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Kids Printable Crossword Puzzles

yellow block letter A

I'm writing lots of new kids printable crossword puzzles which work well for extra spelling and vocabulary practice at home or in the classroom. This puzzle is especially fun to solve, because all the words begin with A. 

Starts with A

How many words do you know that start with the letter A? You probably know a LOT!  Take a deep breath of air as you begin. Be sure to ask a grown-up if you need help reading the clues or spelling the answers

Printable Version & Answers

Kids Printable Crossword Puzzles - Starts with A, one of the many free #kidscrosswords from #spellingwordswell


1. A large reptile with strong jaws and sharp teeth

6. The opposite of awake

7. It grows into an oak tree

8. A grown-up

9. A large animal related to monkeys

11. The part of the body between your shoulder and your hand

deer with large antlers

12. A person who is skilled at painting or drawing

13. Person who writes a book or story

14. A bony growth on the head of a deer (See picture.)


2. The place where your foot joins your leg

3. Opposite of below

4. A firm, round fruit that is good to eat. It can be red, green or yellow.

5. Opposite of never

6. A small insect that lives in colonies

7. The season between summer and winter

9. The space in a house just under the roof

10. A line with a point on one end that shows a direction

11. The eighth month of the year

Digging a Little Deeper...

Can you think of any words with three or more As? Scroll down to see some of my answers.

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More Kids Crosswords from Word-Game-World

I've written lots of entertaining and educational kids crosswords for my other site, word-game-world.com. Topics range from colors to calendars to capital cities. Here are just two of my favorites for you to try:

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