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.
Filters
507 Results
Sort by:
Irregular Plurals: Plural Practice 2 Irregular Plurals: Plural Practice 2 Words that don't become plural the regular way, by adding "s" or "es", are called irregular plurals.
Unscramble the New 7 Wonders of the World Unscramble the New 7 Wonders of the World Practice writing and naming the New 7 Wonders of the world with this unscrambling worksheet.
English Pronunciation English Pronunciation Help your beginning reader learn about phonetic spellings, which show how to pronounce a word!
Hard C Word Search Hard C Word Search Help your 2nd grader identify pictures that start with the hard C sound using this colorful word search created by Education.com's Worksheet Generator.
Food Word Search Food Word Search Get hungry while searching for some delicious vocabulary words with a food word search!
Lake Trip: -ake Word Family Lake Trip: -ake Word Family Give this reading worksheet to your 2nd grader to help him practice his vocabulary with the "ake" word family.
Space Word Scramble Space Word Scramble There's a lot of universe out there, but this word scramble takes a look in our own backyard!
Molly and Maggie: -ag Words Molly and Maggie: -ag Words Looking for word family practice? Take a look at this fun story about Molly and Maggie to help your 1st grader identify words that rhyme with "ag."
What Word is it? -op Word Family What Word is it? -op Word Family Let's get hopping! There are some missing letters on this worksheet, and it's up to your child to fill them in.
-ack Words: What's the Word? -ack Words: What's the Word? When words rhyme, they're usually part of the same word family.
Spelling Sight Words Spelling Sight Words Spelling doesn't have to be boring! Get your second grader excited about spelling with this word scramble and fill-in-the-blank activity.
Spelling and Alphabetizing Spelling and Alphabetizing Let your third grader test her spelling skills by filling in the blanks to complete the words given.
Fruit and Vegetable Word Search Fruit and Vegetable Word Search Pique your little chef's interest in words with this fruit and vegetable word search.
Valentine Word Search Valentine Word Search Celebrate Valentine's Day by searching for themed words hidden within this puzzle.
Acrostic Name Poem Acrostic Name Poem Help your child practice using adjectives to describe her friends and family, and she'll write three acrostic poems using the letters from each person's name.
Fishing Word Search Fishing Word Search Keep your child occupied on the ride to the lake with this fishing 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.