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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Finger Spelling Alphabet Practice Finger Spelling Alphabet Practice American Sign Language is the language of the deaf, but is a great tool to have and use!
Word Ladder Puzzles Word Ladder Puzzles Spruce up spelling practice with these challenging word ladder puzzles!
Vowel Diphthongs: 'Aw' Vowel Diphthongs: "Aw" A diphthong is a combination of letters that produces complex vowel sound.
Vowel Diphthongs: 'Oy' Vowel Diphthongs: "Oy" Oh boy, the joy of toys! With this activity your child will build phonics and spelling skills as he learns about diphthongs, vowel combinations that make a new sound.
Snowy Owl Facts Snowy Owl Facts How much do you know about the Snowy Owl? Learn a few fun facts about this species with a fun sheet, including a dot to dot!
Alphabetical Sentences Alphabetical Sentences Little readers, practice alphabetizing with this fun activity!
Mineral Match-Up Mineral Match-Up Diamonds are forever... and so is knowledge!
My Chore List My Chore List Here is a printable chore list for your child to keep a track of his things to do that week.
Printable Word Ladders Printable Word Ladders A word ladder is a fun and challenging way to help kids with spelling.
Word Ladders for Kids Word Ladders for Kids Here's a colorful way to help your child see patterns in words.
Sign Language Flash Cards: S thru X Sign Language Flash Cards: S thru X Did you know there is a language that uses no sounds?
Sign Language Flash Cards: G thru L Sign Language Flash Cards: G thru L Imagine if you could only use your hands to communicate, what would you do?
Sign Language Flash Cards: A thru F Sign Language Flash Cards: A thru F What if you could only use your hands to communicate?
Red Tailed Hawk Facts Red Tailed Hawk Facts Learn about a common hawk native to North America, the Red-Tailed Hawk!
Word Ladder Word Ladder Word games are not only fun but a great way to put those spelling skills to the test!
Stuck inside due to a snowstorm? These activities, games, and worksheets are perfect for a day when you're snowed in. Stay warm, and enjoy learning!
Snow Day Activities Stuck inside due to a snowstorm? These activities, games, and worksheets are perfect for a day when you're snowed in.
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.