Free Skeletal System Labeling Worksheet

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Are you learning about the human body systems? If so you are going to love this free skeletal system labeling worksheet.

This free printable science worksheet is a fantastic resource for students studying biology and exploring the intricate world of human body systems.

The skeleton diagram comes with a word bank and an answer sheet.

Learning about the body systems is generally done in middle school, however, these worksheets can be done with 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, 6th grade, 7th grade, and 8th grade students.

skeletal system labeling worksheet

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What is the skeletal system?

The skeletal system is like the frame of our body.

It’s made up of all our bones, like the ones in our arms, legs, and even our skull.

These bones help us stand up straight, protect our organs, and give our body shape.

Without our skeletal system, we would be all wobbly and floppy!


The skull is the head bone that protects our super important brain. It’s made up of many bones that fit together like a jigsaw puzzle.

We’ve got the bumpy forehead and special holes called eye sockets where our eyes sit.


The humerus is a fancy word for the upper arm bone. It’s the one that goes from our shoulder to our elbow. It’s a long bone that helps us swing our arms and do all sorts of cool moves.

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Rib Cage

The rib cage is like a bony cage that protects our delicate organs like the heart and lungs. It’s made up of many curved bones called ribs that wrap around our body. They help keep our organs safe and also give our chest its shape.


The radius is one of the bones in our lower arm, and it’s on the same side as our thumb. It runs from our elbow to our wrist. It helps us twist our hand and do things like turn a doorknob or hold a pencil.


The spine, also known as the backbone, is like a long, bumpy road that runs down our back. It’s made up of many small bones called vertebrae that stack on top of each other.

The spine helps us stand up straight, bend, and twist. It also protects the spinal cord, which is like a superhighway for messages between our brain and body.

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The pelvis is like a bowl-shaped bone in our lower body. It’s made up of two hip bones that connect to our spine. The pelvis helps support our body and keeps everything in place.


The femur is the biggest and strongest bone in our body. It’s the bone in our thigh, connecting our hip to our knee. The femur helps us walk, jump, and run. It’s like the superstar of our skeletal system!


The tibia is the other bone in our lower leg, and it’s the big, weight-bearing bone. It’s the one that connects our knee to our ankle. The tibia helps us stand tall and gives our leg the support it needs. It’s like a sturdy pillar!


The fibula is one of the bones in our lower leg. It’s a skinny bone that runs next to the thicker bone called the tibia. The fibula helps us balance and gives our leg strength. It’s like a trusty sidekick to the tibia!

This free labeling worksheet can also be used with our other free body systems worksheets.

Label parts of the human skeleton

On the skeletal system labeled diagram, you will see the same picture of the skeletal system just with the correct words pointing to the correct area of the body.

I highly recommend getting a model skeleton for the kids to learn more about the human body.


The kids will also enjoy our free body systems word search.

Books about the human body for kids

We enjoy including books in our studies, and when it comes to biology, we have some favorites.

Know Yourself brings you interactive and enjoyable anatomy books for kids that make studying human anatomy really fun. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to get a 10% discount on these amazing books by using the code CLARE10. Perfect for kids in elementary grades.

Dr Bonyfide Books for Kids

Human Anatomy for Kids is a great book that introduces human anatomy in a fun and easy way. With fun pictures and simple explanations, kids will discover the skeletal system, muscles, and organs, and learn how their own bodies work!

How Does My Body Work? is an interactive book that lets kids aged 8-12 years old explore the circulatory system, digestion, and more through cool experiments and interactive activities. Learning about your body has never been so exciting!

Ultimate Bodypedia. This book is packed with mind blowing facts, fun diagrams, and stunning photographs. From tiny cells to intricate body systems, it’s the ultimate resource for curious young minds who want to explore the wonders of the human body.

Body Systems Worksheets

Grab all of our human body systems worksheets for a small fee.

There are 28 pages in this download including:

  1. Human body systems worksheet (6 pages)
  2. Skeletal system labeling (2 pages)
  3. Lymphatic system labeling (2 pages)
  4. Muscular system labeling (2 pages)
  5. Endocrine system labeling (4 pages)
  6. Nervous system labeling (2 pages)
  7. Circulatory system labeling (2 pages)
  8. Respiratory system labeling (2 pages)
  9. Digestive system labeling (2 pages)
  10. Body systems word search (2 pages)
  11. Body systems questions (2 pages)

Tips for downloading the free files

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Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the free human skeleton worksheets

These worksheets are free to print but are for personal or classroom use only. 

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 2 October 2023 by homeschoolof1

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