Skip to Content

Fruit Crossword Puzzle

Here is a printable fruit crossword puzzle for elementary students around 3rd grade.

It’s a fun activity for kids to work on vocabulary and spelling of 13 common types of fruit.

The crossword puzzle for kids is free to download and print.

Printable fruit crossword puzzle for kids.  Image clues of a banana, cherries, grapes, pear, pineapple, apple, strawberry, and a lemon. 5 of the words have word clues.  Images are black and white and can be coloured by kids if desired. A spelling and vocabulary worksheet for kids around grade 3.  Pdf includes answers.

About This Crossword Puzzle

This fruit themed crossword puzzle has 13 types of fruit for kids to identify.

The puzzle’s words are from the fruit themed 3rd grade spelling list (plus a 2nd grade word). It’s a fun worksheet for kids to practice the spelling of these words.

Picture Clues

8 of the words have picture clues. For each of these clues, children will need to write the name of the fruit they see.

All the fruit are well known and common. They will have to identify and spell:

  1. grapes
  2. banana
  3. strawberry
  4. apple
  5. pear
  6. lemon
  7. pineapple
  8. cherries

The images are in black and white. With a few pencil crayons, the young learners can also have fun coloring the fruit.

Word Clues

The other 5 words have word clues.

These will be slightly more difficult to solve as kids will need to identify each fruit based on its description. This will be both a vocabulary and a spelling exercise.

The fruit kids will have to solve based on word clues are:

  • peaches (round, sweet fruit with juicy yellow flesh and fuzzy pinkish-yellow skin, and a large, hard seed at the center)
  • berries (small fruit that have many small seeds)
  • grapefruit (a round citrus fruit with yellow skin)
  • melon (honeydew ___)
  • plum (a round juicy fruit that has red or purple skin, sweet yellow flesh and a hard seed at the center)

Printable Fruit Crossword Puzzle

You can download a printable copy of the fruit crossword puzzle for kids below. The second page of the pdf is the answer key.

More Food Word Puzzles

Here are some other food themed word puzzles for kids:

Free printable summer word search for kids. Fun way for kids to work on spelling of summer themed words. The words are at a grade 3 spelling level. Also word searches for grades 2 and 4. #summerlearning #summerspelling #wordsearch #wordsearchforkids #wordsearchprintable #elementary #freeprintable #summeractivities #wordsearchanswers #wordsearchpdf #grade3 #homeschooling #treevalleyacademy
Previous
Summer Word Search Puzzles
Free printable word scramble for kids with 14 scrambled words. The jumbled words are 3rd grade summer themed spelling words between 4 and 8 letters long. When all the mixed up words have been unscrambled, the letters in circles will reveal an answer to a summer joke for kids. The black and white printable has some images for kids to color. There's a picture of a shell, a beach pail full of sand and a sand shovel. Free downloadable pdf includes an answer page.
Next
Summer Word Scramble