Last updated on September 26th, 2023 at 07:21 pm

halloween word puzzles for kids

Use your noggin’ this Halloween season and try to solve our free Halloween word search printable. Find the 10 Halloween-themed words in this perfect puzzle for kindergarteners and first grade students. It features 10 different Halloween words to find. All the words are either vertical or horizontal (no diagonal words are in this puzzle).

Hand out this Halloween word search printable in class, at church or at home with the whole family. Celebrate the whole month of October! It’s a great Halloween brain buster to keep young minds active and sharp (while celebrating a fun holiday).

Practice spelling and word recognition with the Halloween Word Search

Word puzzles are great activities to help kids with spelling skills and word recognition. When a child does a word search puzzle their brain looks for specific letters in a specific order to find correctly spelled words. Not only do Halloween word search puzzles help kids practice spelling but they strengthen word recognition skills. Word searches are a great brain workout and a fun way to aid in learning! Puzzles are a great way to learn while having fun!

What’s included in the Halloween word search printable?

There are 2 pages included in this download (1 pdf file). The pages are sized 8.5”x11” and will print perfectly on letter size paper. The font used in this printable puzzle is large print which makes the words a bit easier to read and locate. The pages included in the free Halloween word search printables are:

  1. The Halloween Word Search Printable
  2. The answer key for the Word Search printable  – Print this answer sheet out to check your students answers.

Below is what will be included in your puzzle download (see the bottom of the page for actual download instructions):

The 10 Halloween hidden words included in this free puzzle are:

  1. Candy
  2. Spooky
  3. Ghost
  4. Witch
  5. Pumpkin
  6. October
  7. Costume
  8. Halloween
  9. Boo
  10. Cat

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Download the printable Halloween word search pdf file

Are you ready for some Halloween fun? Get spooky with this Halloween word scramble. A perfect activity for the classroom, a Halloween party, or to give out for a trick or treat gift. Grab the download link now. Happy Halloween!

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