Spelling Worksheets and Printables

Our spelling worksheets offer a wide variety of spelling activities, from drills for young kids just learning how to spell to exercises for older kids working on more complex word structures. Exercises include letter rolls, vocabulary building, plurals practice, and more. We even cover more challenging topics such as the silent e and when to use "its" vs. "it's", which are often mixed up. Our grammar worksheets are another good resource to help kids improve their writing skills.
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Help your child make phonics elements such as blends and ending sounds second nature.
Building Block 7: Consonant Beginning and Ending Sounds Help your child make phonics elements such as blends and ending sounds second nature.
Plural Endings: 'S' and 'ES' Plural Endings: "S" and "ES" Can your first grader figure out which plural ending form is correct for each word?
Thanksgiving Nouns Thanksgiving Nouns Practice parts of speech this Thanksgiving with a festive grammar worksheet.
Listen to all the rhymes! I ran around the can and the pan. 

Practice writing CVC words with this delightful worksheet set. Help your child recognize words in the -an word family to become a more fluent reader.
Word Family Practice: -an Listen to all the rhymes! I ran around the can and the pan.
Snowflakes of Friendship Snowflakes of Friendship Each snowflake is individually special — just like friends and family!
Santa Letter Template Santa Letter Template Help Santa out by making him a wish list. Have your child fill-in the blanks with this Santa letter template, and send the letter off to the North Pole!
Crossword Craze Crossword Craze After reading through the sentences your child will need to fill in the missing vowels in this worksheet.
Vowel Diphthongs: 'Ow' Vowel Diphthongs: "Ow" How now brown cow? Learn about the vowel diphthong "ow" with a fun activity!
Do some good-old-fashioned spelling practice with these worksheets for third grade students.
Easy Spelling Worksheets for Third Grade Do some good-old-fashioned spelling practice with these worksheets for third grade students.
Month of March Month of March Kids get a critical thinking and spelling boost with this fun printable that asks them to use the clues and jumbled letters to figure out what month it is.
Is that a cat, a bat, or a hat? Practice reading and writing consonant-vowel-consonant pattern words with your child to develop him into a quick reader. Your child will be producing CVC words in no time!
Reading and Writing CVC Words Is that a cat, a bat, or a hat? Practice reading and writing consonant-vowel-consonant pattern words with your child to develop him into a quick reader.
'Tis the season to be reading! Help your child warm up her reading and writing skills with some winter-themed reading practice worksheets.
Winter Reading and Writing for 1st Grade 'Tis the season to be reading! Help your child warm up her reading and writing skills with some winter-themed reading practice worksheets.
Picture Crossword: Vegetables Picture Crossword: Vegetables Use your eyes to guide you in this different kind of crossword puzzle!
Seven Continents Crossword! Seven Continents Crossword! Not your typical crossword, this puzzle will have your child learning to recognize the shapes of the continents.
An End to the Affair An End to the Affair How does that verb end? This multi-part worksheet will give your child practice forming the past tense by using the suffix -ed.
Diphthongs: Oh Boy! Diphthongs: Oh Boy! On this second grade reading and writing worksheet, kids look at each picture, determine the word, and then choose oi, oy, ou, or ow to fill in the missing letters of the word.
Our spelling worksheets offer a wide variety of spelling activities, from drills for young kids just learning how to spell to exercises for older kids working on more complex word structures. Exercises include letter rolls, vocabulary building, plurals practice, and more. We even cover more challenging topics such as the silent e and when to use "its" vs. "it's", which are often mixed up. Our grammar worksheets are another good resource to help kids improve their writing skills.

Tips for Teaching Spelling

Let's face it: Spelling can trick even the most literary adults at times. In today's tech age, where writers rely heavily on auto-correct and spell-check, good spelling is an uphill battle. However, a natural understanding of common spelling conventions is an important skills for early writers. Here are a few ways you can encourage good spelling in your child:

  • Host a game night with board games that require solid spelling skills, such as Scrabble or Upwords.
  • Make sure that kids understand the meaning of the words on their spelling list. This context will help kids to decode words and remember their spelling in the future.
  • Read with your child. Contact with printed material is still considered the best way to improve reading fluency and writing skills. When a new word is encountered in a text, make sure to write it down. Later, you and your child can make flash cards with the new words.
  • Let kids put their spelling skills to good use with these writing stories worksheets.