Sunday, January 31, 2016

Spelling Word Scramble

Do you like word scrambles? I did as a kid (and still do now). I thought it would be fun to take a list of spelling words and turn it into a fun game. I was hoping that it wouldn't take forever, and it turns out that word scrambles are super-easy to make. Yay!

Are you ready to make one?

How to set-up:
All you need to do is grab a sheet of paper and your child's spelling list. Simply mix up the letters in each of the words. It seems like it should take a long time, but it really doesn't. It took me around 5 minutes to create this list of 10 words.

Don't make it complicated. Just mix up the letters. Cross them off as you write them down to keep track of what letters you've used. But, I discovered that four and five letters words are really not difficult to mix up.

Have your child try to unscramble the letters to find their spelling words. It will give them a chance pay attention to the letters in each word and how they fit together. It's fun and a nice change from all the traditional ways to practice spelling words. Your puzzle-loving kids will enjoy practicing their spelling words with a word scramble.

Are you enjoying the spelling ideas, but wish they were in printable form. You're in luck! You can buy the printable ebook, 31 Ways to Practice Spelling Words at this link for $5.00

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