Try some of our printable
brain teasers for challenging, fun spelling practice! If you can spot spelling mistakes,
this brain teaser won't be too hard at all. Find the spelling errors
and follow the clues to find out which student wrote which spelling
Look at the spelling tests and decide which words are spelled correctly. Then use the clues below to learn which test belongs to which student.
Boys: Mike, Dion, Pete Girls: Fiona, Lisa, Megan
1. Pete had the most words spelled correctly.
2. Fiona had every word spelled correctly.
3. Students whose names begin with M spelled 9 words correctly.
4. The boys’ papers are in the top row.
Which words are misspelled in each test?
Which student wrote which test? Check your answers here.
Mystery Words Printable Brain Teasers, especially for kids. They'll need to carefully read the directions, use critical thinking skills and spelling skills to find the mystery words. Fun and challenging!
Magic Word Squares - 7 printable word brain teasers. Kids will complete squares in which the same words are spelled in both directions.
Picture Puzzlers - 2 Printable brain teaser worksheets where knowing how to spell simple words is a must!
If you're looking for more challenging brain teasers and word play puzzlers, take a look at these:
Travel Teaser -
One of our most difficult logic brain teasers. Can you figure out who
went where and when?
Hidden Words - Put your logic skills to the test on this entertaining word brain teaser. How long will it take you to discover three hidden words?
Brain Teasers for Adults & Upper Grade Students - Two REALLY difficult letters with hidden messages. Good spelling skills are the key to uncovering them!
Difficult Magic Word Squares - If the standard magic word square is not challenging enough for you, we think you'll love the ones on this page!
read and solve any brain teasers
first before assigning them to your students. If you think
puzzler is a wee bit too hard, consider assigning students to work
in pairs. If you're a parent, sit with your child as he begins
to solve a puzzle. If he gets "stuck," allow him to think about things
on his first, then offer small hints along the way.
Throughout our site, you'll find lots of fun spelling resources. So while you're here, be sure to try some of our spelling word games and spelling worksheets!
Fun Spelling Worksheets for Grades 1/2 50 All-new reproducible pages for early learners!
AnyWord Spelling Practice Series Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!
Spelling Bee Toolboxes for Grades 3/5 and 6/8 All the resources you need for a successful bee!
2014-15 Colossal Spelling Bee Word Lists Definitions, parts of speech & sentences included for 600 words, at two levels
100 Difficult Spelling Bee Words, Definitions & Sentences Our toughest list, for upper grades and adults!
600 Spelling Bee Words & Sentences for Gr 3/5 & 6/8 Extra words & sentences at two levels
101 Word Play Puzzlers Build spelling and vocab skills in upper grade and adult students. Lots of fun for word-play fans!