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These crosswords are made for kids ages 8 to 12. They are made up of words that are often found in third, fourth, fifth, and sixth grade spelling lists and cover subjects of interest to older kids. To view or print a crossword puzzle for children click on its title.

Title Subject Instructions / Description Sample Puzzle Hints
The Northern Lights World Geography Which season is best to see them?. The Northern Lights are actually a result of collisions between______ particles.. One of the most common colors of Northern Lights is pale___.. Clear ________ make it easier to see them.. scientific name for Northern Lights in the north.
Jesus' Teachings Bible Jesus' message was rejected in this town.. This Pharisee visited Jesus at night.. Jesus said we should do this in private, and not publicly.. Jesus said his followers should be a _?_ to people in this sinful world.. The _?_ were a part of the 'Sermon on the Mount' ,and described people the Lord called 'blessed.'.
The Water Cycle Earth Sciences Water Cycle water in the form of a gas. water that flows over the surface of the land but does not evaporate or soak into the ground. water in the atmosphere that falls to Earth as rain, snow, hail or sleet. the constant movement of water between Earth's surface and the atmosphere. when a liquid changes slowly into a gas .
Star Fisher Books Read the hints first and look back in the book to find the answer. To look at someone quickly.. You wash your clothes in this machine.. People that eat a lot of candy have this.. Another word for saying dinner.. Someone who works for someone else..
Muhammad Ali Entertainment Crossword Puzzle was his sport. his mother's first name. he started training to box at this age. this was his weight class. his brother's first name.
The American Revolution History turning point of the war. a long war between the British and the Americans. formed by the Second Continental Congress. one of the colonies where Jamestown is located. came to the colonists aid after the Battle of Saratoga.
The Space Race History First human on the moon. America's president during the space race. The area that makes up our universe. The winner of the space race. America's competitor during the space race .
Taking Care of Your Teeth Health Brush your tongue to remove ______. cuspid is another word for these teeth. Place the __________ at a 45-degree angle to the gums. The part of the tooth below the gum surface and not visible is the _____. The alveolar bone is also called the _______.
Microbiology Biology Also known as a 'germ' . Viruses are the smallest of all _____ . Fungi cannot move or eat on their own they rely on a ___ to do this. Viruses are not ____ nor are they cellular. Fungi is most beneficial uses of fungi came with the discovery of _____ penicillin.
Light Science the change in direction of a wave as it changes speed in moving from one medium to another.. electromagnetic radiation that you can see.. a material through which light does not pass.. an optical device that produces a narrow beam of coherent light.. a mirror that curves inward..
Heat Transfer Science An object that reduces transfer the transfer of heat. A blalnced Temperuture. Molecules are cooled. Heat by direct contact. Energy in a substance.
Where the Red Fern Grows Books Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle Having a strong pleasant scent. Rejoicing in others misfortune. Wasp that builds it's nest with mud. Something that brings bad fortune. Planned movement.
Stars and Galaxies Astronomy distance light travels in one year. small, hot, dim star that is the leftover center of an old star. large celestial body that is composed of gas and emits light. Any of the large bodies that travel around the sun and shine by reflecting its light. object so massive and dense that even light cannot escape its gravity.
Civil War History The last name of the unions most famous generals. these were when people were injured or dead. The first part to a strategy that the union used to defeat the confederates. 11 states used this and formed the Confederate States of America . The first name of a famous abolitionist who wrote a news paper with Frederick Douglass.
Math Math Any number from the set where.........means continue without end. . A number that is greater than zero. . A bar placed over digits that repeat. . When the repeating digit is zero it is called this. . The point of intersection of the x axis and y axis on a coordinate plane. .
Roosevelt in Office Government and Politics _____ Inspection Act required the United States Department of Agriculture to insure that meat sold in the U.S.A. was clean and healthy. name given to Theodore Roosevelt reforms. the Teddy Bear was named after this president. head of the United States Forest Service. Pure _____ and Drug Act prohibited the sale, manufacture and shipment of impure or falsely labeled food and drugs.
The Plains World Geography After water, these were the Plains' most important natural resource.. Meaning 'in short supply.'. One of three important crops grown by Central Plains people, along with beans and corn.. A carrier made of wooden poles and pulled by dogs.. Any man who was a good warrior and a good leader could become this..
Winter Holidays and Seasons Weather with frozen water falling from the sky. Frozen water falling from the sky. Where smoke leaves the house from a fireplace. Soft or woolly coverings. A type of tree that does not lose it's leaves in winter.
The Great Fire Books Solve having harmful effect. a period of two weeks. Place where dead bodies are placed. subject someone to hostility . bad behavior done openly.
Verbs Spelling Lists The simple future tense of think is ______ think.. The simple past tense form for the word jump.. The continuous past tense 1st and 2nd person plural (we,they) of skip is _____ skipping.. The continuous future tense of hop is will be _______.. The perfect continuous present tense 3rd person of sing is has ________ singing..
Football Terms Sports A player positioned behind the center who directs a teams offensive play. To dispossess an opponent an of the ball or stop the player from gaining ground towards goal . Broncos , Raiders , Steelers. The throwing of the ball in the direction that the offensive team is trying to move . A hard plastic shell with thick padding on the inside , a face mask , and a chinstrap.
It Happened Yesterday Spelling Lists Past Tense Verbs It was still dark when I ______ up.. The author ________ at my school.. My father ________ me to school.. Last summer I _______ to the beach.. I was in a hurry and _______ my pencil..
Calculus Terms Math Another way to say 'has a derivative.'. A relation where every x-value has only one corresponding y-value. Another way to say 'rate of change' at a given point along a continuous function.. A line that connects two points on a curve.. As inputs approach some value, the value that the outputs approach is the _________..
Europe Today World Geography In this country Castilian, Catalonian and bosque are spoken. Plants that have partly decayed in water. Netherlands use this to 'reclaim' the sea. A term means 'low swampy lands'. Type of spring of spring that shoots hot water and steam into the air.
Europe Today World Geography In this country castilian, Catalonian and Basque are spoken. The joining together of East and west Germany under one government. Netherlands use this to reclaim the sea. Another word for self rule. Low swampy lands.
Winter Holidays and Seasons A warm chocolate drink to enjoy. The white stuff that falls from the sky in Winter. A Winter activity on a frozen pond. Keep your hands warm and start with an M. Wear this on your head or you're sure to get cold.
Nervous System Body Find the answers The _____________________ includes sensory and motor nerves.. The _______ protects the brain.. Your ________ controls all movements.. The ________ ____ is connected to the brain.. The __________________ controls movements of the heart, smooth muscles in the stomach, intestines, and glands..
Clarence Birdseye Technology The first machine the Clarence Birdseye create.. The thing that could broken the cells.. The hotel that Clarence Birdseye dead.. The name of two Company become one.. The place that where Clarence Birdseye move his Company to..
Exploring Space Astronomy Any human-made object placed in orbit around a body in space.. All the frequencies or wavelengths of electromagnetic radiation.. A reusable spacecraft that launches with the aid of rocket boosters and liquid fuel.. A small vehicle that comes out of the lander and explores the surface of a planet or moon beyond the landing site.. A craft designed to land on the surface of a body in space..
The Last Kids on Earth and the Zombie Parade Books Who is the love interest of the story?. Who is the strongest person in the group?. What is the name of the book full of monsters?. What is the name of the weapon Jack uses?. Who is the main character?.
Where the Red Fern Grows Books Sarah Bayes crossword puzzle Which dog had the brains?. What animal was he trying to tree and catch with his dogs?. What was the name of the can he stored his money in, K.C._______ powder?. What was growing on top of the dog graves?. Which dog died first?.
The Pit and the Pendulum Literature and Writing the city that the inquisitorial prison is located in. the belt binding the protagonist to a wooden frame. where the protagonist thought the inquisitors had put him to die. most feared method of death for the protagonist . material draped across the walls of the apartment in which the protagonist is sentenced..
Blue Poison Dart Frog Animals answer the Q's or fill in blanks it does not have many . it is not yet. where can they not develop poison. its native name. it is .
Galileo History an optical instrument designed to make distant objects appear nearer . an instrument that is used to perform arithmetical calculation and geometric operations easily . a clock that uses a pendulum, a swinging weight as its timekeeping element . an Italian astronomer, physicist, and mathematician . a balance for finding the weight of an object submerged in water in order to determine the upthrust on it and thus determine its relative density.
Our Constitution Government and Politics The senate must pass treaties by this fraction of votes. The president can make these with other countries. The house can bring these charges against the president. Presides over the senate. The length of the term in the house of representatives.
Our Past History The first people to live in America. A special way of doing something that is passed down over time. A place that is ruled by another country. Somethng that we use to help us. A person who lives in a colony.
Disney Trivia Entertainment 1991 Disney film has a female lead called Belle. What are Scully and Mike collecting to power Monstropolis in Monsters, Inc.. the name of the Reggae singing Caribbean crab in the Little Mermaid. Disney film will you hear the song 'Everybody Wants To Be A Cat'. In which Disney film will you find the villain, Cruella De Vil.
Titanic History Wrote the wreck of the Titan. Captain of the Titanic. A first class passenger mentioned in Exploring the Titanc. Ship that hit an iceberg on April 14 1912. The number of watertight compartments that could be flooded and the ship still could not sink.
Christmas Movies Christmas Faith is believing in things when common sense tells us not too. . Every time a bell rings a angel just got wings. Merry Christmas ya filthy animal . Ba Humbug. I believe.
Abolitionism Society Cross- Word Having equal rights regardless of race or gender.. Somebody practically owned by another person, however they are payed.. One bound in servitude to a person or family.. Region of the U.S. that is pro-slavery.. Famous person to oppose slavery, whom went on to become president..
Enders Game Books parter in the salamander army . head of the battle school . one setting where enders game took place . goes to battle school at the age of six, younger brother of Peter and Valentine . enders last teacher .
The Expansion of Europe World Geography belief in free trade and competition based on Adam Smithís argument that the invisible hand of free competition would benefit all individuals.. organization of artisanal production into trade-based associations, or guilds, each of which received a monopoly over its trade and the right to train apprentices and hire workers.. period in Europe from the mid-seventeenth through the mid-nineteenth centuries during which great agricultural progress was made and the fallow, or idling of a field to replenish nutrients, was gradually eliminated.. 1723-1790. One of the best known critics of government regulations of trade and industry; a leading figure of the Scottish enlightenment. . peasants using hand made tools to make supplies to sell..
Sun Astronomy when two atomic nuclei join to make a bigger nucleus all while releasing energy.. the center of the sun; where energy from nuclear fusion is generated. made up of mostly hydrogen and helium. middle layer of the sunís interior. outermost layer of the sunís outer layers.
The Aztecs History what did the not so rich aztecs wear. the name of their capital was. what language did they speek. the primary aztec food. What were they known for.
Spain World Geography What's the most common sport played in Spain?. What City in spain was the olympics held in 1992?. What's the official language of Spain?. What Continent is Spain located in?. What city in Spain has the 4th largest population?.
Civil War History Voice of reason for the south . Prison for Civil War prisoners . President of the United States during the Civil War. Rich man's war and a poor man's fight. Bloodiest one day battle .
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire Books move or swing back and forth. in deplorable condition. relatively long in duration. a composition that imitates or misrepresents a style. perplexed by many conflicting situations or statements.
Planet Earth Astronomy complete the following a split. a way to test what type of rock. a shiny or glow. cracking or breaking of a hard mateial. changes from one mateial to another.
Earth's Crust Astronomy is trace of ancients organism that has been preserved i rock . the continents were joined together in a supercontinent . measure of how much mass there is in a given volume of a substance . process by which the ocean floor sinks beneath a deep ocean trench and back into the mantle . plates move apart or diverge .
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