5 Best Word Puzzles For Kids On Android

We want our children to learn how to think better and to learn how to reason their way through problems.  What better way to do this than to introduce them to the world of creative word puzzles. Your child can grow their vocabulary and their practical reasoning skills simultaneously.  And puzzles can be fun for the entire family as you work though the solutions together building a bond as well as knowledge. So here are some of the best word puzzle games that we could find on our Android devices.

Word Search Classic

A great word search app that helps your child learn to spell as they play.  This game is very versatile as it has simple words for your grade school child, but can grow with your child with 1000s of words that get complex enough to challenge even adults.  At the easy level of difficulty the board of play is an 8 x 8 square with simple words in the puzzle. Clues can be added to continue to help your young one find each new word. At medium difficulty, the board is 10 x 10 and the level becomes more challenging as is appropriate for your slightly older children.  Finally in the hard mode the board is 15 x 15 and each game becomes harder as you play. Additional features are sound (a child will hear the word pronounced that they are trying to find) and multiple languages available which allows from foreign language learning fun as well.

Download it now: Google Play

Word Bath – Learn to Spell

What a fun way for your elementary school child to learn to spell.  This fun little dog named Monty needs a bath. As he is in the tub, he realizes a word that he needs to spell though a picture.  Bubbles come up from the tub each containing a letter. Your child must catch the right letters in order to spell the word Monty has thought of.  There are several levels of difficulty in this game. You can choose between 3 letter words, 4, 5 or 6 letters. This puzzle also is not only in English but can be used to learn to spell Spanish vocabulary as well.  So try giving this dog a bone and see your child learn to spell as well.

Download it now: Google Play

Word Beach: Connect Letters, Fun Word Search Games

Word Beach is a simple version of Wordscapes.  You are given a wheel with letters on it and from there you use those letters to find as many words as your imagination can find.  This puzzle also has other challenges with word lists and hidden words. There are 4 different modes. Create Words where you find and unscramble letters.  Find Words where you unscramble letters to find the secret word. Word search where you look for a specific list of words to win. And Hidden Words, where the words you find feed your games pet bird.  There are hours of fun to be found in this game and all to the background of those beautiful Caribbean beaches.

Download it now: Google Play

Guess the Word – Fun Word Trivia

This is a great family game with multiple puzzle levels of complexity.  The game shows you two pictures and you need to combine the pictures to guess the work.  An example is a dog and a house is doghouse. It is a great way to increase your young ones vocabulary and help them to enjoy the complexity of language.  You can set up the game so that it gives easy words to your child and more complex ones to you, so that you can truly enjoy playing the game with your child.

Download it now: Google Play

CrossWord Puzzle for Kids by Iria Entertainment

This crossword has a unique spin of clues.  They place a picture at the front end of each line that needs to be solved.  The child may click on the picture and then a definition is shown. From there the child may learn to write the word through sounding it out and filling in the empty blanks.  With over 400 puzzles and over 2500 words, there are a lot of words to learn in this app. The backgrounds are cute and add to the friendly feel of the puzzles. Crosswords help to increase your child’s vocabulary as well as helping them learn how to spell.  It is a great choice for a puzzle game for your child to play.

Download it now: Google Play


Your child has a lot of great and fun options out there that will grow their vocabulary as well as increase their understanding of the the world around them.  Enjoy playing with them and seeing them grow as they play.

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