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Halloween Word Scramble Printable – Free Halloween Printable

There are so many ways to celebrate Halloween, from making decorations, to sharing quotes and dressing up. Try celebrating by solving our free Halloween word scramble printable.

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

Free word scramble 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 Halloween, but they would also make excellent party favors for your next gathering, or serve as an activity for a classroom full of children

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How do do this free Halloween word scramble printable

This free word scramble puzzle features 21 words that describe different aspects of Halloween, like foods, creatures, decorations and more!

Unscramble the words and write 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 Halloween word scramble printable. 

We have multiple word puzzles for Halloween. Check out our Halloween word search for more fun this spooky season. It’s great for kids and adults!

Other holiday word scrambles

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

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

Words to look for in our Halloween printable word scramble:

One of the most delicious ways to celebrate Halloween is through the food and drink recipes made during this time of year. We love themed spooky desserts, and candy corn recipes during this time of year.

Various Halloween desserts and candy including but not limited to licorice, cupcakes, and candy corn.

See which of the iconic Halloween foods listed below you can unscramble in this free word scramble for Halloween.

There are many creatures that are celebrated during this time of year. During Halloween we pay special attention to animals like black cats, owls, spiders and snakes.

A cartoon ghost dressed in a witch costume for Halloween.

We also celebrate monstrous creatures too, like mummies, devils, and scarecrows. See which if you can unscramble the following animals and creatures in our printable Halloween word scramble puzzle.

It wouldn’t be Halloween without the fun decorations. See which of the decoration themed words you can unscramble from the list below in our free word scramble printable for Halloween.

Halloween front porch decorations including a skeleton door decoration, jack o lantern scare crows, pumpkin carvings and leaf garland.

Whether you like carving pumpkins, decorating your car, spooky wreaths, Halloween lawn decorations or making pumpkin themed crafts this season, there’s so many ways to decorate in style!

There are many traditions of Halloween that have a deeper meaning. The Halloween words listed below all date back to early pagan traditions of Samhain. 

A graphic that reads "Happy Halloween, trick or treat" with the word "Halloween being the biggest, with a jack o lantern for the "O" and various Halloween symbols touching the other letters, with the words "trick or treat" in a black banner under it.

See which of these words you can unscramble in our free Halloween word scramble printable.

Celebrating the month of October

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

October is National Caramel Month, and has many national days including National Black Cat Day, National Magic Day, Carve a Pumpkin Day, Visit a Cemetery Day and Haunted Refrigerator Night.

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

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Halloween is known for delicious themed dessert recipes and spooky cocktails. There are even national days dedicated to the foods and drinks we love during the month of October.

National Caramel Apple DayNational Candy Corn Day, National Vodka Day, National Cake Decorating Day and National Pasta Day all occur this month. Read up on all the October food holidays here.

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.

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Give your friends and family an activity to do this spooky season by sharing this Halloween scramble with this tweet:

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Please note: These holiday word scramble printables take a long time to make. These puzzles 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.

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You can either download the Halloween word scramble free through the link below, or print it out in the project card at the bottom of the page.

Click here to download free Halloween word scramble. 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 Halloween word 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.

Halloween word scramble with 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 answer key.

Pin this Halloween scramble for later

Would you like a reminder of this post for our free Halloween word scramble printable? 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.

A Halloween printable word scramble puzzle with a word bank at the bottom and the word "Halloween" in neon green at the top, all with a black banner across it with text that reads "Download the free Halloween word scramble printable" on it in neon green letters.

Yield: 1 word scramble printable

Halloween Word Scramble Printable - Free Halloween Printable

A happy Halloween sign in neon letters with neon Halloween symbols above it, like a jack o lantern, bats, a spider web and a full moon.

Halloween is full of so many fun activities: carving pumpkins, dressing up in spooky costumes, and solving this Halloween word scramble printable!

Grab your pen and get ready to unscramble the 21 words located in this Halloween printable word scramble.

Some of the words relate to Halloween activities, while others celebrate foods, decorations, animals and monsters that symbolize this holiday.

This is a great holiday word scramble for kids and adults because it's challenging enough for adults, but also contains a word bank at the bottom that kids can use!

Don't forget to look at the answer key to this printable word scramble for Halloween if you need a little extra help.

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


  • 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 word puzzle and try to unscramble the words related to Halloween.
  4. There is a word bank at the bottom of the Halloween printable word scramble.
  5. Once you unscramble the words, cross them off the bottom list.
  6. See how quickly you can solve this Halloween word scramble puzzle!


Using this print function on this card will print a Halloween 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 over the puzzle in the post above and print using the browser print feature.

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