21 Free Word Scramble Printables (with answers)

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You are going to love our free word scramble printables. We have 20 for you to download.

Word scrambles are one of the best educational games as they are super fun for kids of all ages.

Whether you use these in school or just for fun, these word scramble puzzles will keep you busy for hours as you try to unscramble the words. Some of the printables have 2 versions, an easy and a hard.

Most of these word scrambles, however, are aimed at upper elementary aged kids and above, including us adults. These are great educational activities along with our free word search printables.

word scramble printable

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How to download the free word scramble printables?

There are 2 ways you can download our word scramble printables. The first is you can purchase all of them for a small fee (currently with 25% off), or you can click on each of the images and download each of them individually for free.

Whichever option you choose you will get the answer sheet for every single one.

There are at least 8 word scrambles included in the paid download that are not yet available on the blog but they will be included soon.

Supplies needed:

  • cardstock (normal copy paper will work)
  • pens or pencil

How to play word scramble puzzles?

Download the printable you want.

Some of the puzzles have an easy and a hard version, others only have a hard version.

Below is an example of the word scrambles that have 2 options plus an answer sheet. This is great if you want to play along with the kids, or if you have older children playing with younger children.

star wars word scramble answers

Below is an example of just the harder version of the scramble. There are no clues around the side of the word scramble so this is going to be too hard for younger children.

christmas word scramble

When you print them out make sure to not give the answer sheet.

You can either play individually, in teams or as a competition and see who can unscramble the letters the quickest.

What are the educational benefits of playing word scrambles?

There are loads of educational benefits that come along with doing word scrambles.

Including of course spelling, increased vocabulary, the ability to use context clues, and the development of word recognition.

If you are wanting to add a little more fun to your homeschool but are not sure how, check out our recent post about what is gameschooling for some tips.

Carry on reading to download the word scramble puzzles you want, or download all of them for a small fee (currently with 25% off).

Last Updated on 1 June 2023 by homeschoolof1

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