A Christmas Carol Word Search with Answers

A Christmas Carol is a timeless holiday classic, and it just so happens to be one of my favorite Christmas tales.

Every holiday season, I make it a tradition to re-read the classic story of Ebenezer Scrooge and his transformative journey.

And to celebrate the joy and magic of the season, I’ve created a free printable A Christmas Carol word search activity for you to enjoy!

Whether you’re a fan of the story like me, or just looking for a festive and fun way to pass the time, this A Christmas Carol themed word search is sure to get you into the holiday spirit.

Simply print out the puzzle and start searching for the hidden words related to this classic holiday tale.

Happy holidays and happy searching!

Looking for a fun and festive activity for the holiday season? Check out this free printable A Christmas Carol themed word search!

This A Christmas Carol word search includes all kinds of Christmas themed words.

There are some obvious ones, like Scrooge, Humbug and Knocker, and one or two less common words like Fan (Scrooge’s sister).

Altogether there are 20 different words to find, all related in some way to A Christmas Carol.

They’re hidden forwards, backwards, up and down, as well as diagonally. This is a puzzle that’s better suited for older kids or adults.

The full list of the words included are:

  • Belle
  • Charity
  • Christmas
  • Cratchit
  • Dickens
  • Ebenezer
  • Fan
  • Fezziwig
  • Fred
  • Ghost
  • Goodwill
  • Humbug
  • Knocker
  • Marley
  • Miser
  • Past
  • Present
  • Scrooge
  • Tiny Tim
  • Yet to Come
Free printable A Christmas Carol word search activity with answer sheet

Is there an answer sheet?


If you or your kids get stuck there is a free answer sheet included to help.

You get a 2 page PDF in your download. The first page is the A Christmas Carol word search activity and the second page is the word search answer PDF with the answers all outlined in red.

If you want to print multiple word searches but only one answer sheet you can do this by adjusting your print settings.

How to get your free A Christmas Carol Themed word search

Click on the download link below.

  1. Unzip the file to your hard drive.
  2. Print out your festive word search as many times as you want!

The zipped file you download will include both a US letter and an A4 version in PDF format. Just choose the one that works better for your paper size.

For the best possible results, use high quality printer paper or light cardstock.

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