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Puzzles and word games can be educational as well as entertaining. If you're looking for free educational puzzles for kids, take a look at these online activities. The kid-friendly puzzles featured here include crosswords, jigsaw games, mazes, word searches, connect-the-dot, logic puzzles, brain teasers and more.

Alphabet Puzzles

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Give the gift of literacy. These educational puzzles will help preschoolers develop their spatial skills while learning their ABCs. You'll find quality wooden puzzles, crepe rubber puzzles, floor puzzles with big pieces that are easy to manipulate, sound puzzles that say the name of the letter as the child puts it in its proper place, upper and lower case alphabet puzzles, Hebrew alphabet puzzles and much more!

On a related note, perhaps you'd like to try these Counting and Number Puzzles for a fun way to get children to learn and practice their numbers.

Bible Puzzles for Kids

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Quality wooden jigsaw puzzles, easy jigsaw puzzles, children's crosswords and word games with a Christian theme can be found here.

For free printable crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, word games and other puzzle activities with a Biblical theme, visit Free Bible Puzzles for Kids.

Everything Kids' Puzzle Books

The Everything Kids' Animal Puzzles & Activity Book
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With hundreds of themed puzzles, The Everything Kids series will provide hours of fun for young puzzlers. Kids can learn about dinosaurs, hone their math skills, improve their spanish, or just enjoy themselves with themed puzzles on pirates, cars and trucks, crazy stuff or stuff that's just gross! Whatever their interests, these puzzles and activities are bound to entertain.

Floor Puzzles

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Jigsaw puzzles can help young children develop hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills. These colorfully illustrated floor puzzles have very large pieces, making it easy for younger puzzlers to manipulate them. Here are some of the themes featured in this selection of floor puzzles.

I SPY Puzzle Books

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In this delightful series of children's books, author Jean Marzollo's riddles provide clues to objects hidden in stunning photographs by Walter Wick. Can you find all the objects hidden in the picture?

If you're looking for free hidden picture puzzles to solve online or to print and solve, browse this article on Free Hidden Picture Puzzles.

Kids' Crossword Puzzle Books

My First Crossword Puzzle Book
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Crossword puzzles (and word games) are a great way for kids to develop vocabulary and spelling skills. And puzzle solving is beneficial not only as an entertaining pastime but also as a way to keep the mind flexible. Kids who start early will usually remain puzzle aficionados. These educational puzzles are fun to do and can be solved anytime, anywhere.

You may also wish to browse our Free Crossword Puzzles for Kids. These free puzzles range from very easy for beginners to quite challenging for older children. These word games can be played online or printed for solving at home or in the classroom. Themes include the holidays, animals, The Bible, the four seasons and other topics of interest.

Kids' Word Games

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These word games can help your kids learn the alphabet, improve spelling and grammar and develop logic, strategy and reasoning skills. It's also a great way for the family to spend some quality time together!

Sudoku Puzzle Books for Children

Clever Crosswords for Kids
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Excellent for trips or long waits, these books will help young solvers aged 8 and over improve their logic and math skills and assist them in developing patience and concentration.

If you're looking to buy Sudoku Games, check out these electronic Sudoku games, wooden Sudoku board games, wipe-off Sudoku board games, Sudoku card games and Sudoku games for kids.

For easy, printable Sudoku for beginners, absolutely free, go to Extra-Easy Sudoku Puzzles.

World Geography Floor Puzzles

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These educational jigsaw puzzles are an excellent way for children to develop hand-eye coordination and problem solving skills, while teaching them the basic notions of geography. Puzzles featured here include: We also have many free online jigsaw puzzles, geography quizzes and word games to help students master the notions of U.S. and world geography at Free Geography Puzzles for Kids.

Word Search Puzzles for Children

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These word search puzzle books feature themes such as dinosaurs and other themes that youngsters are bound to enjoy.

For free word search games for young solvers, visit Word Search Puzzles for Kids. These word searches range from very easy for beginners to quite challenging for older children. These fun word games can be played online or printed.
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