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Free Printable Hanukkah Word Search

In this fun free printable Hanukkah word search game, you will be searching for twelve holiday themed words. Play at your own pace or set a timer with friends and family for a fun and challenging twist!

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What are some benefits to working on word search puzzles?

  • You can learn a few new words
    Children especially, may learn a few new words that they never knew before. Word searches can be great for improving vocabulary.
  • Improve Spelling Skills
    When searching for a word you have to spell out each word letter by letter. This helps word recognition and improve your spelling skills.
  • Relaxation and sense of accomplishment
    Taking some time out of your day to complete a word search puzzle can not only make you feel more relaxed but will also leave you feeling a sense of accomplishment from completing the puzzle.
  • Time away from screens
    With everything being available on computers, phones and tablets nowadays, I know I always welcome a break from screens. Printing out a word search puzzle is a great distraction from technology all while having fun!

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Free Printable Hanukkah Word Search Game

This word search game is designed to be printed onto a standard 8.5×11 inch piece of printer paper or cardstock. One game will print per page.

Feel free to download and print as many copies of the word search game as you would like. However, please do not edit or redistribute the files in any way. This game was created for personal or classroom use only.

In this game you will be searching for the following holiday themed words:

  • Celebrate
  • Dreidel
  • Latkes
  • Hanukkah
  • Menorah
  • Oil
  • Festival
  • Candles
  • Family
  • Presents
  • Sundown
  • Eight

How to play the word search games in a group setting:

While working on a word search game by yourself can definitely be both relaxing and fun, they are also great activities to play at holiday parties with family, friends and classmates.

  • Set a timer:
    Begin by setting a timer for a certain amount of time. Have each player start with their word search page face down on the table. When the timer begins, each player can flip their pages over and begin searching for the words. Whichever person has the found the most words by the time the timer goes off, wins!
  • Try and search for the words as quickly as possible:
    Start by having each person place their game page face down on the table. When someone says “GO,” each person will turn their pages over and start trying to find the words. Whichever player can find all twelve words the quickest, wins!
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