Make and Do
Crosswords, Wordsearches, Mazes
and Other Language Fun.

The following are all free and require no software downloads unless otherwise stated.

Crossword Makers

Wordsearch Makers
Canadian Teachers Canadian Teachers
Corn Valley Site Corn Valley Site - the best?  Now called "armoredpenguin"
Puzzle maker -Discovery School Puzzlemaker
Variety games Varietygames - very easy!
ABC Teach. Nice site

Puzzle-maker

How to use here

Teach-nology

Kids Crossword maker using Java. Looks really interesting but not sure how to use it - needs more investigating - may not be working now.

Try this one
Edict
 
Anne's Quizzes
This one is new and looks good. Note, you do not have to add the personal information. It is used to allow you to save your work.

Can use numbers at Mario Becroft

Educational Press - This site using the above generator, uses Dolch words and lots of other basic lists. Can make various other types of activities including flashcards, bingo etc.
 

Ed helper
 
Edhelper  Lots of choices.
 
Awesomeclipartforkids
 
Funbrain
 
Crosswordpuzzlegames

School Candy  Very Easy

 
Shawn Olsen. Here is a small puzzle maker. Small in that there does not seem to be many options.
 
Shop Hub
 
Shop Hub
 
Apte
To make puzzles You Need To Register. But you can play already made Crosswords, Word Scrambles, Anagrams, Secret Codes for free. Good site!
Pity about the registration, although it is painless and very easy. Could generate spam?





 

 

Billybear For Kids - nice graphics too.

Fun Brain

Teachnology -simple

Nice easy ones at Worldvillage, Genuineclass, apples4theteacher


Kids Word Search Maker
Looks really interesting but not sure how to use it - needs more investigating.

Puzzle Groove - Easy

NASA Kids - Upper or lower case

TeslJobs - Allows up to 30 Words and has quite a few features
Downloads
These require software downloads but are free.

The "lite" version is free.
http://www.schoolhousetech.com/products/wordsearch/index.htm


Eclipse Crossword Maker

 
Help To Find Words For Puzzles
Wordles
Oneacross
Morewords
Findtheword  Fantastic! Stuck for words? Try This! ***** stars
 
Make A Cryptogram
Wordles
Billybear4kids  -neat graphics to use too!
 
Interactive Puzzles To Do
Wonderful Site To Start Doing Crosswords. HERE! Easy To Hard

Lots of puzzles here at "Wordsearch Choice"

Puzzles here for printing and online at "PuzzleChoice"

Puzzles on Animals, Time to Eat, Habitat ,Locations here

Lots of puzzles  Try the Puzzle Factory


Lots Of Great topics and you do them ONLINE Blackdog 
Very large site Excellent

Word puzzles for younger kids
http://marilee.us/wdpuzzles.html
First Grade Picturebook Word Puzzles
Second Grade Picturebook Word Puzzles
Third Grade Picturebook Word Puzzles
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First Grade Spelling Word Puzzles
Other Word Puzzle Sites


The outstanding Billybear site for lots to do.


Lots Of different types Of puzzles that make you think at Think.com

 

Wordsearches
thinks.com

 

Lots of different word games to play! Lots are "online" at APTE
There are themes or these puzzles
Anagram  Secret Code  Crossword  Word Scramble
Word Paint  Word Search Word Shape Match

Also lots of activities like those above - all interactive - at kidwizard


Puzzle Makers
http://www.kidcrosswords.com/puzzle_makers/puzzle_makers.htm

Word Game Links
Lots of excellent interactive games at kidwizard

Fantastic WordSearch, Hangman, crosswords, match game here


A1 - Fantastic site - check the links. Try this one  for Crosswords
 
English-Zone.Com Word Games and Fun Links 
 
Magic Squares  A magic word square is a square of letters arranged in such a manner that a valid word is found in all columns and rows of the square.
http://www.logicville.com/magicword.htm

 
Hangman
English-learner

Easy

Harder

Excellent hangman at hangman.no
 
Word Scramble
Word Scramble - On this site you can make your own word scramble [jumbled letters]. Try it!
 

Word Maker
Make words using a beginning and ending and beat the computer here.
 

Word Games and Fun Links
English-Zone
 
Magic Squares  A magic word square is a square of letters arranged in such a manner that a valid word is found in all columns and rows of the square.
http://www.logicville.com/magicword.htm

Hangman - English-learner

Easy

Harder
Word Scramble - On this site you can make your own word scramble [jumbled letters]. Try it!
 
Quiz Makers
Links: This site provides some great links to helpful sites.
What kind of quiz do you want to write?

Anagrams
Easy Peasy - the Anagram Engine
 
Mazes

Maze Makers

Go have a look for just mazes on my other site.

Then,

Canadian Teachers - Excellent


Discovery School. Great site. Wonderful Options. Go there! ***** star

http://hereandabove.com/maze/

Do you want to make up your own mazes? Try this site here.

Lots of maze makers listed here at Teacher Tools Site

The Big Zoo - looks good and is easy. Print yours! Uses animals.

Bill's Games Maze Generator - excellent to print.

Fun Game


Watch it make a maze at Mazeworks

Mazes To Do ONLINE
Here is a list of links for Java Mazes.   Lots here! http://dmoz.org/Games/Video_Games/Puzzle/Mazes/Browser_Based/

I like "Dave The Worm"

Great Mazes site. Have a look. LOTS here.

Look for
Theseus and the Minotaur Mazes at the page bottom.

Mazes you need to print. Easier!

Mazes, mazes and more mazes.  If you like mazes, this is the spot for you.  Play one of the on-line java applet mazes, or print out and play one of BlackDog's Print and Play mazes.  Enjoy!

Online maze game ... navigate the passages.

Another navigation maze .... these are the directions

Can You Solve the World's Most Challenging Puzzle? Move from room to room in this maze of an old building, looking for the clues that will help you solve the puzzle.

Theseus and the Minotaur Mazes


A set of logic mazes - can you solve them all?
 http://www.tnelson.demon.co.uk/mazes/ 


Looks simple. But Isn't. A colour path maze at the Louisiana Children's Museum site. http://www.lcm.org/maze/maze.html

Logic mazes - each maze has its own rules. Some are hard!

The craze maze. Online maze games.  Over a thousand mazes with selectable, 3D themes. Mazes changed periodically.

Very difficult! http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/maze.htm Lots to choose from!
also http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/java.htm

Try this. A maze you make yourself. NB, some servers block Tripod
http://haychan.tripod.com/maze/

Online Maze - Puzzle Club

Raindrop org. Another one like Puzzle Club

Printable

Lots of mazes of different shapes to print - called "Maze Box"

Segovia Mazes - the one I looked at was quite hard.

Very difficult! http://www.astrolog.org/labyrnth/maze.htm Lots to choose from!

A huge variety if different mazes at Clickmazes includes some java based mazes. Look for the side menu.

Teacherview - some nice mazes here.

Some from ABCteach

Cartoon Critters mazes. Ignore the flashing ads!

Printable and for various ages
http://www.kidsrcrafty.com/mazes.htm

Name mazes - is your name there?
http://www.users.bigpond.com/themichells/mazes.htm

Lots of theme here
http://www.activitypad.com/maze.html

Mazes org - lots here.
http://www.mazes.org.uk/

Mazoons: Mazes and Cartoons
Contains a combination of mazes and cartoons. Each Mazoon is a maze that you can print and solve.
 

Puzzles, Maze Tools and Links
Here

11 pages of 4 mazes on each page
http://activitypad.com/dot-to-dot.html

17 mazes
http://www.coloring-page.net/activity/maze.html
56 Mazes
http://coloring-page.net/activity/maze.html

Here is a Maze game where you can be blocked!
http://www.logicmazes.com/theseus.html

Quite Hard Mazes to print
http://www.puzzlemesilly.com/mazes.htm
 
Lots of links from the DMOZ org site. Also, here

My Teacher Tools Site. Here and Here

An amazing resource!
http://www.crosswordtournament.com/links/


Lots of links to try
http://werple.net.au/~lions/puzzf3.htm


Great Links for word game links
http://www.primaryschool.com.au/
 

ABC net. Nice list with Puzzles included with the mazes.

Some more great games
http://www.kidwizard.com/InteractiveGames.asp
also, some for printing
http://www.kidwizard.com/games.asp

 
Free Crossword Maker Software
Eclipse Crossword Maker

Searches
http://searchinfo.com/search/engine/index/Kids_and_Teens/Games/
Puzzles_and_Mazes/

Google

 
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    By Wayne
    July 2002
    Updated Jan 2003
    Feb. 2004
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