Vocabulary Worksheets

Vocabulary practice is essential to improving language arts skills. Through crossword puzzles, word searches, fill in the blanks, word addition, and homophones, your kids will build knowledge of new words and their meanings. Once your kids have learned some new vocabulary words, they will be ready to try our comprehension worksheets.
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Hobby Spelling Test Hobby Spelling Test Support your child's reading and writing skills by involving things that she's interested in.
Adjectives That Start With 'N' Adjectives That Start With "N" Let your child practice his parts of speech with this fun worksheet!
Same Word, Two Meanings Same Word, Two Meanings Expand your child's vocabulary with this creative exercise using the same word, two meanings.
Multiple Meaning Words Worksheet Multiple Meaning Words Worksheet This multiple meaning words worksheet uses context clues to help kids make sense of homonyms, or words with multiple meanings.
Thanksgiving Word Search Thanksgiving Word Search Thinking about Thanksgiving? Help your kid learn some important Thanksgiving terms with this colorful word search puzzle.
Cut and Paste the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Matching Cut and Paste the 2016 Presidential Candidates: Matching Who is running in the 2016 Presidential election?
Farm Animal Vocabulary Farm Animal Vocabulary Play this fun farm animal board game to help your preschooler practice vocabulary!
Amazing Maze: -um Word Family Amazing Maze: -um Word Family What common words rhyme with gum? Help your child recognize rhymes and common words in the "um" word family with this fun maze activity.
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.
Need to keep your budding wordsmith happy for a while? This eclectic set of word searches will do the trick!
All the Word Searches a 4th Grader Could Ever Want Need to keep your budding wordsmith happy for a while?
In search of a fun way to help your kid build important skills? Word puzzles like these ones are a great way to improve spelling and fine-tune observational abilities.
Word Scrambles and Searches In search of a fun way to help your kid build important skills?
Super WHY! Super 'Simon Says' Super WHY! Super "Simon Says" Super you! Play this "simon says" style game where each player has the chance to be the super leader while boosting their vocab skills at the same time.
Abbreviations for Words Abbreviations for Words Finish each sentence by selecting between the correct and bogus abbreviation provided.
Civil Rights Vocabulary Civil Rights Vocabulary Explore the special vocabulary that applies to the civil rights movement, both the one in our American history and those going on today.
Book and Print Concepts Review Quiz Book and Print Concepts Review Quiz Finish up our series of worksheets on book and print concepts for preschoolers with a review quiz!
What Type of Text? What Type of Text? Help your preschooler understand there are different types of text to be read in books, and practice some handwriting on some big words.
Vocabulary practice is essential to improving language arts skills. Through crossword puzzles, word searches, fill in the blanks, word addition, and homophones, your kids will build knowledge of new words and their meanings. Once your kids have learned some new vocabulary words, they will be ready to try our comprehension worksheets.

Vocabulary Worksheets

When it comes to building vocabulary, practice makes perfect! Download and print these vocabulary worksheets and support your child's understanding of new words. Not only will it improve reading fluency, but it will also boost writing skills. Once you've worked on vocabulary, check out all of our writing worksheets. Here are some other tips for building vocabulary skills:

  • Always keep a stack of index cards and markers handy for making vocabulary flash cards. They are especially useful for learning on the go.
  • Play the dictionary game with your child. Create a list of 5-10 words that your child does not know, either from their homework or their personal reading. Get two dictionaries and compete to see who can look up the word and write down its definition fastest. Come up with a fun reward for the person with the fastest time.
  • Make a pledge with your child to each learn one new word a day. You can tell each other about your word, and write down a sentence that uses it correctly. This is a great dinner table activity.