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Free Halloween Puzzles to Play Online or Print

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If there ever was a holiday made for children, it would have to be Halloween. Here, you'll find free Halloween crossword puzzles to solve online or print, jigsaw puzzles to scare your socks off, Halloween word search puzzles using words associated with this ghastly holiday, cryptograms, mazes and more for some puzzling Halloween fun.

Halloween Crossword Puzzles

Crossword puzzles are good way for children learn new words and practice their spelling. These free Halloween Crossword Puzzles for Kids are an entertaining way for to improve their reasoning as well as their writing skills.

Halloween Word Search Puzzles

Playing word search puzzles is a great way for children and second language learners to learn new words as well as helping them develop skills such as pattern recognition. These free Halloween Word Search Puzzles for Kids all have themes related to ghosts, witches, monsters and other things having to do with Halloween. These easy word games can be played online or printed and solved on paper.

Halloween Jigsaw Puzzles

Piecing together jigsaw puzzles is an enjoyable way for children to learn logic skills as well as how to use contextual clues to solve a puzzle. These free Halloween Jigsaw Puzzles for Kids are meant for children with colorful depictions of Halloween favorites such as skeletons, ghosts, witches, Jack o'Lanterns, vampires, spiders and more. Some of these jigsaw puzzle games are to play online, some are for printing, and others are mobile apps that can be downloaded on a tablet or smartphone.

Halloween Connect-the-dots

Dot-to-dot puzzles are a fun way for kids to learn basic counting skills. Here are some printable dot-to-dot puzzles with a Halloween theme.

Halloween Memory Games

Test your memory with this Halloween version of Concentration, the classic memory game. There are two levels of difficulty and you can race against the clock.
Easy (4x4) | Challenging (6x6)

For a printable version of Halloween Concentration to play in the classroom or with friends, check out the Concentration games at DLTK Kids. You'll find a Printable Halloween Concentration Game featuring six pictures with a Halloween theme. Many other holiday concentration games are also available here.

From abcteach.com, a cute collection of picture cards featuring pumpkins, vampires and other Halloween favorites. Each set of cards has six different Halloween images for you to print and play with. This game is in Adobe PDF format. If you need to download and install the free Adobe Acrobat reader, click here.

For another great game to improve concentration, memory and strategic thinking, try Scary Flibriks. The catchy music will have you tapping your foot while tapping your mouse button.

Miscellaneous Halloween Puzzles and Games

For a change of pace from the usual word games, have the kids enjoy some puzzling Halloween fun with these free Halloween Mazes, Hidden Picture Puzzles, and Spot the Difference Games. These fun picture puzzles all feature creepy creatures and spooky settings.

And last, but not least, we have a variety of Halloween Word Scrambles, Cryptograms and Other Halloween Games, including logic puzzles, Sudoku, Halloween riddles and more.

Shop for Halloween Puzzles for Kids

If you happen to be shopping for a Halloween gift for your child, you may wish to peruse this selection of Halloween Puzzles: Books, Jigsaw Puzzles and Mobile Apps where you'll find all manner of bloodcurdling brainteasers, creepy crosswords, weird word searches, spooky jigsaw puzzles and other alarming activities to keep the kids pleasingly puzzled.
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