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How to make printable crossword puzzles

Crossword puzzles are not only entertaining mind challenges for adults, they're also great tools for teachers to use as learning resources in the form of worksheets in the classroom. Using an online puzzle generator, then printing out puzzles at home means that teachers can produce puzzles to aid in the learning of any subject matter in any area of the curriculum. Kids crossword puzzles can be generated by using just words, pictures as clues, or a combination of both, meaning that puzzles can also be used to help kids learn to write. Read on to know how to make printable crossword puzzles.

Crossword puzzle maker

The puzzle maker at Toolsforeducators.com (crossword) allows you to create printable puzzles as worksheet for kids. Puzzles can be as complex or simple as you like to address the needs of various age groups, and there is also the facility to add picture hints from an online library as well as word clues. Advantages of using a software The software generates the puzzles in a open-grid format rather than enclosed in a box, which makes them more organic-looking and fun for kids. The inclusion of pictures adds a visual aid to those children who struggle with reading words, or are new to puzzles of this kind, and need help to associate one word with another. There is also the option to include a word search puzzle along with the crossword puzzle. Several different fonts are available, with all of them producing easy-to-read, clean, free puzzles.

Crossword puzzle games

The free crossword puzzles at Crosswordpuzzlegames.com look more like the traditionally shaped crosswords seen everyday in newspapers and magazines, being presented in a square box in the clues printed below. Using the free tool Crosswords generated with this free tool must have a minimum of ten to 14 words in order for the software to accurately generate the puzzle, with an upper size limit of 18 x 18 character grids. If you use fewer than ten words, make sure that the words are interlockable, otherwise there will be errors in the generated crossword. Print puzzles seem not to print the answers along with the puzzle during testing of the site, so remember to keep a separate copy. Also, on the site is the option to generate a daily puzzle from a huge collection of pre-made crosswords.

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