ESL resources: listing of worksheets

Wordsearch Puzzles

printables for esl kids

learning and teaching resources

There are 36 thematic wordsearch puzzles to choose from. Scroll down to explore, download and print!

Wordsearch puzzles

CWordsearch puzzles are popular classroom games, useful for vocabulary teaching and revision, and kids love them. Our wordsearch puzzles, designed for further practice, complete our online activities such as spelling games or guessing games (hangman). However, you can use them independently, in any way you like.

Below you will find a picture guide to these resources sorted alphabetically by topic. Each resource image is a direct link to the pdf file. Each worksheet comes with an answer key. Below each resource image there is a relevant wordlist. Take a look at the previews to see which ones are best for you and your students, then download and print your activities.

You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to download and print our worksheets.

Supplementary resources

Classroom games »
If your students enjoy our wordsearch puzzles, you could expand this activity by playing related word games. Here are some ideas.

Related online word games »
Take the learning online! We offer a variety of word activities that go well with the wordsearch puzzles.

The Answer Key contains answers for the following worksheets: Read and Match, Missing Letters, Crossword, Wordsearch.


ESL worksheets: Autumn vocabulary
  • autumn »
  • answer key »
  • acorns, apple, chestnuts, flower, hedgehog, leaves, mushroom, pear, pumpkin, rain, squirrel, umbrella
Printable wordsearches: Bathroom vocabulary
  • bathroom »
  • answer key »
  • bath, brush, comb, mirror, shampoo, shower, sink, soap, sponge, toothbrush, toothpaste, towel
ESL wordsearch: Body vocabulary
ESL printables: Christmas wordsearch
  • christmas »
  • answer key »
  • angel, ball, bell, chain, Christmas tree, elf, gingerbread, holly, present, Santa Claus, star, stocking


ESL printables: Clothes wordsearch
ESL printables: Colours wordsearch
ESL worksheets: Domestic Animals vocabulary
ESL printables: Drinks wordsearch


ESL worksheets: Easter vocabulary
  • easter »
  • answer key »
  • basket, bunny, cake, catkin, chick, daffodil, duckling, Easter egg, hen, lamb, lily, spring
ESL printables: Family wordsearch
  • family »
  • answer key »
  • aunt, baby, brother, daddy, family, grandma, grandpa, mummy, parents, pets, sister, uncle
ESL wordsearch: Feelings vocabulary
ESL printables: Food wordsearch
  • food »
  • answer key »
  • bread, buns, butter, cake, cheese, chips, egg, hamburger, ice cream, pizza, sandwich, sausages


ESL worksheets: Fruits wordsearch
  • fruits »
  • answer key »
  • apple, banana, cherry, grapes, lemon, orange, peach, pear, pineapple, plum, strawberry, watermelon
ESL wordsearches: Furniture vocabulary
English worksheets: Halloween vocabulary
  • halloween »
  • answer key »
  • ghost, goblin, haunted house, mask, monster, moon, mummy, pumpkin, scarecrow, skeleton, vampire, witch
English printables: Halloween Animals vocabulary


Worksheets for kids: Insects vocabulary
  • insects »
  • answer key »
  • ant, bee, beetle, butterfly, centipede, dragonfly, fly, grasshopper, ladybird, mosquito, moth, worm
ESL wordsearches: Kitchen vocabulary
English wordsearch: Living Room vocabulary
ESL wordsearches: Occupations vocabulary


English worksheets: Pencase vocabulary
  • pencase »
  • answer key »
  • clips, crayons, eraser, glue, paintbrush, paints, pen, pencil, ruler, scissors, sharpener, tape
ESL printables: Pets wordsearch
  • pets »
  • answer key »
  • canary, cat, dog, ferret, fish, hamster, lizard, mouse, parrot, pony, rabbit, turtle
ESL worksheets: School wordsearch
  • school »
  • answer key »
  • board, book, calculator, classroom, diploma, globe, map, notebook, pencase, schoolbag, student, teacher
ESL printables: Sport wordsearch
  • sport »
  • answer key »
  • athletics, basketball, boxing, cycling, fencing, figure skating, football, hockey, skiing, speed skating, swimming, tennis


English wordsearch: Spring Flowers vocabulary
ESL printables: Summer wordsearch
  • summer »
  • answer key »
  • ball, crab, hat, hot, ice cream, sandcastle, shell, sun, sunflower, sunglasses, tent, umbrella
ESL worksheets: Time wordsearch
  • time »
  • answer key »
  • one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, eleven, twelve o'clock
ESL printables: Town wordsearch
  • town »
  • answer key »
  • bank, church, cinema, gas station, hospital, library, museum, post office, restaurant, school, supermarket, theatre


ESL worksheets: Toys wordsearch
  • toys »
  • answer key »
  • ball, balloons, blocks, board game, boat, car, doll, drum, kite, plane, teddy bear, train
English wordsearch: Transport vocabulary
ESL worksheets: Valentine's Day wordsearch
ESL printables: Vegetables wordsearch


ESL worksheets: Verbs vocabulary
English wordsearch: Weather vocabulary
ESL wordsearch: Wild Animals vocabulary
ESL printables: Winter wordsearch
  • winter »
  • answer key »
  • cap, cold, icicles, mittens, scarf, skate, ski, sledge, snow, snowball, snowflake, snowman