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Fall Word Searches for Kids

Celebrate the autumn season with a printable fall word search.

There are 3 autumn themed word searches for kids with varying levels of difficulty: easy, medium, and difficult.

The puzzles are all free to download and print. The downloaded pdf always includes answers.

Easy Fall Word Search

This easy fall word search is best for the younger kids or those around a 1st or 2nd grade level.

Easy fall themed word search for kids. The puzzle is free and printable and ideal for younger children in grades 1 or 2. 20 hidden fall themed words, most of them 3 or 4 letter words. The page also has a some autumn images for kids to color: 2 falling leaves and a picture of 2 happy kids playing with blowing leaves.

There are 20 autumn themed words to find and circle. The majority of them are 3 or 4 letter words.

The puzzle has larger letters and a smaller search grid of only 144 letters (12 X 12).

The words are hidden horizontally, vertically, and diagonally.

All horizontal and diagonal words are forward facing, the way we read, from left to right. And the vertical words will be found from top to bottom. There are no backwards or upside down words, making it easier for kids to find.

There’s also a few fun images for kids to color to make this a fun fall activity for children.

The puzzle can be downloaded free below. The pdf includes an answer page.

Autumn Word Search – Medium

Here is another fall word search for kids. The skill level is medium and is appropriate for most ages.

Free printable fall word search for kids with 24 hidden autumn themed words to find.  The printable activity has some images for kids to color if desired: a pumpkin, 2 acorns, 2 mushrooms, and 2 leaves.

The puzzle has 24 hidden fall themed words.

The words can be found in all directions: forwards, backwards, upside down, horizontally, vertically and diagonally.

There are a few images of leaves, mushrooms, acorns, and leaves to color if desired.

You can download a copy of the word search below. It includes an answer sheet.

Difficult Fall Word Search

For those that love a challenge, try this difficult fall themed word search.

Free printable fall word search with 35 hidden autumn themed words to find.  The printable activity has some images to color if desired: a squirrel, acorn, leaf, sunflower, and a pile of leaves with a rake.  Difficulty level is hard with 20 X 22 letter grid.  The puzzle has words like: deciduous, foliage, equinox, rustling, migrate, bonfire, spider, etc.

Kids will really have to hunt to find all 35 fall words hidden in this 20 X 22 letters puzzle.

The words are hidden in every possible direction.

You can download a copy of this challenging word search below. There is an answer page included.

More Fall Word Puzzles

For more fun word activities using fall themed words, give your students a copy of one of these autumn fill in word puzzles.

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