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April Word Search Printable – National Days Word Find Puzzle

It is not just Easter eggs you will be looking for this month. Our new free printable also has something hidden in it. This free April word search printable features the national days of April.

Look for these special days in our custom word search and cross them off the list as you find them. The words can go in any direction, even diagonally.

Use this April word search puzzle to take a few minutes of free time for yourself, or give your kids a fun activity that they will love.

Keep reading to find out more about the April national days and get your free word find puzzle.

Word search puzzle with a flower and green pencil and words Get the free word find puzzle for the national days in April.

April national month observances

April is National Gardening Month, and many of us have that on our minds. However, gardening is not all there is to celebrate.

In addition to gardening month, April is also the month to celebrate many other notable events.

Row of blue and white flowers with words: April, National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

It is also Keep America Beautiful Month, Stress Awareness Month, National Cancer Control Month, National Child Abuse Awareness Month and National Fair Housing Months.

April also is celebrated as Scottish-American Heritage Month. These are just a few of April’s national monthly observances.

Which days are featured in the April word search printable?

The month is full of days that honor animals, food and fun activities.

Check out these national days this month. Some of them will be included in the April word find puzzle:

Whale, beer and picnic photos with words Celebrating The National Days in April - Get the List!

Search the word find puzzle for the animal national days in April

April is the month to celebrate our furry friends. There are many national days devoted to animals.

Find out more about the national days of the year

If you want to know about the rest of the national days this year, be sure to check out our national day guide.

The guide gives lots of information about all the pages that are on the site.

Flowers made with pastel colored filters and text reading National Days of April.

Look for the national food days in the April word search puzzle

Each month of the year has lots of food and drink days to celebrate and April is no exception.

Some of the national days in this spring word search puzzle are devoted to sweet treats and Easter, which makes sense since Easter comes this month.  

However, don’t forget that in addition to traditional Easter foods like hot cross buns (which have their own national day), there are so many other foods to be celebrated this month!

In April we start with National Baked Sourdough Bread Day on April 1 and eat and drink our way through the month to end with National Oatmeal Cookie Day on April 30.

Easter egg in a bird nest with text reading April national food days - how to celebrate the month with food.

Between the first and last day of the month, there are a lot more days that will tempt us to indulge in our favorite foods. Did any of these days make it into the puzzle for the month?

Some of these food holidays are featured in the April printable, but there are many others, as well. Check out this list of other food holidays in April, to see them all! There is at least one food or drink day every day of the month.

Learning more about national days of April

And if you’d like to learn about what other special days that we celebrate in April this year, be sure to check out the list of national days of April. There are over 150 days to celebrate this month!

Green bokeh background and words National Days in April.

You will get plenty of ideas for celebrating all the national days. There are over 2000 special days to honor each year!

For more national days word find printables check out these pages:

We have a word search printable puzzle for each month of the year! Each one features national days of that month.

Blocks with April 1 and tulips.

For the national day word search printables for the months other than April, check out these pages:

Holiday word scrambles and word search printables

In addition to our monthly word search printables featuring the national days of the year, we also make holiday specific word search puzzles. 

Check back often, we frequently add new word scrambles and word searches!

Get the April word search printable of national days

Please note: These word search printables take a long time to make. They are for personal use only.

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We appreciate your help in supporting the site. The printables may not be used for any retail purpose or for mass distribution.

You can either download the April word search of national days through the link below, or print it out in the project card at the bottom of the page.

Click here to download the April word search. The puzzle will print out on on a full sheet of paper in the portrait format.

Be sure choose portrait orientation and “fit to page” for the printable area on your printer settings. Printing this way will give you a full page printout.

If you prefer to print the April printable from the project card at the bottom of the page, scroll down and press “print”. It will print out the puzzle in a slightly smaller size.

April word search of national days answer key

Some free printable word searches are easy to solve and others leave you scratching your head looking for that one last word.

If you are having hard time solving the puzzle, you can click here for the answer key.

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Word searches are fun for the whole family. Share this spring word find with your friends using the tweet below: 

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Pin the April word search printable

Would you like a reminder of the April printable puzzle? Just pin it to one of your boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.

An April word search printable with the word "April" at the top surrounded by squares in various colors, the free word find puzzle of April national days in the middle and the word bank at the bottom and the entire image has a text overlay on top of it that reads "Get the national day word search printable for April".

Admin note: This post first appeared on the blog in April of 2018. We have updated the post to add new photos, an updated printable and a video for you to enjoy

Yield: 1 printable

April word search printable of national days

Word search printable with a green pencil and word butterfly underlined.

Get some free time for yourself, or give the kids a fun screen-free activity that they will love.

This April printable is moderately challenging, but is good for both kids and adults.

If you have any trouble finding the words listed in the April word search, you can refer to the answer key linked in the post!

Active Time 25 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Difficulty Moderate
Estimated Cost $1


  • Heavy cardstock or computer paper


  • Deskjet printer


  1. Load your heavy cardstock or computer paper into your Deskjet printer.
  2. Choose portrait layout and if possible "fit to page" in your settings.
  3. Print the puzzle and try to find the national days of April in it.
  4. The list of words on the bottom of the puzzle are found left to right, right to left, top to bottom, bottom to top, and diagonally in any direction.
  5. Search for the words, circle them and then cross them off the bottom list.
  6. See how quickly you can do the puzzle.


An April word search printable with the word "April" at the top surrounded by squares in various colors, the free word find puzzle in the middle and the word bank filled with various national days in April at the bottom.

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