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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Nature Word Scramble Nature Word Scramble Stop and smell the flowers as you unscramble these words related to nature.
Endangered Species Word Scramble Endangered Species Word Scramble Introduce your child to some of the animals on the endangered species list.
Kitchen Words Kitchen Words Cook up a fun challenge for your student! This word scramble is full of kitchen words that need to be rearranged and spelled out correctly.
Undersea Word Search Undersea Word Search Dive into a sea of words! Your child will have a blast hunting for all the words in this under-the-sea word search puzzle.
Bird Word Search Bird Word Search Don't let this word search ruffle your feathers!
4th Grade Spelling Test: U.S. Capitals 4th Grade Spelling Test: U.S. Capitals Your student will be able to navigate difficult words with ease after he completes this test that combines spelling and social studies smarts.
Four Letter Anagrams Four Letter Anagrams What's in a word? Sometimes an anagram!
Five Letter Anagrams Five Letter Anagrams An anagram is a word that can be rearranged to create other words.
Spring Word Scramble Spring Word Scramble What's so great about spring? Birds, nature, sunshine, and more!
Winter Word Scramble Winter Word Scramble It's a winter wonderland of spelling! Keep warm as your child unscrambles letters to spell out various words related to winter.
Month of December Month of December This month marks the beginning of a cold and snowy season.
Fall Word Scramble Fall Word Scramble Are those leaves falling from the sky? It must be fall!
Food Spelling #1 Food Spelling #1 Help your beginning reader practice spelling using sight words.
Food Spelling #2 Food Spelling #2 In this spelling challenge, each group of food related words has only one out of four that is spelled correctly.
Job Word Scramble Job Word Scramble What will you be when you grow up? Have fun reviewing different career words with this word scramble!
Spelling and Alphabetizing #1 Spelling and Alphabetizing #1 Here's a spelling double-whammy. Finish spelling these words correctly, and then put them in alphabetical order!
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.