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New Year’s Word Search (Free Printable PDF)

Two free printable New Year’s word search activities to challenge your kids of all ages. Grab the free PDF downloads below, including answer sheets!

Happy new Year words above box with letters and word list for word search listed below. Includes illustrations of balloons, confetti, horn, and fireworks.

Happy New Year!

Can you believe it’s already time to celebrate the end of 2023 and the beginning of 2024?

Whether you’re staying up with the kids, or celebrating a countdown to noon on New Year’s Eve, these word search puzzles are a fun way to engage the kids for a little while. Both word searches are filled with themed words related to festivities and the excitement of the new year.

These activity sheets are even more fun to do as a family! To make the word searches more challenging, you can set timers, or make it a race to see who can find them all the fastest!

Or, simply take your time and use these as fun and relaxing puzzles to solve while you pass the time.

We’ve created two different options in word search difficulty, so you can choose the right word search for your kiddos, depending on the ages and abilities.

Two New Year's themed word search puzzles in black and white with clock, firecracker, horns, and balloon characters and illustrations.

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Printable New Year’s Word Searches

We’ve included an easy download for each sheet, plus a bigger download pack that includes both word searches and their respective answer sheets (just in case someone needs a little help!).

Look for the download of the full bundle at the bottom of the post.

Happy New Year Word Search: 10 Words

This smaller word search is a great option for beginning readers. The puzzle contains 10 words that are easy for younger kids to read. Also, there are no diagonal words.

Easy word search with New Year's words for young kids, that has 10 words and cute illustrations.

New Year’s Word Search: 20 Words

There are 20 New Year’s Eve words hidden in this puzzle! Can you find them all? Grab this printable for stronger readers who are up for more of a challenge. The words in this puzzle go every way except backwards (vertically, horizontally, and diagonally).

Black and white New Year's word search puzzle with word list and cute characters, such as stars, balloons, and confetti.

Both Word Searches with Answer Sheets PDF

Has anyone has gotten stuck? Or, would you like to grab both word searches and have the answers handy? If so, grab the PDF download for the 4 page bundle that includes both New Year’s word search puzzles with their answer keys.

Four New Year's themed word searches with answer sheets. Black and white activity sheets on purple sparkly background.

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