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Missing Letters

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There are 36 thematic missing letters worksheets to choose from. Scroll down to explore, download and print!

Missing letters

Our missing letters worksheets help kids develop their spelling skills. In these activities, students must fill in missing letters to spell a word correctly. Designed for further practice, these printables complete our online activities such as spelling games or guessing games (hangman). However, you can use them independently, in any way you like.

Below you will find a picture guide to these resources sorted alphabetically by topic. Each resource image is a direct link to the pdf file. Each worksheet comes with an answer key. Below each resource image there is a relevant wordlist. Take a look at the previews to see which ones are best for you and your students, then download and print your activities.

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Supplementary resources

Classroom games »
If your students enjoy our missing letters worksheets, you could expand this activity by playing related word games. Here are some ideas.

Related online word games »
Take the learning online! We offer a variety of word activities that go well with the missing letters worksheets.

The Answer Key contains answers for the following worksheets: Read and Match, Missing Letters, Crossword, Wordsearch.


ESL tests: Autumn vocabulary
  • autumn »
  • answer key »
  • acorns, apple, chestnuts, flower, hedgehog, leaves, mushroom, pear, pumpkin, rain, squirrel, umbrella
English tests: Bathroom vocabulary
  • bathroom »
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  • bath, brush, comb, mirror, shampoo, shower, sink, soap, sponge, toothbrush, toothpaste, towel
ESL worksheets for kids: Body vocabulary
English printables: Christmas test
  • christmas »
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  • angel, ball, bell, chain, Christmas tree, elf, gingerbread, holly, present, Santa Claus, star, stocking


ESL printables: Clothes test
ESL worksheets: Colours test
ESL tests: Domestic Animals vocabulary
ESL tests for kids: Drinks vocabulary


ESL worksheets: Easter test
  • easter »
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  • basket, bunny, cake, catkin, chick, daffodil, duckling, Easter egg, hen, lamb, lily, spring
ESL printables: Family test
  • family »
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  • aunt, baby, brother, daddy, family, grandma, grandpa, mummy, parents, pets, sister, uncle
ESL test: Feelings vocabulary
Missing letters: Food test
  • food »
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  • bread, buns, butter, cake, cheese, chips, egg, hamburger, ice cream, pizza, sandwich, sausages


Missing letters worksheets: Fruits test
  • fruits »
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  • apple, banana, cherry, grapes, lemon, orange, peach, pear, pineapple, plum, strawberry, watermelon
English tests for kids: Furniture
Worksheets for kids: Halloween test
  • halloween »
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  • ghost, goblin, haunted house, mask, monster, moon, mummy, pumpkin, scarecrow, skeleton, vampire, witch
ESL printables: Halloween Animals test


Missing letters: Insects vocabulary
  • insects »
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  • ant, bee, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, fly, grasshopper, ladybird, mosquito, moth, worm
ESL printables: Kitchen test
ESL worksheets: Living Room test
ESL printables: Occupations test


Missing letters: Pencase test
  • pencase »
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  • clips, crayons, eraser, glue, paintbrush, paints, pen, pencil, ruler, scissors, sharpener, tape
ESL printables: Pets test
  • pets »
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  • canary, cat, dog, ferret, fish, hamster, lizard, mouse, parrot, pony, rabbit, turtle
ESL worksheets: School test
  • school »
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  • board, book, calculator, classroom, diploma, globe, map, notebook, pencase, schoolbag, student, teacher
ESL printables: Sport test
  • sport »
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  • athletics, basketball, boxing, cycling, fencing, figure skating, football, hockey, skiing, speed skating, swimming, tennis


ESL worksheets: Spring Flowers test
Missing letters: Summer test
  • summer »
  • answer key »
  • ball, crab, hat, hot, ice cream, sandcastle, shell, sun, sunflower, sunglasses, tent, umbrella
ESL tests for kids: Time vocabulary
  • time »
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  • one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve o'clock
English printables: Town test
  • town »
  • answer key »
  • bank, church, cinema, gas station, hospital, library, museum, post office, restaurant, school, supermarket, theatre


English worksheets for kids: Toys
  • toys »
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  • ball, balloons, blocks, board game, boat, car, doll, drum, kite, plane, teddy bear, train
Missing letters: Transport vocabulary
ESL worksheets: Valentine's Day test
English printables: Vegetables test


Missing letters worksheets: Verbs
ESL printables: Weather test
ESL worksheets: Wild Animals test
ESL printables: Winter test
  • winter »
  • answer key »
  • cap, cold, icicles, mittens, scarf, skate, ski, sledge, snow, snowball, snowflake, snowman