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.
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.
Eight 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:
The images are in black and white. With a few pencil crayons, the young learners can also have fun coloring the fruit.
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:
- fruit word search
- pizza word search
- 3rd grade apple word puzzles
- ice cream fill in puzzle
- bread crossword puzzle
Fruit Crossword Answer Key
Here is the answer key for this fruit crossword puzzle: