This new collection of crossword puzzles for kids is designed to provide fun spelling and language practice. Use the links below to try the first new puzzles.
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NEW! Word Families - Find a word for each clue that belongs to the same word family as the BOLD words. Fun, easy printable crossword puzzle for elementary and ESL students.
Vegetable Stir-Fry - Do you like your veggies all mixed up? That's great, because in this easy crossword, you'll need to unscramble the names of fifteen well-known vegetables. It's a fun, tasty puzzler!
Starts with A - How many A words do you know? Probably more than you think! This kids crossword puzzle contains eighteen familiar A words.
Double Z Words - Will you be dazzled by this challenging kids' crossword puzzle? You'll need to find 15 ZZ words that fit the definitions. Hint: I've just given you two of the answers!
Find the Misspellings Crossword Kids love to find mistakes! To complete this page, they'll need to find one misspelled word in each sentence and write it correctly in the puzzle.
Sight Words Crossword This fun, easy crossword puzzle provides a great way to give your young students practice with important sight words. Students will read, write and spell simple sight words in context.
Spelling crossword puzzle - This puzzle provides a fun way to practice spelling those tricky plural nouns. Students must supply the correct plural form for the noun given in each clue. For the clue hero, for example, the student would write heroes into the puzzle diagram.
Scrambled Animals Crossword - Unscramble the names of 15 well-known animals and write them correctly into the puzzle. It's more fun than a barrel of monkeys!
Number Crossword - Practice the correct spelling of 20 number words in this simple crossword. This is great for language learners of all ages...and ESL students, too!
Antonyms Crossword - Would you rather have a sunny day or a cloudy day? If you know antonyms (opposites) like these, you'll have no trouble with this easy kids' crossword.
First grade spelling puzzles - Students will love solving these puzzles using 1st grade spelling words!
Third grade worksheets - The first worksheet is a crossword that includes the all-important calendar words. Clues contain scrambled words. The students have all the letters, but need to put them in the right order to complete the crossword correctly. The second page gives your third graders (or second or fourth graders) practice in spelling, writing and using some of the most common contractions.
Homophone Crossword - It won't be too/two hard to write/right the correct answers in the puzzle, will it?
Silence, Please! - Kids supply the missing silent letters in frequently-used words. Fun spelling practice!
I've just written some more challenging crosswords, too, that you just may want to try! Here's just one from the new collection:
Which One Is It? Don’t try to solve this tricky puzzle while you’re blindfolded. Instead, use what you know about correct spelling! Choose the one word that is spelled correctly and write it in the puzzle.
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You'll find large sets of kids crossword puzzles and easy crosswords on topics of interest to all ages.
Why not start with this simple Rhyme Time Crossword Puzzle? On this kids' crossword, ask your child to come up with a word for each blank that rhymes with another important work in the clue. Solve the first couple of clues together until s/he has the idea. Then let the child try to finish the rest of the clues independently.
While you're here, be sure to check out more helpful spelling resources. Here are just a few favorites:
Sight Word Games Try three versions of LOVE the LETTERS!
Homonym Pairs - Or is it pears? This fun page requires students to select the correct homonym in ten sentences. Then they'll find their answers in a pear-shaped maze!
Wacky packages! - Find the spelling errors on these whimsical boxes. One of our most popular pages!
Hands Up and Hop to It! Fun classroom spelling activities
Fifth Grade Spelling Words & Activities: 240 Words in 12 Topical Units, No Printer Needed. Ideal for Home, Classroom or Remote Learning!
AnyWord Spelling Practice Series Worksheets, games & prompts that work with almost ANY spelling words!
Fun Spelling Worksheets for Grades 1/2 50 All-new reproducible pages for early learners!