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Enjoy a delicious learning activity with these free donut word search printables. These word finds make a quick, easy activity for your students on National Doughnut Day (celebrated the first Friday of June each year).

Benefits of Using Word Searches with Your Student

Are word searches educational? Yes! Word searches are great for many reasons. They include these brain-building benefits:

  • They are a great way to introduce or review new vocabulary.
  • Word searches help new readers learn to recognize sight words and to sound out phonetic words.
  • Word finds boost spelling skills.
  • Word searches develop pattern recognition as well as word recognition.
  • Word puzzles are fun and provide students with an engaging puzzle to solve.

If you’d like an index of all of our free printable word puzzles (including word searches, word scrambles, and code breakers), try this page.

What’s Included in the Donut Word Search Set?

This printable set of word searches includes two different word finds: an easy version as well as a more difficult version.

The easy version is perfect for an early elementary student and includes eight easy donut themed words:

  • donut
  • glaze
  • jelly
  • twist
  • roll
  • hole
  • fluff
  • cake

The advanced version is more challenging and includes sixteen donut themed words for your student to find:

  • frosting
  • caramel
  • sprinkles
  • fritter
  • glazed
  • chocolate
  • custard
  • cruller
  • icing
  • vanilla
  • baked
  • filled
  • cream
  • powdered
  • fried
  • dozen

It also includes two answer keys.

How to Use the Donut Word Searches

The word finds are simple to use. Just print and go! You can even print the answer key and let students check their own work as they finish.

If desired, you can make the word searches reusable. Simply laminate or put in a plastic sheet protector and give your student a dry erase marker to complete the activity. When your student is finished, he can wipe it off and have it ready for the next student.

Get Your Free Donut Themed Word Search Printables

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