While all the thrills and chills, candy and costumes, and fun and games that come with Halloween are great, what about your kiddo’s mind? If you’re looking for an easy and educational way to keep their brains occupied, try this free Halloween word search printable. I guarantee they’ll have a scary good time!
This free printable Halloween word search is a win-win for you and your kiddo. On the parental front, you’ll love that it’s an indoor appropriate activity that’ll keep the kids entertained. Plus, unlike some Halloween craft projects, it doesn’t require intense supervision, and it won’t make a mess.
Personally, I love that this free Halloween word search printable doesn’t require a bunch of supplies. Nope, all you need is a pencil and you’re ready to go! That means this free printable Halloween word search can be taken and completed just about any place.
Of course, probably the biggest draw of this free Halloween word search is the fact that it’s a great way to exercise those little brains! As your kiddo hunts for Halloween themed words like “pumpkin” and “monster” he or she is practicing reading, spelling, and problem solving skills.
Don’t worry, it isn’t just us parents that’ll love this free Halloween word search printable. Trust me, the kids will have a blast hunting down these spooky themed words. In fact, they’ll probably ask for seconds, so make sure you’ve hunted up some additional free Halloween printables to keep the good times rolling like these cute free pumpkin printables, free ghost printables, free bat printables, or free candy corn printables that they can color, decorate, and cut out or use as Halloween coloring pages.
There are lots of ways you could make this free Halloween word search printable even more fun. For example, make it a game. Set a timer and whoever finishes the word search first wins a little prize, like a piece of candy.
At a Halloween party, you could even turn this free printable Halloween word search into a sort of Bingo game. Here’s how:
- Write down each word from the free Halloween word search printable on a scrap of paper.
- Have all the kids sit with their word search turned over (so that the blank side is facing them).
- Randomly select one of your pieces of paper.
- Reveal the word and have the kids race to see who can find it first.
- As soon as someone successfully finds the word, have everyone flip their free Halloween word search printable back over.
And don’t think this free Halloween word search printable is just for kids! You can use it as a game at an adult Halloween party too. Trust me, when paired with a couple of spooky cocktails (Bloody Mary, anyone?) this free printable Halloween word search gets a lot more challenging! 😉
Each time someone “wins” a round, you can give him or her a free printable raffle ticket, and at the end of the party you can draw for one large prize.
See, this free Halloween word search printable is great for entertaining one kiddo or ten! You just have to be creative. How will you put this free printable Halloween word search to use? Share your ideas in the comments!