Easy Crossword Puzzles and Word Games

Enjoy hours of fun with these holiday-themed puzzles

Halloween decorations and cookies

Illustration: The Spruce / Ellen Lindner

If solving a crossword puzzle brings you a sense of satisfaction, then grab a pencil (or a laptop) and pull up a chair. These free, easy-to-solve crossword puzzles and word searches provide hours of fun for kids and adults alike. 

Fourth of July Trivia Quiz

Test your knowledge of American history, the Declaration of Independence, and the Founding Fathers in this collection of quizzes and puzzles gathered for Independence Day. In addition to crossword puzzles and a trivia quiz, try one of the jigsaw puzzles or word searches. Celebrate the day with picnics and puzzles for a fun-filled family Fourth!

Halloween Word Searches, Crosswords and Games for Kids

As Halloween approaches, you can find a frightening number of spooky word searches, crossword puzzles, and other word games that are filled with pumpkins, vampires, witches, and monsters. These games can be played online or printed and solved on paper to provide fun for the whole family.

  • Monstrous word searches
  • Creepy crossword puzzles
  • Freaky fill-in-the-blank puzzles
  • Spooky online jigsaw puzzles
  • Haunting mazes
  • Ghastly spot-the-difference games
  • Eerie encryption puzzles
  • Uncanny cryptograms
  • Horrifying word scrambles
  • Halloween Sudoku puzzles

Christmas Crossword and Word Search Puzzles and Games

If you are feeling stressed during the holiday season, chill out with these Christmas-themed crossword puzzles and word search games. You won't have to look far to find Santa, Christmas trees, glitzy gifts, and jovial jigsaw puzzles. There's something here for everyone. These puzzles and games can be played online or printed and played on paper as a family. In addition to Christmas crosswords and word searches, you'll find connect-the-dots puzzles, Christmas trivia quizzes, and puzzling anagrams.

New Year's Word Searches, Crossword Puzzles, and Games for Kids

Ring in the New Year with this selection of puzzles for adults and children. These word searches and crosswords range from very simple to challenging, so choose carefully! Follow up your New Year's Eve celebration with some armchair puzzle action on New Year's Day. Choose from word searches, crosswords, jigsaw puzzles, hidden picture puzzles, spot-the-difference games, connect-the-dot games, mazes, word scrambles, and cryptograms.