Printable Word Searches for Kids
Children love these free printable word searches for kids which are each based on a theme. The themes of the word searches cover a large range of topics that kids enjoy. Most of the printable word searches are 15x15, some puzzles are 10x10, and one puzzle is a jumbo 18x18 word search puzzle. The 10x10 printable word search puzzles come 4 to a page with jokes for kids and "Did You Know" factoids. These pages are educational and fun for kindergarten kids and older. Print and enjoy!
Many of these word searches for kids contain a hidden fact based on the theme of the puzzle. These printable word search puzzles for kids are a fun and educational way to keep the kids entertained on car trips, while waiting for restaurant meals, or as loot bag stuffers for a birthday party. Have fun!
Special Occasion & Holiday Word Searches (15x15)
Special occasions are the perfect time for printables word searches for kids at home or school. It's great for seasonal lesson plans or just for fun leading up to a holiday.
Birthday Word Searches:
Try adding one or more of these birthday word searches in your kid's loot bags.Birthday Word Search 1: Birthday Parties
Birthday Word Search 2: Birthstones
Birthday Word Search 3: Birthday Gifts
Christmas Word Searches:
There is so much anticipation for Christmas, it's a good idea to give some Christmas word searches to your kids to keep busy leading up to the exciting day.Christmas Word Search 1: General Christmas Words
Christmas Word Search 3: Christmas Decorations
Santa Word Search: Words about Santa Claus
Reindeer Word Search: Words about Santa's Reindeer
Christmas Song Word Search 1: 12 Days of Christmas
Christmas Song Word Search 2: Frosty the Snowman
Christmas Movie Word Search 1: A Christmas Carol
Christmas Movie Word Search 2: Miracle on 34th Street
Christmas Movie Word Search 3: It's A Wonderful Life
Try more of our Christmas printables.
Mother's Day Word Searches:
Moms, if you're looking for ways to keep your kids busy on your special day, try keeping them busy with some of these Mother's Day word searches for kids.Mothers Day Word Search 1: Mother's Day
Mothers Day Word Search 2: What Moms Like
Mothers Day Word Search 3: Jobs Moms Do For Their Families
Mothers Day Word Search 4: Mother in Many Languages
Try more of our Mother's Day printables.
Easter Word Searches:
The Easter bunny can add one of these Easter word searches for kids in Easter baskets.
15x15 PuzzlesEaster Word Search 1: General words about Easter
Easter Word Search 2: Easter Baskets
10x10 Puzzles - 2 per pageEaster words and Easter Treats
Try more of our Easter printables.
Father's Day Word Searches:
If dad needs some quiet time on Father's day, try these printable Father's day word searches for your kids.15x15 Fathers Day Word Search 1: Father's Day
15x15 Fathers Day Word Search 2: What Dads Like
15x15 Fathers Day Word Search 3: Father in Many Languages
10x10 Fathers Day words and Father in Other Languages
Try more of our Father's Day printables.
Halloween Word Searches:
Halloween word searches for kids are a great activity for kids leading up to the fun holiday. You can even stuff them into treat bags.Halloween Word Search 1: General Halloween Words
Halloween Word Search 2: Lots of scary words
Halloween Word Search 3: Popular Halloween Candy
Pumpkin Word Search: General words about Pumpkins
Frankenstein Word Search 1: General words about Frankenstein
Frankenstein Word Search 2: Frankenstein Movies
Ghost Word Search: General Words about Ghosts
Mummy Word Search: Egyptian Mummies
Vampire Word Search 1: Dracula
Vampire Word Search 1: Vampire Movies
Witch Word Search 1: Witch Characteristics
Witch Word Search 2: Movies with Witches
Witch Word Search 3: Famous Fictional Witches
Witch Word Search 4: Harry Potter Witches
Try more of our Halloween printables.
Hanukkah Word Searches:
Hannukkah printable word searches are great to keep kids busy during the holiday.Hanukkah Word Search 1: General Words about Hanukkah
Hanukkah Word Search 2: More words about Hannukah
New Year's Word Searches:
There's lots of free time between Christmas and New Years. If your kids need a break from their new toys then try one of these printable New Year's word searches for your kids.New Years Word Search 1: General New Year's Words
New Years Word Search 2: New Year's Eve/Day words
New Years Word Search 3: General words about New Year's Resolutions
New Years Word Search 4: Top New Year's Resolutions People Make
St. Patrick's Day Word Searches:
Kids love all holidays and a special activity for this holiday could be one of these St. Patrick's day word searches.St Patricks Word Search 1: St. Patrick's Day Words
St Patricks Word Search 2: St. Patrick's Life
St Patricks Word Search 3: Four Leaf Clover
Thanksgiving Word Searches:
Try printing some of these Thanksgiving word searches to keep your kids busy over the holiday.
15x15 PuzzlesThanksgiving Word Search 1: Canadian Thanksgiving Word Search
Thanksgiving Word Search 2: American Thanksgiving Word Search
Thanksgiving Word Search 3: Turkeys
Thanksgiving Word Search 4: Pumpkins
Thanksgiving Word Search 5: Common Thanksgiving dinner foods
Thanksgiving Word Search 6: The first Thanksgiving feast
These word searches are 2 per page.Thanksgiving Word Searches: U.S. Thanksgiving words and words about Thanksgiving dinner.
Try more of our Thanksgiving printables.
Valentine Word Searches:
Your kids can use these Valentine word searches as printable Valentines for their friends.Valentine Word Search 1: Valentine's Day Words
Valentine Word Search 2: The Heart
Valentine Word Search 3: Words about LOVE
Valentine Word Search 4: Valentine Gifts
Words of Endearment: 20 words you might call a loved one
Try more of ourValentine printables.
Other Holiday, Special Occasions and Observances Word Searches:Groundhog Day: Words associated with the odd winter prediction event
Martin Luther King Jr.: Words associated with the civil rights activist
Shrove Tuesday: Aka Pancake Day, Fat Tuesday, and Mardi Gras
President's Day #1: The first 22 U.S. Presidents
President's Day #2: 22 U.S. Presidents from 1889-2015
Palm Sunday: Words about the observance marking the start of Holy Week.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month: October, pink, ribbon, fundraising ...
Movember: November, moustache, men's health, prostate ...
Seasonal Word Search Puzzles:
Every season has its own unique attributes. Try some of these printable word searches for your kids.Fall Word Search 1: Words about fall
Fall Word Search 2: Deciduous Trees
Spring Word Search 1: Words about springtime
Spring Word Search 2: The month of April
Spring Word Search 3: The month of May
Spring Word Search 4: Gardening.
Summer Word Search 1: Words about summer.
Summer Word Search 2: Frozen Treats on a hot summer day.
Summer Word Search 3: Cool Drinks, refreshing in the summer.
Summer Word Search 4: Ice Cream Flavors. Some favorite summer treats.
Summer Word Search 5: Barbecue words, for delicious summer food.
Summer Word Search 6: Recreational swimming
Winter Word Search 1: Words about winter
Winter Word Search 2: Snow
Careers & Community Word Search Worksheets (15x15)
There are all kinds of careers in each of our communities. There are also many other community features beyond the people within the communities. These worksheets feature a variety of aspects of community living and the careers people have within their community.Careers Word Search: High Paying Jobs
Careers Word Search: Low paying jobs
Careers Word Search: Various Jobs
Careers Word Search Set 2: Another set of potential jobs or careers.
Fairy Tale Word Search Puzzles (15x15)
Printable Fairy tale word searches are great for kids who have a favorite fairy tale.Fairy Tale Word Search 1: Cinderella
Fairy Tale Word Search 2: Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Fairy Tale Word Search 3: Hansel and Gretel: Part 1, the beginning of the story
Fairy Tale Word Search 4: Hansel and Gretel: Part 2, the rest of the story
Fairy Tale Word Search 5: Jack and the Beanstalk
Fairy Tale Word Search 6: Little Mermaid - Disney version
Fairy Tale Word Search 7: Little Mermaid - H.C. Andersen version, Part 1
Fairy Tale Word Search 8: Little Mermaid - H.C. Andersen version, Part 2
Puss in Boots Word Search: Puss, his Master, the Ogre, and more...
Fairy Tale Word Search 9: Little Red Riding Hood
Fairy Tale Word Search 10: Rapunzel - The fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm.
Fairy Tale Word Search 11: Rumpelstiltskin - The fairy tale from the Brothers Grimm.
Fairy Tale Word Search 12: Sleeping Beauty
Fairy Tale Word Search 13: Snow White
Fairy Tale Word Search 14: Three Billy Goats Gruff - Based on the Norwegian fairy tale.
Fairy Tale Word Search 15: Three Little Pigs - Disney's version with Fifer, Fiddler and Practical.
Fitness Word Search Puzzles (15x15)
These word search puzzles are all about fitness. There are different exercises, things in a gym, and more. Each worksheet has a fitness related hidden message based on the theme of the puzzle. Have fun!Gym Equipment: Barbell, dumbbell, treadmill, ...
Workout Exercises: Chin-up, push-up, curl press, ...
Crossfit Exercises A-L: Air squat, double-unders, kipping, ...
Crossfit Exercises M-Z: Muscle-up, split lift, toes-to-bar, ...
Biggest Loser Season 16: Glory days, comeback canyon, weight loss, ...
Food Word Search Puzzles (15x15)
These word search puzzles are all about different kinds of foods. There are different meals, appetizers, desserts, drinks and more. Each worksheet has a food related hidden message based on the food topic of the puzzle. Have fun and eat well.Appetizers: Bruschetta, buffalo wings, calamari and more
Apple Varieties: Granny smith, red delicious, fuji, ...
Desserts: Apple pie, ice cream, chocolate cake, ...
Drinks: Coffee, tea, water, milkshake, lemonade, ...
Food: All kinds of food like sandwiches and yogurt
Fruits: Apple, banana, orange, strawberry, ...
Lunch Snacks: Cheese, cookies, raisins, raw veggies, ...
Salads: Bean, Caesar, chef, garden, greek, ...
Soups: Barley, borscht, clam chowder, french onion, ...
Vegetables: Asparagus, broccoli, brussel sprouts, ...
Vegetables: More Vegetables with overlap from set 1
Set 2. More desserts with overlap from set 1 Fruits: Set 2. More fruits with overlap from set 1
Meals: Pizza, pork chops, casserole, spaghetti, ...
Pasta: Lasagna, penne, ravioli, tortellini,
Chocolate Brands: 20 different brands of assorted boxed chocoates
High Glycemic Foods: 20 foods that are high on the glycemic index.
Geography Word Search Puzzles (15x15)
These word searches for kids are great additions to lesson plans.Canadian Word Search 1: Canadian Provincial Capitals and National Captital
Canadian Word Search 2: Canadian Provinces and Territories
US Tourist Attractions Word Search : 24 popular attractions across the country
Sports Word Searches (15x15)
We have lots of printable sports word searches for a wide variety of different sports. They're great for home or school.Baseball Word Search 1: General words about Baseball
Baseball Word Search 2: Baseball Equipment
Baseball: MLB Baseball Locales
Baseball: MLB Baseball Teams
Basketball Word Search 1: General words about Basketball
Basketball: The Basketball Court
Basketball: NBA Basketball Locales
Basketball: NBA Basketball Teams
Beach Volleyball Word Search: Terminology for beach volleyball
Bobsleigh Word Search: General words about bobsleigh racing
Boxing Word Search: Words about boxing
Curling Word Search: General curling words
Boxing: General boxing words
Decathlon Word Search: The decathlon sports and mindset
Figure Skating Word Search 1: General words about figure skating
Figure Skating Word Search 2: Names of figure skating jumps
Figure Skating Word Search 3: Names of figure skating spins
Football Skating Word Search 1: Football Positions
Football Word Search 2: NFL Team Names
Football Word Search 3: NFL Locales 1 (Cities or States)
Football Word Search 4: NFL Locales 2 (Cities or States)
Hockey Word Search 1: General words about Hockey
Hockey Word Search 1: NHL Teams
Hockey Word Search 2: NHL Cities
Luge Word Search: Words about luge races
Skating Word Search: General Words about Skating
Speed Skating Word Search 1: Speed Skating Equipment
Hockey Skating Word Search 2: Words about the sport
Skeleton Word Search: Words about skeleton sled racing
Skiing Word Search 1: General Words about Skiing
Skiing Word Search 2: Alpine skiing
Skiing Word Search 3: Biathlon
Skiing Word Search 4: Freestyle skiing
Skiing Word Search 5: Nordic combined
Skiing: Ski Jump
Snowboarding: Snowboarding terminology
Soccer Word Search 1: General Words about Soccer
Soccer Word Search 2: Soccer Positions, Gear & Field
Swimming Word Search: Competitive swimming words
Swimming: Competitive Swimming
Olympics Word Search 1: About the Olympics - General words describing the Olympics
Olympics Word Search 2: Summer Olympics Sports - sports from A-F
Olympics Word Search 3: Summer Olympics Sports - sports from G-S
Olympics Word Search 4: Summer Olympics Sports - sports from S-W
Olympics Word Search 5: Winter olympic sports
Olympics Word Search 6: Winter olympic cities
Animal Word Searches (15x15)
We have a large variety of animal word searches for a wide range of animal. Try some for home or school.Amphibians Word Search: General characteristics of amphibians
Animals of the African Rainforest: 20 Animals from the African jungle habitat
Animals of the Amazon Rainforest: 20 Animals from the Amazon jungle habitat
Animals of the Asian Rainforest: 20 Animals from the Asian jungle habitat
Ape Word Search: Ape Characteristics
Cat Word Search 1: Domestic cat breeds #1
Cat Word Search 2: Domestic cat breeds #2
Cat Word Search 3: Wild cat species
Cat Word Search 4: General Characteristics
Cat Word Search 5: Fictional Cats such as Garfield, Cheshire Cat, Puss in Boots, Snowball ...
Chicken Word Search 1: General words about chickens
Chicken Word Search 2: Food made from chicken
Cow Word Search: General words about cows
Dinosaur Word Search 1: Words about dinosaurs
Dinosaur Word Search 2: Jurassic Word Search
Dinosaur Word Search 3: Triceratops Words
Dinosaur Word Search 4: Tyrannosaurus Rex Words
Dog Word Search 1: General Characteristics
Dog Word Search 2: Some Popular Dog Breeds (A-K)
Dog Word Search 3: Some Popular Dog Breeds (L-Z)
Dog Word Search 4: Dog jobs
Farm Animal Word Search: Animals names and their young
Fish Word Search 1: Freshwater Tropical Fish
Fish Word Search 2: Saltwater Tropical Fish
Fish Word Search 3: Common Seafood
Fish Word Search 4: Crustaceans
Frog Word Search 1: General words about Frogs
Frog Word Search 2: Frog Species
Horse Word Search 1: Names of breeds
Horse Word Search 2: General words about horses
Horses: Horse words
Monkey Word Search 1: Species
Monkey Word Search 2: Monkey Characteristics
Panda Word Search: General words about Pandas
Penguin Word Search 1: General words about penguins
Penguin Word Search 2: 17 Penguin Species
Pets Word Search: Common household pets
Pig Word Search: General words about pigs
Polar Bear Word Search 1: General Characteristics
Polar Bear Word Search 2: Habitat and Diet
Rabbit Word Search: Famous rabbits from literature, tv, movies, etc.
Sheep Word Search: General words about sheep
Mythical & Medieval Word Searches (15x15)
These mythical and medieval word searches are a great addition to lesson plans or fun at home. Try these printable word searches.Dragon Word Search 1: General Characteristics of Dragons
Dragon Word Search 2: Dragon Species
Dragon Word Search 3: Wyvern Dragon
Knight Word Search 1: General words about Knights
Knight Word Search 2: Knights In battle
Knight Word Search 3: Legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table
Medieval Word Search: The Crusades
Unicorn Word Search: Unicorn mythology words
Unicorns: The Last Unicorn Movie
Outer Space Word Searches (15x15)
Try one of these space word searches for your kids if they're interested in aliens or outer space.Alien Word Search 1: General Words about Aliens
Alien Word Search 1: Some movies with aliens
Alien Word Search 1: Star Wars Alien Races
Alien Word Search 1: Star Trek Alien Races
Space Word Search 1: The Solar System
Space Word Search 2: Moons of Jupiter - Part 1
Space Word Search 3: Moons of Jupiter - Part 2
Space Word Search 4: Zodiac constellations
Pirate Word Searches (15x15)
These pirate word searches would make a great addition to a pirate birthday party.Pirate Word Search 1: Words About Pirate Life
Pirate Word Search 2: Pirate Weapons
Pirate Word Search 3: Pirate Flags - Symbols and Meanings
Pirate Word Search 4: Famous Pirate Ships
Pirate Word Search 5: Pirate Stereotypes
Pirate Word Search 6: Names of Fictional Pirates
Princess Word Searches (15x15)
These princess word searches make a great addition to a princess birthday party.Princess Word Search 1: Words About Princesses
Princess Word Search 2: Disney Princess Movies
Princess Word Search 3: Cinderella
Princess Word Search 4: Little Mermaid
Princess Word Search 5: Sleeping Beauty
Princess Word Search 6: Snow White
TV & Movie Word Searches (15x15)
These TV and movie word searches are a great activity for bored kids at any time.
MoviesKung Fu Panda: Characters
Lord of the Rings: Characters
The Last Unicorn Movie
Penguins of Madagascar: Skipper, Kowalski, Private and more...
Horror Movie Names: Carrie, Dawn of the Dead, The Shining, ...
Romantic Movies: Love Story, Titanic, My Fair Lady, ...
Scary Movie Descriptions: Words about scary movies like creepy, bloody, ...
TVFairly Odd Parents Word Search: Characters from the show
The Family Guy Word Search: Peter, Stewie, Brian, and more...
Phineas and Ferb Word Search: General words about the show
Pokemon Word Search: Season 1
Scooby Doo Word Search: Based on Scooby Doo Mystery Incorporated
The Simpsons: Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa, Maggie, and more...
The Voice: Adam, Blake, Carson, singing, ...
Thomas the Tank Engine: Characters Set #1
Thomas the Tank Engine: Characters Set #2
NEW: Comedies Word Search: Words describing comedies
The Biggest Loser Season 16: Glory days, comeback canyon, weight loss, ...
Movies & TVTV & Movie Word Search: Cars from movies & TV
Cars by Pixar
Movie Credits Word Search: Words you'd find in the film's credits
Vehicle Word Searches (15x15)
If your kids like vehicles of all sorts, trying printing out some of these vehicle word searches.Airplane Word Search 1: Airplane parts
Airplane Word Search 2: Various aircraft
Boat Word Search: Names of different types of boats
Car Word Search 1: Car Manufacturers
Car Word Search 2: Car Manufacturers 2
Car Word Search 3: Car parts
Train Word Search: General train words
Truck Word Search 1: General truck words
Other 15x15 Word Search PuzzlesAlphabet Word Search 1: Animals from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Countries from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Foods from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Games from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Around the House from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Around School from A to Z
Alphabet Word Search 1: Vehicles from A to Z
Farm Word Search: Words about farms
Family: Family Activities
Family: Family Vacation Ideas
Family: Family Members
Family: Household Chores
Family Word Search: Board Games
Family Word Search: Games kids play
Family Word Search: Toys for kids
Clothing Word Search: Winter clothes
Clothing Word Search: Various types of clothing
Footwear: High heels, sneakers, sandal, moccasin, ...
Around the House Word Search: Bathtub, toilet, faucet, towel rack, ...
Things in a Bedroom: Mattress, headboard, duvet, dresser, ...
Things in a Garage: Cars, garbage cans, shelves, tools, ...
Things in a Laundry Room: Washer, dryer, clothes, detergent, ...
Things in a Living Room: Chairs, sofa, pictures, area rug, ...
Things in a Mudroom: Shoes, boots, closet, hooks, ...
Things in a Workshop: Workbench, toolbox, hammer, drill, ...
Jobs / Careers #2: Architect, banker, engineer, fireman, ...
Jobs / Careers #3: Accounting, detective, doctor, lawyer, ...
Musical Instruments: Piano, guitar, trumpet, drums, ...
Music Genres: Rock and roll, country, jazz, reggae, ...
Music Terminology: Notes, scale, treble clef, allegro, ...
Music Styles: Acapella, classical, disco, hip hop, ...
Offices: Boss, employees, printer, scanner, ...
Things in a Pharmacy: Medicine, bandages, shampoo, lozenges, ...
TV Dogs: Astro, Brian Griffin, Comet, Wishbone ...
The Peanuts: Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, Snoopy ...
Names of Painters: Michaelanglo, Da Vinci, Warhol, Van Gogh ...
Muscles: Bicep, tricep, quadricep, oblique ...
Movie Dogs: Beethoven, Hooch, Scooby Doo, Underdog ...
Harry Potter Surnames: Granger, Malfoy, Weasley, Dumbledore ...
Fictional Detectives: Banks, Columbo, Magnum, Clouseau ...
Breakfast Foods: Bacon, eggs, toast, english muffin ...
Doctors in Literature: Dolittle, Watson, Zhivago, Moreau ...
4 Printable Word Search Puzzles Per PageSesame Street, Hockey, Harry Potter, Before School
In the Fridge, Space, Outside Toys, Looney Toons
More Word Searches 1: Batman, Mickey Mouse, Shrek, In the Freezer
More Word Searches 2: School, Arthur Characters, Toy Story, Justice League
More Word Searches 3: In the Sea, Party, Winnie the Pooh, Summer
More Word Searches 4: Snacks, Scooby-Doo, Cartoon, Shrek
Jumbo Word Search PuzzlesJumbo Word Puzzle: Names
Printables, including these free printable word search searches for kids, are a fun and educational activity that doesn't include TV or video games. Kids learn to think through word puzzles which helps increase their brain power. Word search puzzles can also increase kids vocabularies and these printable puzzles are also easy on the pocketbook.
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