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Free Winter Word Scramble Printable with Answer Key Included

There’s something so magical about winter. Get our free winter word scramble printable to share with your family to make this festive season even more fun!

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

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How do do this free winter word scramble printable

This word puzzle features 16 words about winter. 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 word scramble printable. You can refer to it if you have a hard time unscrambling these words.

We have multiple free word puzzles for the season. Check out our winter word search for more puzzling this season. It’s great for kids and adults!

Other holiday word scrambles

In addition to this printable winter word 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 winter printable word scramble:

Winter is home to so many holidays, which give us plenty of reason to celebrate! See if you can decipher the holidays below in our winter scramble puzzle.

Various winter holiday greetings including: Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, Happy Hanukkah, Seasons Greetings, Feliz Navidad, Happy Kwanzaa, Joy to the World, etc.

There are so many food and activities that symbolize this frosty season. From making seasonal cookies to participating in winter sports there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

An assortment of winter symbols that depict winter sports and clothing surrounding text that reads I love winter.

See which of the drinks and activities below you can unscramble from our winter printable.

There’s nothing that says winter more than sitting by the fireplace, curled up in a blanket, watching snow falling outside through the window. 

Icy trees in a snowy landscape hanging over a road with a layer of snow on it, and tire tracks down the middle.

The only way to make it better is to grab a pen and on this free printable word scramble which contains the following words. 

If you’re spending time outside make sure to bundle up! This is the time of year to search in your closet to find your warmest items to layer.

A mint colored background with illustrations of winter clothes (including jackets, earmuffs, hats, boots, mittens, sweaters and scarves) arranged on it.

However, we won’t blame you if you want to spend some time inside. Get cozy and spend some time solving unscrambling the words below in our winter word scramble printable.

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

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

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Click here to download winter printable 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 winter word scramble 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.

Winter word scramble 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 winter word scramble with answers filled in.

Pin this free winter word scramble printable for later

Would you like a reminder of this post for our printable winter word scramble? 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 Word Scramble

Free Winter Word Scramble Printable with Answer Key Included

An assortment of winter symbols that depict winter sports and clothing surrounding text that reads I love winter.

Want a fun activity to do with your family while it's chilly outside? Look no further than this free winter word scramble printable.

It's a moderate difficulty word puzzle that's challenging enough for teens, but also has a word bank at the bottom if younger kids need help.

Make sure to check your work with the attached word scramble answer key when you're done!

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


  • Pen
  • Computer paper


  • 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 winter word scramble.
  4. Try to unscramble the words related to the season.
  5. Once you unscramble the words, cross them off the list at the bottom.
  6. See how quickly you can solve this free winter printable word scramble puzzle!


Using this print function on this card will yield a printable winter 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 to the free word puzzle in the post above and print using the browser print feature.

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