Kids or Kids’ or Kid’s? Correct Possessive (Helpful Examples)

“Kids” is the plural form of the singular noun ‘kid’. In order to make plural of a singular noun we usually add ‘s’ or ‘es’ after the words.

“Kids’” is the possessive form of the plural noun ‘kids’.  In English grammar, possessives are used to indicate relations and possessions between people and things. In order to make possessive form of a plural word, we generally add an apostrophe (‘) at the end of that word; the possessive form of the plural noun “kids” will be kids’.

“Kid’s” is the possessive form of the singular noun ‘kid’. In English grammar, possessives are used to indicate relations and possessions between people and things. In order to make possessive form of a singular word, we generally add an apostrophe + s (‘s) with that word; the possessive form of the singular common noun “kid” will be kid’s.

Should I use Kids or Kids’ or Kid’s?

Kids should be used if you are talking about more than one kid; not about their possessions or relations, ‘kids’ is the plural form of kid. For example: Kids love candies. Kids’ should be used if you are talking about more than one kid and their possessions or relations. For example: Kids’ trousers are in the bucket. On the other hand, if you are talking about only one kid and her or his possessions or relations then you must use kid’s. For example: kid’s clothes must be washed separately.

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5 examples of how to use Kids in a sentence

  1. Two kids were fighting and I was amazed to see them because one of them was expert in fight like a boxer.
  2. There is a disease common among kids of every country but the doctors are still unable to find any logic behind that disease!
  3. Your kids are as usual brilliant and their performance was best among all other kids; we have selected them for a performance in London.
  4. Her kids are healthy but our ones are quite skinny and I don’t know what could be the reasons of their poor health.
  5. You must bring your kids to the party because there will be a lot of enjoyment and fun for them; we have arranged different competitions for them.

5 examples of how to use Kids’ in a sentence

  1. Kids’ all over the world face same health issues but in this part of the world; cholera is quite common and it can be fatal too.
  2. Her kids’ are quite beautiful and healthy and they are intelligent too; one of her kids has won national level soccer championship.
  3. I don’t like to accept kids’ lame excuses because it is their perfect age to focus on their studies and after that they will not get a chance to improve their grades.
  4. Our principal must be happy to see kids’ good results and it is the outcome of our best teachers; due to them our school always achieves first position.
  5. Kids’ mental health is also important that’s why I have planned to bring a psychologist and he will guide our kids in a best way which will be helpful for them.

 5 examples of how to use Kid’s in a sentence

  1. My kid’s memory is quite sharp and I am going to enroll him in such activities that will further enhance his critical thinking ability.
  2. You must take care of your kid’s toys because the kids can be seriously injured if they will get a sharp thing to play.
  3. I don’t know why you are always unconscious about your kid’s mental health because it can affect his later life too.
  4. One must be serious about her kid’s future and he is your only son Anna; I have warned you several times and you must consider it.
  5. Our kid’s friends are brilliant and one of his best friends is the position holder among all other kids of the school.

Quiz: Have you mastered Kids or Kids’ or Kid’s?

Correct answers can be seen under the next heading

  1. (A. kids /B. kids’/C. kid’s) are always unconscious about their hygiene that’s why I have planned to give them lessons related to their personal hygiene.
  2. (A. kids /B. kids’/C. kid’s) behavior must be assessed regularly and it will help us to complete our research in more scientific way.
  3. Anna, your (A. kids /B. kids’/C. kid’s) memory is quite long; I have tested him with several approaches and always he has shown me positive results.
  4. I am in love with that (A. kids /B. kids’/C. kid’s) eyes and I will take a selfie with her in my next class; her eyes are mesmerizing.
  5. (A. kids /B. kids’/C. kid’s) must be protected and they must not be left alone in the park because there are kidnappers around that park!

Answers to the quiz on Kids or Kids’ or Kid’s

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