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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Word Search: Go to your Room! Word Search: Go to your Room! Sneak a little spelling and vocab practice into playtime with this word search.
Two for One Two for One This work sheet will give your young reader practice with his synonyms and antonyms.
Cow, bow, how... what words rhyme with these? Help your child distinguish between words with -ou and -ow using these worksheets.
Common Word Family Practice: -ow and -ou Cow, bow, how... what words rhyme with these?
Vocab Word Search: Down on the Farm Vocab Word Search: Down on the Farm Learning vocab words is fun and easy when it's a game!
Easter Spelling Easter Spelling Hidden in the Easter eggs are groups of words related to the holiday.
Word Search: All Dressed Up Word Search: All Dressed Up Anything can be made fun, even spelling practice.
Halloween Word Scramble Halloween Word Scramble Oh no! Some mischievous goblin has mixed up all the words in this Halloween word scramble.
Ancient Egypt Word Search Ancient Egypt Word Search Follow up learning about ancient Egypt with a word search that features some great vocabulary about ancient Egyptian life.
Words That Begin with 'Z' Words That Begin with "Z" Help your little reader master words that begin with the letter "Z" using sight words and a fun matching activity!
Homophones: Write It Right 3 Homophones: Write It Right 3 "Sent" and "scent" sound alike, but they're spelled differently and have different meanings.
Beginning Blends 2 Beginning Blends 2 Without the "sp" blend, the Itsy Bitsy Spider on this worksheet is an Itsy Bitsy Ider, and he's not going to like that.
Words That Begin with 'V' Words That Begin with "V" Give your little reader a helping hand mastering words that begin with the letter "V".
Words That Begin with 'O' Words That Begin with "O" Help your beginning reader learn words that begin with the letter "O", using sight words.
3rd Grade Spelling Test: The Great Outdoors 3rd Grade Spelling Test: The Great Outdoors Help your nature lover boost his spelling skills with this nature-themed practice test.
3rd Grade Spelling Test: Money 3rd Grade Spelling Test: Money Combine dollars and cents with spelling sense in this 3rd grade spelling test that works with money-related sight words.
Spelling Puzzles #1 Spelling Puzzles #1 Put your child's spelling skills to the test.
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.