If you like free crossword puzzles to print, you're in the right place! The puzzles in this collection are great for older kids and adults.
Take a look through the topics, and start solving the ones you like best. You'll find links to additional puzzles and activities on each puzzle page.
A Long and Short Puzzle! Climb aboard the Crossword Express for this challenging vocabulary puzzler! You'll need to supply long synonyms for some clues and short synonyms for others. As you begin to fill in the grid, the letters you provide will give you clues to more and more words.
Pig Jigs - If you know that "a dance for hog" is a Pig Jig, then you'll have no problem with this crossword. Solve over 40 more fun rhyming word pairs!
Don't Be Scared! - Just face your fears as you try to complete this fascinating online puzzle that's all about phobias.Twenty clues for you to solve with this printable puzzler.
Second Place Trivia - Can you name the second longest river, the second least densely populated country, and more? Try this challenging free crossword puzzle and find out!
World Capitals - Travel around the world as you supply the name of the country that matches each capital city. How long will it take you to sail through this crossword?
Muddled Music Crossword - Sharpen your focus to solve this one! Replace one or two letters in each clue to spell a musical term.
Presidential Middle Names - Check your knowledge of some interesting trivia about U.S. Presidents! Can you supply the name of the president who had/has each of these middle names?
Seeing Double - You'll be seeing double when you complete fun, free printable crossword! Every answer has at least two pairs of double letters.
Watermelon Words - Every answer to this fun crossword is spelled using the letters in WATERMELON. (You'll be surprised at how many words are possible.) A juicy challenge, for sure!
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.
Doctor, Doctor! Supply the names of 20 different kinds of medical specialists. Will you pass your check-up?
Spelling Bee Challenge - In this unique fill-in crossword, you'll need to place 32 difficult spelling bee words. How many of these words can you spell and/or define?
Synonym Crossword: Can you solve this mammoth-sized challenge? For each clue you must select a synonym that fits into the diagram.
Anagram Crossword: Can you choose the correct anagram for each five-letter clue to correctly complete this puzzling puzzler???
Sports Scramble: Can you unscramble the names 40 different sports? Some are short and simple, but others are really, really long. See if you're up to this challenge!
A Very Extraordinary Crossword - Why is this one so special? Try it and find out! You'll need to solve twenty clues to complete this one.
Learning Locations - You have probably heard of these 22 American colleges and universities. But do you know where they're located? Find out when you try this challenging crossword puzzle!
EX Marks the Spot: All the answers in this crossword begin with EX. Fun vocabulary practice for upper grades!
Fill-In Puzzles for 3rd, 4th, and 5th graders: Two fill-in puzzles that feature ER/OR words and AL/EL/IL/LE words. Great spelling practice for middle graders!
You can also find a selection of easier crosswords here at Spelling-Words-Well. Here are just two:
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.
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!
This website is all about spelling. You'll find spelling worksheets,
spelling games, lots of spelling word lists, and spelling bee
resources. So why am I adding free crossword puzzles? Because they are an
additional tool for fun spelling practice! Correct spelling must be used
to successfully complete crossword puzzles.
You'll note that I've built "free-form" crosswords . This type of puzzle allows me to write clues so that every
answer fits the topic of the puzzle. No "filler" words are needed.
If so, head on over to my other website, www.word-game-world.com where you'll find crosswords on three levels: easy, medium and difficult.
Ann Richmond Fisher is a longtime published educational writer, a former classroom teacher and a former homeschool teacher. Ann's spelling bee resources, graded spelling word lists, spelling games, worksheets, and other language arts resources have become respected around the globe since she launched Spelling-Words-Well in 2010.
Ann is also the creator of www.word-game-world.com.
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