Animal Word Search Game #1

Let’s have fun with this free word search based on some of your favorite animals. If you want to read exciting animal stories (in addition to the animal stories in Learning to Read: Favorite Fairy Tales) go to National Geographic. You can even sign up for the National Geographic newsletter. Word search puzzles develop spelling skills, extend vocabulary and emphasize pattern recognition. Find all of the hidden words! Enjoy replaying one of your favorite word searches.

National Geographic has five sections to help you explore the world of animals:

  • All stories
  • Videos
  • Galleries
  • Quick reads
  • Series

Word Search Instructions:
1. To view vocabulary words in the boxes below the puzzle, click on each box.
2. To play, click on the first letter of the word and then click on the last letter of the vocabulary word to highlight the entire word in the puzzle.
3. After each vocabulary word is found, each word in the box will have a slash through it if clicked on.
4. Once you have completed the word search, a message will say “CONGRATULATIONS! YOU WIN”.
5. Have fun!

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About Martha Quinn

Book author, licensed teacher, master's degree (Reading K-12, Social Studies 7-12). Former homeschooler. Happily married Christian with two terrific children. Loves animals, swimming, music, fishing, gardening, cooking, traveling, movies, and the great outdoors.

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