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Easy Fall Word Search Printable – Free Word Find with Answers

Autumn is here which means it’s time for Halloween, Thanksgiving and our fall word search printable! It has 18 different words hidden in it that describe the season. 

This word find puzzle is part of our collection of free printables. We have been sharing lots of free puzzles this fall and this autumn word search printable is the latest in our collection.

Free word search puzzles are great for all ages. They’re challenging enough for adults, but also contain a word bank at the bottom if kids need a little extra help!

Not only would they be great to share with your family this autumn, but they would also make excellent printables for your local church group or classroom full of children

If you want more word puzzles about autumn, make sure to check out this free fall word scramble

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How to do this fall word search printable

When you’re not running around and jumping in piles of leaves this fall, spend some time inside curled up with a hot cup of tea and this autumn word search printable.

There are eighteen words hidden within this word search for fall that correspond to the season. All of the words hidden in this word find can be found horizontally and vertically. There are no diagonal words in this free word search.

This autumn word search puzzle is suitable for both kids and adults. We’ve linked to the answer key below if you need help solving this printable word search.

Other holiday word searches

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

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

Words to look for in our autumn word search printable:

One of the wonderful things about fall are all of the delicious foods associated with the season. Find the foods listed below in our free word find for autumn. 

A cartoon cornucopia with fall foods spilling out of it including but not limited to pumpkins, gourds, and eggplants.

The cool weather brings lots of activities, and items with it. Look for the words below in our word find printable. Which of these things do you associate with fall?

Text that reads "flannels, hayrides, pumpkins, sweaters and bonfires" with leaves and pumpkins around the words.

It wouldn’t be fall without the holidays and colors that come with it, which are hidden in our printable word find. Every season and holiday have colors associated with them that have special meanings, fall isn’t the only one!

If learning about this interests you make sure to check out our guides to the colors of Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras and St. Patrick’s Day.

An image of fall trees in reds, oranges, yellows and greens at the edge of a lake with the reflection of the fall foliage in the water.

Celebrating the national days of fall

Both Halloween and Thanksgiving occur in the autumn, but they’re not the only days to celebrate. Each day of fall has multiple national days associated with it.

National days are dedicated to special foods, ideas, people and items we come in to contact with.

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

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

A cartoon image of an orange mug with the words "hello fall" written in cursive on it, with whipped cream and a cinnamon stick peeking out from the top, the whole image is on a brown background surrounded by leaf outlines.

Some fun autumn themed national days your kids might enjoy learning about are National Caramel Apple Day, National Black Cat Day, National Candy Day, National Gingerbread Cookie Day and World Gratitude Day.

We also have free national day themed word searches for each fall month.

Check out our September seek and find puzzle, October word find puzzle and November seek and find printable.

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

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

Click here to download fall word search 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 autumn word search puzzle 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.

Autumn word search with 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 having hard time solving the puzzle, you can click here for the answer.

Pin this fall word search printable for later

Would you like a reminder of this post for our free autumn word search for kids and adults? Just pin this image to one of your puzzle boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.

You can also watch our word games video on YouTube.

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Yield: 1 printable word search

Easy Fall Word Search Printable - Free Word Find with Answers

Want to give yourself and your kids a screen-free activity they'll love this autumn?

Look no further than our free fall word search printable.

It's a great indoor activity to do when it gets too cold to be spending lots of time outdoors.

Grab a mug of hot chocolate and look for the 18 words hidden in the puzzle.

Some of the words relate to fall activities, while others highlight foods, colors, holiday, and events that happen in this chilly season.

The words can be found vertically and horizontally in this puzzle, and there are no words hidden diagonally.

Don't forget to look at the answer key to this autumn word search printable if you or your kids need a little extra help!

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 30 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Difficulty easy
Estimated Cost $1


  • Computer paper
  • Highlighter


  • Computer
  • Printer


  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 free word search puzzle and try to find the words about autumn in it.
  4. The list of words on the bottom of the fall word search printable are found left to right, right to left, top to bottom and bottom to top (there are no diagonal words in this puzzle).
  5. Search for the words relating to autumn, highlight them and then cross them off the bottom list.
  6. See how quickly you can solve this printable word search for fall!


Using this print function on this card will print a fall word search printable 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.

A fall word search printable puzzle in the center of the image, with a word bank at the bottom and a border of pumpkins and gourds.

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