How Many Words Puzzles

How many words puzzles can be used in many ways, as a competion, as a timed challenge or just for fun, they can be used in groups, in pairs or by individuals.   

Autumn Smaller Words Puzzle

Autumn Smaller Words Puzzle

The aim of our Autumn smaller words puzzle is for kids to see how many smaller words they can make out of the letters in "Autumn leaves". Write the words they find on the lines provided.

Bonfire Night How Many Words

Bonfire Night How Many Words

Here's a printable Bonfire Night How Many Words puzzle to keep the kids busy on Fireworks Night. Click the link below for our printable version.

Father's Day - How Many Words

Father's Day - How Many Words

How many smaller words can you make out of the letters in HAPPY FATHER'S DAY? Challenge yourself or race with a friend.

Gunpowder Plot "How Many Words" Puzzle

Gunpowder Plot "How Many Words" Puzzle

How many smaller words can the kids make out of the letters in The Gunpowder Plot? Printable puzzling fun for Bonfire Night! Click the link below for the printable.

Happy Hanukkah How Many Words

Happy Hanukkah How Many Words

There are a lot of repeating letters making this Happy Hanukkah how many words puzzle one of our hardest. Are you up for a challenge?

Harry Potter How Many Words

Harry Potter How Many Words

How many smaller words can the kids make out of the letters of the Hogwarts' motto - Draco dormiens nunquan titillandus? It's our first Latin challenge!

How Many New Words - Candle

How Many New Words - Candle

How many new words can you make using the letters in CANDLE? You might not think there would be many, but I expect you will be surprised when you put your mind to it!

 

 

How Many New Words Christmas Pudding Puzzle

How Many New Words Christmas Pudding Puzzle

How many new words can you make from the letters in "Christmas pudding" - a printable challenge for Christmas time! Children can try the puzzle on their own or set a time limit and race with friends.

How Many Smaller Words - Independence Day

How Many Smaller Words - Independence Day

How many smaller words can the kids make using the letters of Independence Day? Just as fun as a timed classroom activity as for  a solo challenge. Best printed with your printer's "borderless" settings.

How Many Words - Butterflies

How Many Words - Butterflies

This is a very pretty puzzle for you! How many words can you find from the word Butterflies? If you don't fill all the spaces, you could make colourful wing patterns instead!

How Many Words - Christmas Tree

How Many Words - Christmas Tree

How many new words can you make using the letters in CHRISTMAS TREE? Children can work on their own, in groups, or as a challenge against others.

How Many Words - Easter Bonnet

How Many Words - Easter Bonnet

How many smaller words can the kids make using the letters in "Easter Bonnet"? Try this as a timed race or just challenge each child to go at their own pace.

How Many Words - Easter Bunny

How Many Words - Easter Bunny

Here's a fun little time filler for Easter, with a cute picture of an Easter bunny to appeal to the kids. How many smaller words can you make using the letters in "Easter Bunny"? There's a surprising number, I think!

How Many Words - Easter Eggs

How Many Words - Easter Eggs

This isn't the easiest of our How Many Word challenges - but it will get the kids thinking! How many smaller words can you make using the letters in "Easter Eggs". Plurals allowed!

How Many Words - Happy Diwali

How Many Words - Happy Diwali

How many words can the kids make out of the letters in the words "Happy Diwali"? We have two versions of this puzzle, one in colour and one in black and white, both illustrated by the goddess Lakshmi.

How Many Words - Honeycomb

How Many Words - Honeycomb

This puzzle featuring the word honeycomb would be a great activity for Spring or Summer, or when talking about insects and bees. Find as many words as you can from the word honeycomb and fill in the cells with your answers.

How Many Words - Kung Hei Fat Choy

How Many Words - Kung Hei Fat Choy

How many smaller words can you make - of two letters or more - using the letters in Kung Hei Fat Choy (the Cantonese greeting for Happy Chinese New Year)?

How Many Words - Santa Claus

How Many Words - Santa Claus

How many smaller words can you make with the letters in SANTA CLAUS? This is fun for kids to do on their own, but also great as a classroom challenge...perhaps against the clock.

How Many Words - Spring Flowers

How Many Words - Spring Flowers

If you are thinking about Spring, why not try this fun activity? How many words can you make from the letters in the words Spring Flowers. Can you fill in all the tulips on the page?

How Many Words - Year of the Goat

How Many Words - Year of the Goat

How many smaller words can the kids form from the letters in "Year of the Goat"? Try this as a solo activity, race against the clock - or compete with each other!  

How Many Words Farmyard

How Many Words Farmyard

It is possible to make a surprising number of smaller words using the letters in the word FARMYARD if you put your mind to it! Of course you are rather limited with vowels. Give it a go using this printable.

How Many Words Frankenstein

How Many Words Frankenstein

How many smaller words can you make using the letters in the name Frankenstein? Challenge yourself or race with friends or in the classroom...

How Many Words Halloween

How Many Words Halloween

How many smaller words can you make out the letters in Halloween? You might be surprised! Write the words on the bats beneath...

How Many Words Harvest Festival

How Many Words Harvest Festival

How many words can you and your children make from the letters HARVEST FESTIVAL? Perhaps you could have a competition to see who can find the most?

How Many Words Olympic Games

How Many Words Olympic Games

This puzzle is trickier than you think! How many smaller words can you find from the letters OLYMPIC GAMES? 

How Many Words Puppies

How Many Words Puppies

How many smaller words can you make using the letters in the phrase "puppies are cute"? Quite a few I expect! Write your words on the bones below.

How Many Words Scarecrow

How Many Words Scarecrow

How many smaller words can the kids make using the letters in "scarecrow"? Use this printable as a solo challenge, as a time filler in the classroom, or as a competitive timed game.

How Many Words Soccer Puzzle

How Many Words Soccer Puzzle

I'm not sure when football became known as "the beautiful game", but I thought it might be a fun title for a "how many words" puzzle for the kids. Treat this as a solo challenge, complete with friends, or race against a group of other children.

How Many Words World Book Day

How Many Words World Book Day

How many smaller words can the kids make out of the letters in WORLD BOOK DAY? Try this as a solo challenge, as a race against the clock, or against other kids.

How Many Words World Peace

How Many Words World Peace

Here's a puzzle for International Peace Day. How many words can you make from the letters in "WORLD PEACE"? 

MLK Day - How Many Smaller Words?

MLK Day - How Many Smaller Words?

How many smaller words can you make from the letters in "Martin Luther King Day"? This fun puzzle includes some of Dr Martin Luther King Jr's most famous and inspiring quotes.

Pancake Day How Many Words

Pancake Day How Many Words

For the classroom or for while the pancakes are being cooked our Pancake Day How Many Words puzzle makes a great 5 minute 'filler'. 

Shrove Tuesday How Many Words

Shrove Tuesday How Many Words

The second of our two Pancake Day How May Words puzzles, this one is a bit trickier, how many words can you make from Shrove Tuesday?

St Patrick's Day Puzzle - How Many Words

St Patrick's Day Puzzle - How Many Words

Looking for a St Patrick's Day activity, for your classroom, party or home? How many smaller words can the children make out of the letters in St Patrick's Day?

Vesak How Many Words

Vesak How Many Words Puzzle

How many words of three letters or more cna you make using the letters in Happy Buddha Day? Use this page to record your results.

Year Of The Rooster How Many Words

Year of the Rooster How Many Words

How many words can you make out of the letters 'Year of the Rooster'? Whether as an individual challenge or a competition this puzzle is sure to get children thinking!

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