Make learning fun with free educational printables from these top sites. Picks for kids of all ages!
At Epic, we like to say “Learning is the imagination at play.” What does that mean? It’s fun! Books are one way to create happy, healthy, educated kids. But you can boost those brain cells even more (and get some time back for yourself in the meantime) with hands-on activity sheets and workbooks. So we rounded up some of the best ones so you don’t have to.
Whether you’re homeschooling or just looking for enriching learning activities to keep your child’s brain (and hands) active, check out these high-quality resources, chock full of educational printables for learners of all grade levels, from pre-K to middle grades. They’re printable—and free!
Sites That Offer Free Educational Printables
With resources designed for educators to incorporate into their lesson plans, this incredible website offers a vast selection for every grade. Topics run the gamut, from math and social studies to creative writing and emotional growth and well being. Activities range from coloring pages and worksheets to interactive activities and games. Plan to spend lots of time on this site, and keep your printer close. Here are just a few options we like (just make sure your pop-ups aren’t blocked):
Grade level: k-1
Use this fill-in-the blank worksheet to help them build vocab and reading comprehension by completing sentences with common sight words.
Grade level: 3
Math is much more exciting when you can break out the crayons and markers. This math worksheet lets kids practice multiplication in a fun, creative way.
Grade level: 5
With this coloring sheet, you can let your kid’s creativity flourish while giving them an enriching intro to this legendary artist.
This playful puzzle site offers tons of activities for kids and adults. The dedicated Kid Puzzles section offers thousands of free printable sudoku, logic puzzles, mazes and other activities to keep your kid busy and their mind active. Organized by age group and/or skill level, categories include mazes, kidoku (small kid-friendly sudoku grids) and “beginner inkies” to help them master addition and subtraction. Try a few!
This is one of a vast array of maze books available on the site. It includes 20 puzzles and you can find many others for other ages as well.
Skill level: Intermediate
This puzzle book comes with 8 kid-friendly, yet challenging sudoku exercises to boost your kid’s problem-solving skills.
Skill level: Beginner
Also known as “mathdoku,” this 24-puzzle book is a fun way to help your kid practice the fundamentals of arithmetic.
Why not make your printable activities a little more special by creating your own? This site, designed with educators in mind, offers dozens of free generators to automate the process. You can make custom or themed crosswords, word searches, writing practice worksheets and much more in minutes. All you have to do is register. Try it!
Neatly organized by subjects, grades and topics, this super user-friendly site offers a wealth of fun activities for kids in grades K-5. Whether you’re looking for phonics and math flashcards, or reading comprehension exercises focusing on key skills like sequencing, you’ll find them here. These three are particularly fun:
Grade level: K
This alphabet worksheet is one of many on the site that lets kids learn their ABCs by sleuthing their way to better letter recognition through fun, engaging word puzzles.
This head-scratching yet entertaining activity will build up your kid’s vocabulary while boosting their problem-solving and memory skills.
Grade level: 3
Animals go through a lot of pretty cool changes to survive and thrive in the wild. This worksheet will teach your kid fascinating facts while challenging them to remember what they’ve learned.
Kiddo is yet another awesome free resource for printable activities. Kids can practice everything from fractions to sharpening their fine motor skills as they work on their alphabet letters, with printable worksheets for children from preschool level to grade 5. Here are a couple of fun ones:
This digraph spelling worksheet challenges kids to fill in the blanks in order to spell out words based on cute illustrations.
In this fun printable, kids get to figure out and spell words represented by the pictures while getting a lesson in rhyming at the same time.
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Hope you and your kid find some awesome educational printable from these sites. Happy learning!