You can use these word search puzzles to supplement a lesson, encourage an interest in dinosaurs and simply as a fun engaging activity.
I’ve always found word search puzzles both fun and stimulating and also relaxing. I know that doesn’t seem to make sense, but I’m not the only one that feels that way. My son adored everything dinosaur related when he was younger, like many children do. Of course, it just made sense to create a fun dinosaur word search puzzle.
What makes dinosaur word search games great?
- Engaging and fun activity
- Great for children and adults, especially senior citizens
- Easy to take with you and play in a wide variety of locations and situations
- Builds attention span and concentration
- Practice attention to detail
- A great way to build word familiarity and spelling, especially with dinosaur names and word list
- Engagement with a topic of interest – dinosaurs and dinosaur words
- Practice looking for patterns
- Develops problem solving and strategies
- Sense of accomplishment
- Practice fine motor skills in circling and lining through words
- A good way to develop visual scanning skills
- Keep your brain active and agile
Dinosaur Word Search
You’ll find the free Dinosaur Word Search farther down in the article below the double green lines.
How to use the dinosaur word search
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Print out the word search pdf on your home computer. Be sure to print out the answer key, too. The answer key is the last page, so you can easily remove it from the worksheets.
You can use this game in conjunction with learning dinosaur vocabulary words, but it can also be enjoyed as a fun activity.
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I’m worried about wasting printer ink – what can I do?
Most printers offer you the option to print in greyscale which is in black and white.
You can also look for the option to print in draft or economy mode, which uses less ink. It still looks great and is a good way to print in color but use less ink.
What are the restrictions on use of the printable?
You can print this printable pdf as many times as you’d like for your personal or classroom use. All printables are copyrighted.
Looking for more animal and dinosaur theme activities?
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- Farm Animal Memory Matching Game – A free farm animal memory matching game with 36 unique card pairs of images and words that you can download immediately for learning and fun.
- Dinosaur Printable Mazes – Make problem solving fun with these 4 dinosaur printable mazes, plus the answer key.
- Dinosaur Bingo Game – Six free bingo cards from Wondermom Wannabe.
Other word searches you might have missed
Free printables to keep younger children (and all ages) happy, engaged and learning.
- Summer Word Search – This free 5-page summer fun word search is a fun way to learn for kids and adults. Includes 41 summer themed words & an answer key.
- Valentine’s Word Search – Make learning fun and celebrate Valentine’s Day with this free 2-page Valentine’s word search. Print the sheets right away for February activities.
- Dr. Seuss Word Search – Celebrate Dr. Seuss and his fun rhyming stories with these 3 free Dr. Seuss word search printables. Great for early readers and learners.
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