Word Games

Scholastic Printables has hundreds of word games for grades Pre-K through 8! These creative games help familiarize your students with words for a variety of educational subjects, including math, science, language arts, social studies, holidays & seasons, and much more! From mazes to word puzzles, each game is presented in a distinct way, ensuring that the material remains new and exciting. Sign up today to receive instant online access to word games and over 15,000 other award winning printables and discover why thousands of teachers have made Scholastic their teaching resource of choice.

Scholastic Printables' Word Games:

  • Compound words
  • Context clues
  • Crossword puzzle
  • Cultural word games
  • Descriptive words
  • Early reading
  • ESL games
  • Grammar and punctuation
  • Holiday and seasonal words
  • Language arts
  • Math words
  • Practice pages
  • Reading games
  • Rhyming words games
  • Science words
  • Shapes and sizes
  • Social studies
  • Spelling games
  • Synonyms
  • Time terms
  • Vocabulary games
  • Word jumbles
  • Word recognition
  • Word search
  • Writing

Sample Word Games

Hundreds of word games from Scholastic Printables cover many subjects and themes.

Signing up grants you access to all of our word games and over 15,000 additional award winning printables and leveled learning packs for all students in grades PreK through 8. New printables and word games are published each month to keep your courses fresh, exciting and up-to-date. You'll be able to access all of our resources from any computer whether at school or at home. Spend more time focusing on your course and less time on preparing materials - Simply Find It, Print It, Teach It!


Here's a sample of FREE word games for you to try in your class.

What's the Word?: Solving Word Problems using Subtraction

(Word Game)
Five steps are provided here to support students in solving 5 word problems using subtraction.
Grade: 3 - 6
Topic: Math

Insect Crossword Puzzle and Word Find

(Word Game)
Incorporate vocabulary development and spelling into your classroom through this insect crossword puzzle and word find.
Grade: 1 - 3
Topic: Vocabulary

Holiday Word Find and Word Jumble

(Word Game)
Your students will sit up and take notice of vocabulary and spelling while filling out this seasonal worksheet.
Grade: 2 - 4
Topic: Vocabulary, Holidays & Seasons

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