Category Archives: Writing & Spelling

Thanksgiving Activity Pages: Coloring, Crossword, Word Search, and Cryptograms

This Thanksgiving-themed activity book lets kids practice hand-eye coordination, handwriting, spelling, and problem solving. There are 2 coloring pages, a crossword puzzle with picture clues, 2 word search puzzles and 2 cryptogram riddles, both at two difficulty levels. You can print … Continue reading

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5th Grade Spelling, Weeks 1-36: Letter tracing & word searches for each week

This packet includes a full spelling curriculum for 5th grade. 36 weeks of 5th grade spelling words, 20 words each week A worksheet for each week allowing the kids to write the words. The traceable spelling words are a great … Continue reading

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4th Grade Spelling, Weeks 1-36: Letter tracing & word searches for each week

This packet includes a full spelling curriculum for 4th grade. 36 weeks of 4th grade spelling words, 20 words each week A worksheet for each week allowing the kids to trace the words. The traceable spelling words are a great … Continue reading

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3rd Grade Spelling, Weeks 1-36: Letter tracing & word searches for each week

This packet includes a full spelling curriculum for 3rd grade. 36 weeks of 3rd grade spelling words, 16 words each week A worksheet for each week allowing the kids to trace the words. The traceable spelling words help ensure kids … Continue reading

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Halloween Activity Pages: Coloring, Crossword, Word Search, and Cryptograms

This Halloween-themed activity book lets kids practice hand-eye coordination, handwriting, spelling, and problem solving. There are 3 coloring pages, a crossword puzzle with picture clues, and 2 word search puzzles and 2 cryptogram riddles, both at two difficulty levels. You can … Continue reading

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2nd Grade Spelling, Weeks 1-36: Letter tracing & word searches for each week

This packet includes a full spelling curriculum for 2nd grade. 36 weeks of 2nd grade spelling words, 16 words each week A worksheet for each week allowing the kids to trace the words. The traceable spelling words are 3/4 of … Continue reading

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1st Grade Spelling, Weeks 1-36: Letter tracing & word searches for each week

I have started creating and publishing some pre-made packets on specific topics. This packet includes a full spelling curriculum for 1st grade. The packet includes: 36 weeks of 1st grade spelling words, 8 words each week A worksheet for each … Continue reading

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Your Kids Can Write Their Own Book

When my son was 5 and waiting for his little brother’s Play Gym class to end, he wrote a book about a train.  On each page he drew a picture of one train car and (with help) wrote some descriptions … Continue reading

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Free Beginner Cryptogram Puzzle

Another Monday, another free (and fun!) activity from The Trip Clip.  Secret Message Puzzles are great for teaching problem solving that helps in math, science, and computer programming. And they’re super fun, too! You can even write your own secret message … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Learn at the Grocery Store

There are learning opportunities even in mundane tasks like going to the grocery store. Click through to find suggestions for how to use the grocery trip as a teaching opportunity, as well as free printables to keep it fun!  

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