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1st Grade Ocean Word Search

Keep your little ones engaged and learning with this fun, free printable 1st grade ocean word search.

Perfect for young learners to explore ocean animals while improving vocabulary and spelling skills.

Each word is accompanied by a cute picture of the corresponding ocean animal, making it easier for children to identify and learn new words.

A printable 1st grade ocean word search. The easy under the sea word find has 12 hidden words in an 11X13 grid of letters. Each word to find has an image showing what the word is.

Printable word searches are great for early finishers or as a fun summer activity for kids.


Skill Level

The puzzle’s difficulty level is easy.

The printable ocean word search is designed with first graders in mind, making it an ideal activity for kids in early elementary.

The puzzle has 12 hidden words in a 12 x 14 grid of large print letters. You can decide whether to give your child the puzzle in uppercase or lowercase letters.

All the ocean-themed words are placed in the direction we read: horizontally from left to right or vertically from top to bottom. There are no diagonal, backward, or upside-down words.

Kids don’t need to be able to read the words to participate since each word is accompanied by a corresponding picture above it, aiding in word recognition.

The words vary in length from 4 to 10 letters, providing a manageable challenge that helps develop early literacy skills in a fun and engaging way.

A printable under the sea word search for kids around 1st grade. 4 versions to choose from, black and white or color, in uppercase or lowercase letters. Each of the 12 hidden words of sea creatures has a picture helping kids see what the word to find is.

Printable 1st Grade Ocean Word Search

Grab this fun word search below. It’s free.

The PDF has an answer page and 4 different versions of the ocean word search, so you can decide which version you prefer to print.

Choose to print in black and white or in color, with uppercase or lowercase letters.

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Answer Key

Does your child need help looking for a word? Here’s a color coded answer key to help you save time. Easily see the words below.

A color coded 1st grade summer word search answer key. The printable kid's word search has 12 hidden words in an 11 X 13 grid of large print letters.