Medical Terminology Crossword for Kids: Bones of the Human Body

Hey Kids, how about solving a crossword for human bones. Did you know we have over 200 of them in our bodies? All together the bones form the skeletal system!


Some Interesting Facts

Your bones (skeletal system) are as important to the body as wood and brick are to a house. They form the framework and help support our body.

Your earbone is the smallest bone in your body. It is called stapes.

Your femur is the longest bone in your body. It runs from your hip to your knee. It is also the largest and strongest bone. 

Take a look at bones used in the crossword puzzle.

Bones of the Human Body

9 bones of the human body. Drawing by Sophia, age 8.


Do you think the tailbone looks like the cuckoo’s beak?

Coccyx, the word for tailbone comes from the Greek word cuckoo. The tailbone resembles a cuckoo’s beak and that is why it is named coccyx. Drawing by Sophia, age 8.


15 Fun Facts About the Skeletal System

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