Word Sudoku

Our word sudokus are solved in exactly the same way as traditional sudoku puzzles: you just have to place letters in the grid instead of numbers.  We have a growing collection of word sudokus on different themes and ranging in difficulty.

For those new to sudoku puzzles - or if you need some extra solving tips - we have a special How to do Sudoku Puzzles guide.

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

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!

Christmas Sudoku Difficult

Here's the trickiest of our Christmas word sudoku puzzles. See if you can fit the letters from the word FRUITCAKE into the grid following the usual sudoku rules!

Christmas Sudoku Easy

This Word Sudoku adds a Christmas twist that makes the game a little more interesting. This puzzle is great for beginners!

Christmas Sudoku Medium

Use logic to fill this Christmas sudoku grid with the letters which spell SLEIGH!

Easter Word Sudoku Easy 1

Here's a simple word sudoku puzzle for Easter using the letters that spell the word LAMB instead of the numbers 1-4.

Easter Word Sudoku Easy 2

Here's a simple 4x4 sudoku grid to be filled in with the letters of the word HUNT (instead of the numbers 1-4). Follow the normal sudoku rules.

Easter Word Sudoku Medium 1

Use the letters of Easter (using one capital "E" and one lower case "e") to fill this sudoku grid - if you can!

Easter Word Sudoku Medium 2

Instead of the traditional numbers, fill this 6x6 Easter sudoku grid with the letters which spell BASKET.

Father's Day - Sudoku

Have a go at this word sudoku puzzle for Father's Day. Instead of the numbers 1-6, fit in the letters of the word FATHER.

Football Sudoku Difficult

Try this football sudoku puzzle with a difference! Instead of fitting the numbers 1 to 9 into the grid, you need to fit the letters in TOUCHLINE.

Football Sudoku Easy

Can the kids score a goal by fitting the letters from GOAL into our word sudoko grid?

Football Sudoku Medium

Tackle this fun football word sudoku puzzle by fitting the letters from TACKLE correctly into the grid!

Halloween Sudoku - Difficult

Here's a challenging word sudoku puzzle for Halloween. See if you can fit the letters from the word CAULDRONS into the grid following the usual sudoku rules!

Halloween Sudoku - Easy

Here's one of our fun word sudoku puzzles for kids with a Halloween theme. There are 4 letters to place which spell out the word "BATS".

Halloween Sudoku - Medium

This Halloween Sudoku is just like a normal sudoku puzzle but instead of placing the numbers 1 to 6 you need to place the letters for FRIGHT!

Halloween Sudoku - Medium 2

Try this Halloween word sudoku puzzle using the letters from the word SPIDER!

How to do Sudoku Puzzles

There are a number of tricks you can learn to help you do sudoku puzzles, which are solved entirely with the use of logic. We've written this printable guide (5 pages) specially for children, so that they can work through and follow our examples before trying puzzles on their own.

Minibeast Word Sudoku - Difficult

Here's a tricky word sudoku puzzle for our minibeasts theme, to keep the kids puzzling for a while. Can they fit the letters from the word D-R-A-G-O-N-F-L-Y into the grid, instead of the numbers 1 to 9?

Minibeast Word Sudoku - Easy

Younger children will enjoy fitting the letters from the word W-O-R-M into the sudoku grid - much more fun than numbers, especially with this cute pink worm to encourage you to get it right!

Minibeast Word Sudoku - Medium

Who could resist this lovely spider sudoku puzzle? Instead of numbers, try to fit the letters from the word S-P-I-D-E-R into the grid.

Mothers Day Sudoku

Keep the kids busy for a few minutes on Mothers' Day with this special sudoku puzzle which uses the word MOTHER instead of numbers. You can print the solution if they get stuck.

Olympic Word Sudoku Difficult

Print this tricky word sudoku puzzle with an Olympics theme. Can the kids put the letters from the word OLYMPIANS correctly into the grid?

Olympic Word Sudoku Easy

Try this fun word sudoku puzzle with an Olympic theme. Instead of numbers, children must try to fit the letters from the word GOLD into the grid.

Olympic Word Sudoku Medium

Here's a printable sudoku puzzle for kids in which you need to fit the letters of the word MEDALS into the grid instead of numbers.

Spring Sudoku - Difficult

This Spring Sudoku is perfect for older children as it is more difficult. This type of puzzle is great for improving logical thinking. Instead of the numbers 1-9 as in a typical sudoku puzzle, this one requires the children to use the letters in FLOWER BUD.

Spring Sudoku - Easy

Perfect for beginners, this Spring puzzle is an ideal starting point for those new to sudoku. Every row and column must contain the letters of the word lamb. Great for improving logical thinking.

Spring Sudoku - Medium

Welcome in Spring with this themed sudoku puzzle. It has a medium difficulty level so is perfect for someone who has mastered the basics and is looking for more of a challenge. Instead of the numbers 1-6, fill in the grid with the letters in SPRING.

Summer Word Sudoku - Difficult

Here's a tricky word sudoku for kids, featuring the 9 letter word sunbather. Place the letters in the grid instead of the numbers you are used to in a normal sudoku puzzle.

Summer Word Sudoku - Easy

Here's a printable starter word sudoku puzzle (4 letters) for kids with a surf theme. Just place the letters in the grid instead of numbers.

Summer Word Sudoku - Medium

Here's a printable word sudoku puzzle (using the 6 letters of the word bucket) for kids to puzzle over. Place the letters in the grid instead of the numbers in a normal sudoku puzzle.

Tennis Word Sudoku - Difficult

Perfect for the Wimbledon fortnight, fit the letters into this tennis sudoku puzzle for older kids!

Tennis Word Sudoku - Easy

Here's one of our fun word sudoku puzzles for beginners, featuring the four letters which make up the word NETS.

Tennis Word Sudoku - Medium

Here's a slightly challenging word sudoku puzzle for kids with a tennis theme. Fit the six letters of the word RACKET into the grid.

Thanksgiving Sudoku Difficult

This tricky Thanksgiving sudoku will be a logic challenge.  You need to use the letters from the word MAYFLOWER to complete every row, column and grid, making sure to use each letter only once.

Thanksgiving Sudoku Easy

The easiest of our Thanksgiving sudoku puzzles uses the letters from the word CORN to complete the 4 by 4 grid.

Thanksgiving Sudoku Medium

Get your puzzling head on and see if you can complete each row, column and grid with the letters that spell the word TURKEY for this Thanksgiving word sudoku.

Valentine Word Sudoku - Difficult

Print and enjoy this easy Valentine word sudoku for kids, with a 9 x 9 grid and the word "LOVEBIRDS" rather than the more usual numbers

Valentine Word Sudoku - Easy

Print and enjoy this easy Valentine word sudoku for kids, with a 4 x 4 grid and the word "LOVE" rather than the more usual numbers/p>

Valentine Word Sudoku - Medium

Print and enjoy this easy Valentine word sudoku for kids, with a 6 x 6 grid and the word "HEARTS" rather than the more usual numbers

Weather Sudoku - Difficult

Print this tricky word sudoku puzzle with a weather theme. Can the kids put the letters from the word HAILSTONE into the grid correctly?

Weather Sudoku - Easy

Here's a simple 4x4 sudoku grid to be filled in with the letters of the word RAIN (instead of the numbers 1-4). Follow the normal sudoku rules, and remember to use logic, don't just guess!

Weather Sudoku - Medium

Keep the kids busy with this fun Sudoku puzzle. Instead of numbers, try to fit the letters from the word C-L-O-U-D-Y into the grid.

Winter Sudoku - Difficult

Here's a 9x9 sudoku grid for kids with a winter theme. Use the letters from the word SNOWFLAKE rather than the numbers 1-9.

Winter Sudoku - Easy

Can the children work out how to fit the letters of COLD into this winter sudoku puzzle?

Winter Sudoku - Medium

Fill the sudokou grid with the letters for WINTER (rather than the numbers 1-6). An alternative sudoku challenge for kids!

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