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Names Of Household Appliances In English

Today, we use a variety of household appliances, and new appliances are always being developed and incorporated into homes. Knowing the names of the various house appliances can be quite helpful for your little one. It gives them a chance to learn new vocabulary words and also discuss about them with people.


In this article, we have discussed the names of appliances frequently seen around the house, along with a little information about them. This will be very helpful when teaching kids about household appliances. Let’s take a look at them!


What Are Household Appliances?

Home appliances are the devices that help us in doing household chores like cooking, cleaning, food preservation, etc. Household appliances can be of different types that we use for different purposes, such as domestic appliances, electric appliances, and more.


What Is The Purpose Of Home Appliances?

Household appliances help to accomplish household tasks easily, for example, using a blender to make a smoothie. Most household appliances are available in small sizes, with great designs and built-in features, which make our day-to-day chores effortless.

List Of Household Appliances

Let’s take a look at some of the common household appliances that we use.


1. Air Conditioner

A device that cools the room and dries the air present inside.

2. Television

An electric device used for entertainment purposes.


3. Vacuum Cleaner

A machine that is used to clean floors, sofas, carpets, and more by sucking up crumbs, dirt and other particles into a bag or container attached to the device.

4. Iron

An appliance that uses heat or steam to press out wrinkles from clothes.


5. Washing Machine

A machine that is used to clean clothes and other materials using water and soap/detergents. It then spins the water out so that the clothes can dry more quickly.


6. Refrigerator

A device that keeps food preserved with cold air. The refrigerator also has a freezer that uses very cold air to freeze the food.


7. Air Purifier

An electronic appliance that helps to remove bacteria and viruses and cleans the air in a room to improve the quality of air present inside.

8. Blender

An appliance we use to crush, mix and emulsify food. It consists of a tall glass, food containers and a removable lid made with a filler hole to add in the ingredients.


9. Ceiling Fan

An appliance that is mounted on the ceiling of the room. A ceiling fan is used for cooling the room as it consists of rotating blades that circulate the air while increasing the speed of air in the room.

10. Juicer

A kitchen appliance that crushes ingredients (fruits) very slowly with the help of a motor and separates pulp from the juice.


11. Microwave

An electric kitchen appliance that is used to reheat and cook food quickly.

12. Sewing Machine

A machine that is used to stitch clothes. This machine has a mechanically driven needle for sewing or stitching.

13. Toaster

Another kitchen appliance that is used for making toast.

14. Stove

An appliance used for cooking or heating.

15. Space Heater

An appliance used for heating an enclosed space within a building.

16. Desk Lamp

A portable task light that sits on a desk provides targeted illumination for accomplishing tasks like reading or writing.

17. Electric Kettle

An appliance used for heating water.

18. Hairdryer

A device used for drying hair by blowing warm air over them coming out of the device.

Other House Appliances

Below are the names of some more essential household appliances that children must know about.

  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Water heater
  • Water purification system
  • Security system
  • Personal computer
  • Printer
  • Electric drill
  • Speaker
  • Range hood
  • Clock
  • Smoke detector
  • Waffle maker
  • Mousetrap
  • Stapler
  • Torch
  • Weighing scale
  • Laptop
  • Humidifier

We hope this article helped you to teach your child about common household appliances that we use on daily basis. You can quiz your little one about these appliances using various games and activities and help your children to add these new words to their vocabulary in a fun and engaging way. Happy learning!

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Types Of Houses with Names for Children
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