Christmas Word Search Puzzles for Kids

Play Online or Print and Solve

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These online and printable word search games are an excellent way for kids to practice their spelling and learn new Christmas vocabulary. Though most of these puzzles are fairly easy, some of them can be quite daunting.

Christmas Word Search Games

These themed word search games of medium difficulty can be played online or printed for solving anytime, anywhere.

  • Christmas Word Search - General Christmas vocabulary is featured in this 20-word word search game. Play it in English or in Spanish.
  • Santa Claus Word Search - 28 words are hidden in this word game about the Jolly Old Elf.
  • Christmas Decorations Word Search - A 21-word puzzle using words you may hear when decking out for the holiday season.
  • Foods of Christmas Word Search - This 18-word game features words related to Christmas holiday fare enjoyed throughout the world.
  • Sopa de Letras - La Navidad - Feliz Navidad! This Christmas word search in Spanish has 27 words pertaining to the holiday as it is celebrated in Mexico.
  • Christmas Word Search in French - Joyeux Noël! Here's a word search game featuring French Christmas and New Year's words and phrases. Print only.
  • Christmas Word Search in German - Frohe Weihnachten! Hone your German language skills with these online word search games.

Christmas Word Search Puzzles to Print

For classroom solving, we have a variety of free printable Christmas word search puzzles listed by difficulty level from very easy to challenging.

Several of these puzzles are in Adobe PDF format. If you need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat reader, click here.

  • Christmas Word Search Puzzles - Four hidden word puzzles celebrating Christmas; a very easy 6-word Santa word search, a 10-word reindeer word search, a 15-word Nativity word search and a 20-word challenging Christmas word search. Each is available in either black and white or color.
  • Easy Christmas Word Search - An easy, 9-word puzzle with cute artwork and a small grid.
  • Christmas Nativity Wordsearch - This word search printout features ten Christmas words with a small number of letters in the grid.
  • Reindeer Word Search - The names of Santa's reindeer appear somewhere in this medium-sized grid.
  • Santa Wordsearch - This printable features 10 words related to Santa Claus and other holiday traditions.
  • Christmas Symbols Wordsearch - Find the 10 Christmas words hidden amongst quite a few letters.
  • Twelve Days of Christmas Wordsearch - The challenge is to find the 12 hidden words naming the gifts sent by "my true love".
  • Twelve Days of Christmas - In this easy word search game, you need to find the twelve gifts that were given in the popular Christmas carol.
  • Christmas Word Search - Twelve words related to celebrating Christmas can be found in this game of medium difficulty.
  • Nativity Word Search - This print-friendly word game of medium difficulty features 10 words relating to the Nativity.
  • Christmas Day Word Search - In this easy word seek game, 15 Christmas words are hidden in a small grid.
  • The Grinch Who Stole Christmas Word Search - This word game of medium difficulty features 16 words relating to the beloved Dr. Seuss tale.
  • Christmas Word Search Puzzles - This site offers 17-word search games with a Yuletide theme. The puzzles are of medium difficulty. Some can be printed without the word list for more of a challenge.
  • Santa Claus Word Search - 19 words related to Old Saint Nick are hidden in this word search game of medium difficulty.
  • Printable Christmas Word Search Puzzle - This word search printout features 20-holiday words in a medium-sized grid.
  • Christmas Decorations - The 20 words hidden in this word search game all have to do with tree ornaments and other Christmas decorations.
  • Baby Jesus Word Search - This themed word search game features 25 words related to the Christmas story.
  • Santa Claus around the World - The challenge in this 30-word game is to find the different names for Santa as he is known in various countries and languages.
  • Christmas Middies Word Search - 31 Christmas-themed words are hidden in the puzzle. Solution provided.
  • Christmas Deluxe Word Search - This fairly challenging word game features 31 Christmas words hidden in a large grid. Solution provided.
  • LDS Christmas Word Search - If you're looking for more challenging word search games, this 32-word game packs a lot of words into a fairly small grid.
  • Tree-Shaped Christmas Word Search - This challenging word search game features 38 Christmas-related words hidden in a tree-shaped grid.
  • Word Search Christmas Puzzle - Find the 39 Christmas words hidden in the print-friendly grid.
  • Christmas Word Search - In this challenging word game, 40 Christmas words are hidden in amongst a large jumble of letters.
  • Christmas Word Search - This word search game is doubly challenging. Once you've found and circled all 41 words in the word list, use the remaining letters to spell out a secret message.
  • Christmas Word Searches - At Super Word Search Puzzles, you'll find six themed word search games of varying difficulty levels. As an added bonus, once you've found all the words in the word list, see if you can answer the trivia question by locating a related word that is found in the puzzle, but does not appear in the word list.
  • Christmas Word Searches - If you're looking for the ultimate in word search challenges, try these tough word search games for advanced puzzle solvers.

These easy to challenging crossword games are a great way for children and second language learners to learn new words and practice their Christmas vocabulary in an enjoyable manner.

Christmas Crossword Puzzles to Print

Several of these crossword games are in Adobe PDF format. If you need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat reader, click here.

  • Christmas Symbols Crossword - An easy, criss-cross puzzle with only 10 words. The list of words used in the puzzle is provided should you get stumped by the clues.
  • Twelve Days of Christmas Crossword - This easy crossword game uses 12 fairly short words in a freeform grid. The word list is provided.
  • Christmas Nativity Crossword - This 10-word crossword puzzle features 10 words related to the Christmas Story.
  • Santa and Other Traditions Crossword - Santa Claus, Frosty the Snowman and other characters and symbols associated with the Christmas season are featured in this easy, 10-word crossword puzzle.
  • Christmas Crosswords - DLTK for Kids offers an easy Christmas crossword for young solvers. The picture version of the crossword is intended for preschoolers and children who are new to spelling. Older children can use the verbal clues to solve the puzzle. Available in black and white or color.
  • Christmas Crossword Puzzle - This 10-word crossword puzzle features a free-form grid in the shape of a Christmas tree.
  • Christmas Day Crossword - 14 Christmas-related words are featured in this freeform crossword puzzle. Solution provided.
  • Christmas Word Puzzle - Here's a 16-word Christmas crossword of medium difficulty.
  • Christmas Crossword Puzzle Game - 18 Christmas vocabulary words are used in this crossword game of medium difficulty.
  • Christmas Middies Crossword - This crossword puzzle of medium difficulty has 20 themed entries. Solution provided.
  • Christmas Deluxe Crossword - 30 words related to Christmas legends, the Nativity, and literature can be found in this challenging crossword game. Solution provided.
  • Squigly's Christmas Crossword - Here's a Christmas crossword with a twist. Solve the 35-word puzzle, then rearrange the circled letters to discover the mystery word.

Free Christmas Crossword Puzzles to Play Online

The Christmas Story Crossword Puzzle
An interactive criss-cross puzzle with a religious theme.

Christmas Crossword
Easy, online crossword puzzle from The Kidz Page.

Are you looking for free Christmas jigsaw puzzles for kids to play online? Or, perhaps you need printable jigsaw games for a fun classroom activity? Here's where to look to find easy jigsaw games with a holiday theme.

Free Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles Online

Jigsaw Planet has a large number of jigsaw puzzles featuring Santa, snow, the Nativity and other merry holiday scenes. The easiest ones, with 100 pieces or less, can be found below. See the section on Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles for more challenging jigsaw puzzle games.

I much prefer the three-dimensional puzzle pieces of these puzzles to the two-dimensional games found at most other free jigsaw puzzle sites. Anyone can make their own jigsaw puzzle to share with family and friends. For easy instructions on how to do this, see our tutorial on How to Make Your Own Jigsaw Planet Jigsaw Puzzles.

Here are some of my favorite Christmas jigsaw games for children. These puzzles will open in a new browser window or tab. When the new window has opened and you want more space for solving, look just above the puzzle window and click "Turn off this Top Frame" for a larger work area. When done, close the window to return to this page. Happy puzzling!

Christmas Carolers Jigsaw Puzzle
At TheKidzPage, you'll find a couple dozen very easy 16-piece jigsaw puzzles for young solvers.

Christmas Carolers Jigsaw Puzzle
Here's a fun puzzle if you don't mind the sound effects. The puzzle comes in three difficulty levels and, when solved, plays an animation. For children at the primary level.

Christmas Jigsaw Puzzle Gallery
The Christmas Jigsaw Puzzle Gallery at Jigzone offers 30-odd two-dimensional jigsaw games featuring Santa Claus, carolers, Christmas trees and other subjects pertaining to the Yuletide season. The puzzles use the 48-piece classic cut, but these parameters can be changed by the user to obtain a easier or more challenging puzzle.

Christmas & New Year Jigsaw Puzzles
The Christmas section at has over 80 games depicting traditional Christmas themes. Like the Jigzone puzzles, the piece cut and type of cut can be changed by the user. The puzzles have three-dimensional pieces, but the subjects featured here would be more appropriate to older solvers, young children will most likely find these puzzles boring.

Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles
Ten easy jigsaw puzzles are featured here. Most of them use the Jigzone interface.

Printable Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles

Here's a fun holiday activity for the classroom. Print out these free ready-made Christmas jigsaw games or use this jigsaw puzzle template as a guide to creating your own personalized jigsaw puzzles.

Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles
DLTK Holidays offers several four and eleven-piece jigsaw puzzles with holiday themes to print and cut out. These printable jigsaw puzzles are available in B&W or color and feature themes such as Christmas trees, bells, reindeer, angels and the Nativity.

Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles
From Activity Village, fifteen print-friendly jigsaw puzzles with cute designs are featured here. Various cutting guides are also available.

Here's an enjoyable way for kids to develop their observation skills. These mazes, hidden picture games, and spot the difference puzzles celebrating Christmas can​ be printed or played online.

Christmas Maze Puzzles
Kids will enjoy helping Santa Claus, the elves, snowmen, Baby Jesus and other Christmas characters find their way through these printable maze puzzles.

Christmas Spot the Difference Games

Online Christmas Spot the Difference
Can you spot the seven differences between the two pictures before the clock runs out? Watch out for loud sound effects.

Santa Spot the Difference
Find the 10 differences between the two Santas in this printable puzzle.

Where are the Holiday Cakes?
Look carefully to find the holiday cakes and other holiday items in the picture.

Snowman Hidden Picture Puzzle
Frosty and Family go a-caroling in this printable hidden picture game by artist Liz Ball.

Here are more free Christmas puzzles and games for young solvers - dot-to-dot games, online word scrambles, Christmas symbol Sudoku and other holiday games to play online or print.

Christmas Connect-the-Dots
Young children will enjoy these Christmas Connect-the-Dot puzzles, a fun way for kids to practice their counting skills. Here, you'll find printable dot-to-dot games with themes such as Christmas trees, Christmas sleigh, angels, mistletoe and other symbols of Christmas.

Christmas Carol Word Scramble
In this online anagram game, the challenge is to unscramble the letters to reveal the names of the timeless Christmas tunes.

Christmas Concentration

Playing Concentration, or memory, is an excellent way for children to improve their memory skills, though adults may find it challenging as well. The object of the game is to turn over matching pairs in as few moves as possible. You can play this Christmas version of the classic memory game on your computer. There are two levels of difficulty and you can race against the clock!
Easy (4x4) | Hard (6x6)

Christmas Sudoku Puzzles
Here, you'll find 5 very easy puzzles(4x4) featuring Christmas symbols instead of numbers. Print. Note that these puzzles have more than one solution.

Christmas Carol Picture Puzzle
In this trivia quiz, see if you can guess the Christmas carol represented by the picture. Print only.

Christmas Tic-Tac-Toe
Play this Christmas version of tic-tac-toe against the computer. Betcha can't win one!

Snowman Slider Puzzle
See if you can move the pieces to come up with the full picture in this interactive puzzle game.