Friday, March 27, 2015

Free Beginner Crossword Puzzle

Crossword puzzles are the world's most popular word games for children and adults!

This is a great product to teach the concept of crossword puzzles and review color words. It can be done one-on-one and in large or small groups.

The smaller the group being introduced, the easier to teach and observe while doing the activity. When working with a large class, depending on the age, it may be necessary to do it together step by step. You may need to do a copy of the activity along with them for all to see.

The first letter of each box is printed the color of the correct word, so the child knows where to start spelling the word. The student might notice that black and brown start in the same square, but the box is brown.

The color words are on the paper to help spell the words correctly. The numbered box is beside the word to help them locate the same square on the grid and the direction to write the word. A key is included.

Find this FREE activity here:  Free! My First Crossword Puzzle

You can instill the love of using words, along with the educational benefits and maybe create a lifelong puzzler! Enjoy!

4 comments:

  1. Crossword puzzles are a great way to build so many skills. Thanks for sharing!

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    1. You are so very welcome! It is such a fun way to "play" with words!

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  2. This is a very cool beginner crossword puzzle. I love the way it is color coded.
    Thanks for sharing on Throwback Thursday Blog-Style. Though, I wonder if you meant to share it on my Littles Learning Link Up? Littles Learning Link Up is for old or new posts featuring crafts, activities, tips, etc suitable for young children (infant through early elementary age).
    Have a great day

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  3. This is a very cool beginner crossword puzzle. I love the way it is color coded.
    Thanks for sharing on Throwback Thursday Blog-Style. Though, I wonder if you meant to share it on my Littles Learning Link Up? Littles Learning Link Up is for old or new posts featuring crafts, activities, tips, etc suitable for young children (infant through early elementary age).
    Have a great day

    ReplyDelete

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