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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Toys Word Scramble Toys Word Scramble How many of these toy words can you unscramble?
Ou and Ow Ou and Ow Vowel blends can be tricky for beginning spellers!
Halloween Vocab Words: Pumpkin Halloween Vocab Words: Pumpkin Teach your kid the word "pumpkin" with this Halloween-themed worksheet.
Month of August Month of August Can your child unscramble the word that spells out a hot, summer month?
Month of July Month of July In which month do we shoot of fireworks to celebrate independence?
Synonym Search: Something in Common Synonym Search: Something in Common To complete this worksheet your child will need to draw a line from a word on the left side of the page to its synonym on the left.
Back to School Word Scramble Back to School Word Scramble Ring in the new school year with a fun word scramble, full of school-related words!
Party Word Scramble Party Word Scramble Here's a fun challenge for any kid who loves word puzzles!
Spell It! For 4th Grade, #1 Spell It! For 4th Grade, #1 This worksheet takes spelling practice to the next level by challenging kids to use spelling words like "breakfast" and "vegetable" in a fun crossword puzzle.
Music Word Scramble Music Word Scramble Challenge your little musician to unscramble all ten of these music-related words!
Fruit Word Scramble Fruit Word Scramble Build spelling and logic skills with a fun word scramble, featuring some fresh and fruity words!
Sight Word Spelling Sight Word Spelling Dive into sight words with these spelling cut-and-paste worksheets
Spell It! For Third Grade, #1 Spell It! For Third Grade, #1 This spelling worksheet challenges kids to rewrite common spelling words, then spell them correctly in a short story on the second half of the page.
Flower Word Scramble Flower Word Scramble Can your budding botanist unscramble all of these words?
Colors Word Scramble Colors Word Scramble Get ready for a colorful challenge! This word scramble is full of color words that need to be re-arranged and spelled correctly.
Spell It! For Second Grade, #1 Spell It! For Second Grade, #1 This spelling worksheet gives kids the opportunity to practice spelling common words, such as "meal" and "talk".
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.