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Grinch Inspired Word Search Game

Hi!  Welcome to day 6 of the 12 Days Of Christmas Blog Hop.  Today’s topic is holiday games.  My family loves to sit around after we eat and play cards.  They laugh and laugh and laugh.  I have never been that kind of a game player but I love games like word search.  So, I made a fun, humorous Grinch Inspired word search game.

I love the Grinch and started creating games and Christmas decorations around the Grinch theme a few years ago.  

Now it has become an annual thing for me to a few Grinch Crafts and gifts to the mix each year.  It is so fun and it just keeps getting better and better!

You will also like the Grinch Activity Pack! It is full of coloring pages and more word games based on the original book, movie and song!

This is a fun Grinch Word Search Game that everyone will love to play! -

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Grinch Inspired Word Search Game

As I mentioned earlier I am not a loud game person but I like funny games.  I created this game using some of the terrific words from the original movie version of The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.  It is my favorite movie to watch during the holidays so I used it to inspire me for several of the 12 Days Of Christmas posts.  

If you missed my Grinch inspired gifts you should check it out.  It is a fun one.  

So, if you like the Grinch be sure to download the printable at the end of this post.  

The size of this game is 8.5 x 5.5 and I have placed two on a page so you can print them on 8.5 x 11 inch paper and cut them in half.

Have fun!

This is a fun Grinch Word Search Game that everyone will love to play! -

Download your free printable here

This is a fun Grinch Word Search Game that everyone will love to play! -

Thanks so much for stopping by!


Be sure to visit our fellow 12 Days of Christmas Bloggers below for even more creative ideas this holiday season!

12 Days of Christmas Blog Hop 2018.


Thursday 7th of December 2023

I’m having the same problem. Would you please email me the file? Thank you!


Monday 18th of December 2023

Hi Jeanne, I just sent it to you. Thanks.


Tuesday 28th of November 2023

Your downloads don't work. I had to search and search, finally found the download and it doesn't work! Can you email it to [email protected]? Thanks. Or better still, fix the problem.


Saturday 23rd of December 2023

@Michelle, the file is not working for me. It’s a bunch of special characters. Can you email the file to me please and thank you.


Friday 1st of December 2023

Sorry this didn't work for you. It worked for me and one other person I had try it. I sent you the word search via email. Have a great day.


Sunday 22nd of December 2019

When I click to download the search, I get a bunch of gibberish. Does this require something in particular to be able to download?


Thursday 1st of December 2022

@Michelle, I am trying to download this now and it’s a bunch of gibberish! Is there anything different I should do? I love this! So cute!


Wednesday 25th of December 2019

Hi Jenna, So sorry! I did not see this until today. Did you get the download? I can email it to you but I hope it's not too late.

Hannah Wascom

Tuesday 18th of December 2018

My class loved this search! However, none of us can find the word "Hoobas"! Could you help?


Tuesday 18th of December 2018

Hi Hannah! You must have downloaded the search a while ago. I have updated it since this was brought to my attention. I tried really hard to make it perfect but I must have missed that word. If you download it again now you will get the correct search. I am glad your class had fun. They did find all of the words! Thanks so much.


Monday 18th of December 2017

I love word searches... my kids get annoyed because I will do them over their shoulders! My son won't even bother to do them on restaurant kid's menus, he just passes it over to me, no matter how easy it is!


Monday 18th of December 2017

That is great. I am not a game player but I do like word searches. You son cracks me up.

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