Crossword puzzles are popular classroom games, useful for vocabulary teaching and revision. There are 36 topic-based crosswords to choose from. If your students enjoy this activity, you could expand it by playing related word games.
Fun, interactive, great tools for learning. Who doesn't like to play classroom games? Here are some ideas to inspire you. These activities can be used in any topic!
The suggested games focus on spelling, writing and vocabulary building. They require minimal preparation and can be used just to practise any vocabulary.
Below you will find descriptions of the following classroom games:
• draw and guess
• what's this
• guess and spell
• draw it
• across or down
• circle the words
• noughts and crosses
To browse all of our crossword puzzles with picture clues sorted alphabetically by topic, use this resource guide. Also, we offer a variety of online word games that go well with these printables.
Below you will find some classroom games that go well with our crossword puzzles. Any game can be used in any vocabulary topic.
draw and guess
guess and spell
across or down
circle the words
noughts and crosses