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8 spelling workbooks for kids

Improve your little bee's spelling skills with one of these fun and educational workbooks.

8 spelling workbooks for kids

Spelling workbooks

Reading, Writing, and Math

NELSON and Disney Learning, $15,

With sections on letter recognition and word knowledge, this workbook filled with beloved Disney characters will help your little learner build the skills they need to become a great speller. These workbooks come in levels from Pre-K to Grade 2 and also feature sections on reading and math.

Cover for Nelson's Disney Learning workbook featuring Simba from the Lion KingPhoto: Nelson

Spell Check

DK Publishing (AGES 7 to 9), $16,

Go beyond “i before e” and give your kid a spelling book that tackles the tricky stuff. This workbook will let your kid practice spelling, learn harder words, test themselves and play fun games. Bonus: It even teaches kids how to use the dictionary!

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: DK Publishing


03Minutes a Day: Spelling

DK Publishing (AGES 8-10), $11,

All it takes is 10 minutes a day for your kid to improve her spelling. This book reinforces topics like splitting words into syllables, using prefixes and suffixes, spelling rules and tricky words. The back of the book provides answers for parents to reference. The 10-minute series comes in various versions for different grades/age groups. 

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: DK Publishing

Spelling and Writing for Beginners

Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company Inc. (AGES 6-7), $7,

Now here’s a workbook that spells F-U-N. Its 64 colourful pages are full of activities, puzzles and games that are aimed at building your little one’s essential skills. Track your kids’ progress with the incentive chart and reward them with one of the 140 included stickers.

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: Carson-Dellosa Publishing Company Inc.

Spelling: Building the Basics

S & S Learning Materials (AGES 9-11), $8,

Help your kid ace her next spelling test with this book that uses difficult words to reinforce phonics concepts. This book is available for grades 2 to 6. 

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: Scholar's Choice


Daily Word Ladders: Grades 4-6

Written by Timothy Rasinski, Scholastic Inc. (AGES 8-12), $20,

This book feels more like fun than learning. It’s filled with word-building games that help improve spelling skills, broaden vocabulary and help kids become more fluent readers. This series is also available for grades 1 to 3.

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: Scholastic

Made Easy: Grade 3

DK Publishing (AGES 8-9), $17,

If you want a workbook that includes spelling but also has a bit of everything else, opt for the Made Easy series. Exercises in this book include reading passages and spotting spelling mistakes, learning about irregularly spelled words, homophones, dividing words into syllables and more.

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: DK Publishing

Spelling Skills

Flash Kids (AGES 5-6), $9,

This fun and colourful book will help your little bee strengthen his spelling skills. He’ll work through activities that link spelling to meaning, read short passages to proofread for misspelled words, and learn about the dictionary.

8 spelling workbooks for kidsPhoto: Flash Kids

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This article was originally published on Aug 05, 2016

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