Last updated on August 28th, 2023 at 07:30 pm

back to school crossword puzzle

This school crossword puzzle is great for kids of all ages! A fun and free school themed puzzle for both elementary and middle school students. Print out the version with the word bank for an easier puzzle solve. Or if your students are looking for more of a challenge exclude the word bank! Both puzzle versions are available to print in this PDF!

Perfect crossword puzzle for 3rd or 4th grade students

Although this printable crossword puzzle is versatile it is the most suitable for 3rd grade or 4th grade students!* These grades are when brain puzzles start to be more enjoyable and less confusing.

Crossword puzzles help with word recognition and spelling as the student fills in the number of letters needed per word. Use this puzzle in small groups for a fun group activity.

Or pass this school themed crossword puzzle out for a worksheet to do in between lessons. There are always a few early finishers that need an extra activity to fill the time.

*Each child is different and first or second-graders could enjoy these puzzles as well!

Crossword Puzzle with Picture Clues!

Our school crossword puzzle includes picture clues! Using picture clues (instead of word/sentence clues) makes the puzzle easier and more fun to guess the word puzzles.

Also, color each clue as you guess the word! Turn this fun crossword puzzle into a coloring page.

picture crossword puzzle clues

Use as a Back to School Crossword Puzzle

Is it back to school time? Perfect! Use your school crossword puzzle as a back to school crossword puzzle! A perfect activity to use during break time or the first week of school.

Find all of the words and color the school pictures as you go. A fun way to welcome the new school year!

What’s included in the School Picture Crossword Puzzle

The crossword puzzle includes a version with the word bank and without! Plus, don’t forget to print the answer key!

1. School Crossword Puzzle with Word Bank

school crossword puzzle

2. School Crossword Puzzle without Word Bank (blank)

back to school crossword puzzle

3. School Crossword Puzzle Answer Key

answer key for school crossword puzzle

Grab your pencil (and crayons) and start this fun activity!

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Download the School Crossword Puzzle

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