6 Free Online Word Search Games

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Take advantage of your kids' love for computer games and show them these free online word search games. They can have all the fun of playing computer games and you'll know that they're learning new vocabulary and working on their spelling skills.

These online word search games can also be a lot of fun for adults, so don't be afraid to take a break and try your hand at one of these time wasters. It's a great way to keep your mind sharp during the day.

Find more fun with daily online word search games and printable word search puzzles for kids.

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    Word Finder

    A screenshot of the online word search at Free Coloring Pages.

    Free Coloring Pages

    This online word search game from Free Coloring Pages is just for the youngest puzzlers with only a few words that need to be found in a small grid of letters. There are just a few online word search puzzles to choose from here but it will keep the little ones busy for some time.

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    Daily Word Search

    A screen shot of "Daily Word Search" at Word Games.
    Word Games

    You can get your daily fix of word search from Word Games, in easy, medium, or hard. The timer is ticking so complete these online word search games as quickly as possible to make it to the top of the Best Times list.

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    Online Word Search Game for Kids

    A screenshot of a word search game at Spelling City.

    Spelling City

    If you're looking specifically for a free online word search game to help your child or student strengthen their spelling skills, this word search game over at Vocabulary Spelling City is just what you need. There are four-word search games here for children in K-2nd, 3rd-5th, 6th-8th, and 9th-12th grades. Two skill levels are available and you can set the length of the game if you'd like.

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    Daily Word Search

    A word search puzzle about Christian Dior


    Each and every day, AARP has a new online word search puzzle that you can play for free. All you need to do is use your mouse to select the word or phrase that's hidden within the puzzle. Feeling stuck? You have 3 hints available for each game. There's a high scoreboard so you can see how you rank against other plays today, this week, and this month.

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    24/7 Word Search

    An online word search puzzle

    24/7 Games

    How many hidden words can you find inside of this online word search puzzle from 24/7 Games? When you begin the game you get to choose from easy, medium, hard, and expert. The tougher the level, the more words you'll have to find. You're timed as you play so you can play over and over again to try to beat your time.

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    Word Search

    A word find about French words

    Cool Math Games

    The Word Search has puzzles by popular categories. You can also choose the grid layout to make it even more challenging. Settings give you options on how the game functions such as dragging or tapping letters to create words.