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Printable Word Scramble


Red plate with fork and spoon, from our "Yum-Yum" printabe word scramble at www.spelling-words-well.com

Here's a printable word scramble that's sure to engage puzzle solvers of all ages! Every answer is a compound food word, such as doughnut or fruitcake


Unscramble the names of these foods that are compound words. Write your answers on the printable page

"Yum-Yum" is a fun printable word scramble from www.spelling-words-well.com

Here are the scrambled words from the printable page

1. c e n a k p a   

2. r o o p n c p 

3. g l e n t a g p      

4. a e e i l n p p p  

5. a e i h k k l m s   

6. p r e t i f u g a r 

7. d r i s k e b a c t  

8. w r a r y b s e r t   

9. k r a b w a r e j e        

10. s n a c k l o f e r       

11. r o w m a t e l e n     

12. m i p e n p r e t p     

13. a d e s o f o              

14. p h a c i e c k           

15. s a r d e h i s o r h

Answers appear with the printable page, and also by clicking on the blue button here. But please don't peek until you've given each word your best attempt!

1. pancake
2. popcorn
3. eggplant
4. pineapple
5. milkshake
6. grapefruit
7. breadstick
8. strawberry
9. jawbreaker
10. cornflakes
11. watermelon
12. peppermint
13. seafood
14. chickpea
15. horseradish

Why Use Printable Word Scrambles in the Classroom?

Word scramble puzzles are fun for most students. They enjoy the "puzzling" aspect of trying to find the solution. And, best of all, students practice important spelling skills while they are rearranging letters and forming new words! 

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Red help button

Word Scramble Help  We all get stuck at times, trying to solve printable word scramble puzzles. I've supplied four practical word-solving tips, along with specific examples, to assist you in solving those extra-challenging words. 

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Author Ann Richmond Fisher

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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