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Hands-on Spelling Activities for Kids

Are you looking for some hands-on spelling activities for kids?  Here are lots of ideas to help keep your kinesthetic learner engaged and mastering spelling. The best way to learn spelling words with with a fun spelling activity or spelling games for kids. These spelling fun games are perfect for pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students!
Are you looking for some hands-on spelling activities for kids?  Here are lots of ideas to help keep your kinesthetic learner engaged and mastering spelling. The best way to learn spelling words with with a fun spelling activity or spelling games for kids. These spelling fun games are perfect for pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students!


Spelling activities for kids

Kids needs lots of practice to become good spellers! Having kids build words letter by letter is great hands on way to learn spelling words. These spelling activities for kids are sure to help your child learn any spelling words on any spelling word list. Here are over 25 fun, hands on ways for preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade, 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students practice spelling words. Who knows, spelling might just become their favorite subject!

Spelling games for kids

  1. Alphabet Magnets (you can get some at the Target dollar section or like this one we have)
  2. Letter Stamps [we use this method a LOT!] Alphabet Beads Busy Bag
  3. Letter Beads on a pipe cleaner like Frugal Fun 4 Boys
  4. Sensory tray writing (writing in sand, salt, etc.)
    hands on spelling with mini cups
  5. Hands on Spelling with Mini Cups
  6. Shaving Cream or Pudding Finger Spelling (with free printable!)
  7. Puffy Paint (here is our homemade puffy paint recipe) nutandbol
  8. Spelling with Nuts & Bolts like No Time for Flashcards
  9. Typing words on a keyboard
  10. Lego Spelling Words Practice
  11. Cheese-It Spelling
  12. Chalk on the drivewayspelling with straws
  13. Spinning Straw Speller from Still Playing School
  14. Playdough (cookie cutters, stamping in playdough, or rolling out letters with ropes) easy spelling word activity
  15. Cereal Spelling (using alphabet cereal or building letters with cheerios like A Mom with a Lesson Play)
  16. Alphabet Blocks rock letter manipulatives for new readers to build words
  17. Rocks with Letters like Sugar Aunts
  18. Letter Sponge Painting spelling with pipe cleaners
  19. Pipe Cleaner Letters like Make and Take
  20. Lace & Spell with Lace-a-Word Beadsspelling with dot stickers
  21. Alphabet Stickers (alphabet stickers like these or Dot Sticker Spelling Scramble like School Time Snippets)
  22. Hidden Spelling Words (like this one from Kids Activities Blog)
  23. Clothespin Spelling
  24. Letter Hunt (cut out different fonts from a newspaper to spell your words) like this one
  25. Window writing (with Crayola Window Markers)
  26. Jump on Spelling
  27. Spelling Garage
  28. Play Hangman (our favorite reusable Melissa & Dough Hangman set)

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First Grade Printables

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About the author

Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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