21 Printable Fall Word Search Puzzles

Free Word Search Puzzles for Autum

This list of fall word search puzzles is a great activity to do on a crisp fall day. Kids as young as 6 can start with the simple fall word searches and adults will love the challenge of the tougher ones.

The puzzles are organized by skill level—easy, medium, and challenging. There's also a section of online fall word searches that are a lot of fun. These fall word search puzzles are also a great way to strengthen vocabulary and spelling skills.

Can't get enough of these fall word search puzzles? Try your hand at Halloween word search puzzles, Thanksgiving word search puzzles, back-to-school word searches, or even make your own fall word search puzzle.

You can also find more fall freebies like free fall coloring pages, free fall clip art, free autumn fonts, and free autumn computer wallpaper.

Easy Printable Fall Word Search Puzzles

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The fall word search puzzles below are all printable and are considered easy with 15 or fewer hidden words to find.

These fall word search puzzles are great for kids, recommended for kids in grades 1–3.

  1. Easy Autumn Word Search: There are six hidden fall words in this easy fall word search.
  2. Apple Picking Word Search: You'll need to find eight hidden words all about apple picking.
  3. Fall Word Search Puzzle for Kids: There are 10 words to find in this fall word search puzzle to successfully complete it.
  4. Easy Fall Word Search: This easy fall word search puzzle has only 11 words to find.

Medium Printable Fall Word Search Puzzles

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These fall word search puzzles are a little more challenging, with 16–30 hidden words that need to be found.

The fall word search puzzles below are ideal for kids in grades 4–5.

  1. Autumn Word Search: Find 16 hidden words inside this colorful autumn word search.
  2. Autumn Word Search Puzzle: Can you find the 16 hidden words and phrases in this word search puzzle?
  3. Fall Fest Word Search: There are 17 hidden words in this pumpkin-shaped fall word search puzzle.
  4. Autumn Leaf Word Search: Here's a fun fall word search puzzle that's shaped like a leaf.
  5. Apple Word Search: Find 20 apple--related words in this colorful apple-shaped fall word search.
  6. Squigly's Tree Word Search: Find 24 varieties of trees in this fall word search puzzle.
  7. Everything Fall Word Search: There are 25 hidden words you'll need to find to finish this fall word search.
  8. Fall Word Search: Find 26 hidden words and terms in this fall word search puzzle.
  9. Hard Autumn Word Search: There are 28 hidden words in this colorful fall word search puzzle.

Challenging Printable Fall Word Search Puzzles

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Here's where it gets tough! These fall word search puzzles are challenging, with more than 31 words to find. These fall word search puzzles are for kids in grades 6 and up and adults.

  1. Autumn Word Search: There are 33 words to find in this free, printable puzzle.
  2. Colombus Day Deluxe Word Search: Find 36 words in this fall word search about Columbus Day.
  3. Printable Autumn Word Search: You'll need to find 38 hidden words in this fall word search.

Online Fall Word Search Puzzles

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The fall word search puzzles below can all be completed on your computer with nothing to print.

  1. Online Fall Word Search: There are 12 fall words you'll need to find to win this online fall word search.
  2. Online Fall Word Search Puzzle: There are 16 hidden fall words in this colorful online puzzle.
  3. Fall Festivities Word Search: Find 17 hidden words in this free fall word search puzzle.
  4. Online Apple Word Search: Solve this online fall word search puzzle by finding all 20 words.
  5. Hidden Message Fall Word Search: After you find all 20 words in this fall word search puzzle, you'll be able to learn an interesting autumn fact.