Spring is here and it’s a great time of year for children to learn about fruit. So many are coming into season right now! Word searches are a good way for children to practice fine motor skills and vocabulary for any topic. If your child is learning about fruits, go ahead and grab a copy of this free printable fruits word search.
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Fruits Word Search
This free word search printable contains 15 words that are all common fruit names. The words can be found horizontally, vertically, and diagonally, plus they can be forwards or backwards.
Ways to Use This Word Search
- Have your child circle or underline the words as they find them. Use a pencil, colored pencil, crayon, or marker.
- If it’s easier for your child, he or she can use a highlighter or pale marker to highlight the words instead.
- Another option would be to have your child dot each letter in the word with a bingo dauber. They are always lots of fun for kids!
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
- Printer Paper and a Printer
- Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.
WHAT ELSE YOU MIGHT NEED
If you would like to print out the word search and reuse it multiple times, you could use a laminator and laminating pouches. Then your child could use a dry erase marker or wet erase marker to complete the activity. Here are some more options to make this free word search more fun:
Resources to Go Along with the Fruits Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about fruit.
Picture Books About Fruit
These would be great books to read aloud with your child before they complete the word search.
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
Fruit Bowl by Mark Hoffmann
Mrs. Peanuckle’s Fruit Alphabet by Mrs. Peanuckle
More Fruit Activities
Your child can practice patterns while learning about fruit with this fruit themed pattern activity from Life Over C’s.
Thrifty Homeschoolers has printable fruit mazes that include information about each fruit.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.
Graphics for this printable are used with permission from Prettygrafik Design