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Kindergarten Zoo Animal Word Search

Here’s a free printable kindergarten zoo animal word search.

The printable word search is a fun printable zoo activity for preschoolers and kindergarten students.

The puzzle can be printed in black and white or color, in uppercase or lowercase letters. The choice is yours.

Printable zoo word search for preschoolers and kindergarten. 10 hidden animal words in a 7 X 9 grid of large print uppercase letters. The words to find are ape, bat, boa, fox, hippo, lion, owl, wolf, yak, and zebra. There's a picture showing each word, and other animal pictures decorate the puzzle.

Skill Level

The word search is an easy beginner-level puzzle.

It’s perfect for children in preschool or kindergarten.

The puzzle has 10 zoo animal words hidden in a 7 by 9 grid of large print letters. You can choose whether those letters are uppercase or lowercase. Most of the words to find are only 3 or 4 letters, with 2 words having 5 letters.

Every word to find has a picture above it, so children do not need to be able to read to enjoy this puzzle.

There are no diagonal, backward, or upside-down words. All of the words are only horizontally or vertically, forward-facing or in the direction easiest to read.

Educational Zoo Worksheet

The word find is a fun and educational printable zoo activity and worksheet. It will help children:

  • practice letter recognition as they identify and find the individual letters that make up each animal word
  • build their reading skills
  • identify 10 different zoo animals

Printable Zoo Word Search

The kindergarten zoo animal word search can be downloaded for free. Use one of the forms below, and a free printable copy will be sent to your email.

The PDF is 5 pages. It includes an answer page and 4 versions of the puzzle for you to choose from. You only need to print the version that you decide will be best for your child or children.

You can choose a puzzle with:

  • uppercase letters in black and white
  • uppercase letters in color
  • lowercase letters in black and white
  • lowercase letters in color

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More Kindergarten Word Searches

Would you like some more easy kindergarten word searches for kids? Here are 6 more fun printable puzzles. They are in order of difficulty.

Each puzzle has pictures for each of the words.