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Color Word Search

Kids can practice the spelling of color words with the help of this printable color word search. It doesn’t matter if you spell it “color” or “colour”, there’s a version of the puzzle for each spelling.

A free copy of this word search for kids can be downloaded below.

Free printable color word search best for early elementary students.  12 hidden color words for kids to find and circle. It doesn't matter if you spell it color or colour there's 2 versions of the puzzle, each with one of the spellings.  The words are at a 2nd grade spelling level.  Pdf includes answer page.

Puzzle Level

This word search is best suited for early elementary aged children and is an easy level puzzle.

The words are hidden horizontally, vertically and diagonally, but only forwards facing. There are no words that are upside down or backwards to make it easier for children to find.

This word search puzzle has 12 hidden color words for kids to find and circle.

The color words are grade 2 spelling words from the color themed spelling week.

This printable puzzle will be a great worksheet for students to work on during that week to give them more practice with working with the individual letters that make up each word.

Color Words

There are eight colors hidden in this puzzle:

  • blue
  • red
  • yellow
  • green
  • black
  • white
  • pink
  • brown

And there are also four color words:

  • color or colour (depending on if you use the American spelling or the spelling of other English countries)
  • rainbow
  • dark
  • light
Free printable color word search best for early elementary students.  12 hidden color words for kids to find and circle. It doesn't matter if you spell it color or colour there's 2 versions of the puzzle, each with one of the spellings.  The words are at a 2nd grade spelling level.  Pdf includes answer page.

If desired, kids that enjoy coloring can color the crayons their color after finding that color word in the puzzle.

Free To Print Word Search

The printable color word search can be downloaded free below.

The 3 page .pdf contains both versions of the puzzle, so you only need to print the version (color or colour) that works best for you.

And the 3rd page is an answer sheet to make things easier for you as the teacher or parent, in case you need to assist your child in finding a word.

For more free printable worksheets to help kids practice reading, writing, and spelling color words, see “The Day The Crayons Quit” activity.

Free printable color word search best for early elementary students.  12 hidden color words for kids to find and circle. It doesn't matter if you spell it color or colour there's 2 versions of the puzzle, each with one of the spellings.  The words are at a 2nd grade spelling level.  Pdf includes answer page.