Bible Word Search Activities for Children

Printable Bible word search activities are fun ways to help readers look for words that also occur in important Bible stories. They are a great way to reinforce a child's learning of the people and events of a Bible story. The word search activities listed below are professionally-designed and will provide different levels of challenge for the readers under your care.

Word Search for Joseph’s Story

Matthew wanted his readers to believe that Jesus was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament. So, in Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew recorded the true story of an angel appearing to Joseph (who was engaged to Mary) to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The angel told Joseph that the baby…

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Word Search for Mary’s Story

God had been orchestrating the events leading up to the birth of Jesus, the Messiah, since Genesis 3:15. Luke 1:26-56 tells us the Angel Gabriel appeared to a young woman named Mary. Gabriel announced that she would have a special baby—Jesus, the Messiah! This happened before Mary and Joseph were married and teaches that Jesus…

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Word Search for God Showed His Power to Pharaoh

The story of the Exodus event is one of the greatest stories ever told. And, it really happened! After hundreds of years of being enslaved to Egypt, the time had come for God to deliver His people. God sent Moses to Pharaoh (king of Egypt) to demand that he let the Hebrews go, but Pharaoh…

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Word Search For Esther and the King

The story of Esther and the King, as found in Esther 2-9, is a miraculous story of God’s providence and protection. Queen Esther is a figure of courage and faith in the Old Testament. When Esther was taken from her home and family, she could have imagined that her life was over. But God had bigger…

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Word Search for the Battle of Jericho

After Moses died, Joshua became the new leader of the Israelite people. Would God be with Joshua and bless him as He had with Moses? Yes! God had promised to be with Joshua, the new leader (see Joshua chapter 1). The battle of Jericho would be the first test of Joshua’s leadership. But, as it…

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Word Search for Joseph’s Story

Matthew wanted his readers to believe that Jesus was the promised Messiah of the Old Testament. So, in Matthew 1:18-25, Matthew recorded the true story of an angel appearing to Joseph to reassure him and tell him to take Mary as his wife. The angel told Joseph that the baby Mary was carrying was conceived…

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Word Search for Paul Learned About Jesus

God called Paul to be “an Apostle to the Gentiles” (Rom. 11:13), but He first had to get Paul’s attention. And He did that one day when Paul was on the Road from Jerusalem to Damascus in search of Christians to persecute. Jesus revealed Himself to Paul in a blinding light and Paul became a…

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Peter Recognized Jesus Word Search 2

The story we call Peter Recognized Jesus, found in Luke 5, is a wonderful example of how Jesus will build our faith. Peter, the simple, self-sufficient fisherman who often thought he knew what was best for Jesus, didn’t know just how much his life was about to change when he encountered Jesus on the shores…

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Word Search for Jesus Taught About Prayer

In what we call The Sermon on the Mount, Jesus took time to teach his followers many things. One of the most important things he shared was a model prayer for them (and us) to follow in Matthew 6. Jesus did not want his followers to pray like the Pharisees prayed, showing off in order…

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