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 Addition: Compound Words 2 Word Addition: Compound Words 2 On this second grade reading worksheet, kids take two words and put them together to make a whole new word: a compound word!
Spring Word Search Spring Word Search This spring word search isn't just a fun puzzler for drizzly afternoons, it'll also help your kid hone all-important spelling and vocabulary skills.
Words With Long 'I' Sound Words With Long "I" Sound This worksheet will help your child practice phonics with the long "i" sound.
Easter Word Scramble Easter Word Scramble These Easter eggs are hiding the answers to the word scramble.
Easter Word Search Easter Word Search Easter's on its way! Challenge your child with this egg-cellent word search featuring words that are all about Easter.
Easy Easter Crossword Easy Easter Crossword Get into the mood of Spring with this colorful and easy crossword puzzle.
Weather Word Scramble Weather Word Scramble Take on this challenging weather word scramble!
Olympic Word Search Olympic Word Search Little athletes will love testing their logic skills with this fun word search that's all about the Summer Olympics!
Word Search: Time to Eat! Word Search: Time to Eat! Learning to spell is a breeze with this word search, which turns boring ol' spelling practice into a game.
Treasure Island Crossword Puzzle Treasure Island Crossword Puzzle Ahoy! If your child fancies herself a pirate, this Treasure Island crossword puzzle is for her.
Summer Word Scramble Summer Word Scramble The forecast is sunny and pleasant with this summer word scramble!
Prairie Girl Character Traits Prairie Girl Character Traits Who is this prairie girl? We don't anything about her, but your aspiring author may have some character traits for her.
Football Word Search Football Word Search This football-themed word search is a great way to help score a touchdown in spelling and sports vocabulary!
Space Words Space Words Outer space explorers, get ready for a fun and puzzling challenge.
Money Word Scramble Money Word Scramble Give your word whiz a fun challenge with this word scramble puzzle.
Bowling Word Search Bowling Word Search Help your kid score a strike on spelling and vocab with this bowling-themed word search.
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.