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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Camping Word Scramble Camping Word Scramble Challenge your little camper to unscramble all ten of these words about the great outdoors!
St. Patrick's Day Spelling St. Patrick's Day Spelling Dance an Irish jig as your second grader practices spelling some St.
Spell It! For First Grade, #1 Spell It! For First Grade, #1 This spelling worksheet features common words that help kids improve their grammar and reading fluency.
Month of June Month of June This timely word scramble will boost your kid's spelling skills--and get her excited for an upcoming month!
Valentine's Day Spelling Valentine's Day Spelling Have fun building vocabulary and learning how to spell with these Valentine's Day words!
Lab Safety Lab Safety For all you mad scientists, here is a helpful lab safety 101!
Homophones: 'Ee' and 'Ea' Homophones: "Ee" and "Ea" Homophones are words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.
Sports Spelling Sports Spelling Hit a home run with this sporty spelling sheet!
Words That Begin With 'H' Words That Begin With "H" Here are some helpful "H" words for your beginning reader to practice spelling and using in sentences.
Vacation Crossword Puzzle Vacation Crossword Puzzle What do you do when you go on a trip? Have your kid complete this crossword to learn new words that will be useful when talking about a vacation.
Apple Names and Johnny Appleseed Apple Names and Johnny Appleseed Introduce your child to one charming character รข Johnny Appleseed!
Flight Words Flight Words Challenge your little pilot to complete these flight-related words.
Animal Spelling Animal Spelling Does your child love animals? Help her with spelling these fast, furry friends!
'it' Word Family "it" Word Family Here's a bit of the "it" word family! Sit and slide this cut-out over the consonants and your child can practice pronouncing a set of short rhyming words.
Word Scramble: Animals Word Scramble: Animals Go wild for this word scramble! Or at least give your child something good to do next time she has to sit still, wait or travel.
Winter Olympics Crossword Puzzle Winter Olympics Crossword Puzzle How well does your kid know the Winter Olympics?
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.