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Back to School Crossword Puzzles

A back to school crossword puzzle is an educational and fun activity to start out the school year. It gives kids the opportunity to work on vocabulary and spelling in a fun way.

Here are several free printable back to school crossword puzzles designed with a 2nd, 3rd, and 4th grader in mind.

They can all be downloaded free below.

printable back to school crossword puzzles for 2nd, 3rd & 4th grade students

2nd Grade Crossword Puzzle

This crossword puzzle is at a grade 2 level. The answers are the spelling words from these 2nd grade back to school themed words.

Free printable back to school crossword puzzle for kids.  Fun way for kids to work on vocabulary and spelling of back to school themed words at a grade 2 spelling level.

There are 10 words for kids to solve.

7 of the words have clues for kids to solve, and the other 3 words are based on an image.

The majority of the time there are 2 clues for a word, so that if the child can’t think of the word based on its definition, then perhaps a clue with a fill in the blank using the word in the context of a sentence might help.

3rd Grade

This crossword puzzle is meant for a third grader. The words are the spelling words from the back to school themed spelling week of these grade 3 spelling words.

Back to school crossword puzzles for kids are a fun way for kids to work on vocabulary and spelling of back to school themed words.  Free printable crossword puzzle for kids at a grade 2, 3 & 4 spelling level.  Downloadable pdf includes answer sheet.

This crossword puzzle has 12 clues, with 2 of them being image based.

4th Grade Back to School Crossword Puzzle

And this last crossword puzzle is ideal for a 4th grader. It uses the back to school themed grade 4 spelling words.

Back to school crossword puzzles for kids. A fun way for kids to work on vocabulary and spelling of back to school themed words. These free printable crossword puzzles are for kids at a grade 2, 3 & 4 spelling level.

This 4th grade crossword has 14 words for kids to solve, with 10 word clues and 4 image clues.

Printable Crossword Puzzles

These free back to school crossword puzzles can be downloaded below. The answers are included with the pdf.

More Printable Back to School Activities

Looking for more back to school activities? Here are 2 other word puzzles that use the same words:

The combination of all 3 puzzles help kids really learn the school themed spelling list for each grade.

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