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Summer Word Scramble with Answers – Free Summer Printable for Kids

As summer approaches you can look forward to warmer weather, time off school and our summer word scramble printable for kids!

This free word scramble is part of our collection of word puzzles. We have been sharing lots of free word puzzles this summer and this word scramble for kids 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 summer, but they would also make excellent printables for your local church group or summer school classroom full of children

The words "summer word scramble for kids" over teal wood with a beach towel, sunglasses and starfish on it.

How to do this summer word scramble printable

This kids word scramble features 21 words about summer. 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 free word scramble printable. You can refer to it if you have a hard time unscrambling these words.

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

Other holiday word scrambles

In addition to this summer printable, 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 summer printable word scramble:

With summer comes delicious seasonal foods. See which of the summer foods listed below you can decipher from our summer word scramble.

Watermelon slices with popsicle sticks in them on a teal wooden backdrop.

There’s nothing that says summer like water-based activities. Take this summer printable poolside to try and unscramble the words below.

If you’d like to learn more about our the evolution of swimsuits this summer, check out our post on the scandalous history of the bikini.

A cat wearing a unicorn horn and sunglasses holding a cell phone with headphones on a rainbow pool float.

  • Beach
  • Fishing
  • Pool
  • Sandcastle
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunshine
  • Swimming
  • Umbrella

What are the things that make you think of summer? We’ve listed some words below that describe elements of the season.

See which ones you can decode in our free summer word scramble printable for kids.

The words "hello summer" surrounded by summer items like a pink flamingo, fruit, and palm leaves.

  • Family
  • Flip flops
  • Gardening
  • Kite
  • Sunglasses
  • Travel
  • Vacation

Celebrating the national days of summer

In addition to summer being a holiday from school, each day of summer has multiple national days associated with it.

National days are dedicated to special items, ideas, people and foods 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 national days, and more!

Three pairs of flip flops sticking out of the sand at the beach next to a beach volleyball.

Some fun summer themed national days your kids might enjoy learning about are National Bikini Day, National Coconut Day, National Corn on the Cob Day and National Go Fishing Day.

We also have free word searches for the national days of each summer month.

Check out our June word search printable, July word find, August seek and find and September word search printable.

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A summer background that's pink with the word "summer" in the middle surrounded by beach umbrellas.

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

Click here to download kids word scramble 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 summer word scramble 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.

Summer 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 summer printable puzzle, you can click here for the answer key.

Pin this summer word scramble for kids for later

Would you like a reminder of this post with our free summer 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 free summer word scramble with answers with a bar across it that reads "get the free summer word scramble printable for kids".

Yield: 1 word scramble

Summer Word Scramble with Answers - Free Summer Printable for Kids

Summer is here! Beat the heat with this summer word scramble printable.

It's a great screen free activity for the kids!

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


  • Computer paper
  • Pen


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


A summer printable word scramble for kids with the word "summer" at the top in rainbow letters and a word bank at the bottom.

Using this print function on this card will print a summer 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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Sunday 19th of March 2023

Do you have an April and/or spring word scramble and word search? Thanks!


Friday 31st of March 2023

Hi Mary, None are on the site yet, but we are working on some for Easter and spring right now. They should be ready soon.

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