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Family Word Search for Kindergarten

Here’s a free printable kindergarten family word search.

The word search puzzle is a fun and educational activity for kindergarten or preschool children.

It’s free to download and can easily be printed from your home or classroom printer.

The puzzle is available in uppercase or lowercase letters. You can also choose to print in black and white or with the images in color.

Printable family themed word search for kindergarten. There are 6 words hidden in a 6X8 very large print grid of letters. Each of the words to find have a picture above it helping kids to be able to read each word. The puzzle is decorated with a house and a family.

Difficulty Level

This is an easy beginner level word search ideal for young children who are new to word searches, especially kindergarteners and preschoolers.

Kids don’t need to be able to read to do this puzzle as each word has a picture beside it showing them what the word is.

Words to Find

The family themed word search only has 6 hidden words for kids to find and circle. 

Most of the words are simple 3 or 4 letter family themed words. Words of family members like:

  • dad
  • mom
  • boy
  • girl
  • baby

The last word “family” is a little larger with 6 letters.

The family words are hidden in a 6 X 8 grid of uppercase large print letters. 

The words are not too hard to find. They can be found horizontally in the direction we read (from left to right) or vertically (from top to bottom). There are no diagonal, backwards or upside down words.

Educational Learning Activity

The kindergarten level word search is a fun worksheet that helps kids build reading skills.

Children will be able to read the words to find with the help of a small picture beside each word.

They will be reading it again when they find the word in the puzzle.

Free Printable Easy Family Word Search

The family word search for kindergarten can be downloaded free below. 

The printable pdf contains 4 versions of the puzzle to choose from. There’s:

  1. uppercase in color
  2. lowercase in color
  3. uppercase in black and white to save on ink
  4. lowercase in black and white 

For those that choose to print out a black and white version of the puzzle, children will be able to have fun coloring all the pictures.

The last page of the pdf is an answer page.

More Kindergarten Word Searches

Looking for some more fun easy beginner word searches for kindergarten or pre-K? I’ve got you covered. They all have large print letters and pictures for each of the words.

Answer Key

Here is the color-coded answer key for this family themed word search for kindergarten:

A kindergarten family word search answer key. The words dad, boy, mom, girl, baby, and family, are color-coded to show teachers or parents where the words are quickly. The hidden family words are in a 6 X 8 grid of large print uppercase letters.

You can find more free printable kindergarten activities here.


Monday 20th of February 2023

Please can word searches be done in lower case letters

Melanie Thomas

Monday 20th of February 2023

Sure. Good idea. The next couple preschool word searches I make I'll do in lower case letters. And I'll update the ones I do have to have the option of printing in uppercase or lowercase letters.