Holiday word search puzzles can be used to help children celebrate holidays in both an educational and fun way. They'll love the hunt for the hidden words, and you'll love that they're working on important skills like vocabulary and spelling.
The holiday word search puzzles below cover the holidays of Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, Easter, Valentine's Day, and Earth Day. No matter if you're a parent or a teacher, you are going to love how quick and easy it is to print out these holiday word search puzzles.
You also can make your own holiday word search puzzle if you don't find exactly what you're looking for here.
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The most popular type of holiday word search puzzles is those all about Christmas. It is a list of 40+ free holiday word search puzzles about Santa, reindeer, presents, wreaths, angels, Jesus, and more. Some of them feature cute little Christmas images that can be colored in too. They're available for kids of all ages, and adults will also like to work on them.
These holiday word search puzzles are a great activity to have your kids or students do around the holidays. Kids think they're fun and you can keep it a secret that they're improving their vocabulary and spelling skills at the same time.
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Halloween is also a great holiday for themed word searches. There are a ton of them available and you'll want to download every single one. These spooky word search puzzles, and sometimes just downright silly ones, will excite any kid from 1st grade all the way up to high school.
There are many printable Halloween word searches here, but you'll also find a few that you can complete online. This may be a great activity if you're looking for some interactive quiet time.
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These holiday word search puzzles are all over the topic of Thanksgiving, and the puzzles are organized by different skill levels. You'll find easy, medium, and challenging printable holiday puzzles that are just right for kids and even adults. There are also some online Thanksgiving word search puzzles in this list.
So spend some time searching for turkeys, pumpkins, and scarecrows with these fun Thanksgiving word searches. They're all themed for the holiday and some of them even have colorful images that make them even more fun.
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Hippity-hop over to this list of free holiday word searches that cover the holiday of Easter. These free, printable word searches are all about bunnies, candy, baskets, springtime, and more. You'll find both secular and religious Easter word searches here.
Start with easier word search puzzles or jump straight into the more difficult ones - all of them are sectioned off by difficulty so you can know exactly what you're getting into. It's a great way to build both confidence and skill.Continue to 5 of 8 below.
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There are more holiday word search puzzles over on this list of free Valentine's Day word searches. They're a great way to celebrate the holiday of love.
These holiday word search puzzles feature fun images of cupids, cherubs, and hearts, all of which are split up into easy, medium, and hard puzzles.
At the very bottom of this list of Valentine's Day word searches are some online ones that you can play without having to print them out.
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St. Patrick's Day is a holiday that has us celebrating the Irish and venturing out to enjoy the spring. Images of four-leaf clovers, leprechauns, rainbows, pots of gold can all be found within these St. Patrick's Day word search puzzles.
These word search puzzles are nicely organized by age group and skill level so you can easily find a great word search puzzle for your kid or student. At the bottom of the list are a few online St. Patrick's Day puzzles that you can complete without having to print anything out.
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You can celebrate Earth Day with these free holiday word search puzzles that are all about doing our part to help save the planet.
Similar to the other word search puzzle lists above, these Earth Day word searches are split up into sections, so you know which ones are easier and which are the more challenging puzzles.
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Celebrate Martin Luther King Day with these free word search puzzles that are all about celebrating Black History Month. There are puzzles that are easy, medium, hard, and super hard to choose from.
Puzzles are decorated with fun images and are all levels of difficulty.