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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Spelling and Alphabetizing #2 Spelling and Alphabetizing #2 Is your third grader struggling with spelling?
Science Word Search Science Word Search Help your child have some fun with spelling!
Halloween Scramble! Halloween Scramble! Treat yourself to a tricky word scramble this Halloween!
Birthday Word Search Birthday Word Search It's a word search celebration! See how many birthday words your child can find in this word search.
What to Wear Word Search What to Wear Word Search Hunt for the right outfit with this puzzling word search full of clothing words!
Jungle Word Search Jungle Word Search Take a journey into the jungle with this word search!
4th Grade Spelling Test: At the Movies 4th Grade Spelling Test: At the Movies Your child can achieve spelling stardom with this silver screen-themed spelling test especially for 4th graders.
Words That Begin with 'E' Words That Begin with "E" Using sight words, help your beginning reader master words that start with the letter "E".
Words That Begin with 'J' Words That Begin with "J" Your beginning reader will master words that begin with the letter "J" using sight words and pictures.
Words That Begin with 'K' Words That Begin with "K" Using sight words, help your beginning reader master words that begin with the letter "K".
4th Grade Spelling Test: Space Exploration 4th Grade Spelling Test: Space Exploration Your child can take her spelling skills to new heights with this space-themed test especially for 4th graders.
Words That Begin with 'Q' Words That Begin with "Q" Using sight words, help your beginning reader master words that start with the letter "Q".
Valentine's Day Word Scramble Valentine's Day Word Scramble Have some fun with vocabulary words using a Valentine's Day word scramble.
Words That Begin with 'U' Words That Begin with "U" Your beginning reader will use sight words that begin with the letter "U" to build his vocabulary and spelling skills.
Month of November Month of November This fun worksheet gets your first grader guessing which month we eat turkey and pumpkin pie, and if she can't remember--the word scramble will help her out!
Digraphs: Two as One 1 Digraphs: Two as One 1 What do you need to turn an "eel" into a "wheel?"
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.