Try these words to play spelling bees, use as sight words or engage your child in fun and easy learning games. These words are suitable for 7-8 year olds.
Easy spelling words
add, after, again, any, apple, arm, banana, bark, been, being, bent, best, bone, black,block, blue, bring, brown, bush, came, cane, card, cart, case, chain, chair, chalk, chat,chin, chop, clam, clan, clap, claw, clay, clean, cool, dark, desk, drop, end, family, fang,fast, fell, few, fill, flag, flat, fool, foot, fort, free, fresh, from, glad, golf, gone, grit, hand,hang, happy, harm, help, here, hide, hill, hint, hope, horn, how, ill, into, jaw, joke, just,keep, king, last, line, look, luck, made, many, meal, must, nice, new, next, odd, put,quit, rang, space, said, time, was, yard, yarn.
Medium difficulty spelling words
baseball, brother, can’t, clover, cloud, crayon, club, coat, come, cookie, could, crow,cube, cupcake, deal, dew, didn’t, dime, dine, dirt, doll, don’t, door, draw, dream,dress, drink, dull, each, east, easy, eight, eleven, every, father, field, fine, first, flew,flower, friend, globe, going, grape, grass, grew, heavy, I’m, it’s, know, marker, maybe,milk, morning, mother, myself, much, never, notebook, other, over, paper, pencil,pretty, rabbit, school, seven, sew, shirt, sister, smell, stray, string, summer, start,swing, table, thank, thrift, twelve, twist, under, very, water, were, where, won’t,yellow, zebra, zero.
Challenging spelling words
always, animal, around, because, before, believe, between, bread, bright, busy,cannot, caught, charge, clapped, clean, chicken, children, doctor, does, goes,everyone, everywhere, flight, inside, juice, kitchen, laughter, lunchroom, nobody,once, orange, outside, piece, purple, raise, round, shoes, today, used, weak, week,whale, which, while, wool, yesterday.
This article was written by Amy Reiter for Kidspot, New Zealand’s leading resource for parents about education.