'Tis the season to be puzzled! Here's a selection of free interactive games or printable puzzles with a Yuletide theme to keep children amused and entertained this holiday season.
Christmas Word Search PuzzlesHere's a fun way for kids to learn new words and how to spell them. These free Christmas Word Search Games cover various themes related to the Christmas holiday, such as Santa Claus, the Nativity, Christmas decorations and other holiday themes. These holiday word games vary in difficulty from very easy to challenging. Play them online or print and solve on paper.
Christmas Crossword PuzzlesCrossword puzzles can sharpen a child's mind and spike interest in reading and writing. For an enjoyable activity this holiday season, check out these online and print-friendly Christmas Crossword Puzzles for young solvers.
Christmas Jigsaw PuzzlesDoes your youngster enjoy piecing together jigsaw puzzles? Here at About Puzzles, we have a nice selection of Free Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles featuring merry holiday scenes and favorite Christmas characters. We can also show you where to shop for Christmas Jigsaw Puzzles for Children. These easy holiday jigsaw games all have 400 pieces or less and make a great activity for children to entertain themselves on their own or to play together with siblings, friends, or older family members.
Christmas Memory GamesTest your memory with a Christmas version of Concentration, the classic memory game. There are two levels of difficulty and you can race against the clock!
Easy (4x4) | Hard (6x6)
Christmas Spot the Differences and Hidden Picture GamesHow observant are you? Here's a free Christmas Spot the Difference Game to test your observation skills. In this interactive visual puzzle game, you'll need to spot the seven differences between the two pictures before the clock runs out. It's harder than you think!
For children who enjoy finding hidden objects in a busy picture, we have several free Christmas Hidden Object Games to play online or print. Or, you can browse our catalog of I Spy Puzzle Books for a great puzzle gift that doesn't need to be plugged in or to use batteries to run.
Christmas Mazes and Connect-the-Dot GamesSequential number games such as dot-to-dot puzzles is a fun way for young children to learn to enhance number recognition and acquire basic counting skills. These Christmas Connect-the-Dots Worksheets feature subjects and symbols related to the holiday season: Santa's sleigh, Christmas stockings, mistletoe and many more can be found here.
Does your child enjoy finding his way through a maze? Kids will enjoy helping Santa Claus, the elves, snowmen, Baby Jesus and other Christmas characters find their way through these printable Christmas Maze Puzzles.Finally, if you're shopping for a gift for someone special, browse our Holiday Gift Guide for some great puzzling gift ideas.