Pirate Word Search Free Printable


International Talk Like a Pirate Day will be here before too long. Does your family do anything for this fun holiday? If your children would like to have a little fun and they love word searches , go ahead a grab a copy of this pirate word search today.

Free printable pirate word search for kids.

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Pirate Word Search

This pirate word search contains 15 words all relating to the topic of pirates. 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!


  • Printer Paper and a Printer
  • Pencils, Crayons, Markers, etc.

What Else You Might Need

If you would like to print out the word searches and reuse them 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 these free printable word search more fun:

Resources to Go Along with the Pirate Word Search

You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about pirates. 

Books About Pirates

These would be great books to read aloud with your child before they complete the word search. 

The Pirates Next Door by Johnny Duddle

The Berenstain Bears Pirate Adventure by Mike Berenstain

There Was an Old Pirate Who Swallowed a Fish by Jennifer Ward

Be sure to check out our list of pirate books for kids of all ages!

Pirate Activities

Practice concentration skills and attention to detail with this pirate memory game for kids.

See if your child can find all of the images in this pirate I spy game from And Next Comes L.

The Imagination Tree has an adorable pirate doubloons treasure hunt activity for practicing sight words.

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Pirate Word Search

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Free printable pirate word search for kids.