Looking for a fun and educational way to celebrate the coming of fall? These free printable Fall Word Searches are the perfect activity!
These fall word searches cover everything there is to love about this fun season: falling leaves, cooler weather, holidays, harvest days, and more. Kids will love these fall word search puzzles and parents love that the kids are also working on spelling and vocabulary when completing the puzzles.
Whether you’re a teacher looking for a classroom or afterschool activity or a parent searching for a fun and educational way to celebrate autumn with your kids, these fall word searches are the perfect solution.
The first day of fall, also known as the autumnal equinox is a time when the sun shines directly over the Earth’s equator, and the northern and southern hemispheres experience equal amounts of daylight.. This means day and night are of almost equal length.
The first day of fall usually occurs around September 22nd or 23rd. After the autumnal equinox, the days start getting shorter and the nights become longer as we move towards winter.
It’s a beautiful time when trees change their colors, leaves fall from the branches, and we can enjoy cooler temperatures. It’s also a time when many celebrations, such as harvest festivals, take place. So, get ready for cozy sweaters, pumpkin spice, and the beauty of nature during the autumnal equinox!
And what better way to celebrate than with a word search!
Ways to Use the Printable Fall Word Searches
Word search puzzles are a fun pastime for people of all ages. They have tons of benefits too- from relaxation to anxiety relief to stimulating the brain.
When it comes to kids, word searches have even more benefits. Such as:
- Help with word development
- Developing problem solving skills
- Improve memory
- Learning to spell
- Improving vocabulary
- Pattern recognition
Plus they are great for the brain and for a screen-free entertainment option!
Here are a few ways to use these free printable Fall word searches:
- As a anxiety relieving or calming activity. Word searches occupy the mind and keep it off of stressful thoughts.
- As a car ride activity. Just add a pencil and clipboard and you have a fun screen-free activity for your long trip to grandma’s!
- As part of a Fall Festival or celebration for your homeschool/classroom.
- As an easy fall activity for the kids
- To jump start discussions about the season of Fall and what kinds traditions, holidays, and activities are in the autumn.
- As part of a larger seasonal learning unit in your homeschool or classroom.
Download the Fall Word Search Printables Now
To download, simply click on the image or link below the word search you want and it will download to your device.
They are all PDF files that are easily printed from home.
Easy Fall Word Search Coloring Page
This first printable word search can double as a coloring page!
It’s great for younger kids and it’s less difficult with words only going up and down- no backwards or diagonal.
This easy word search has 18 words.
Hard Fall Word Search
This wordsearch is more difficult with words going both forwards and backwards.
There are 28 words to find.
More Fall Word Searches
These next few word searches have words that go up, down, and diagonally.
They have between 13 and 24 words each.
Fall Harvest Word Search
This word search is all about the fall harvest!
It includes words that have to do with food, farming, and harvesting.
You are free to use these Fall word searches for personal use at home or in the classroom. Please don’t share the file, but if you’d like to share the word search with friends, please forward this page to them so that they can download the file themselves. These downloads may not be used in any commercial fashion.
Want more word searches? Click here for all of the Printable Word Searches.
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