tongue twisters with k

31 Fun tongue twisters with K

Tongue twisters with K

Here is a list of fun tongue twisters with K. They can be used for warm-up and cooler activities in English classes as well as for helping students who have a problem pronouncing the /k/ sound.

See how fast you can say these tongue twisters without making a mistake. For shorter sentences, try reading them aloud 3 times in a row.

Note that in a few of these mouthfuls, there are some silent K words and hard C words.


1 – Keenly cleaning copper kettles.

2 – Come kick six sticks quick.

3 – Kooky kids in kindergarten calling kestrels with kazoos.

Kiss her quick, kiss her quicker, kiss her quickest!

5 – Kate trekked to Bangkok with a backpack and checkbook.

6 – A skunk sat on a stump and thunk the stump stunk, but the stump thunk the skunk stunk.

7 – Knife and a fork, bottle and a cork.

8 – The kid kicked a kelpie kennel.

9 – Black kite kits, black kite kits, black kite kits.

10 – Top chopstick shops stock top chopsticks.

11 – A kind kookaburra kept Ken’s kittens.

12 – How many kumquats could a Kenyan king cook if a Kenyan king could cook Kumquats?

13 – Hassock hassock, sick spotted hassock. A black spot on a black back of a sick black hassock.

14 – Kebabs, kimchi, and ketchup in a Korean kitchen.

15 – K keys on kiosk keyboards.

16 – Kevin can’t backtalk in a kangaroo court.

17 – Khaki oak kayaks, khaki oak kayaks, khaki oak kayaks.

18 – Karate kicking in a cashmere kimono.

19 – Shakes awaken the Kraken.

20 – Ken can ken that Ken’s kin can ken Ken’s kin’s ken.

21 – Keys lock Kentucky docks and Kentucky docks are keenly locked.

22 – A knick knack interlock knock-kneed knickerbocker sock with a mock-shot blob-mottled trick-ticker top clock.

23 – The wok cookbook broke the book rack.

24 – Kris Kringle carefully crunched on candy canes.

25 – Carrying a keg in a ski mask is a cakewalk on a backblock.

26 – A crackerjack brickmaking kiln.

27 – Karen has a knack for knock-knock jokes.

28 – A rollicking flock of quokkas saw a skink in a buckskin sock.

29 – Working Kazakh clockwork.

30 – If you stick a stock of liquor in your locker it is slick to stick a lock upon your stock or some joker who is slicker
is going to trick you of your liquor if you fail to lock your liquor with a lock.

31 – Killer koalas bask at dusk

Related activities

If you enjoyed the K tongue twisters go and check out the tongue twisters with C that use the same sound.

For more pronunciation practice have a look at the Kand G and the K and T minimal pairs pages.

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