This Summer Word Search is a super cool activity for kids to enjoy in your homeschool, class, library, and other seasonal events. It's a simple, print-and-go way to get your children excited about all the fun to come in this special season.
Learn more and find helpful tips and suggestions for boosting the fun of this printable summer activity.
Have a Blast with This Fun Summer-Themed Activity
The first day of summer is June 21. How will you celebrate the start of this season with kids?
I think a simple yet fun summer activity is the way to go!
My boys and I get such a kick out of celebrating a variety of seasonal and fun holidays. We use our free Calendar of Fun Holidays for Kids to Celebrate as part of our homeschool morning time. The boys and I love to talk about these fun days and think of new ways to incorporate the celebration into our learning fun.
I keep future monthly calendars in my homeschool planner. My boys enjoy looking ahead so they can get excited about what's to come.
As summer approaches, there's a collective sigh of relief. Although we're year-round homeschoolers, we take a short break after our homeschool portfolio evaluations. We all look forward to spending more time with fun outdoor activities and just relaxing.
Since my boys have become obsessed with word puzzles (and I'm loving the positive effects on their learning, like problem-solving skills), I've been creating new versions for seasonal and holiday fun. This Summer Word Search is being added to the mix and is sure to be a huge hit! It's a fantastic way to have lots of fun, boost free time, and keep kids off screens, too.
This fun summer word search is awesome for:
- Summer camps
- Summer break
- Road trip (great activity for long car rides!)
- End of school year fun
- Rainy day fun
- Brain break
- Boredom buster
- Ideas for your summer bucket list
Learn All About This Summer Word Search
The list (20) with summer words that your kids will search for and find include:
Easy Ways to Make This Summer Word Search Even More Fun
Think a word search activity looks boring? Not all kids are naturally drawn to these types of word puzzles and that's okay. But, don't give up hope!
A summer word search puzzle is a fun way to introduce your kids to summer-themed words. These types of printable word search puzzles allow your kids work on word recognition, spelling skills, and more. I love having simple (and free!) ways for kids to enjoy a fun indoor activity, especially when hot and humid weather hits!
Here are some creative ways to boost the fun of this Summer Word Search and make it a fun challenge:
- Fun writing tools: There's something exhilarating about using a glittery gel pen, colorful marker, or sparkly highlighter.
- Play seasonal music: Put together a playlist of summer-themed songs to play in the background while your kids work on their word search. TimeOut shares this awesome Best Summer Songs for Kids playlist.
- Add a bit of a challenge: Use a timer or stopwatch. You can record how fast it takes to complete the word search or give a specific time limit to see how many words can be found in that amount of time.
- Keep the fun going: Brainstorm other summer-related words that you could add to this word search and write on the back of your puzzle page. A few ideas are:
- ice cream
- sea shells
- summer months
- summer vacation
- beach towel
- flip flops
- water park
- Spell the words out loud: Encourage kids to do this for fun spelling practice.
- Special prize (optional): Provide a summer-themed sticker, stamp, pencil, or eraser when the word search is done.
- Enjoy a glass of lemonade or other special summer season treat as you work on the free printable word search puzzle.
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Get Your Free Printable Summer Word Search
Ready to have some fun with this word search? Fantastic! Your kids will love this simple print-and-go activity. It's a great way to celebrate the season.
You may print out as many copies as you need to fully enjoy this free printable for personal use, classroom use, homeschool, homeschool co-op, library, or family. I ask that you please share the link to this post with any family members, co-workers, or friends that you think would like to also have word search fun with kids! Thank you so very much for sharing!!
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