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Back to School Word Search – 5th Grade

Welcome 5th grade students back to class with this free printable back to school word search. A word search for kids is a great first day of school activity.

If your student is in a different elementary grade, see these back to school word searches for earlier grades, or this 6th grade puzzle.

This printable puzzle has 24 hidden school words for kids to find and circle. Many of the words are grade 5 spelling words.

The words can be found in every direction: horizontally, vertically, and diagonally – forwards, backwards, and upside down.

Free to Download and Print

You can download a free copy of the 5th grade back to school word search below. The pdf includes an answer page.

More Free Back to School Printables

Here are some more printables that would be great for the beginning of a new school year:

Back to School Word Search - 6th Grade
Difficult Back to School Word Search

Reese Carlson

Thursday 29th of October 2020

My teacher gave this to me for homework.


Thursday 29th of October 2020

I found all the words, some of them were hard to find.