We have lots of games for kids educational, fun, free and printable!
This "Saxophone Spelling Game" is a great example. Kids race against each other to spell the answers to clues and complete a diagram.
Here's a peek at the printable page. The clues also appear below for your convenience.
The inventor of the saxophone, Adolphe Sax, was born on November 6, 1814, in Belgium. As the son of an instrument builder, Adolphe himself invented a number of instruments for band and orchestra use, including the saxophone. This instrument is a cross between the clarinet, oboe and brass instruments. It is still a popular instrument in bands, orchestras and jazz ensembles.
Make sure your friend also has a copy of this page. Race to see which of you can complete the diagram first. Spell a word for each clue below using only the letters in SAXOPHONE.
1. part of your face
2. a repeating shape of
3. beasts of burden
4. a con job
5. part of a basketball
6. a geometric form or
8. a nosy person
9. not closed
10. Now list at least more words using 4 or more of the letters in SAXOPHONE. Which of you can spell the most?
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