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Word Scramble Puzzle


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

Solving a word scramble puzzle is a lot of fun, especially if you like word play games. Scrambles are also a great classroom activity for spelling and vocabulary reinforcement. Notice the two-part instructions on this engaging worksheet. 

Unscramble each word and write it in the blank on the printable page. When you’re done, you should be able to match each word to another word on the list that is its opposite. Write these opposite pairs on the back of your page.  

"Opposites" is a fun word scramble game for all ages. Find the printable page at www.spelling-words-well.com.

Here are the scrambled words from the printable page

 1. t r a s t h i g            

2. r a c e c s               

3.  r a t e d p               

4. m u a f s o 

5. n a c v a t                

6.  d o c r e k o           

7. q o p e u a   

8. v i r r e a

9. o x p m c l e            

10. n a d u t n b a 

11. m i l p e s               

12. g l a r s u i n           

13. c o p i d u c e        

14. w o n u n k n     

15. u l l r a p   

16. p r e n a r s t a t n      

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. straight
2. scarce
3. depart
4. famous
5. vacant
6. crooked
7. opaque
8. arrive
9. complex
10. abundant
11. simple
12. singular
13. occupied
14. unknown
15. plural
16. transparent

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Need some word scramble help? (Most of us do from to time!) Read these helpful tips and specific examples.

Find Another Word Scramble Puzzle

Arm pulling on an electrical fuse, from our Pull-Apart word scramble game at www.spelling-words-well.com

Pull-Apart Synonyms - Extremely challenging free word scramble game! Can you pull apart these letters, without rearranging them, to spell a pair of synonyms? Is this as easy as it sounds???

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!

red plate with fork and spoon, from our Yum-Yum word scramble puzzle

Yum-Yum! A delicious word scramble, full of compound food words. You won't find any doughnuts or fruitcakes here, but you will find 15 other foods. 

Number Spelling Scramble - Students will practice the correct spellings of some tricky number words with this fun page,

Halloween Word Scramble

Halloween Word Scramble  Just in time for Halloween, here's an eye-catching new word scramble that's suitable for classroom parties, family night, or just about any other Halloween event. It includes 12 not-too-scary ages, making it appropriate for all ages. 

Get In Shape - 2 worksheets with sets of familiar words to boost kids' vocabulary and spelling skills. Scrambled words provide a fun, puzzle-y format for a nice change! Best for early grades.

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While you're waiting for me to write more scrambles here, you can find lots of entertaining scrambles on my other website. Here are just two of them: 

Red and gray calendar

In Your Backpack Can you unscramble the names of these common items that just might be in your backpack?

Fruit and Veggie Frenzy Start with a common word. Add one letter. Rearrange to spell the name of a fruit or vegetable in this unusual word scramble puzzle. Healthy fun!


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