WORD PLAY

Welcome to a world where letters and words rule! Hone your skills playing every type of word puzzle – and make your own!

Word games are not only fun, they also

encourage learning and cognitive health.

 

EIGHT WORD PUZZLE TYPES:
 

  • Anagrams: create as many words as you can with letters that are provided.
    Examples: Boggle and Bananagram
     

  • Crosswords: answer clues with words that fill a grid
     

  • Cryptograms or Ciphers: crack a code based on letter replacement 
     

  • Letter arrangements: create words using a set number of letters.
    Example: Scrabble
     

  • Rebus: words and pictures are arranged in a way that they depict words and/or phrases
     

  • Semantic games: this type of game plays with your factual knowledge of the meaning of words.
    Example: Mad Libs
     

  • Word jumbles: rearrange letters to form a word
     

  • Word search: look for given words within a grid of letters

Check out these popular word games:

What's your favorite word puzzle game?

Try making your very own game!

Word search
Word search

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Find Words_earth

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Wordy Wednesday_12-23-20

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Word search

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Rebus puzzle
Rebus puzzle

rebus puzzle

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Rebus puzzle
Rebus puzzle

rebus puzzle

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Rebus puzzle

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Rebus puzzle

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Rebus

Anagram word creation

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Words of Wisdom_LeBron James_puzzle

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Words of Wisdom_LeBron James_solution

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DIY cryptogram

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Cryptogram

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Scrambled joke_cat_puzzle

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Scrambled joke_cat_solution

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Scrambled joke_cat_puzzle

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Letter arrangements

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Word play_Tile jumble puzzle

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Solution
Solution

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Word tile

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Word play_Tile jumble puzzle

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Word search_pets

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Word search_DIY

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Word search_pets

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