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brown bunny

Parents and Teachers, if you are looking for animal crossword puzzles, you've come to the right place! Kids love to go to the zoo, to keep pets, and to learn fun new facts about animals. This crossword is perfect for your favorite child or early learner! We have several other simple crossword puzzles, too, that your child is sure to enjoy on a variety of other topics.

Hey kids, do you know what we call a baby rabbit? That’s right, it’s a bunny! You already know the answer to the first clue, #1 Across. Complete the rest of this puzzle in the same manner. Give the name for the young of each animal listed.

Printable Crossword & Answers

printable easy crosswords - puzzle


2. Rabbit
5. Swan
7. Duck
10. Horse
12. Kangaroo
15. Cat
16. Zebra
17. Pig


1. Dog
3. Chicken
4. Deer
5. Bear, fox, lion, tiger, shark
6. Frog
8. Sheep
9. Goose
11. Cow, whale, elephant, hippo
13. Owl
14. Goat

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Animal Sounds  Talk about fun!!! This simple crossword is great to solve with even the youngest children. A family helper can guide him/her to successfully complete this puzzle, especially if the child knows what animal says "Moo" or "Meow."

This animal word search puzzle, featuring double-letter animals. You'll be surprised how many familiar animals are spelled with double letters. When you've completed this puzzle, how many MORE animals can you list that are also spelled with double letters? Take up the challenge!

More Fun Crossword Puzzles

ice cream cone

Famous Pairs: If you can finish clues like mac and ? or peanut butter and ?, you'll have a blast with this one! It's really fun to solve with a friend.

What's the Scoop? A cool, yummy puzzle, all about ice cream! Just unscramble the names of the most popular ice cream flavors and place them in the puzzle.


Disney Crossword Puzzles Here's a fun Disney crossword activity for kids! Supply the names of some major characters from several Walt Disney stories and movies.

Calendar Crossword Do you know all the words (and correct spellings) for these terms from the calendar? Kids will solve clues such as "The day before Wednesday" or "The seventh month" in order to successfully complete this educational crossword puzzle. Use the printable version or check your answers online. 

Rhyme Time Crossword Puzzle On this kids' crossword, ask your child to come up with a word for each blank that rhymes with another important work in the clue. Solve the first couple of clues together until s/he has the idea. Then let the child try to finish the rest of the clues independently. 

Spanish Crossword Puzzle Read the clue in Spanish, then write the equivalent English word in the puzzle. The clues include the words for colors, numbers and days of the week. It's great reinforcement for those words that we all should know!

Math Crossword Puzzle If you're good with addition and subtraction facts, this puzzle will be a breeze!

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We also have lots of easy word search puzzles and kids' word searches! Here are few examples: 

Dinosaur Word Search - Find 25 words, hidden in all directions, that are related to these fascinating animals. Also find out how many times the word DINOSAUR appears!

Space Word Search Puzzle Try to discover all 40 outer space-related words. We only put 39 of them in the word list. It's one of several challenging kids word search puzzles! 

Fruity Word Search -  Here’s an easy word search for beginning puzzlers of all ages. Fruit is healthy to eat and fun to find in this simple puzzle page! Did your favorite fruits make our list?

rabbit dreaming of a big, fat carrot

And don't miss our spelling games and reading games for kids! You'll find some really great learning games, including:

Rabbit Reading Race: One of our most popular games! Players read and complete sentences with high-frequency words as they race to the finish line. Lots of fun! Grades 1-2

Quick Draw - Free Reading Game: Kids must follow directions and draw simple objects correctly. Accurate reading comprehension is a must! Students can add additional directions, making this a game to reuse throughout the school year. Grades 2-4

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