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December Word Search Printable – National Days Word Find Puzzle

A new month means it’s time for a national days word search. If you enjoy puzzles, you will love this free December word search printable for the national days of the month.

Search the seek and find puzzle for national days for December. They can be found in any direction, including diagonally.

Give yourself a few minutes of free time to de-stress, or let the kids try a non-screen activity that they will love.

Keep reading to find out more about the December national days and get your free December printable of national days.

Ginger bread man and word search puzzle with blue pencil and words get the free word find puzzle of national days in December.

Monthly observances for December

Not only does each day of the month have a special day associated with it, the whole month is also known for special events and happenings. 

Among many other things, December is known as Operation Santa Paws Month, Safe Toys and Gifts Month and National Human Rights Month. 

Obviously, many of the national days in December are devoted to things having to do with Christmas, Santa Claus, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa, but that is not all there is to celebrate.

December is also full of other unusual national days that we can be aware of as we plan our activities for this month.

From Rosa Parks Day to Wildlife Conservation Day, and National Day of the Horse, there is always a reason to honor our special days.Colorful hands behind chain fence with words December is National Human Rights Month.

Be sure to look for food national days in the custom word search puzzle

If you are a foodie, there are dozens of food themed national days this month. Both gingerbread houses and eggnog, along with many other foods, each get their own day this month!

Poinsettias are also significant in the month of December. Not only does National Poinsettia Day occur during the month, but poinsettias are one of the two flowers of December.

If you want to learn more about this holiday flower, make sure to check out these facts about Poinsettias.

Be sure to look for some of these days in our December printable word search.

Learn more about the national days of the year

If you enjoy learning about national days, be sure to check out our national day guide. It gives lots of information about all the pages on the site that give details about these special days.

To learn about what other days are celebrated in December, check out the list of national days of December. There are over 200 days to celebrate this month!

Many of them are featured in our winter word search puzzle.

Monthly national days word search printables

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

Calendar pages opening up.

For the national days word search printables for the other months, check out these pages:

Get holiday word search printable puzzles

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

Check out the holiday word searches and word scramble printables above for seasonal puzzles the whole family will enjoy!

Get the December word search printable of national days

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You can either download the December word search puzzle 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 December 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 download the December printable word search 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.

December 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 this winter word search puzzle, you can click here for the answer key.

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Admin note: this post for December word search printable printable first appeared on the blog in December of 2020. We have updated the post to add all new photos, an updated puzzle for this year, and a video for you to enjoy.

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December National Day Word Search Printable

Word find puzzle with blue pencil and gingerbread man.

Get a bit of me-time or give the kids a screen-free activity with this winter word search printable.

If you're having a hard time solving this December seek and find puzzle, you can refer to the answer key on our site for help!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 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 December word search puzzle and try to find the month's national days and Christmas terms in it.
  4. The list of words on the bottom of the seek and find 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 winter word search puzzle!


    A December word search printable with the word "December" in white block letters over pine boughs at the top of the image and a free word find puzzle of the national days in December in the middle and a word bank in a green box at the bottom.

    Using this print function on this card will print a puzzle that fills about 3/4 of an 8 x 11 sheet of paper.

    To fill the entire page, choose "fit to page" on your printer if you have this setting, or use the link in the post above and print using the browser print feature.

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