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Crossword Puzzles Printable(** for Premium Members only)
Some things are improved with technology, while others are better the old-fashioned way. I think interactive crossword puzzles beat their pen-and-paper counterparts hands down. I like being able to change letters, get hints, and check my work as I go. What’s a three-letter word for “online crossword puzzle”? F-U-N!
About: Monday New York Times Crossword Puzzles
Among crossword puzzle fans, the daily New York Times crosswords, edited by Will Shortz, are legendary. Monday puzzles are the easiest puzzles of the week, and About.com provides a free archive of 465 Monday crossword puzzles. These can be played online, printed, or downloaded in AcrossLite format. AcrossLite is a popular puzzle format (files end in .puz) and players are available for Windows, Mac, iPad, and Android.
Activity Village: Crosswords
With topics such as Back-to-School, Dr. Seuss, Egyptian Mummies, Harry Potter, and Farm Animal Noises, these simple crosswords are just for kids! Each puzzle page includes links to related content, such as mazes and word search puzzles. Look for the PDF icon to print the crossword; there are no interactive puzzles.
Brendan Emmett Quigley: Easy Puzzles
Brendan Emmett Quigley is a professional crossword puzzle creator and a frequent competitor in puzzle competitions. His easy puzzles can be played online, printed as a PDF, or exported in the AcrossLite format. For more challenging puzzles, look for the Medium and Hard links in the second column. Quigley publishes new puzzles twice a week.
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Surfnetkids Printables Club Members also get the following printables to use in the classroom, the computer lab, the school library, or to send home with students:
Crossword Puzzles Printable
Create a Word Search Printable
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Quote of the Week
“When schools flourish, all flourishes.” ~~ Martin Luther ~~ (November 10, 1483 – February 18, 1546) German theologian, priest. Click here to learn more about Martin Luther.
Surfing the Calendar
Get Ready for Kindergarten Month August
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Berlin Wall Erected Aug 13, 1961
Hans Christian Ørsted’s Birthday Aug 14, 1777
PowerPoint First Released Aug 14, 1984
Sand Castle Day Aug 14, 2015
Completion of Transcontinental U.S. Railway Aug 15, 1870
Opening of Panama Canal Aug 15, 1914
Wilbur Wright’s Birthday Aug 16, 1867
Meriwether Lewis’ Birthday Aug 18, 1774
Nineteenth Amendment Ratified Aug 18, 1920
Paula Danziger’s Birthday Aug 18, 1945
Orville Wright’s Birthday Aug 19, 1871
National Aviation Day Aug 19, 2015
Monarch Butterfly Fall Migration Begins Aug 22, 2015