Christian Crossword Fun for Grades 2–5 Language Arts, Spelling and Bible Activity by TREND enterprises

Christian Crossword Fun for Grades 2–5

Grade Level: 2–5
Subject: Bible/Language Arts/Spelling

Create Bible-themed crossword puzzles.

Materials Needed:
• TREND Bible Trivia Challenge Cards® (T-24702)
• TREND Black 2″ 3-D Ready Letters® (T-79401) or other TREND letters of choice
• TREND Wipe-Off® Calendar (T-1170)
• TREND Wipe-Off® Markers (T-98004)
• White board or other magnetic surface
• Self-adhesive magnets (two types: lightweight and heavyduty)
• Computer with Internet access or crossword creation software
• Writing paper and pencil
• Scissors

WORKSHEET & Sample PDF Activity

Sample PDF Activity

Christian Crossword Fun for Grades 2–5 Directions:

You will be able to use this activity frequently to create different Bible-themed crossword puzzles. It’s fun, engaging, and kids will enjoy it every time.

  1. Cut the squares out of the calendar so that you have a total of 42 squares.
  2. Cut self-adhesive flat magnets into small pieces and affix to two or four edges on the back of the squares.
  3. Punch out all of the Ready Letters® and affix one heavy-duty magnet to the back of each letter. The letters can be laminated for durability prior to attaching the magnets.
  4. Use Bible Trivia Challenge Cards® with one-word answers for your clues or create your own questions and one-word answers.
  5. Arrange the answers to create your own crossword puzzle. If available, you can use computer software or Internet sites to create the puzzle.
  6. Arrange the calendar squares into the crossword design on the magnetic board and use a Wipe-Off® marker to number the squares appropriately to complete the crossword puzzle.
  7. Write the numbered clues on a separate piece of paper.

Challenge students to solve the puzzle and create new puzzles.

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