Autumn Puzzles

As the days get longer you will need something to keep your kids occupied indoors. Here are some autumn puzzles and mazes to print out and enjoy with your kids. New this year are our Autumn word sudoku puzzles - a fun twist on traditional sudoku for children!

Acorn Grid Copy

Acorn Grid Copy

Can the kids copy the acorn from the grid on the left to the grid on the right? It helps to count carefully, and draw each square one by one.

Autumn Alphabet Challenge

Autumn Alphabet Challenge

Mark the turn of the season by trying this very challenging challenge! Try to find an autumnal word for each letter of the alphabet...if you can!

Autumn Boggler Puzzle

Autumn Boggler Puzzle

Our autumn boggler puzzle asks the kids to find as many words as they can from the letters in the grid. Instructions are on the sheet. We have hidden in some autumn words which will give them bonus points.

Autumn Crossword

Autumn Crossword

Here is an autumn crossword for the kids to get stuck into! We've included an answer sheet in case you need it.

Autumn Equinox Word Search

Autumn Equinox Word Search

This word search puzzle is all about the Autumn Equinox. Can you find words such as equator, September, autumn and others in the grid?

 

Autumn Smaller Words Puzzle

Autumn How Many 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.

Autumn Leaf Grid Copy

Autumn Leaf Grid Copy

Copy the autumn leaf from the grid on the left to the empty grid on the right. Count the squares to help…

Autumn Leaves Match Up

Autumn Leaves Match Up

Match up the pairs of autumn leaves on this pretty puzzle. You should find one leaf left over without a partner!

Autumn Scramble Puzzle

Autumn Scramble Puzzle

Unjumble the letters in our Autumn Scramble puzzle to find a collection of Autumn words - it's quite tricky!

Autumn Tree Grid Copy

Autumn Tree Grid Copy

This is quite a tricky read copy puzzle featuring an autumn tree, complete with fallen leaves. Count the squares on the empty grid and draw the picture square by square if that helps.

Autumn Word Search

Autumn Word Search

Hunt for the autumn words in our printable word search puzzle. Answer sheet available.

Autumn Word Sudoku - Easy

Autumn Word Sudoku - Easy

This bright and cheerful word sudoku puzzle is for beginners and features the letters of the word LEAF rather than numbers. Fun for autumn!

Autumn Word Sudoku - Medium

Autumn Word Sudoku - Medium

Here's a 6x6 sudoku puzzle where the numbers are swapped for the letters of the word ACORNS for our autumn theme. Print it for the kids to puzzle out!

Apple Tree Complete the Picture Puzzle

Complete the Apple Tree Picture Puzzle

Our fun apple tree complete the picture puzzle asks children to fill in the missing parts of the picture by copying the complete tree on the right. It takes a fair amount of concentration to get everything to match up!

Oak Leaf Complete the Picture Puzzle

Complete the Oak Leaf Picture Puzzle

Have a go at this complete the picture puzzle of an oak leaf, filling in the missing parts of the grid by referring to the complete picture on the right. The oak leaf has an interesting shape and I think by trying this puzzle, children will remember it and be able to identify it in future.

Complete the Squirrel Picture

Complete the Squirrel Picture

Here's a fun squirrel printable activity for younger children. Can they fill in the details on the worksheet as requested, before colouring in their picture?

Count the Acorns

Count the Acorns

How many times can the kids find the word "acorn" in the puzzle? This makes a fun puzzle for autumn or winter, perhaps.

Harvest squashed sentence puzzle

Harvest Squashed Sentence Puzzle

The aim of this fun puzzle is to find the squashed sentences with a harvest theme! The kids need to start on the shaded square then draw a path to find the sentences. The leftover letters from each grid will form a 6 letter word with a harvest them too...

How Many Leaves Puzzle - Hard

How Many Leaves Puzzle - Hard

You have to be quite intrepid to try this puzzle - counting the jumbled up leaves will take a while and quite a bit of concentration!

Hungry Scarecrow Maze

Hungry Scarecrow Maze

Can you help the scarecrow get to the pumpkin patch in this autumn printable maze?

Scarecrow How Many Words

Scarecrow How Many Words

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.

Squirrel Grid Copy

Squirrel Grid Copy

Our grid copy pages ask the kids to copy a picture from one grid to the next, using the boxes to help. Here's a cheeky squirrel grid copy which I think they will enjoy!

Word Wheel Challenge 2

Word Wheel Challenge 2

Here's a word wheel challenge that's particularly fun to do in the Autumn, or perhaps even as part of a fairy theme. That might give you a hint as to what the nine-letter word hidden in the word wheel might be!

Word Wheel Challenge 4

Word Wheel Challenge 4

Depending on how you found this puzzle at Activity Village, you might have already guessed what the nine-letter word hidden in the word wheel is! But you might be surprised by how many other words you can make with those letters, including the G in the centre of the wheel...

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