As an adult, you may think of crossword puzzles purely as something you use for fun. However, for kids, doing a crossword puzzle can be about more than just having a good time. It can also be about learning. Here is a closer look at how crossword puzzles help your kids learn — along with some tips for helping your kids learn through crosswords. How Crossword Puzzles Enhance Learning Crossword puzzles can help a child learn about any subject.