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Alphabet List: C

Whether you are a teacher or parent who is teaching children the alphabet, or just someone who loves words, alphabetizing, alliteration, or all of the above, we hope you find these word lists useful. 

These are not meant to be exhaustive--just thorough, covering the basics from many categories that can be tied to the academic curriculum.

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Animals

Birds
Cardinal, Catbird, Chickadee, Chicken, Cockatiel, Cockatoo, Condor, Coot, Cormorant, Cowbird, Crane, Crow, Cuckoo
Sea Creatures
Catfish, Clam, Clownfish, Cod, Crab, Crayfish
Insects and Bugs
Caterpillar, Centipede, Cicada, Cockroach, Cranefly, Cricket
Land Animals
Camel, Capybara, Caracal, Caribou, Cat, Chameleon, Cheetah, Chihuahua, Chimpanzee, Chinchilla, Chipmunk, Collie, Cougar, Cow, Coyote, Crocodile
Animal-Related
Carnivore, Chick, Claw, Cub

Art

People
Caravaggio, Cezanne (Paul)
Other
Calligraphy, Camera, Camouflage, Canvas, Carving, Ceramics, Charcoal, Color, Crayon, Cyan

Calendar

Christmas, Christmas Eve, Cinco de Mayo, Columbus Day

Church History

Biblical
Caleb, Chronicles, Colossians, Corinthians, Cross, Crucifixion
Other
Calvin (John), Carmichael (Amy), Catholicism, Charismatic, Crosby (Fanny)

Concepts

Compassion, Competition, Confidence, Conflict, Conformity, Consent, Conservation, Cooperation, Culture

Fiction, Fairy Tales, and Mythology

Calvin and Hobbes, Captain America, Captain Hook, Captain Kirk, Catwoman, Centaur, Charlie Brown, Charlotte's Web, Chewbacca, Chicken Little, Cinderella, Corduroy, Cupid, Cyclops

Food

Foods
Cabbage, Caesar Salad, Cake, Calamari, Calzone, Candy, Candy Cane, Cannellini Beans, Cantaloupe, Cappuccino, Caramel, Carrot, Cashew, Casserole, Catfish, Cauliflower, Caviar, Celery, Cereal, Chai Tea, Chalupa, Chard, Cheddar, Cheerios, Cheese, Cherries, Chestnut, Chia Seeds, Chicken, Chickpeas, Chili, Chips, Chives, Chocolate, Chowder, Chutney, Cider, Cinnamon, Clementine, Cobbler, Cocoa, Coconut, Cod, Coffee, Colby Jack, Cole Slaw, Collard Greens, Cookie, Corn, Cornbread, Cottage Cheese, Couscous, Crab, Cracker, Cranberry, Cream, Cream Cheese, Crepe, Crisp, Croissant, Croutons, Cucumber, Cupcake, Currant, Custard
Food-Related
Caffeine, Calcium, Calories, Carbohydrates, Carbonated, Chair, Chef, Cholesterol, Chop, Chopsticks, Citrus, Collander, Compost, Condiments, Cook, Crockpot, Crumb, Crumble, Crunch, Cup, Cutlery, Cutting Board

Games and Sports

Candy Land, Canoeing, Capture the Flag, Cards, Catch, Championship, Charades, Checkers, Chess, Civilization, Club, Coach, Compete, Connect Four, Course, Court, Cricket, Croquet, Cross-Country Skiing, Crossword, Curling, Cycling

Geography

Countries, States, Provinces
California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Colorado, Congo, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic
Cities
Cairo (Egypt), Cape Town (South Africa), Casablanca (Morocco), Chicago (USA)
Structures
Cabin, Cafe, Castle, Catacomb, Cathedral, Chapel, Church, Cinema, Colosseum, Condominium
Other
Canal, Canyon, Caspian Sea, City, Cliff, Congo River, Continent, Country

History

USA
Carnegie (Andrew), Carter (Jimmy), Chamberlain (Joshua Lawrence), Cherokee, Civil Rights Movement, Civil War, Cleveland (Grover), Clinton (Bill), Cold War, Columbus (Christopher), Confederacy, Constitution, Continental Congress, Coolidge (Calvin), Cuban Missile Crisis
World
Capitalism, Captain James Cook, Catherine the Great, Centurion (Rome), Charlemagne, Churchill (Winston), Cleopatra, Colonialism, Communism, Confucius, Constantine, Constantinople, Crusades (The), Cuneiform, Curie (Marie)

Household

Cabinet, Calendar, Candle, Carpet, Ceiling, Centerpiece, Chair, Chandelier, Chapstick, Clock, Closet, Clothes, Clothesline, Coffee Maker, Comb, Comforter, Computer, Countertop, Crib, Cupboard, Curtains

Humans

Cheek, Chest, Child, Circulation, Congregation, Cry

Mathematics

Calculator, Calculus, Cent, Centimeter, Circle, Cone, Cosine, Count, Cube, Cylinder

Music

People
Carey (Mariah), Cash (Johnny), Charles (Ray), Chopin (Frederic), Copland (Aaron)
Other
Cadence, Cantata, Carol, Cello, Chant, Chimes, Choir, Chorale, Chord, Chorus, Clarinet, Classical, Clef, Coda, Concert, Conductor, Cornet, Country, Cymbal

Picture Books

C - The Very Hungry Caterpillar (Eric Carle), C Book (Berenstains), Caps for Sale (Esphyr Slobodkina), Cat in the Hat - the (Dr. Seuss), Curious George (Rey)

Plants

Trees
Catalpa, Cedar, Cherry, Chestnut, Cypress
Flowers
Calla Lily, Camellia, Carnation, Chrysanthemum, Columbine, Crocus
Other
Cactus, Cattail, Chlorophyll, Clay, Conifer, Cultivate

Professions

Cafeteria Worker, Captain, Carpenter, Cashier, Certified Nurse Midwife, Certified Nursing Assistant, Chef, Chemist, Chief Executive Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Child Care Provider, Chiropractor, Civil Engineer, Clergy, Clerk, Coach, Commissioner, Construction Worker, Consultant, Cosmetologist, Counselor, Court Reporter

Science

Earth
Carbon, Cell, Chalk, Chromosome, Coal, Combustion, Crust, Crystal
Space
Cassiopeia, Celestial, Comet, Constellation, Cosmos, Crater, Curiosity Rover (Mars)

Things to wear

Cap, Cape, Capris, Cleats, Cloak, Coat, Collar, Costume, Crown, Cufflinks, Cummerbund

Transportation

Canoe, Car, Carriage, Cement Mixer, Chariot, Coupe, Crane

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