New Year Word Search – FREE

Need a quick activity to entertain the kids before the countdown begins? Check out this FREE New Year word search to add to your celebration. You can download it for free at the bottom of this blog post.

Need a quick activity to entertain the kids before the countdown begins? Check out this FREE New Year word search to add to your celebration.

HOW DOES THE NEW YEAR WORD SEARCH PUZZLE FOR KIDS WORK?

1. Sign up to receive the weekly newsletter and other announcements from Growing Play at the bottom of this post.  If you already subscribe, just enter your email and you will get access to the freebie too!

2. Download the fun new year’s word search and the answer key.

3. Print, find and circle the words on the worksheet.  Don’t forget to color in the background too!

WHAT SKILLS ARE KIDS WORKING ON WITH THIS PRINTABLE NEW YEAR’S WORD SEARCH PRINTABLES?

When kids complete this word game puzzle, they are:

  • reviewing new year vocabulary
  • visual scanning skills – looking and finding the correct letters and words
  • visual discrimination skills – understanding which letters are different from others
  • visual motor skills – using a pencil, marker, or pen to find and circle the words. Color in the pictures too!
  • cognitive skills – reading the words

WHEN IS A GOOD TIME TO USE THIS NEW YEAR’S WORD SEARCH PUZZLE?

Kids can use this new year word search puzzle:

  • entertain the kids before midnight
  • challenge everyone to a race during the new year’s eve parties – hand out the free printable word searches (one copy for each person).  Who can find all the words first in the printable new year’s day word search?
  • over the holiday break
  • during winter break
  • different type of coloring page
  • fun activity for the start of the new year
  • review new year’s related words
  • indoor recess for the classrooms
  • brain break for the younger and older grades
  • anytime the kids unplug

MORE FUN RESOURCES

The One of a Kind Visual Perceptual Puzzle Pack digital download includes 27 black and white FUN puzzles to challenge your ability to spot the odd one out.  Each puzzle requires you to find the one animal or object that does not have a match.  The whimsical doodle pages include various themes such as cats, unicorns, dogs, whales, sweet treats, boats, dinosaurs, fairies, mermaids, superheroes and more!

This visual perceptual puzzle pack is perfect as a brain workout and boredom buster for kids ages 5 and up for rainy days, quiet play, early finishers in the classroom and anytime you want the children to unplug.

The Love Puzzle Packet digital download includes 20 printable (black and white) love activities, cards and puzzles to give to someone you admire or appreciate. This packet is perfect for Valentine’s Day or anytime of the year.

DOWNLOAD YOUR FREE NEW YEAR WORD SEARCH PDF FILE HERE

Sign up to receive the weekly newsletter and other announcements from Growing Play at the bottom of this post.  If you already subscribe, just enter your email and you will get access to the freebie too! You will be redirected to the free puzzle page in PDF format. You have permission to use this printable new year’s word search for personal use only.

Need a quick activity to entertain the kids before the countdown begins? Check out this FREE New Year word search to add to your celebration.