Word searches are great activities and help kids develop spelling, problem-solving, and analytical skills. Here are some tips on how to play and find words:
- Scan each row from left to right. Then, scan each column from top to bottom. Look for the vowel – A.
- Search for chunks – ATE.
- Once kids spotted chunk, look for surrounding letters.
- Scan with a finger.
ATE family words in this puzzle: fate, late, mate, gate, grate, date, skate, plate.
Available styles and printing options:
Styles: Zaner-Bloser, Handwriting Without Tears (HWT), and D’Nealian.
Printing options: black lines.
Zaner-Bloser. Forming letters straight up and down. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. An easy step-by-step approach.
Handwriting Without Tears. Forming letters using simple strokes. Guideline: simplified. Modern handwriting.
D’Nealian. Forming letters in slight slant and adding little tails to each letter. Guideline: blue headline, red baseline, and dotted midline. Easier transition to cursive.