This free January word search is a fun activity for this chilly winter month. Use it at home, in the classroom, at the library, or even with therapy clients. I hope you enjoy!
Word searches are a great activity for teaching vocabulary, spelling skills, fine motor skills, and attention to detail. They're educational, no-prep, and a fun activity for cold days.
The puzzle includes a list of words and an answer key so children can check their own work.
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This word search was designed with elementary aged students in mind. Children in 1st grade, 2nd grade, and 3rd grade are most likely to benefit from and enjoy this word search. Kindergarten students who are interested in reading could enjoy this word search and older kids in need of additional practice could benefit from it, too.
If you need puzzles with different levels of difficulty for your students, be sure to check out this MLK Jr day word search, which is for younger kids, and this winter word search puzzle, which is a little more difficult.
Need a coloring page for winter? Grab these cute winter animal coloring pages for kids of all ages.
This puzzle features 12 hidden words that relate to the winter months and winter activities. There are no holiday-related words in this particular word search. It's a great activity for getting back into the swing of school after winter break!
Making word searches reusable is a great way to stock your ELA activity center or allow your child to work towards mastery. You can laminate the page, but it's faster and easier to slide the sheet into a dry erase pocket. You'd be surprised how often kids will want to do the same word puzzle multiple times.
- Size: These clear dry erase pockets measure 10 x 14 inches, which makes them perfect for storing the most size of papers.
- Smart Design: At the top of our dry erase pocket, the black tag is a pen loop, and the middle hole allows you to hang it vertically on the wall for...
- Saves Paper: Dry erase sleeves easy to clean the writing on the clear waterproof surface. Helpful for saving ink, paper copies, and print time.
This printable worksheet is also fun for early finishers, bell ringers, or as part of your winter themed lesson plans.
If you're doing this word search at home with your kiddo, grab a warm cup of cocoa and your favorite pen and jump right in! Or you can turn it into a game night activity when you have family members race to see who can find every last word the quickest.
Your January word search puzzle includes the following vocabulary words:
- Hot chocolate
- New year
The word bank is intentionally not in alphabetical order so that you can extend the activity by having students write their word list out in alphabetical order. There is also a small coloring area with a child riding a sled.
Free printable January word search PDF file download area
Your winter word search PDF has two pages: the printable puzzle and an answer key. Make sure you only print out multiple copies of the first page!
This printable is licensed for non-commercial use, including personal use and classroom use. This includes use with library activities, therapy clients, church groups, etc.
You are not licensed to sell or redistribute the files or print outs.
I hope you enjoy using this January word puzzle! Make sure to check out additional free printables for your winter theme below: