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Earth Day Crossword Puzzles for Kids

Free Online or Printable Crosswords


These easy to challenging crossword games with themes pertaining to the environment are a fun way for puzzlers young and old to expand their vocabulary and practice new words.

Printable Earth Day Crossword Puzzles

Below, you'll find links to free Earth Day crossword games to print and solve in the classroom.

Several of these puzzles are in Adobe PDF format. If you need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat reader, click here.

  • Earth Day Crossword Puzzle - Two Earth Day crossword games are featured here. The easier one, intended for preschoolers and early primary school students, uses picture clues instead of words. The more challenging game, featuring twelve themed entries, is best suited to older children and adults. Both puzzles are available in both B&W and color. Solution provided.
  • Earth Day Crossword Puzzle - This easy crossword puzzle features seven clued Earth Day words that need to be entered into a criss-cross grid. The list of terms used in the puzzle appears below the clues should the child have difficulty remembering how to spell the words.
  • PlanetPals Crossword Puzzle - Fourteen Earth-Day words are featured in this colorful freeform crossword puzzle. Solution provided.
  • Squigly's Earth Day Crossword - Eighteen themed entries are featured in this crossword game of medium difficulty.
  • Earth Day Crossword - For older students and adults, a challenging 25-word crossword game featuring words and phrases pertaining to the environment. Solution provided.
  • Earth Day Clue Search Puzzle - Clue Search Puzzles are a combination of crossword puzzles, word search puzzles, trivia questions and hidden message games. Here's one with an environmental theme. Best suited for older children and adults.

Earth Day Crossword Puzzles to Play Online

The following crossword games can be played right on your computer. These puzzles are quite challenging and are best suited to secondary level students and adults.

American-Style Crossword Games

Below, you'll find several crossword games from The New York Times Learning Network to play online or print. These puzzles use the standard, American-style grid found in most North American publications instead of the lattice-style grids featured in most educational puzzles. These puzzles require a much broader knowledge of environmental issues and general trivia, making them a good choice for older children as well as adults. Solutions for each are also provided.

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You'll find free jigsaw puzzles featuring Planet Earth and other themes having to do with our impact on the environment on the next page.

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