Back to school season is almost here! If you’re looking for a free printable school activity for students, you’ll love this free back to school word search.
Word searches are such a fun activity for the first day of school. Plus, they’re quick and easy to prepare. This worksheet is great for 2nd, 3rd, and 4th graders.
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Word Search Puzzles Make Great School Activities
Heading back to school can be stressful for kids… new teacher, new classroom, maybe even a new school!
Starting out the year with a fun, easy activity can help students get accustomed to their new surroundings while easing them back into their routine.
Apart from being enjoyable, this activity is great for improving cognitive skills in children.
Students can learn new words along with their proper spelling. Searching for words encourages children to use critical thinking and strategy to find each hidden word faster.
Word searches also improve pattern recognition and productivity all while being an entertaining, inexpensive worksheet!
Lots of printable back to school word searches can be found online, but we think this one is the cutest!
Below, we’ve included the free downloadable PDF you can use with your own children at home or with students at school.
Teacher already know that starting off a new school year with a fun activity is a great way to help students get comfortable in a new classroom.
Kids will love the adorable school-themed characters as they get settle in their first day!
Back to School Words Included
This word search includes 19 back to school themed words for students to find in the puzzle.
My daughter is entering 4th grade this year. She completed the word search in about 10 minutes.
Here’s her answer key:
How To Get the Printable For Free
Hopefully by now you’re convinced that word searches are awesome! This one is perfect for kids, especially those in elementary school (2nd-4th grade).
So, click on the button below to grab your free back to school word search now!
That wraps up this post on back to school word searches for kids. This school activity is lots of fun while still bringing educational value to students.
We hope you have a wonderful first day back to school filled with lots of excitement, whether it be at school, at home, or both!
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