Describe A Toy you liked in your Childhood: IELTS Cue Card Sample 52
Childhood and toys have a universal relationship. Every child has got that one special toy that they keep close and has special memories connected to them. So, in this cue card, share about your favourite toy. Two sample answers have been provided to guide you.
Describe your favourite toy./Talk about a toy you liked in your childhood
You should say:
- what it was
- who gave it to you
- how often you played with it (or, how you played with it)
- and explain why it was special for you.
Sample Answer 1
Here is the sample for “Describe A Toy you liked in your Childhood” topic:
When it comes to toys I had in my childhood, the collection was humongous. Everything about my toys makes me nostalgic. In my point of view, childhood is definitely a golden phase and the memories we create during this time hold a special place in our hearts. On top of that, there is nothing more precious than a favourite childhood toy.
Since I was the only girl child in my entire clan, my family had bestowed me with a plethora of toys, including dolls, building blocks, stuffed animals, puzzles, and many more. However, out of all, the one that was close to my heart was a barbie doll set that my father gifted me on my 5th birthday.
I vividly remember I had gone to somebody’s birthday party with my parents. There, I saw a Barbie doll, which looked attractive and enigmatic. I was fascinated with her clothes, shoes, hair, and everything else. I went to my father and told him that I wanted the same set on my birthday.
After a few months, when my birthday arrived, my father stepped inside my room with a large box that was gift wrapped. I was awestruck at the idea of receiving a barbie set. When I opened it, it was nothing similar to what I had seen but even more charismatic and bigger. Also, this barbie set came with more accessories than what I had seen at that house.
This house set became my pride possession. From thereon, whenever my cousins and friends would come over, we would play with this barbie doll. When I look back at that time, I realize how simple toys used to be our valuable things. I had a whale of a time playing around with my barbie. And, I am proud to say that I still have it intact at my house.
Sample Answer 2
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I remember when I was young, I was keen on watching the cartoon called “The many adventures of Winnie the Pooh”, so much that I kept pestering my father for the stuffed bear Winnie the Pooh. Finally, my father gave me one as a present for my 6th birthday. When I got this toy, I jumped for joy and paid no attention to my other presents.
This stuffed bear was, incredibly, identical to the character in the cartoon I had watched. He also had a short red shirt and was holding a jar of honey which was his favorite food. Therefore, I felt as if he had come from the movie.
Since then, I considered him my closest friend and I couldn’t go anywhere without him, even when I went to sleep. Every day, I talked with the bear and told him about my daily routine. Unfortunately, I lost the bear at an amusement center, which made me cry for almost a week. At that time, I felt like I had lost a good friend who I could share everything with. At present, whenever I watch this cartoon or see any photos of Winnie the Pooh, all the wonderful memories about him are brought back. Thanks to the bear, I experienced a happy childhood.
Here are the vocabularies for “Describe A Toy you liked in your Childhood” with examples:
- Was keen on: [phrasal verb] was eager to/was enthusiastic about
Eg: He was keen on fishing when he was a boy, and he still loves to go fishing at weekends.
- Pestering: [verb] annoying someone by asking them many times.
Eg: In the shop, some children were pestering their mother to buy ice-cream.
- Stuffed bear: [noun] a toy in the shape of a bear, made of cloth and filled with soft material.
Eg: Stuffed bears have always been popular as toys for young children.
- Identical to: [adjective] exactly the same as someone or something else.
Eg: His sports bag is identical to mine, and as a result one day I took his bag by mistake.
- Amusement center: [noun] a center which has a lot of things which you can play on and many different activities to enjoy.
Eg: Our city has a huge shopping mall, and it has a fantastic amusement center for children to play while their parents are shopping.
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