Best Free Printable Christmas Word Search Puzzles for Kids

Last updated: November 15, 2023

Ho, ho, ho! 🎅 What better way to usher in the holiday cheer than with some delightful Christmas word search puzzles? As the days get chillier and the kids snuggle indoors, these printables are the perfect cozy activity for everyone.

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We've whipped up a delightful selection of free Christmas word search puzzles in various themes and difficulty levels, so there's something for everyone. Whether your kiddo is a newbie or a word search whiz, they can start from the basics and challenge themselves as they go. And hey, adults! Don't be shy - these puzzles are a delightful way for you to unwind and get into the festive mood too.

Not only are these free printable Christmas word search puzzles buckets of fun, but they're also little treasure troves of new words for your little ones to learn. Ready to dive in? Simply print out your chosen Christmas word search PDF and start your word-finding adventure. Mark off each word as you discover them, and once you're done, the colorful artwork awaits your creative touch.

Peek into our Christmas stocking of word searches! Here's what we have:
🎁 Square - A Classic Touch
🌟 Star - The Christian Essence
🎄 Tree - Dive into Christmas Traditions
⛄ Snowman - The Secular, All-Inclusive Fun

Choose from three levels of merry challenges:
Easy - 10 words; down & right directions only
Medium - 20 words; up, down, left, & right directions
Hard - 30 words; all directions including sneaky diagonals

With unique word lists in each puzzle, your kids will be entertained for hours, leaving you with some moments of holiday prep peace. If you ever find yourselves in a tricky spot, we've got solutions at the ready below. Give a nudge or two, and they'll be back on track.

Feel free to hop around or stroll leisurely through our puzzle wonderland. Just a reminder: these printable treats are for personal fun, not for business. Let's keep the magic alive! 🎄

Easy | Medium | Hard | Solutions

Easy Christmas Word Search Puzzles

Each of these easy word searches has 10 hidden words, and the word direction is either right or down. There are no backward or diagonal words.

Christmas Word Search Square Easy

Easy Square Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Star Easy

Easy Star Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Tree Easy

Easy Tree Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Snowman Easy

Easy Snowman Christmas Word Search

Medium Difficulty Christmas Word Search Puzzles

Each of these medium-difficulty Christmas word searches has 20 hidden words, and the word direction is horizontal or vertical. But you'll need to look carefully because some of the words could be spelled backward!

Christmas Word Search Square Medium

Medium Square Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Star Medium

Medium Star Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Tree Medium

Medium Tree Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Snowman Medium

Medium Snowman Christmas Word Search

Hard Christmas Word Search Puzzles

These hard Christmas word searches have 30 hidden words each. And, to make it extra tricky, the words can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal, and they can also be spelled backward! Your kids should be very proud of themselves if they find all the words.

Christmas Word Search Square Hard

Hard Square Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Star Hard

Hard Star Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Tree Hard

Hard Tree Christmas Word Search

Christmas Word Search Snowman Hard

Hard Snowman Christmas Word Search

Solutions for Christmas Word Searches

Are your kids going crazy trying to find that last word in the puzzle? No problem, here are the solutions so you can give them a clue about where to find that elusive word:

"Twas The Night Before Christmas" Poem & Activity Sheets

Do you love the Holiday poem "Twas the Night Before Christmas" by Clement Clarke Moore? Click here to go to our collection of poem-themed printable activity sheets to keep your children entertained as you get holiday-ready! Whether you're reading, coloring, or solving, let the spirit of "Twas The Night Before Christmas" ignite the festive flame in your heart.

twas the night before christmas

Left Right Christmas Game Instructions, Stories, & Free Printables

Looking for a fun Christmas game to play with your friends or family? Unwrap the festive fun this December with the Left Right Christmas Game! The exciting way to open presents is to play this popular gift exchange game. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a newcomer to this holiday activity, our blog will guide you through this beloved tradition that can make your Christmas celebrations even more memorable. We've even got two great printable LEFT RIGHT stories for you.

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Free Printable Secret Santa Forms

Looking for the perfect printable Secret Santa form for your holiday gift exchange? Our collection of Secret Santa questionnaires is your ticket to a stress-free and joy-filled festive celebration! Designed with love and a touch of holiday magic, these free Christmas printables cater to all your Secret Santa needs. 🎅🎁✨

free printable secret santa form

And if you're looking for even more ideas for your gift exchange, check out our collection of Secret Santa Questions, and let the detective work begin!

More Christmas Printables for Kids

On the hunt for more festive fun this holiday season? Dive into our treasure trove of free coloring pages and templates! Perfect for those wintry indoor days, they'll keep your little elves entertained without costing a dime. 🎨🖍️

Or, if your kid just really loves word searches, check out our complete collection of Printable Word Searches on All Topics and our Hard Word Searches, and Bible Word Search Puzzles.

Once they've finished their word fun, why not share a laugh together? Browse our collections of Winter Jokes, Snow Puns, and Christmas Jokes for Kids that are perfect for adding a touch of humor to those chilly days indoors!

free printable christmas coloring pages


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