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Games: 20 Commonly Misspelled Words

In this word list, we’re looking at 20 words which are often spelled incorrectly. These words can trip us up and lead to mistakes that impact the clarity of our writing. From the commonly mixed-up i and e to the instances where double letters sneak in, each word in this list presents its own set of difficulties. But remember, challenges are opportunities to learn and improve.

As you go through these words, you'll not only learn how to spell them correctly but also develop a better grasp of language patterns and the origins of words. By the time you’ve worked though these spelling activities, you'll have the skills to conquer even the most confusing words.

Spelling games

Free games

Summer spelling gameSummer spelling
Hot spelling fun.

Egg hunt spelling gameEgg Hunt
Crack the eggs!

Word search Word Search, small
The classic English word game.
Print version

Against the clock Against the Clock
Spelling 'against the clock'.

Mayan Temple spelling gameMayan Temple
Try the temple spelling puzzle.

Monkey Business spelling gameMonkey Business
It's bananas!


Pattern recognition games Pattern recognition games are anagram based games designed to help identify and memorise the sequence of letters within a word.

Fishy Business spelling gameFishy Business
A fishy game that bites!

Rain spelling gameRain Drops
A spelling game for a rainy day.

Chick spelling gameEgg Hunt
Crack the eggs!

Asteroids spelling gameAsteroids
Out of this world spelling game!

Bouncing Anagram spelling gameBouncing Anagram
A lively anagram spelling game.

Bouncing Anagram Extreme spelling gameBouncing Anagram Extreme
An extreme anagram game!

Problem solving games Problem solving games help with word and letter pattern recognition and proofreading skills.

Wild West spelling gameWild West
Get off your horse and spell.

Which Witch spelling gameWhich Witch
Hangman with a twist.

Word search Word Search, medium
The classic English word game.
Print version

Word search Word Search, large
The classic English word game.
Print version

CodebreakerCodebreaker
Decode the enemy message.

Voice and vocabulary games Voice and vocabulary games help to strengthen the important link between the way words are spoken and written and introduce or reinforce vocabulary.

Bugs spelling gameSticky Bugs
Catch bugs to spell the words.

Spelling Bee spelling game Spelling Bee
A 'Spelling Bee' style game.

Cool Spelling game Cool Spelling
Chill Out!

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