A fun, abstract vocab puzzle in which students can add one letter per line, forming a pyramid of words.
All AboutVocabulary Puzzles
Brain-twisting puzzles based on spelling and vocabulary. Some fantastic “problem of the day” ideas here.
Begin with a small, simple word and identify its antonym. Then, take this second word and find its antonym. Many times, you’ll find that an antonym of an antonym isn’t always related the original word.
Counting up, what’s the first number with an “a” in it?
In need of some nice word puzzles that will keep your gifted kids busy? Ask them to find as many words as they can within another word. For example: can you find five words made from the letters in “snowy?” How about ten?
One of my favorite tricks in the classroom was having a “puzzle of the day.” The great difficulty was finding puzzles that challenged my students, but didn’t require meticulous work or strange knowledge. Word Ladders were always a consistent hit.