Crossword for Kids

Children’s Day Word Puzzle


Crossword puzzles are a great way to help kids with their cognitive thinking skills and improves focus and concentration. Here is a crossword puzzle with clues for kids to solve.


  1. Show the sheet to your child and say “Today we will solve a crossword puzzle!!”
  2. Ask her/him, “Do you know why we call it- CROSSWORD? It is because in this puzzle we have to find words by looking at the given clues and write them in the space provided- horizontally and vertically.”
  3. Now, point at the first clue- 2, across is ‘his birthday comes on 14th November’.
  4. Ask her/him, “Do you know who’s birthday comes on 14th November?”
  5. Help your child by pointing at the image on the crossword.
  6. Help your child with the answer and say “Jawaharlal Nehru. But can you write the whole word in the box? NO! We can only fit here the word- NEHRU.”
  7. Similarly, help your child with 2 more clues, then she/he will understand the method and do it independently.

What will your kid learn?

  • Introduce crossword puzzles
  • Improve cognitive thinking

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