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Title Instructions / Description Puzzle Words Difficulty Word Direction
M Words MAKE, MAN, MAP, MINE, MINT, MOM, MONKEY, MOOM, MOOSE, MOP, MOUSE, MUD, MULE Moderately Challenging Forward and Backward
Maniac Magee Vocabulary CAREENING, CHAOTIC, DIVERGED, GAUNT, LAMBASTING, LUDICROUS, MAROONED, PERILOUS, PROTRUDING, SEETHING Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Minimal Pairs and gr, dr & cr words CRAB, CRACK, CRAM, CRANE, CREAM, CREDITCARD, CREW, CRISPS, CROP, CROSSWORD, CROW, CROWD, CROWN, CRUMPET, CRUMPLE, CRY, DRAB, DRAGON, DRAGONFLY, DRAIN, DRAKE, DRAM, DRAMA, DRAPE, DREAM, DREW, DRIBBLE, DRILL, DRINK, DRIP, DRIVE, DRIZZLE, DROOP, DROP, DROWN, DRY, GRAB, GRAIN, GRAND, GRANDAD, GRANDMA, GRAPE, GRASS, GREAT, GRILL, GRIP, GROUP, GRUFFALO Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Mixed Up File Words Vocab Words from Quizzes 1-3 ABRUPTLY, ACCUMULATE, ADMIRATION, AMBITIONS, ANTIQUE, ANXIOUS, ASTOUNDED, COMMOTION, CONFESSED, CONFIDENCE, CONSENSUS, DISCLOSE, EMBLEM, EMERGED, EXTRAVAGANT, HONORABLE, IDENTICAL, IMPATIENT, IMPOSTOR, INDECENT, INTRIGUED, MASTABA, MUZZLED, NEGLECTED, OBVIOUS, QUARREL, RACKET, SAUNTERED, SCOWL, STEALTHILY, STINGY, SUSPICION, TRIUMPHANT, UNCONSCIOUS Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
MORE ADJECTIVES IN ENGLISH ALIVE, BROKEN, BUSSY, CAREFUL, COTTON, CRAZY, DEAD, DELICIOUS, DIFFICULT, DISCIPLINED, DISHONEST, DRUNK, EASY, EMPTY, EXPENSIVE, FAMOUS, GENEROUS, GREASY, HEALTHY, HEAVY, HUMOROUS, IMPATIENT, INTERESTING, IRON, JEALOUS, LEATHER, LIGHT, LOOSE, PESSIMISTIC, RESENTFUL, RESPONSIBLE, RIGHT, ROTTEN, ROUGH, RUBBER, SHARP, SLIPPERY, SMOOTH, SOUR, STEEL, STICKY, STUBBORN, SWEET, SYMPATHETIC, TIGHT, TIN, UNKNOWN, WOODEN, WRONG Very Difficult Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Most Commonly Mispelled Words ABSENCE, ACCEPTABLE, ACCIDENTALLY, ACCOMMODATE, ACHIEVE, ACKNOWLEDGE, ACQUAINTANCE, ACQUIRE, ACQUIT, ACREAGE, ADDRESS, ADULTERY, ADVISABLE, AFFECT, AGGRESSION, ALCOHOL, ALLEGE, ALLEGIANCE, ALMOST, AMATEUR, AMEND, ANNUALLY, APPARENT, ARCTIC, ARGUMENT, ATHEIST, ATHLETE, AVERAGE, AWFUL, BALANCE, BASICALLY, BECAUSE, BECOMING, BEFORE, BEGINNING, BELIEVE, BELLWETHER, BENEFIT, BREATHE, BRILLIANT, BUOYANT, BURGLAR, BUSINESS, CALENDAR, CAMOFLAUGE, CAPITOL, CAREER, CAREFUL, CARIBBEAN, CATEGORY Very Difficult Forward, Backward, Diagonal
names ALANA, ANGUS, ANTON, BELLA, BILLEIGH, CALLUM, CHARLIE, CIARA, ED, ELLIE, HAILEY, HARRY, HUGH, JACK, JESSIE, LACHY, LIBBY, LUCY, MATILDA, MAX, NATHAN, TOM, WILLIAM Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Noun Suffixes ADMIRER, ARTIST, ASIAN, ATTACKER, AUSTRALIAN, BELIEVER, CIVILIAN, CREATOR, DECORATOR, DEFENDER, DIRECTOR, FINALIST, GUARDIAN, HISTORIAN, INVENTOR, LIBRARIAN, PRISONER, SPEAKER, SPECIALIST, SURVIVOR, TERRORIST, TRAVELER, VISITOR, VOCALIST Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Nouns BOOK, CAT, DOG, HOUSE, LEMON, OWL Adult Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Nouns AIRPLANE, ARM, BABY, BACKGROUND, BAG, BOOK, BOTTLE, BUS, CALCULATOR, CANDY, CAR, CHECK, COLLAR, COMPUTERS, COOKIES, COUNTRIES, COW, DESKS, DOG, DONUTS, DRINK, FIELD, FOOTBALL, GIRL, GUM, HAIR, HAND, HANDCUFFS, HEADBAND, JEWELRY, MONEY, NOTEBOOK, PAPER, PEN, PENCIL, PICTURES, PIZZA, PLATE, POSTERS, PUZZLE, RADIO, RING, ROAD, SCARLET IBIS, SHELVES, SOCCER, STUDENT, TOOTHPASTE, TRUCK, WAGON Jumbo Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Number Words EIGHT, EIGHTH, FIFTH, FIRST, FIVE, FOUR, FOURTH, NINE, NINTH, ONE, SECOND, SEVEN, SEVENTH, SIX, SIXTH, TEN, TENTH, THIRD, THREE, TWO Older Children Forward Only
OO Words BROOK, COOL, COULD, CROOK, FOOL, FOOT, GOOD, GROOM, HOOD, HOOK, HOOP, NOON, PROOF, ROOT, SHOULD, STOOD, STOOL, TOOL, TROOP, WOOD, WOOL Young Kids Forward, Backward, Diagonal
OU Words ABOUT, ALOUD, COULD, COUNT, OUR, ROUND, SHOULD, SHOULDER, SHOUT, WOULD Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Our Special Sounds find the 'oa' and 'tr' words. BOAT, COAL, COAT, FLOAT, FOAL, GOAT, SOAP, TRADE, TRAIN, TRAM, TRAP, TREE, TRIED, TRIES, TRIM, TRIP, TROLL, TROMP, TRY, TRYING Simple Forward Only
Personal Pronouns Find the personal and possessive pronouns HE, HER, HERS, HIM, HIS, I, IT, ITS, ME, MINE, MY, OUR, OURS, SHE, THEIR, THEIRS, THEM, THEY, US, WE, YOU, YOUR, YOURS Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Personal Pronouns Find all the Personal Pronouns in the puzzle. They can be forwards or backwards or diagonal HE, HER, HERS, HERSELF, HIM, HIMSELF, HIS, I, IT, ITS, ITSELF, ME, MINE, MY, MYSELF, OUR, OURS, OURSELVES, SHE, THEIR, THEIRS, THEM, THEMSELVES, THEY, US, WE, YOU, YOUR, YOURS, YOURSELF, YOURSELVES Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Phonics BAD, BAN, BEN, BET, BIT, BUT, CAN, DAN, DEN, DOT, HEN, JEN, LOT, MAD, MET, NOT, PET, PIT, PUT, RAN, ROT, SAD, TEN, VAN Easy Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Phonics Reading BEE, BLOW, BOWL, FEET, GRAY, MAIL, PILLOW, PRAY, RAIN, SEED, SNOW, TRAIN, TREE, WINDOW, YELLOW Simple Forward Only
Phonics Words ANGELA, BAKE, BIKE, BITE, BONE, BRIAN, CAKE, CAPE, CAVE, CONE, ELLISA, FINE, FIVE, GAME, GATE, HOLE, HOPE, HOSE, KITE, LEO, LIKE, MINJI, MOLE, NAME, NINE, NOSE, NOTE, PINE, POLE, RAY, RIPE, ROBE, ROBERT, ROPE, VINE, WAVE, WIPE Big Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Plural Spellings ANALYSES, APPENDIXES, BACTERIA, CONCERTOS, CRISES, DIAGNOSES, DOMINOES, EXHIBITS, GRAFFITI, LOCALITIES, MEMENTOS, MINORITIES, MOSQUITOES, PRIVIEGES, RATIOS, RAVIOLI, SOPRANOS, SURVEYS, TRIVIA, VARIETIES Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Popcorn Words A, AM, AN, BE, CAN, COME, GO, HAS, HE, HERE, I, LIKE, ME, MY, NO, THE, THIS, TO Easy Forward Only
Popcorn Words A, COME, GO, HE, HERE, I, LIKE, ME, MY, THE, THIS, TO Easy Forward Only
Positive Four Letter Words ABLE, BEST, CALM, CARE, COOL, CUTE, DUTY, EASE, EASY, FAIR, FEEL, FINE, GIVE, GLAD, GOAL, GOOD, HALO, HELP, HERO, HOPE, IDEA, KIND, KISS, LIKE, LIVE, LOVE, LUCK, MANY, MORE, NEAT, NICE, OPEN, PINK, PLAY, PURE, REST, SAFE, SAVE, SOUL, TEAL, WARM, WELL, WILL, WISE Big Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefix and Suffix AQUATIC, IMPROVEMENT, INDESTRUCTIBLE, MICROSCOPE, MISCHIEVOUS, MISINFORMATION, OCTOPUS, POSTPONEMENT, PRESCRIPTION, PROCESS, REEXAMINATION, TELEPHONE, TELESCOPE, THERMOMETER, TRANSPORT, UNBEATEBLE, UNCERTAINLY, UNCOMFORTABLE, UNEXPECTEDLY, UNMISTAKABLE Big Forward, Backward, Diagonal
prefix words non and anti look for the prefix words that begin with 'non' or 'anti' ANTIAGING, ANTIBIOTIC, ANTICLIMAX, ANTICLOCKWISE, ANTIDOTE, ANTIFREEZE, ANTIPASTO, ANTISEPTIC, NON ALCOHOLIC, NON SMOKER, NONADHESIVE, NONDRIP, NONEXPLOSIVE, NONFICTION, NONMAGNETIC, NONSENSE, NONSTICK, NONSTOP, NONVERBAL, NONWASHABLE Adult Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefixes POSTDATE, POSTSCRIPT, PREARRANGE, PRECAUTION, PREDICT, PREFACE, PREFIX, PREHISTORIC, PREMATURE, PREPARATION, PRESERVED, PREVIEW, PROCEDURE, PROCLAMATION, PROFESSOR, PROGRESS, PROPOSE, PROTECTED, PROTEST, PROVOKE Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefixes & Suffixes ANGRILY, CAREFULLY, COLORFUL, HAPPILY, HAPPINESS, PARTLY, POCKETFUL, PREFIX, SUFFIX, SWEETNESSNESS Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefixes and Suffixes CLAUSTROBHOBIA, HYDROPHOBIA, INEXPENSIVE, INEXPERIENCE, INEXPERT, INFALLIBLE, INTERFERE, INTERLUDE, INTERMEDIARY, INTERNAL, INTERNATIONAL, OVERCAST, OVERCHARGE, OVERCOME, OVERDO, OVERHANG, PREAMBLE, PRECARIOUS, PRECIPICE, PREDICTABLE, PREMONITION, PRIMAL, PRIMARY, PRIMATE, TRANSATLANTIC, TRANSFER, TRANSFORM, TRANSLUCENT, TRANSPARENT, TRANSPORT Adult Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefixes and Suffixes ASSIGNMENT, COPY, CREATION, DANGEROUS, FINALLY, HAPPILY, HAPPINESS, HOPEFUL, LUCKILY, MOTIONLESS, NONSENSE, PASTE, PREDICT, PREFIX, PREHEAT, PREPARED, PREVIEW, PROTECTION, PURPOSEFUL, QUICKLY, READING, SADNESS, SLOWLY, SMALL, SOLUTION, SPEEDILY, UNAWARE, UNPREPARED, UNSURE, WONDERFUL Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prefixes and Suffixes BOOKING, CAREFUL, DISLIKES, HAPPILY, LOCKED, PREHEAT, READING, REDO, REDRAW, RETURN, REWRITE, SADLY, SLOWER, SMALLER, SWIMMING, TALLEST, UNABLE, UNHAPPY, UNSAFE, UNTIE Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Prepositions ABOUT, ACROSS, AFTER, ALONG, AMONG, AROUND, BACK, BEFORE, BEHINDME, BY, INFRONT, INSIDE, NEAR, NEXT, OFF, ON, OUTSIDE, OVER, THROUGH, UNDERNEATH, UP, WITH, WITHIN, WITHOUT Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Preschool Sight Words AND, AWAY, FIND, FOR, FOUR, HERE, JUMP, LIKE, LITTLE, PLAY, PLEASE, THE, THERE, TWO Simple Forward Only
Preschool Sight Words AND, AT, FUNNY, HAVE, HE, HELP, LIVE, LOOK, PLAY, PLEASE, PRETTY, PUT, THREE Simple Forward Only
Random find the words APPLE, AUSTRALIA, BANANA, BLACK, BLUE, CHOCOLATE, FEILDIND, FRIDAY, HEART, ICE CREAM, LOVE, LOWER, MAROONFIVE, MONDAY, NICKI MANAJ, ORANGE, PINK, PURPLE, RED, SATURDAY, SQUARE, SUNDAY, THURSDAY, TRIANGLE, TUESDAY, WANGANUI, WAVERLY, WEDNESDAY, WHITE, YELLOW, YOLO Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
re and un prefixes REDO, REFRESH, REMAKE, RETRY, REUSE, UNDO, UNLIKE, UNPACK, UNSAFE, UNSOLD Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Really Bad Circle ways to say something is really, really, bad. ABHORRENT, ABOMINABLE, AWFUL, CONTEMPTIBLE, DESPICABLE, DETESTABLE, DISGUSTING, DISTASTEFUL, EXECRABLE, HATEFUL, HEINOUS, HORRIBLE, HORRID, HORRIFYING, LOATHSOME, NAUSEATING, OBNOXIOUS, ODIOUS, OFFENSIVE, REPELLENT, REPREHENSIBLE, REPUGNANT, REPULSIVE, REVOLTING Teenage Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Red Words ALL, AM, AND, AS, AT, BE, BY, DO, FOR, GO, HAD, HAS, HE, IF, IN, IS, IT, ME, MY, OF, ON, ONE, OUT, SEE, THE, THIS, TO, UP, US, WE, WILL, WITH, YOU Easy Forward Only
Rows Of Love AFFECTION, CARING, COMMUNICATION, COMPASSION, DEVOTED, EMOTIONS, FAITH, FORGIVENESS, HAPPINESS, HUGS, KISSES, LOVE, SMILES, TRUELOVE, TRUST Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
S Words SACK, SAIL, SALT, SAND, SANDWICH, SAW, SAY, SCISSORS, SILLY, SINK, SOAP, SOME, SOUP, SUN, SUPER Easy Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Sequences Keywords FUNCTION, GENERATE, INPUT, MAPPING, OUTPUT, PATTERN, RULE, SEQUENCE, TERM Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Short a words ASK, ATE, CHILDREN, EACH, FAST, FLAG, FLAT, GLAD, MORE, PASS, PATH, SAT, STUDIED, THAT, WORRIED Easy Forward, Backward, Diagonal
Short and Long Vowel Sounds Highlight the short vowel words. Draw a line through the long vowel words. BAD, BONE, CUBE, FINE, FLAT, FLUTE, FUN, HAM, HIKE, HIM, JOB, MAKE, NAME, NOD, PET, RODE, RULE, SALE, SEND, SHIP, TEN, TIME, TOP, VOTE, WIG Young Kids Forward Only
Short E Vowels BED, EGG, FED, LEG, NEST, RED, REST, SLED, STEP, TENT Kindergarten Forward Only
Short e Words BED, BENT, CHECKED, DECK, EGG, END, EXCEL, FED, HEN, JET, LEG, LEMON, LEND, MEND, NEST, NET, REST, SET, SPELL, SPEND, TELL, TEN, VEST, WEB, WENT Young Kids Forward, Backward, Diagonal
short vowel O words COT, FOX, GOD, HOP, HOT, MOM, MOP, NOD, POT, STOP Kindergarten Forward Only
short vowel U words BUG, BUS, CUP, CUT, GUN, HUG, JUMP, RUN, SUN, TUB Kindergarten Forward Only
Short Words ASK, BACK, BENCH, BLED, BLEND, BOX, BRAND, BRISK, BUNT, CLASP, CLING, CLOTH, CRUST, DISH, DUMP, FROST, GRIN, HELP, HONK, LAST, LUNCH, MILK, NEXT, PLUS, PRINT, PUMPKIN, SANG, SCRAP, SHOP, SLIP, SPENT, SPOT, STAMP, STOCK, SUCH, SWEPT, THINK, TRUCK, WENT Older Children Forward, Backward, Diagonal
sight word A, AM, AN, AND, DO, HE, I, IS, LIKE, ME, MY, SO, TO, WE Easy Forward Only
Sight Words A, CAN, I, LIKE, THE, WE Easy Forward Only
Sight Words A, BIG, CAN, DOWN, HELP, I, IN, LIKE, NOT, THE, WE Easy Forward Only

 
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