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Solve the Jumbled Word

In this worksheet, students will unscramble a word using two clues to help them. It will develop students’ vocabulary and problem-solving skills.

'Solve the Jumbled Word' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 3 11+ worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Verbal Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Jumbled Words

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Welcome word detective, we have our work cut out today! 

Someone has muddled the letters of the word below so that it doesn’t make any sense.  We need to sort this, can you help?


Get ready to unscramble some words...

In the jumbled word below, someone has sneakily swapped all of the letters around and we need to put the letters back in the correct order.

We are given two clues to help us work out what the unjumbled word is.


For example:

Clues Jumbled word

A type of sport.

You will need a bat and ball to play.



Think about which word the clues could be hinting at, then consider the jumbled letters you have to work with. In this case, the answer is tennis!


It’s now your turn to unscramble the letters of a word and put them in the right order. Remember to use the two clues to help you. Let’s get started!


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Here’s a handy hint to help you reach superstar status:

You can use a scrap of paper to help keep track of your working out.


Good luck!

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