Have a go at one of our popular boggler puzzles, with a "back to school" theme. Follow the instructions to make as many words as possible and score extra points for any school words, too.
School Themed Puzzles
Print out some of these fun school themed puzzles to keep the kids busy and challenged in odd moments! We've got mazes, word searches, how many words, word wheels and more to explore below...
Kids can have a go at this Back to School crossword - helpful for getting brains in gear when school starts up again!
How many words can the kids make out of the letters in "BACK TO SCHOOL". There are a surprising number possible!
Here's an easier maze for younger children to enjoy with a Back to School theme. Help the little boy find his way to the school bus!
Sometimes a classroom can seem like a maze! Perhaps that is how the teacher feels in this "Back to School" maze ... can you help her find her way to the desk? Click the link below to print.
There are 10 fun "back to school" themed mazes in this pack, starting easy and getting progressively harder. The last one is very challenging indeed - so we've included the solutions at the back of the pack in case you get stuck!
Fun for the Back to School season, kids can search for school related words in this printable puzzle.
Here's a simple "Back to School" word search which younger children can enjoy. Just print and highlight or circle all the words on the list below.
Get ready for back to school with this simple school bus dot to dot. Don't forget to colour in the bus when you've drawn it!
Can the kids fill in the blank rows of our grid, by copying the missing bits over from the school boy on the right? This might be a fun activity to have waiting for the kids who finish early ...
Is the bus ready to take you back to school? Looks like some parts are missing to me! Complete the school bus and then colour it in a bright yellow.
Welcome the kids back to school with one of our "complete the picture" puzzles - this one featuring a school girl in simple uniform. The missing bits on this particular puzzle are relatively easy to fill in...
Children need to use their observation and copying skills to fill in the blanks on this fun "complete the teacher" puzzle activity.
Here's a fun "back to school" puzzle activity for the kids. We've provided a complete teacher illustration, and another with some missing bits! The kids need to fill in the gaps using the complete picture as a reference.
Challenge the kids to make smaller words from the letters in I LOVE SCHOOL. I thought this was a tricky puzzle at first but once I got started I found all sorts of words ...
Can the children solve the picture clues to complete the grid on our In the Classroom crossword? This is a fun back to school activity for the kids to have a go at! The answers are also included.
Here's a fun back to school activity for the kids - can they unscramble the classroom themed words and match them to the pictures? Some of them are quite challenging!
Learning is what school is all about, and that's what makes every day so interesting! Here is a simple "How Many Words" activity that asks the kids to make smaller words out of the letters in Learning.
I can think of lots of words that are used in and around school - but I'm not sure I can think of a complete alphabet of words! Can you?
The kids can have a go at 10 different school themed mazes in this pack. Start with the simplest and work your way up to the last one, which is fiendishly difficult! Solutions included, but keep them safe so that there's no peeking until absolutely necessary.
How many smaller words can you make with the letters in SCHOOL'S OUT? This is a fun activity for children to do on their own or as a challenge against their friends or class mates!
Word wheel challenges are the ultimate boredom buster! There are many words that you can make out of these letters, plus a nine-letter word to find, so the kids should be kept busy for a while...
Challenge the kids with this word wheel puzzle, and see how many words they can find - maybe try setting a challenge against the clock? This puzzle might be good as part of a school theme, and there's a nine-letter word to find in there too!
Word wheels are a lot of fun to do but are also a great resource for helping the kids practise their literacy and vocabulary skills. How many words can the kids find in the wheel, and can they find the nine-letter word? This puzzle could be used as part of a school theme too.