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Free Christmas Word Scramble Printable with Answer Key Included

From freshly baked cookies to festive Christmas decorations, there’s so many things to enjoy this holiday season. This year, you can add solving our free Christmas word scramble printable to that list.

This holiday word scramble is part of our collection of seasonal printables. We have been sharing lots of free puzzles this winter and this Christmas printable is the latest in our collection.

Free word scramble puzzles are great for all ages. They’re challenging enough for adults, but also come with a word scramble answer key if kids need a little extra help!

Not only would this Christmas scramble be great to share with your family this winter, but it would also make an excellent printable for your local church group or classroom full of children

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How do do this free Christmas word scramble printable

This scramble features 20 words about Christmas. Solve this Christmas word puzzle by unscrambling the words and writing the answer on the line next to the scrambled word.

There is a word bank at the bottom of all the words contained in this free word scramble printable. You can refer to it if you have a hard time unscrambling these words.

We have multiple word puzzles for the holiday season. Check out this Christmas word search printable for more fun this December. It’s great for kids and adults!

Words to look for in our Christmas word puzzle:

There are so many festive desserts to enjoy this time of year. Whether it’s peppermint bark, gingerbread creations, or themed Christmas desserts, they’re all sure to delight the tastebuds.

An assortment of festive gingerbread cookies on a wooden background, including a gingerbread family, a sleigh, a snowman, a tree, a heart and a reindeer.

See which of the Christmas treats listed below you can decipher from our printable Christmas word scramble.

When the holiday rolls around, you’re bound to see outdoor Christmas decorations and Christmas trees lit up in the window of many houses you pass.

A pine bough with berries, pinecones, poinsettias and a red Christmas ornament nestled into it against a white glittery background.

Learn more about the traditions of Christmas greenery here and see which of them you can find in our Christmas scramble printable.

There’s so many things that make Christmas magical, and Santa Claus is one of them! Just ask any child how special it feels to call Santa’s phone number, or write him a letter.

A cartoon image of Santa in a sleigh being pulled by three reindeer with red noses against a blue background.

The words below all relate to the Santa. See which ones you can decode in our free printable Christmas scramble!

Christmas is a great excuse to decorate your home in style! Unscramble the following festive words in our Xmas word scramble.

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Celebrating the month of December

Christmas is just one of the many special days this month. Every day of the month has many national days to celebrate.

Some special national days this month include National Poinsettia Day, Christmas Card DaySanta’s List DayNational Gingerbread House Day and National Letter Writing Day.

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To learn about all the national days this month, be sure to check out this list of national days in December. We also have a free word search printable for December featuring national days this month.

December is also known for tasty food days like National Chocolate Covered Anything Day and Bake Cookies Day. Read about all the food holidays December here.

For more information on the national days of the year, have a look at this national day guide.

It gives information on how national days came to be, whether they are official and answers many other questions about these special days.

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More December 25 national days

We have celebrated the month of December with a printable word scramble for Christmas. However, December 25 is not known for just this occasion.

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The list below are the other December 25 national days:

Get the Christmas printable word scramble

Please note: These holiday word scramble printables take a long time to make. These scrambles are for personal use only.

If you are sharing this free word puzzle (and thank you for that!), please link directly to this post and not to the actual puzzle image.

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 custom word scramble through the link below, or print it out in the project card at the bottom of the page.

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Click here to download Christmas word scramble printable. 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 free scramble puzzle from the project card at the bottom of the page, scroll down and press “print”. It will print out in a slightly smaller size.

Christmas word scramble answers

Some free printable word scrambles are easy to solve and others leave you scratching your head trying to unscramble that last word.

If you are having hard time solving the puzzle, you can click here for the Christmas word scramble with answers filled in.

Other holiday word scrambles

In addition to this printable, we have other word puzzles for the holidays. Check out the free holiday word scrambles and word searches below.

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

Pin this free Christmas scramble for later

Would you like a reminder of this post with our holiday scramble printable? Just pin this image to one of your puzzle boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.

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Yield: 1 Word Scramble

Free Christmas Word Scramble Printable with Answer Key Included

A blue background with Christmas symbols in vector form all over it including a wreath, presents, Christmas tree, holly, mug of cocoa, mittens, gingerbread house and candles.

Christmas is a time to decorate, be merry and spend time with family.

Add this free Christmas word scramble printable to your festivities this year.

It's a screen free activity that the whole family will love.

This moderate difficulty word puzzle is challenging enough for teens, but has a word bank at the bottom if younger kids need extra help.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 35 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Estimated Cost $1


  • Computer paper
  • Pen


  • Printer
  • Computer


  1. Load your computer paper into your Deskjet printer.
  2. Choose portrait layout and if possible "fit to page" in your settings.
  3. Print the Christmas word scramble.
  4. Try to unscramble the words related to the season.
  5. Once you unscramble the words, cross them off the list at the bottom.
  6. See how quickly you can solve this free Christmas printable word scramble puzzle!


Using this print function on this card will print a Christmas word scramble that fills about 1/2 - 3/4 of an 8 x 11 sheet of paper.

To fill the entire page, choose 125% or "fit to page" on your printer if you have this setting.

You can also use the link to the free word puzzle in the post above and print using the browser print feature.

A free Christmas word scramble printable with a word bank at the bottom and the word "Christmas" at the top in brown, green and red gingerbread lettering.

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