This free printable St. Patrick’s Day word search has fun written all over it! Just print out the PDF and let happy kids hunt for the hidden Irish and St. Patrick’s Day words to see how many they can find!
As my oldest son gets older and older, he’s quickly growing out of the simple things like this St. Patrick’s Day i-spy and growing into things that take actual reading, searching, and advanced thinking like word searches and crosswod puzzles.
Luckily I don’t think he’ll ever grow out of my scavenger hunts, but that’s not the point of this post.
So I thought it’d be create some St. Patrick’s Day word searches that you could use for the holiday!
Printable Word Searches
I normally just make one version of each of my word searches but recently I had a couple of readers ask me for a more challenging version that could be used in middle school, high school, or even with adults – so I decided to make two versions using the same word search list.
One version has larger print, less letters to look through, and is going to be better for younger kids like kindergarten through fifth grade.
The second version is going to be a little more difficult. You have to find the same words but the number of letters to search through is double and the font size is much smaller.
For both, all you have to do is find the words, circle them, and cross them out at the bottom! The process is easy, finding the words – not so much.
Both word searches are included in the printable pack at the bottom of this post. They also come with an answer key for each version because let’s face it, there are times you just can’t find the word no matter how hard you look!
The answer key will give you those words you just couldn’t seem to find.
Laminate the word searches and use dry erase markers to circle and mark things off as you go. Then instead of throwing away the word searches, do it again later in the season or next year!
If one word search is too easy, move onto the challenging one next. Just because they’re the same words doesn’t make the second, more challenging version, any easier.
Word Search FAQs
Each word search has twenty words you need to find. The words are the same – mostly Irish and St. Patrick’s Day inspired words – to find, but they are hidden in different places and directions in the two words searches, making them each unique.
More St. Patrick’s Day Activities
If you’re looking for other fun St. Patrick’s Day activities, you might want to try these out too!
- Leprechaun hunt – a seek and find style scavenger hunt where you’re finding things that would normally be associated with a leprechaun!
- St. Patrick’s Day coloring pages – a set of eight pages that includes everything from a pot of gold to the rainbow!
- St. Patrick’s Day Bingo – a set of up to forty unique bingo cards, perfect for some magical fun!
- St. Patrick’s Day charades – a ton of St. Patrick’s Day inspired words that are great for a game of charades or pictionary.
Download the Printable
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The PDF will include:
- An easy word search and its answer key
- A more challenging word search and its answer key
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