These winter word search puzzles are a fun indoor activity now that the weather is cold and outdoor fun is limited. They're great to use at home or in the classroom.
I've arranged the printable winter word search puzzles by skill level and I've also included recommended grade levels. This makes it so easy to find just the word search puzzles you're looking for. You'll also find some online winter word search puzzles at the bottom of the list for those of you who like to complete your puzzles online.
If you can't enough of word searches, you can check out some Christmas word search puzzles, Valentine's Day word searches, all year round word searches, or use a word search puzzle maker to create your own.
I also have more winter freebies including free winter wallpapers to decorate your computer desktop.
Easy Printable Winter Word Search Puzzles
These winter word search puzzles are considered easy with 15 or less words that need to be found to complete them. They are great for young kids in grades 1-3.
- Hibernating Animals Word Search - Find 6 hibernating animals in this winter word search.
- Winter Word Search Printable - There are 10 hidden words in this winter word search printable from About.com Homeschooling.
- Winter Word Find - Print off this colorful winter word search puzzle and see if you can find all 10 hidden words.
- Winter Olympics Word Search - Find 12 Olympic terms in this winter word search puzzle.
- Winter Word Search - There are 12 words you'll need to find to solve this easy winter word search.
Medium Printable Winter Word Search Puzzles
These winter words search puzzles are a little tougher with 16-30 hidden words that need to be found. I recommend these puzzles for children in grades 4-5.
- Colorful Winter Word Search - This printable winter word search puzzle has 16 hidden winter words.
- Kids Winter Word Search - Find 18 words in this winter word search puzzle.
- Snow Word Search Puzzle - There are 19 hidden words relating to snow in this winter word search.
- Fun Winter Word Search - After you find the 19 hidden words in this winter word search puzzle you can color the friendly snowflake.
- Medium-Level Winter Word Search - After you find 20 words in this winter word search, you'll be able to use the remaining letters to uncover an interesting fact about winter.
- Skiing Word Search Puzzle - Find 20 skiing words and then learn an interesting skiing fact.
- Snowman Winter Word Search - Find 20 words in this snowman shaped winter word search puzzle.
- Winter Fun Word Search - There are 20 winter fun words in this word search puzzle.
- Hockey Word Search Puzzle - After you find 30 words you'll be able to use the leftover letters to learn an interesting hockey fact.
Challenging Printable Winter Word Search Puzzles
It really gets challenging with these winter word search puzzles! You'll need to find 31 or more hidden words to solve them. They're great for children in grades 6 all the way up to adults.
- Hockey Word Search - There are 32 hidden words in this hockey word search puzzle.
Online Winter Word Search Puzzles
These winter word search puzzles are all online and vary in number of hidden words.
- Online Winter Word Search - There are 9 words that need to be found in five minutes to solve this online winter word search puzzle.
- Winter Word Search Game - In this winter word search game, you'll need to find 12 words.
- Online Winter Fun Word Search Game - Find 23 words to solve this winter word search game from About.com Puzzles.