If you're planning a holiday trip, or just expect to spend a lot of time indoors this holiday season, you and your kids may enjoy trying out some of these holiday-themed games and puzzles. While some are easy, others are much more complex and challenging. Keep reading for our favorite Christmas puzzles and games for kids.
Christmas Word Search Puzzles To Print
For classroom solving, we have a variety of free printable Christmas word search puzzles listed by difficulty level from very easy to challenging.
Several of these puzzles are in Adobe PDF format.
- Christmas Word Search Puzzles: This has four hidden word puzzles celebrating Christmas: a very easy six-word Santa word search, a 10-word reindeer word search, a 15-word Nativity word search, and a 20-word challenging Christmas word search. Each is available in either black and white or color.
- Easy Christmas Word Search: This has an easy, nine-word puzzle with cute artwork and a small grid.
- Reindeer Word Search: The names of Santa's reindeer appear somewhere in this medium-sized grid.
- Twelve Days of Christmas: In this easy word search game, you need to find the 12 gifts that were given in the popular Christmas carol.
- Christmas Word Search: There are 12 words related to celebrating Christmas found in this game of medium difficulty.
- Nativity Word Search: This print-friendly word game of medium difficulty features 10 words relating to the Nativity.
- Christmas Day Word Search: In this easy word seek game, 15 Christmas words are hidden in a small grid.
- The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Word Search: This word game of medium difficulty features 16 words relating to the beloved Dr. Seuss tale.
- Printable Christmas Word Search Puzzle: This word search printout features 20 holiday words in a medium-sized grid.
- Christmas Decorations: The 20 words hidden in this word search game all have to do with tree ornaments and other Christmas decorations.
- Santa Claus Around the World: The challenge in this 30-word game is to find the different names for Santa as he is known in various countries and languages.
- Christmas Middies Word Search: There are 31 Christmas-themed words hidden in the puzzle. The solution is provided.
- Christmas Deluxe Word Search: This fairly challenging word game features 31 Christmas words hidden in a large grid. The solution is provided.
Christmas Crossword Puzzles To Print
These easy to challenging crossword games are a great way for children and second language learners to learn new words and enjoyably practice their Christmas vocabulary.
- Christmas Crosswords: DLTK for Kids offers an easy Christmas crossword for young solvers. The picture version of the crossword is intended for preschoolers and children who are new to spelling. Older children can use verbal clues to solve the puzzle. It's available in black and white or color.
- Christmas Day Crossword: There are 14 Christmas-related words featured in this free-form crossword puzzle. The solution is provided.
- Christmas Middies Crossword: This crossword puzzle of medium difficulty has 20 themed entries. The solution is provided.
- Christmas Deluxe Crossword: There are 30 words related to Christmas legends, the Nativity, and literature found in this challenging crossword game. The solution is provided.
Free Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles Online
Are you looking for free Christmas jigsaw puzzles for kids to print or play online? Here's where to look to find easy jigsaw games with a holiday theme.
Jigsaw Planet has a large number of jigsaw puzzles featuring Santa, snow, the Nativity, and other merry holiday scenes.
Christmas Carolers Jigsaw Puzzle: Here's a fun puzzle if you don't mind the sound effects. The puzzle comes in three difficulty levels and, when solved, plays an animation. It's for children at the primary level.
Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles: There are 10 easy jigsaw puzzles featured here. Most of them use the Jigzone interface.
Printable Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles
Here's a fun holiday activity for the classroom. Print out these free ready-made Christmas jigsaw games or use this jigsaw puzzle template as a guide to creating your personalized jigsaw puzzles.
Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles: DLTK Holidays offers several four- and 11-piece jigsaw puzzles with holiday themes to print and cut out. These printable jigsaw puzzles are available in black and white or color and feature themes such as Christmas trees, bells, reindeer, angels, and the Nativity.
Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles: From Activity Village, 15 print-friendly jigsaw puzzles with cute designs are featured here. There are various cutting guides also available.