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Free Dinosaur Word Search Printable – With Answer Key Included

If your kids love dinosaurs, then they’ll go wild for this free dinosaur word search printable! It has the names of 12 of the most popular dinosaurs hidden within. 

This dinosaur word find printable is a great activity to celebrate the national days of the year dedicated to dinosaurs: Dinosaur Day, International Dinosaur Day and National Fossil Day.

It can also be used on any day of the year to give the tiny dinosaur-enthusiast of your family a fun word puzzle experience!

The words hidden in this moderate difficulty printable word find can be located horizontally and vertically, both forwards and backwards. There are no words hidden diagonally in this seek and find puzzle.

This printable word search is part of our collection of free printables which include word searchesword scrambles and coloring sheets.

Make sure to get our 15 free dinosaur coloring pages for more dinosaur themed fun; each one features a different dinosaur!

Five baby dinosaurs hatching from eggs with their names underneath them (from left to right: Tyrannosaurus, Pterodactyl, Parasaurolophus, Ankylosaurus, and Stegosaurus) with a text overlay of blue lettering with a black outline above them that reads get a free dinosaur word search printable.

Get the free dinosaur word search printable

You can either click here to download the dinosaur word search printable or print it through the project card at the bottom of the page.

Be sure to 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 dinosaur word search free 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.

An image of dinosaurs at sunset in front of a large tree, with the dinosaurs only visible in silhouette against the orange and green sunset.

Dinosaurs word search answers

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 a having hard time solving the free word search printable, you can click here for the dinosaur word search with answers filled in.

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Free Dinosaur Word Search Printable - With Answer Key Included

An image of dinosaurs at sunset in front of a large tree, with the dinosaurs only visible in silhouette against the orange and green sunset.

Do your kids love dinosaurs? Print out the dinosaur word find puzzle below!

It's a fun activity that will help them challenge their puzzle solving abilities by locating the words within, and also help reinforce their knowledge of dinosaur names!

If your kids need help solving this dinosaurs word search, don't hesitate to consult the word puzzle answers located in the post above for a little extra help!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Difficulty Moderate
Estimated Cost $1


  • Highlighter
  • Computer paper


  • Computer
  • Printer


  1. Load your computer paper into your printer.
  2. Using the print function on this card will print a dinosaurs word search that fills about 3/4 of an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet of paper.
  3. Choose portrait layout and if possible "fit to page" in your settings. Doing this will fill the entire page.
  4. Alternatively, you can also use this link to print using the browser print feature.
  5. After you print this free word find puzzle, try to find the dinosaur names in it.
  6. There is a list of words on the bottom of the seek and find printable which are hidden horizontally and vertically, both forwards and backwards. There are no words hidden diagonally.
  7. After you find the words, highlight them and then cross them off the list at the bottom of this dinosaur word search printable.
  8. See how quickly you can solve this free word puzzle!
  9. Please note: Free word search printables take a long time to make. This dinosaur word search printable is for personal use only. If you are sharing this dinosaur word search printable (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. This dinosaur word search may not be used for any retail purpose or for mass distribution.


A free dinosaur word search printable with the word dinosaur at the top in rainbow bubble letters, with the letter o represented by a hatching dinosaur egg, in the middle is a word search puzzle, and at the bottom is the word bank comprised of 12 different dinosaur names.

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