July 4th Word Search (free printable)

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Looking for engaging holiday activities for kids? Add a dash of fun and learning to your Independence Day celebrations with July 4th word searches.

If you are looking for something fun to do this year before the fireworks start, or to give your “bored” kids something fun to do over the weekend. Word search printables are a great educational activity, and in this free download, we have included 2 versions. One for younger students, and another for middle school-aged kids.

Word searches are one of the best educational games out there! Giving your brain a power boost, and igniting a genuine passion for learning, no matter what age you are.

Celebrate independence with this word search puzzle that will keep the kids busy for hours, certainly the really hard one!!!

4th of July Word Search

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I had been able to find lots of July 4th word searches on Etsy, however, I struggled to find harder ones for my middle schooler. So, I thought I would create one and share it with you guys.

You can also download our free 4th of July scavenger hunt printable and have even more summer fun.

Independence Day Word Search

There are 16 words all related to the 4th of July in both word searches, however, one is significantly harder than the other. But the words are the same.

Perfect if you are wanting this for different-aged kids. Just scroll down to download your FREE copies.

July 4th Word Search Free Printable for the whole family to enjoy

We absolutely love word searches in this house, and often, when bored, we will grab a word search, coloring book, or puzzle rather than the easy option of gaming!

As a homeschool mom, I’m always on the lookout for as many educational resources as I can find, that are fun!! So these word searches help with spelling, vocabulary, and history!

Maybe you could create a game with this too, give the easier word search to a younger child, and either you do the harder one, or if you had an older child they could race to see who gets them all first.

The patriotic word searches both have the same hidden words:

  • Independence
  • Flag
  • Fireworks
  • July
  • Fourth
  • Justice
  • Liberty
  • Freedom
  • Constitution
  • Red
  • White
  • Blue
  • Stars
  • Stripes
  • Declaration
  • Party

4th of July activities for kids

4th of july activities

If you are looking for even more patriotic activities, I highly recommend these:

Learn all about the history of the 4th of July with our free Declaration of Independence worksheet.

Free 4th of July word scramble printable.

Younger kids will really enjoy getting creative with our free 4th of July color by number printables.

Over 40 of the best 4th of July crafts for kids

4th of July Online Unit Study from Techie Homeschool Mom – this unit goes over the Declaration of Independence and the history of fireworks.

My Teaching Library has lots of fun and educational printouts to teach about the 4th of July.

4th of July coloring pages from Rock Your Homeschool, perfect for your little ones.

Free Independence Day writing prompts from Hess Un-Academy

All about 4th July from Hope in the Chaos, a Charlotte Mason-inspired bundle.

Free 4th of July scatttegories printable from Hess Un-Academy is a great word game.

4th of July Books for Kids from Heart and Soul Homeschooling – it includes a huge list of kids’ books and free printables.

Are you having a party this Independence Day? If so check out our favorite 4th of July games the whole family will love.

Other free word search puzzles:

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables for kids work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

Last Updated on 3 June 2023 by homeschoolof1

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