Looking for a fun and easy educational activity to give kids and students related to Valentine's Day? Here is a regular type word search puzzle, with a list of 15 words and letter hints. Puzzle engages kids' brains while making learning fun without the even knowing it!
Here is how to solve the puzzle:
-review the list of 15 words below the grid (e.g. lace, friendship, poem)
-locate the circled letters in the grid (first letter for each word)
-trace the letter paths; letter paths travel: up, down, right, left, and diagonally in all 8 directions
-track progress, if needed, by crossing off the words as they are located in the grid
Why are puzzles important for learning?
Puzzles support learning in a variety of ways:
l. assist with memory skills
2. support visual acuity
3. engage critical thinking skills
4. activate problem solving strategies
5. make learning fun in a way that kids don't know they are learning
Valentine's Day word search puzzle, with letter hint, is available in both Google apps and PDF versions.