Word Star Puzzles

NEW! Word star puzzles are a form of anagram challenge with a difference. If you solve them correctly, you'll draw a star in the middle of the circle - very satisfying! Of course that makes the puzzles especially suitable for children, as, once they've found whether the puzzle starts, will have a hint of which letter comes next. It's finding where the puzzle starts that's tricky!

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Our Word Star Puzzles

African Animals Word Star Puzzles

African Animals Word Star Puzzles

Puzzle your way through 16 word star puzzles hiding African animals! Unjumble the letters and then join them across the cirle to form a star shape in the middle. The trick is finding the first letter and working out how the star will take shape!

Bonfire Night Word Star Puzzles - 1 Per Page

Bonfire Night Word Star Puzzles - 1 Per Page

These fun Bonfire Night word star puzzles are anagrams or scrambles in disguise! They are especially fun for kids because if you draw lines to join the letters in the right order, you form a star across the circle.

Bonfire Night Word Star Puzzles - 4 Per Page

Bonfire Night Word Star Puzzles - 4 Per Page

Our Bonfire Night word star puzzles are an interesting anagram challenge that will keep the kids busy this Guy Fawkes night! Each wheel has a hidden word. If you draw lines to join the letters in the correct order you will form a star in each circle.

Butterfly Word Star Puzzles

Butterfly Word Star Puzzles

These word star puzzles are an interesting variation on your normal word puzzle! Find the hidden word by criss-crossing the cirle. If you do it correctly, you will draw a star. All the words in the 4 puzzles are connected to butterflies.

Christmas Word Star Puzzle Example

Christmas Word Star Puzzle Example

Try out this Christmas word star puzzle to see how they work and if the children enjoy them, before downloading our complete pack. It works like an anagram with the added benefit of forming a star across the circle if you join the letters in the correct order.

Christmas Word Star Puzzles 1 Per Page

Christmas Word Star Puzzles 1 Per Page

The aim of these fun word star puzzles is to join the letters one by one across the circle to find a Christmas-themed word and draw a star! There are 14 puzzles (one on each page) to try in this bumper pack.

Christmas Word Star Puzzles 4 Per Page

Christmas Word Star Puzzles 4 Per Page

Keep the kids busy while they wait for Christmas to arrive with these fun Word star puzzles. If they solve the puzzles correctly, they'll draw a star in the middle of the circle! There are 4 puzzles per page in this pack (2 on the last page), and 14 puzzles to complete in total. 

Earth Day Word Star Puzzles - Easier

Earth Day Word Star Puzzles - Easier

There are 6 simple Earth Day themed words in this pack of Earth Day word star puzzles, one per page. Five of the puzzles have 5 letters, and one puzzle has 7 letters. We've drawn the stars into the puzzles to help.

Earth Day Word Star Puzzles - Harder

Earth Day Word Star Puzzles - Harder

This collection of 12 Earth Day word star puzzles are suitable for older children (and adults). Each puzzle is an anagram with a difference! Solve them correctly and you will have drawn a star between the letters.

Pancake Day Word Star Puzzles

Pancake Day Word Star Puzzles

These Pancake Day word star puzzles are a new take on an anagram. As you join the letters in the correct order across the circle to form a Pancake Day themed word, you draw a star. For an example of how the puzzles work, look here or check the solutions.

Remembrance Day Word Star Puzzles - 1 per Page

Remembrance Day Word Star Puzzles - 1 per Page

These Remembrance Day word star puzzles are anagrams with a difference! Join the letters in the correct order across the circle and you form a star. It's addictive once you get going! There are 8 puzzles in this pack, 1 per page.

Remembrance Day Word Star Puzzles - 4 per Page

Remembrance Day Word Star Puzzles - 4 per Page

Word star puzzles are like anagrams, with the added benefit of a hidden star that will be revealed when you get the solution right, which make them extra fun for children (and can also give them a little hint, once they get the hang of how they work).

Space Word Star Puzzles

Space Word Star Puzzles

This is a bumper set of our popular word star puzzles, which are similar to anagrams with a clever twist - and they are all themed around space, the final frontier. There are 19 puzzles in total, ranging from 5 letter words up to 10 letter words.

Summer Fruit and Veg Word Star Puzzles

Summer Fruit and Veg Word Star Puzzles

These word star puzzles are anagrams but with something a little extra to make them appeal more to children! This set of 8 puzzles feature various summer fruit and veg...  

Valentine's Day Word Star Puzzles

Valentine's Day Word Star Puzzles

A new kind of puzzle for Valentine's Day! There are 16 puzzles included in this pack, all themed with Valentine words of varying difficulty. Choose to print 1 per page (better for younger children or tackling on the white board) or 4 per page.

Solving a Word Star Puzzle

Here's an example puzzle, which hides a 5 letter word. The star inside the word will have 5 points.

Word star puzzle eg 1

And here's the solution:

Word Star puzzle example solution

As you can see, if you can find the starting letter - "a" - then as you join the letters together correctly to form the word "angel" you draw a star in the middle of the circle.

Some of the words have more than 5 letters, and form stars with more points!


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