10 Fun Ways to Practice Spelling Words

Spelling words have been a fact of life for many years.

My parents had to study them in school, I did, and so do my kids.

It’s important, but that doesn’t have to mean it’s boring.

Take these ten ways to practice spelling words. They’re simple; they’re hands-on; and best of all, they’re fun.

10 fun and hands-on ways to practice spelling words. Fun ways to prepare for spelling tests at home or in the classroom.

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Keep it simple.

One thing that ties all of these activities together is the simplicity.

They’re all out-of-the-box ideas, but none of them require expensive supplies or a lot of prep time. It’s so easy to pull everything together when your child brings home spelling words.

These ideas all versatile enough to work with any set of spelling words.

10 fun and hands-on ways to practice spelling words. Fun ways to prepare for spelling tests at home or in the classroom.

10 Ways to Practice Spelling Words

Grab a stack of sticky notes and use them to spell your words. Spelling with Sticky Notes is always fun!

Get out your bin of LEGOS and use them to build your words.

Sometimes you just need to move, and when that happens, you can spell your words on a driveway letter grid.

Add a bag of dry beans to your learning supplies and you can build your words with dry beans anytime.

10 fun and hands-on ways to practice spelling words. Fun ways to prepare for spelling tests at home or in the classroom.

Keep a salt tray available and you’ll always be able to practice your spelling words with salt writing.

Grab a set of letter stamps and spell your words that way.

Make up some paint in a bag and use it to write your words.

Combine spelling with art and create some watercolor resist spelling words.

10 fun and hands-on ways to practice spelling words. Fun ways to prepare for spelling tests at home or in the classroom.

Find a tub of paint and finger paint your spelling words.

Grab the tiles from a game and spell your words with Scrabble tiles.

Buy the 31 Ways to Practice Spelling Words Ebook

You can purchase a printable form of this book for $7.50 The book is designed to print and turn into a half-page size booklet. It’s perfect to keep at your homework station. Your kids can flip through and find a fun way to practice their spelling words.

The ideas will be convenient and ready to use. No need to turn on the computer every day for ideas.

Most activities require little to no prep time. And, if you make sure you have all the supplies on the Master Supply List (included in the book) on hand, you’ll be able to do any of these fun spelling word ideas any time.

10 fun and hands-on ways to practice spelling words. Fun ways to prepare for spelling tests at home or in the classroom.

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her here writing about fun learning activities, art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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