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Kindergarten Winter Word Search

Grab your child a copy of this free printable kindergarten winter word search.

The word search puzzle is a fun and educational activity for kindergarten or preschool children stuck inside on a cold winter’s day.

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

Free printable easy winter word search for kindergarten students.  It has a 6 X 6 grid of very large print letters. There are 6 words each with an image above each word showing kids what the word is.  The words are boot, coat, snow, cold, ski and ice.   There's also an image of a snowman with a hat and scarf that kids can color.

The puzzle can be printed with your choice of uppercase or lowercase letters. You can also choose to print in black and white or with the images in color.

Difficulty Level

This is a beginner level word search ideal for young children who are new to word searches.

It’s a perfect word puzzle for kindergarteners and preschoolers. And kids don’t need to be able to read to do this puzzle as each word has a picture beside it showing what it is.

This easy winter word search has only 6 hidden words for kids to find and circle.

The words are simple 3 or 4 letter winter themed words: snow, boot, coat, ski, ice, and cold.

The winter words are hidden in a 6 X 6 grid of uppercase (or lowercase) large print letters.

The words can be found horizontally (from left to right) or vertically (from top to bottom). There are no diagonal, backwards or upside down words.

Educational & Fun Learning Activity

The kindergarten level word search helps kids build reading skills. Children will be reading the word to find and then reading it again when they find the word in the puzzle.

Each word for kids to find has a small picture beside it to help kids learn to read it.

But even more simply, it’s also an excellent activity for preschoolers to practice identifying the letters of the alphabet.

There’s also a cute picture of a snowman that kids can have fun coloring.

A preschool winter word search with 6 hidden words. The winter words are hidden in a 6 X 6 grid of very large uppercase letters. Each word has an image above it to help kids who don't know how to read. There's a picture of a snowman wearing a hat and scarf that kids can color.

Free Printable Winter Word Search

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

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

  1. color with uppercase letters
  2. color with lowercase letters
  3. black and white with uppercase letters
  4. black and white with lowercase letters

An answer page is also included.

More Printable Preschool Winter Activities

Grab some more fun and educational winter activities for kindergarten or pre-k children with these:

Answer Key

Here is the answer key for this preschool winter word search:

A color-coded preschool winter word search answer key.

If your child is ready for a puzzle that’s a little bit bigger, try this 1st grade winter word search.

Thursday 15th of February 2024

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Tuesday 3rd of January 2023

These free resources are truly valued and your generosity and creativity is appreciated. Thanks and may you have a warm winter.

Melanie Thomas

Tuesday 3rd of January 2023

Thank you Jenny, I appreciate that :)


Monday 14th of November 2022

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