Word Ladder Worksheets

Word ladder puzzles can be used to teach phonics, reading, and vocabulary. Students use critical thinking skills to change letters in words to make new words.

Level: Basic
In this puzzle, students build the words rug, bug, bag, bat, rat, and hat.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Words in this word ladder puzzle include jet, pet, pen, pan, fan, can.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Change log to hog, then hog to hot, then hot to hat, then hat to mat, then mat to man.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Complete the word ladder by filling in the missing letters. Words include: wig, pig, big, bag, bug, mug.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Students build simple CVC words to complete the puzzle. List includes: cot, cop, map, pot, pop, and mop.
Pre-K through 1st Grade
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Word Ladder Worksheets


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Phonics Worksheets

STW has hundreds of phonics worksheets, mini-books, word wheels, flashcards, and learning centers.