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  • SudokuCrossword

    Word SearchCrossnumbers

    Number Search

    Ages 4-8

    FunBeginning

    Puzzlesfor Kids

    Book 1by Noah Ealyw/Michael Ealy

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    Fun Beginning Puzzles for KidsCrossword

    Word and Number SearchSudoku

    Ages 4-8

    byNoah Ealy

    with Michael Ealy

    BNG Publishing, Inc.Trinity, Florida

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    Contents

    Introduction ................................... 3Number Search ..............................4Word Search .................................26Crossword ......................................48Number Crossword .......................68Sudoku ...........................................88Answers .......................................110

    Fun Beginning Puzzles for Kids, Book 1: Crossword, Word and Number Search, Sudoku

    Published by BNG Publishing 2008

    All rights reserved, including the right ofreproduction in whole or in part in any form.

    www.bngpublishing.com

    ISBN-13: 978-0-9797882-0-8 ISBN: 0-9797882-0-X

    First Edition

    10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1

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    Introduction

    Fun Beginning Puzzles for Kids, Book 1 is the perfectpuzzle book to get kids interested in working popularpuzzles. Besides being fun, puzzles help to improvemath skills, vocabulary, fine motor skills, patienceand concentration.

    The puzzles in this book are not designed to bedifficult. Older children should be able to read andsolve most puzzles without difficulty, while youngerchildren may need the assistance of an adult to readand write in answers. Regardless of age thesebeginning puzzles will instill a sense of achievementwhen completed.

    Research confirms the benefits of reading andplaying with young children. These puzzles aredesigned to provide another source of fun,meaningful, educational instruction.

    About the Authors andAcknowledgements

    Noah and Michael Ealy are a father and son teamwho, in addition to other wide and varied interests,enjoy creating and solving puzzles together.

    We would like to thank the following people, in noparticular order, for their suggestions and support.Gina Ealy, Alex and Haley Young, Lisa Daniel,Grandma Joyce, Grandpa Ray and Yia Yia, PappaJerry and Grandma Helen.

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    How To Play Number Search

    Find the numbers hidden in the grid. When you finda number, draw a circle around it. All answers arelisted either down or across. None of the answers canbe found in reverse order or diagonally.

    Practice Puzzle

    In the practice puzzle shown on the right, you aregiven a partially completed puzzle. The first fournumbers have been found, circled, and marked off(632, 276, 821, 937). The next two numbers have beenfound but only partially circled and marked off (485and 253). The last two numbers have not been foundyet (928 and 203). Compete this puzzle by finding,circling and marking off the remaining numbers.

    When you complete the puzzle, you can check yoursolution by turning to page 110.

    Have fun!

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    Number Search - Practice Puzzle

    6 3 2 8 4 9

    0 2 5 2 0 3

    2 3 3 7 6 7

    7 5 9 2 8 7

    6 8 2 9 2 3

    4 8 5 0 1 6

    632 485

    276 253

    821 928

    937 203

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    Number Search - Puzzle 1

    2 7 2 6 0 6

    8 5 4 2 2 1

    0 6 8 7 5 0

    1 5 7 2 5 3

    0 8 6 9 3 1

    3 6 5 1 3 8

    542 260

    801 553

    869 756

    610 365

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 110.

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    Number Search - Puzzle 2

    9 7 2 9 0 7

    7 5 3 2 7 2

    0 1 8 7 5 9

    1 6 7 9 7 9

    0 8 6 9 3 1

    1 6 5 4 8 9

    970 751

    797 876

    991 757

    165 290

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 110.

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    Number Search - Puzzle 3

    1 9 2 7 2 8

    9 9 6 2 5 1

    2 4 8 2 5 0

    7 5 1 8 7 5

    5 5 1 5 7 8

    2 3 5 7 0 8

    994 810

    996 228

    518 272

    570 551

    The solution to this

    puzzle is on page 111.

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    Number Search - Puzzle 18

    1 3 5 4 2 7 8 5 5

    9 0 7 8 6 8 4 6 3

    2 5 4 3 1 7 6 5 3

    9 7 8 9 0 5 3 5 6

    7 7 2 3 8 6 3 1 4

    3 5 4 5 9 0 7 9 6

    5 7 8 4 6 2 2 1 4

    3 5 5 6 7 9 7 9 3

    4 6 3 1 0 9 4 5 3

    7653 2785 5191

    6464 5459 9789

    5756 6108 3109

    9793 9297 5748

    9078 3556 8756

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 116.

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    Number Search - Puzzle 19

    8 4 6 5 3 2 8 9 6

    7 0 4 5 6 2 1 8 8

    5 7 4 9 3 3 5 6 4

    4 8 8 6 8 5 7 4 2

    9 7 0 6 8 8 5 3 1

    4 2 5 4 7 8 9 7 3

    2 3 2 5 6 4 8 7 3

    5 2 9 8 2 9 1 9 1

    8 2 8 4 8 3 5 3 3

    8465 8762 7549

    8643 5981 4562

    7068 4805 3313

    8483 9335 3256

    4258 2896 5742

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 116.

    Number Search - Puzzle 14

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    Number Search - Puzzle 20

    8 2 3 5 6 4 7 8 4

    5 3 1 2 6 4 7 0 5

    8 6 3 8 3 6 1 9 4

    8 0 6 9 5 3 6 7 3

    1 8 6 9 4 3 7 6 8

    4 9 3 3 2 6 4 8 4

    3 2 6 6 3 9 5 2 5

    4 8 4 1 5 1 1 9 4

    7 5 9 0 4 2 6 5 8

    3845 8235 1194

    8638 2658 9768

    9437 4705 6635

    4516 3326 4347

    6089 2663 8069

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 116.

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    How to Play Word Search

    Word search is very similar to number search. Theonly difference is you are looking for words instead ofnumbers. Each puzzle has a theme. Some concentrateon short or long vowel sounds, while others include alist of words with a similar beginning blend sound.Just as in the number search puzzle, all answers arelisted either down or across. None of the answers canbe found in reverse order or diagonally.

    Practice Puzzle

    In the practice puzzle shown on the right, you aregiven a partially completed puzzle. The first fourwords have been found, circled, and marked off (BAT,PAT, SAT, and TAX). The next two words have beenfound but only partially circled and marked off (DADand MAN). The last two words have not been foundyet (JAM and ACT). Compete this puzzle by finding,circling and marking off the remaining words.

    When you complete the puzzle, you can check yoursolution by turning to page 117.

    Have fun!

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    Word Search - Practice Puzzle

    A C T W M Q

    V S A T A J

    N J X Z N A

    B R E C O M

    A I A D A D

    T Y P A T K

    BAT DAD

    PAT MAN

    SAT JAM

    TAX ACT

    Words in this puzzle have the short a vowel sound.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 1

    C A T G M R

    A B A Z Q A

    P B G M A T

    K T W O B P

    T A P N A M

    A H A M G I

    CAT TAG

    HAM MAT

    RAT CAP

    BAG TAP

    Words in this puzzle have the short a vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 117.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 2

    A E G G R P

    M J N P L E

    E N I W S T

    N T Y P E G

    B E D E M E

    X N Q P Y T

    EGG MEN

    TEN PEG

    PET PEP

    BED GET

    Words in this puzzle have the short e vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 117.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 3

    T O U B I B

    I P I G W L

    P H I N K I

    J S K M D Q

    A F I X I N

    L I D V G U

    PIG INK

    BIB TIP

    FIX KID

    DIG LID

    Words in this puzzle have the short i vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 118.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 18

    R B I T E Y Q K I

    O H S I T E Z I R

    X L L M G B N T L

    F I N E M J L E Y

    I Q Z S I X I G D

    V H N B C D K N I

    E W I D E A E T N

    U Q L G S H L X E

    N I N E X P I N E

    MICE NINE

    LIKE PINE

    SITE WIDE

    DINE TIME

    FINE KITE

    BITE FIVE

    Words in this puzzle have the long i vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 123.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 19

    G S V X F P B S L

    H O M E G C O N E

    Z M R O P E N Q Z

    N O S E O S E V S

    O X Q P L W Q O H

    T V H F E C M T G

    E L U O H O L E F

    R O B E W H O P E

    Q F X I C O P E A

    ROPE CONE

    NOSE HOLE

    HOME VOTE

    COPE HOPE

    NOTE ROBE

    BONE POLE

    Words in this puzzle have the long o vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 123.

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    Word Search - Puzzle 20

    R D Z T V T U B E

    Q U J U N E R Y O

    K N H N Y C V B X

    O E Q E D U K E Q

    M U L E K B R C R

    R F M Z M E D X U

    V F U S E K P F L

    C U T E D H U G E

    X B E F V M R O P

    JUNE RULE

    MUTE TUBE

    TUNE DUNE

    DUKE FUSE

    CUTE HUGE

    MULE CUBE

    Words in this puzzle have the long u vowel sound.

    The solution to thispuzzle is on page 123.

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    Crossword Puzzle Instructions

    Besides being great fun, crosswords are an excellentway to build vocabulary and improve spelling.

    1. The goal is to use the ACROSS and DOWNclues to complete the empty squares.

    2. The first square of each entry contains anumber. This number corresponds to thenumber in the ACROSS or DOWN clue lists.

    3. Use the partially completed squares to assist insolving other clues.

    Practice Puzzle

    In the practice puzzle shown on the right, you aregiven a partially completed crossword puzzle. Theanswer to 1 ACROSS has already been completed.BIRD is the answer to the clue, An animal thatflies. Numbers 2, 3, and 4 DOWN have also beenanswered and entered into the puzzle.

    Answer the remaining clues to complete the puzzle.When you are finished or if you get stuck, you cancheck your solution on page 124.

    Have fun!

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    Crossword - Practice Puzzle

    ACROSS1. An animal that flies5. You make a sandwich wi