This set of animal crossword puzzles for kids is an easy and engaging way for children and students of all ages to become more familiar with some of their favorite animals. Crosswords are a great tool to help your child remember and understand a word’s meaning and helps to increase their vocabulary. These word games also aid in sharpening your student’s spelling, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Most children perceive crosswords as a fun recreational activity rather than a tool connected with school. Thus, it’s an enjoyable learning experience for your youngster.
This collection includes ten word puzzles on animals from the African jungle, the Arctic, and some on the endangered species list. We’ve also included puzzles some scaly creatures, pets, animals with echolocation and MORE!
Directions: Use the numbered clues to work out the answers and fill them into the crossword grid. If you get stumped, don’t worry, there is also an answer key to help. And just like all of our printable activities for kids, these pages are reproducible for classroom and homeschool use.
Animal Crossword Puzzles for Kids
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