Free Earth Day Word Search Printable For Kids

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Our Earth Day word search is a fun way to celebrate Earth Day with younger and older kids on April 22nd. 

Free to print and use this fun word search is the perfect choice for home or classroom use.

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Earth Day Word Search

If you found yourself here looking for Earth Day word search puzzles you’re in luck! I came up with this neat little Earth Day Word search just in time for April 22nd.

My 2nd grader loves a good word game so I figured I’d add Earth Day word searches to our growing collection of word searches.

Continue reading to get more information about this word search template and score your free pdf file.

In a rush? Jump straight to the bottom of this post to get your instant download.

Word Search For Earth Day

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This fun Earth day word search is loaded with themed vocabulary words related to Earth day

It’s really the perfect way to celebrate the meaning of Earth day with children of a variety of different grade levels.  It’s difficulty level is easy enough for younger kids but still fun for lots of different age groups up to 6th grade.

​The Earth Day word search was created in vibrant colors to really highlight how special Earth Day is and make the puzzle extra exciting for kids! 

Each instant download comes with an Earth day word search puzzle and answer key in pdf format.

Earth Day Word Search Hidden Words

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Children will need to find the following Earth day themed vocabulary words.

Words can be found from left to right, up to down or diagonally. ​

  • Environment
  • Waste
  • Recycle
  • Compost
  • Energy
  • Water
  • Forest
  • Ocean
  • Reuse
  • Clean
  • Animals 

Earth Day Word Search Uses

​This word search puzzle in honor of Earth Day can be used in a variety of different situations.

Here are some of the most common opportunities to use an Earth day themed word search puzzle.

  • in honor of Earth Day
  • for early finishers at school
  • as a brain break in the classroom
  • for foreign language learners
  • at home
  • at Girl Guide, youth group or scout troop meetings
  • as part of an Earth day lesson for elementary or middle school students
  • during daycare
  • ​in the waiting room during the month of April

​What You’ll Need

Printer – we love our Brother digital color printer

Cardstock paper – using high quality 8.5 x 11 cardstock is a must. Kids press hard so this helps avoid ripping the paper.

Writing tools – pencils, pens, crayons, highlighters, markers to highlight or circle words as they are found in the word search grid

Binder (optional) – create a busy binder of activities with different difficulty levels including our Earth day word search puzzle.

Pair this Earth day word search with the following Earth Day activities for even more Earth Day fun!

I Spy Earth Day – a fun I Spy activity creating using Earth Day themed images. Bright and colorful, this is one of our favorite screen free activities for kids on April 22nd.

Earth Day Craft Ideas – over 25 of the cutest Earth Day crafts for kids.

Earth Day Headband Craft a simple Earth Day headband craft you can make at home or at school. 

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt – a high energy outdoor activity for kids! How many Earth day themed items can they find?

Earth Day Color by Number – cute color by number worksheets with a fun Earth Day theme.

Earth Day Bingo – 21 free printable Earth day bingo cards!

​Download & Print Instructions

earth day word search for kids

For best results and easiest use, our Earth Day word search is intended to be printed in color on standard 8.5 x 11 cardstock paper.

You can print it in black and white if you do not have access to a color printer.

Otherwise, bring a copy of the pdf file to a local print shop to get color copies. We do recommend color because this Earth Day word search is bright and colorful. But, it isn’t absolutely necessary.

To print your own copies of this Earth Day word search you will need to download the pdf file via the download link located below.

By clicking on the link the pdf document will open in a new window making it simple and easy to print. It is an instant download that requires no sign up. Just click and print!

Make sure your printer settings are set to print in portrait orientation and in color before hitting print.

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Camping – a fun choice for scout or Girl guide meetings.

Before You Go

This neat little Earth day word search was so much fun to make!

It’s such a fun way to learn some Earth Day vocabulary and celebrate the importance of taking care of our planet on April 22nd.

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🌎Thanks for stopping by and happy Earth Day!🌎

Download Links

Earth Day Word Search Puzzle + Answer Key (PDF FILE – Click here to download)

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