Dozens of Free Holiday Word Search Puzzles

150+ Printable Holiday Word Searches for Kids

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.

Tip: Find more freebies like these holiday word search puzzles for Halloween, Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter.

46 Free Christmas Word Searches

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The most popular type of holiday word search puzzles are those all about Christmas. This is a list of 46 free holiday word search puzzles about Santa, reindeer, presents, Jesus, and more.

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.

If you're looking for other word searches for this time of year, you might also want to check out my list of free winter word searches. More

35 Free Halloween Word Searches

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Another type of popular holiday word search puzzles are Halloween ones. These spooky word search puzzles will excite any kid from 1st grade all the way up to high school. Adults will even have fun with them too!

There's a lot of printable Halloween word searches here but you'll also find a few that you can complete online.

Fall word search puzzles are another great activity for around Halloween time. More

18 Free Thanksgiving Word Searches

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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's 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. More

24 Free Easter Word Searches

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Hippity-hop over to this list of free holiday word searches that cover the holiday of Easter. 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 also a great time to celebrate spring with these spring word searches. More

28 Free Valentine's Day Word Searches

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There are more holiday word search puzzles over at 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. More

9 Free Earth Day Word Searches

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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.

Combine these free word search puzzles with some free science word search puzzles and make a fun and educational unit on the Earth. More