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Some Fun Spelling Activities

Word Ladders 

Decide on a theme, such as animals, then make a written list of words within a given time. The next word must begin with the last letter of the previous word. e.g. tiger – rabbit – terrapin – newt.


Word within a Word

Think of a word, then try to find as many words as possible within that word. e.g. important = pin, ant, rot, etc.


Missing Letters

Write down a word with some letters missing, set a specific time and complete the word – there could be a number of possibilities for each word. e.g. st_p stop, stoop, strip, etc.



Draw a 3×3 grid and fill each square with a different letter. Then find as many words as possible within a given time or find the longest word.