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Online spelling game that provides practice in correct usage of homonyms

Our online spelling games will hone your ability to spot spelling mistakes while entertaining you at the same time. Keep kids engaged, motivated and learning when you offer them a variety of practice opportunities and formats.

How to Play Our Online Homonym Game

  1. Click on the incorrect homonym usage from among the underlined words 
  2. Type in the correct spelling on the line in the puzzle image.
  3. Press 'Enter' on your keyboard

Watch out, because we've underlined extra words in each sentence! You won't be timed, and if you get stuck, just click the "Skip" link underneath the sentence.

Why Can't Spell-check Find Homonym Spelling Mistakes?

Homonyms are sets of 2 or more words that are pronounced the same way, but mean different things. Spell-check can only see if what you've typed is a real word—which homonyms are—but spell-check can't understand the meaning of those words. Fortunately, you can understand the meanings of words, and with practice you can easily spot most homonym spelling mistakes.

The solution? Play our free spelling games based on the actual meaning of the words to train yourself to catch these pernicious spelling mistakes, and start making your resumés, college essays, and applications more professional.

Want to go deeper with homonyms? Visit Improve Spelling Skills : Choosing the Correct Homonym page to understand why some homonyms work in one sentence but not another.

More Online Spelling Games & Classroom Activities

We have an easier interactive spelling game for kids in grades 2-4 here. Students are asked to correct our spelling mistakes. What fun!

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Roll It! - Easy-to-make spelling word games. Roll the consonants around the tube to spell new words. Great at home or at school. 

Hands Up and Hop to It!- These simple, fun games will get your kids' attention, and keep it.

Compound Word Wizards - Whole class  or large-group activity for practicing compound  word.

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Spelling Bee Games - Try one of our new Silent Spelling Bee variations. A fun--and quiet--twist on  a classic game!

Check our full list of spelling word games frequently as we update them often! 

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