
  3. Look at those ______________sitting under the tree. (woman)
  4. The _______________flew in a V-shaped pattern. (goose)
  5. He wiped his __________________with a dry towel. (foot)

Rewrite the sentences by changing the nouns into plurals. Make changes in verbs and articles where necessary.

  1. The child went to the shop with the woman. _____________________________________________________________________________
  2. The leaf of tulsi is good for health. _____________________________________________________________________________
  3. My sister ate the peach and threw the pit in the dustbin. _____________________________________________________________________________
  4. The minister met the man who wanted to donate clothes. _____________________________________________________________________________
  5. The house had no light on. _____________________________________________________________________________
  6. The cat ate the mouse and ran away. _____________________________________________________________________________
Singular and Plural Nouns Worksheets for CBSE Class 3 in PDF

Singular or Plural?
Singular Noun Definition:
When a noun means one only, it is said to be singular.
Examples: boy, girl, book, church, box
Plural Noun Definition:
When a noun means more than one, it is said to be plural.
Examples: boys, girls, books, churches
Rule #1
The plural of nouns is usually formed by adding – s to a singular noun.
lamp lamps
cat cats
fork forks
flower flowers
pen pens
Exercise: Write the plural of each of these nouns
chair star farm
storm door rock
owner paper cup
Rule #2
Nouns ending in s, z, x, sh, and ch form the plural by adding – es.
moss mosses
buzz buzzes
box boxes
dish dishes
church churches
Exercise: Write the plural of each of these nouns
dress brush hex
wish class fox
cross bench bush
ax grass mantis
Rule #3
Nouns ending in – y preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by changing – y to – ies. Examples: lady, ladies; city, cities; army, armies Exercise: Write the plural of the following words fly baby pony injury cherry lady beauty story history berry city sky duty study theory


Rule #4
Nouns ending in y preceded by a vowel form their plurals by adding – s.
Example: boy, boys; day, days
Exercise: Write the plural of the following words
day toy essay turkey chimney
play joy valley alley volley

Rule #5
Most nouns ending in o preceded by a consonant is formed into a plural by
adding es.
Example: hero; heroes; grotto, grottoes
Exercise: Write the plural of the following words
motto calico buffalo hero
potato cargo volcano grotto
mosquito* tomato halo* tornado*
buffalo* portico* veto

*may add – s or – es

The following are among those that add s only
canto solo piano lasso
halo memento albino sirocco