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Difficult Spring Word Search

Celebrate spring in your classroom with this difficult spring word search.

For elementary aged kids looking for a challenge, let them try this free printable word search for kids.

A challenging spring word search for elementary aged kids.  This difficult spring word search has 25 hidden words, many of them upside down, backwards, or diagonally backwards.  It's free and printable with answers included. The black and white printable word search is decorated with images of flowers, a worm, a snail, and baby birds on a branch, that kids can color.

Difficulty Level

There are 25 spring words for kids to find and circle.

The words are not difficult, but finding them can prove challenging. Just the fact that the words are smaller, with not too many letters, adds to the level of difficulty. And trying to find smaller words in a sea of letters can be tough.

The words of this difficult spring word search are hidden in every possible direction – horizontally, vertically and diagonally: forwards and backwards.

To make it even harder, a large percentage of the words are hidden upside down, backwards, and diagonally backwards.

Kids will really have to hunt to find all the words in this puzzle.

To add some fun, there’s a few fun spring images for children to color.

You can download this free printable hard spring word search below. The answers are included in the pdf file.

More Fun Spring Printables

For another spring activity page, try this printable spring break word search. Either of these word searches would be a relaxing educational activity for kids to do during their week off.

And if you’ll be traveling during Spring Break, check out this vacation word search.

Another fun word puzzle kids will love is this spring animals fill in puzzle.

Answer Key

Here is the answer key for this spring word search:

answer key for spring word search


Monday 22nd of March 2021

i need answer key

Melanie Thomas

Monday 22nd of March 2021

The answer page is the 2nd page of the pdf.