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May Word Search Printable – National Days Word Find Puzzle

It’s time for mothers, Memorial Day and our free May word search printable featuring the national days of May.

This spring printable is one of many word puzzles we have on the site.

It features several national days for the month that are hidden in the puzzle for you to search and find. Look for the words in any direction – even diagonally!

Use the puzzle to take a few minutes of free time for yourself, or give your kids a screen-free activity that they will love.

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

May word search printable with words Get the free word find puzzle for the national days in May

What to look for in the word search puzzle for the May national days

In addition to National Barbecue Month, May is also National Foster Care month and Motorcycle Awareness month.

Let’s see which other notable events are featured this month.

White ribbon on a blue heart with words May is National Foster Care Month.

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, National Mental Health Awareness Month, and National Blood Pressure Education Month.

It’s also the month for Lyme Disease Awareness and Melanoma Awareness.

Look for some of these national days in the word find puzzle

The month is full of days that honor mothers, the outdoors, pets, food and fun activities. Can you find any of them in our puzzle?

Teddy bear, shrimp and a hat with words Celebrating the national days in May - get the free word search puzzle.

Be sure to check out these national days this month – you may find them hidden in the puzzle:

There are so many days to celebrate, from Boy’s Club Day to Mother’s Day!

National days in May for animal lovers

May is the month to honor our furry friends. There are many days devoted to pets.

If you love animals, there is National Rescue Dog Day and World Turtle Day. Perhaps one of these will find its way into our word find puzzle!

Find out more about the national days of the year

If you are interested in this spring word search printable, you may want to find out more about all the national days of the year.

Be sure to check out our national day guide for more information about national days.

The guide gives information about all the pages on the site that have information about these special days.

Green and white bokeh background with words reading National Days in May.

You will get plenty of ideas for celebrating all the national days. There are over 2000 special days to honor each year!

And if you’d like to learn about what other special days that we celebrate in May this year, be sure to check out the list of national days in May.

There are over 200 days to celebrate this month!

Just for the foodies – a special food national day list for May

Food on a wooden board with flags and text reading May National Food Days - Find out how to celebrate the month with food.

Each month of the year has so many food and drink days to celebrate and May is no exception. Memorial Day falls in May, and there are also so many other exciting national food days too!

We also have National Chocolate Parfait Day on May 1. Then we can eat and drink our way through the month to end with National Macaroon Day on May 31.

In between these days, we can celebrate many other food inspired days. How many of the national days in May listed below can you find in our custom word search puzzle?

Some of these food holidays are featured in the May word search printable, but there are many others, as well.

Check out this list of the other food holidays in May. There is at least one food or drink day for every day of the month.

Each of these flavor filled days tempts us to indulge in our favorite foods or drinks.

Get the May word search printable of national days

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

If you are sharing this May 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. The free printable word searches may not be used for any retail purpose or for mass distribution.

You can either download the May printable 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 May 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 download the May printable 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.

May 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 spring word search puzzle, you can click here for the answer key.

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For more word search printables of national days check out these pages

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

Block calendar on blue distressed wood and words Free Word Search Puzzles.

For the national day word search printables for the months other than May, check out these pages:

Free word search printables and word scrambles for the holidays

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

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

Pin the May word search printable for later

Would you like a reminder of the May printable word find puzzle? Just pin it to one of your boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.

A May word find puzzle for the national days in May, with a banner that says Get the national day word search printable for May.

Admin note: This post for the printable puzzle of national days in May first appeared on the blog in April of 2018.

We have updated the post to add all new images, and updated puzzle, and a video for you to enjoy.

Yield: 1 printable

May Word Search Printable of National Days

Puzzle with red pencil and words May word search printable.

It's time to relax. Print out this puzzle for the May national days and look for spring terms and national days this month.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Active Time 25 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Difficulty Moderate
Estimated Cost $1


  • Heavy cardstock or glossy photo 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 word puzzle and try to find the national days of May in it.
  4. The list of words on the bottom of the word search 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 solve this May word search printable!


A May word search printable for the national days in May, at the top of the image is the word "May" in the middle is the free word find puzzle, and at the bottom is the bank of answers.

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