FREE Printable Word Search Puzzles


These word search puzzles are free for personal use. They may not be sold or reproduced in any salable form. They may not be used for promotional or marketing purposes. They may not be published elsewhere on the internet. Teachers are welcome to print these puzzles in quantity for classroom distribution.


All of the puzzles are meant to be solved the old fashioned way, with a pen or pencil. Select a puzzle and it will open in a new browser window. Then make a printout. It will fit perfectly on a single sheet of 8.5" x 11" paper.

Word Search

The object of each puzzle is to find the listed hidden words. In most of the puzzles there are at least 40 words. The words may be hidden in any direction: horizontally, vertically, diagonally, and forwards and backwards.

Hidden Message

Once you have found all the words, the remaining letters will spell a secret message. The message will be a word, a phrase, a piece of trivia, or a quotation.

For Your Kids

A selection of the puzzles are specifically for kids. They have no hidden sentence and they have less than 20 words to find.

Additional Puzzles

Bookmark this page and check it each month. New puzzles will be added periodically.


For puzzles with a larger Font size we have Large Print Word Search Puzzles.
For word searches that do not require printing, check out Online Word Search Puzzles


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Nursing Home 2 (Puzzle, Solution)
Nursing Home 3 (Puzzle, Solution)
Old TV Shows 1 (Puzzle, Solution)
Old TV Shows 2 (Puzzle, Solution)
Old TV Shows 3 (Puzzle, Solution)
Old TV Shows 4 (Puzzle, Solution)
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Old West 2 (Puzzle, Solution)
Old West 3 (Puzzle, Solution)
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Songs From 2002 (Puzzle, Solution)
Songs From 2003 (Puzzle, Solution)
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Spiders 2 (Puzzle, Solution)
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