Group Word Games for Kids

Creative Crosswords

Creative Crosswords is a group word game for kids that is both fun to make and to play. Make up your own crossword puzzles, then share them with the family.

How to Make Creative Crosswords

What You'll Need:

  • Paper
  • Pens
  • Pencils
  • Ruler
  • Graph Paper

Step One: Add a new twist to an old favorite by making up crossword puzzles based on your favorite hobby, books, animals, or celebrities.

Step Two: Arrange your "down" and "across" words on the graph paper, writing one letter in each square.

Step Three: After you arrange the puzzle words, write your clues to match. Don't forget to number the words and clues. Try not to make your word clues too difficult.

Step Four: Then copy the puzzle on a clean sheet of paper, and see how long it takes a friend to complete.

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