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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Halloween Vocab Words: Ghost Halloween Vocab Words: Ghost Spelling practice is as easy as saying 'boo!'
Simple Spelling Simple Spelling If your child is ready for spelling, ease her into it with these fun picture prompts.
Words That Begin with 'R' Words That Begin with "R" Help your beginning reader build his vocabulary using sight words.
Spell Challenge Spell Challenge Help your little writer go from ABCs to spelling real words with this fun challenge sheet.
Fill in the Blank Letters Fill in the Blank Letters Get into the swing of spelling with this fill in the blanks page of challenge spelling words.
Challenge Spelling Words Challenge Spelling Words Let's practice spelling some big words! Is your little speller up to the challenge?
Words That Begin with 'L' Words That Begin with "L" Little learners can learn some sight words that begin with the letter "L"!
Fun Spelling Fun Spelling Take the spelling challenge to help your child learn the basics of spelling tough words!
Spell the Word Challenge Spell the Word Challenge Step up to the spelling challenge! Your little spelling bee will sound out each word first, then figure out which letters go best in the blank spots.
Halloween Vocab Words: House Halloween Vocab Words: House Is it a haunted house? Or...maybe it's a fun house?
Words That Begin with 'A' Words That Begin with "A" Does your child know words like "abacus" or "avocado"?
Veggie Word Scramble Veggie Word Scramble Get a healthy dose of vocabulary with this word scramble full of vegetables!
Halloween Vocab Words: Cat Halloween Vocab Words: Cat Spelling and reading practice is as easy as c-a-t.
Word Ladder for Kids Word Ladder for Kids Have some fun playing with words. Change one letter at a time until you've turned a bug into a sun!
Travel Word Scramble Travel Word Scramble Take a vocabulary-building vacation with this travel word scramble, full of vehicle words that need to be re-arranged and spelled correctly!
Word Ladder Puzzle Word Ladder Puzzle Did you know you can turn a car into a ham?
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.