31 Free Math Word Search Puzzles

Math Word Search Puzzles for Kids of All Ages

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Math word search puzzles are a great way to introduce new math terms in a fun way. They can also be a great way to review before a test or the end of a unit.

The math word search puzzles here are organized by easy, medium, and challenging puzzles and a recommended grade level is attached to each. These math word search puzzles really are a great resource for teachers and homeschooling parents. There's also a group of online math word search puzzles to make it a little more interesting.

If you can't find a math word search puzzle that you like below then you may want to try your hand at making your own word search puzzle - it's easier than you think! I also have hundreds of other word search puzzles perfect for your child, student, and even yourself.

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    Easy Math Word Search Puzzles

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    These math word search puzzles have 15 words or less and are considered easy. They're a great activity for kids in grades 1-3.

    1. Numbers to Ten Word Search: Find the numbers 1 to 10 in this math word search puzzle great for the little ones.
    2. Money Word Search: This math word search is a great way to introduce kids to common money terms.
    3. Math Word Search: Find just 7 hidden words about basic math functions in this free puzzle.
    4. Place Value Word Search: Find the 9 terms related to place value in this puzzle.
    5. Numbers Eleven to Twenty Word Search: Another great math word search where children will need to find the numbers 11 to 20.
    6. Shapes Word Search Puzzle: This is a great math word search puzzle to introduce 12 names of shapes.
    7. Multiplication & Division Word Search Challenge: This math word search puzzle has 12 hidden words.
    8. Addition Word Search: This math puzzle will have kids solving 12 math problems and finding the answer in the puzzle.
    9. Pre-Algebra Word Search: You'll need to find 15 words in this math word search puzzle.
    10. Geometry Word Search: There are 15 hidden geometry terms in this free, printable math word search puzzle.

    The kids also might like these free color by number worksheets to work on their counting and number identification.

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    Medium Math Word Search Puzzles

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    The math word search puzzles below have 16-30 hidden words and are great for children in grades 4-5.

    1. Middle School Math Word Search: This 17-word math word search puzzle is perfect for kids in upper elementary and middle school.
    2. Math Word Search: Find 18 words all related to math in this free puzzle.
    3. 5-Digit Number Find Puzzle: This is a unique math word search where you'll need to find 18 5-digit numbers instead of words.
    4. Statistics Word Search Puzzle: Find 18 statistics terms in this free math word search puzzle.
    5. Math Word Search Puzzle: There are 19 hidden basic math terms inside this math word search puzzle.
    6. Math Terms Word Search: Find 20 math terms in this large math word search puzzle.
    7. Mathematics Word Search Puzzle: There are 20 hidden math words and phrases in this puzzle.
    8. Measurement Word Search Puzzle: Find all 21 measurement terms to solve this printable math word search puzzle.
    9. Math Vocabulary Word Search Puzzle: There are only 24 words and phrases to find in this math word search puzzle but they are quite advanced and this may be better for older kids.
    10. Algebra Word Search Puzzle: You'll succeed if you find all 27 of the hidden Algebra terms.
    11. Linear Equations Word Search: A math word search puzzle over linear equations with 27 words to find.
    12. Deluxe Math Word Search: Print out and find all 29 words to solve this math word search puzzle.
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    Challenging Math Word Search Puzzles

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    These math word search puzzles have 31 or more words to find so they're considered challenging. I recommend these puzzles for kids in grades 6 and up and adults.

    1. Mathematics Word Search Puzzle: Find 42 math terms before you can solve this puzzle.
    2. Geometry Vocabulary Word Search: Find 49 geometry vocabulary terms in this math word search.
    3. Financial Algebra: There are 49 hidden words in this puzzle all dealing with financial algebra.
    4. Math Vocabulary Terms Word Search: This is a whopper of a math word search with 50 hidden vocabulary words.
    5. Math Terms: Put your word search skills to the ultimate test with this free math puzzle that has 52 hidden words.
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    Online Math Word Search Puzzles

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    The math word search puzzles below are all found online with nothing to print out. I've listed them in order of easiest to hardest.

    1. Money Word Search: Find 9 money terms in this online word search puzzle.
    2. Number Words Word Search: Find 10 number words to solve this online math word search puzzle.
    3. Place Value Word Search: Kids can learn about place values in this 10-word math word search puzzle.
    4. Equation Word Search: There are 10 hidden words in this online math word search puzzle.