Vegetables can be a tough topic for parents. Kids either love them or hate them. Either way, it really helps children to learn all about them. Word searches can help with that! This vegetables word search is great for kids who are trying to learn the names of all of the many vegetables out there.
If you look closely, you will notice that this word search includes items that are technically fruits. But since they are treated as vegetables, I included them here.
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Vegetables Word Search
This free word search printable contains 15 words that are all common vegetable 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 Vegetables Word Search
You can use this word search together with other resources to help your child learn even more about vegetables.
Picture Books About Vegetables
These would be great books to read aloud with your child before they complete the word search.
The Vegetables We Eat by Gail Gibbons
Growing Vegetable Soup by Lois Ehlert
My Dinosaur is Scared of Vegetables by Lily Lexington
More Vegetable Activities
Sunny Day Family has a great free printable to help kids and parents plan their own vegetable garden.
If your child likes to color, they will enjoy these vegetables coloring pages from Mama’s Learning Corner.
To download this printable, simply click on the link below.
Graphics for this printable are used with permission from Prettygrafik Design