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Word Puzzles for Kids

Online word puzzle games help children improve their language skills, as well as further develop their spelling skills. TurtleDiary.com has a variety of online games that help children in different grade levels enhance these concepts, but are disguised as fun games to play. While playing these online word puzzle games, children can expand their vocabulary by learning new words-how to spell and pronounce them correctly. With all the slang and bad grammar kids are being exposed to on a daily basis, it is important for them to learn how to pronounce words appropriately from a young age.


What are some fun word games for kids?

If you're looking for some fun word games, check out one of our biggest hits: Word Scramble. It's designed for students in 1st-4th grade. A picture provides a clue, and kids unscramble the letters provided to create the word. Watch out though- there are extra letters to make the game a little more challenging! Scrabble is another fun word game. This classic game is just as fun online as it is playing around the table with your family.

Can kids play word games online?

The internet is full of engaging word games that kids can play. Online word games are an incredible tool because they can be played on almost any device anywhere you have an internet connection. These online word games are a perfect way to develop vocabulary, spelling, and phonics skills while they have fun!

What are some easy word games?

An early reading skill is recognizing familiar sight words, and this sight word game provides practice, with levels ranging from pre-K to third grade. Another easy word game is our word ladder game. Students create a word ladder by changing one letter at a time, using picture cues to guide their work.

Where can I find free word games for kids?

All of the word games on TurtleDiary.com are free! You can choose games to focus on a variety of skills, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation. Our games are created with a focus on elementary age students in grades pre-K through fifth grade. Find free word games for your students here.
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Word puzzle games for kids help to prepare them for school. Every day, more and more technology is being brought into the classroom. By having children play games on computers at home, they will already know the basic workings of a computer. For example, they will know how to efficiently use a mouse and will have a basic understanding of the letters on the keyboard. Because of this, children will become more engaged in the classroom, and in turn, more successful in their future.

Free word puzzle games keep children's attention longer than if they were reading from textbooks. During game play, children concentrate on their next move or work on solving a problem. Word puzzle games help increase their visual attention span, while they learn important new words.

Problem solving skills are another benefit of word puzzle games. Children need to think of what comes next, or what happens if they make a particular move. If a child spells a word wrong, he or she will have to go back and try again. Most of the time, children use the process of elimination to help them spell unfamiliar words. This is another form of problems solving that will be used in everyday life.

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