Word Search Maker

Create your own word search puzzles with this word search generator tool. Create random puzzles using your own words list with solutions.



Instructions / Desc

Use ' | ' for line break

Words List

Shuffle / Sort / UPPERCASE / lowercase / Title Case

(for grid)


Y Offset(move text positions up or down)

Title:   Desc:   Grid:   Words:

Grid Shape


Square Grid Size


Words Legend





Cell Shape / Border / Fill


Grid Outer Border


Font Style




Variable: %title% (e.g. Solution for %title%)
Update Style    Generate New   

Press the update button to apply styles without generating a new puzzle.

Preview Area

Click 'generate' button to make puzzles

Download   Preview

Download will include unmarked puzzle sheet and an answer key sheet.

NOTE: These are randomly generated words so be sure to proofread carefully before using. You can also regenerate the puzzle with new array of letters.

What is a Word Search Puzzle?

A word search puzzle is basically a combination of meaningful letters in a grid. These set of words can be found horizontally, vertically or diagonally. Goal of the players is to find the list of words hidden in the grid with other letters. Most of the times the words that need to be searched are listed at the bottom of the puzzle. But sometimes more challenging puzzles may not have the list of words. These puzzles can have a theme like find the words associated with food, birds, colors, months of the year etc.

Why play Word Search Puzzles?

Puzzles like word search have benefits for children as well as adults. For kids, these are great way to learn new words and their spelling. They also help strengthen their concentration and memory skills. For kids and adults, they play an important part in keeping up with mental health and brain activity.

These also help with learning and memorizing new vocabulary words, historical events, interesting characters, famous destinations and so much more.

Word Search Generator Tool for Commercial Use

Now you can create your own custom word search puzzles with this Word Search Puzzle Generator. You can use this tool for Personal as well as Commercial Use. Create number of printable puzzles to create a custom workbook. You can either print these and use these for personal and educational use. You can also brand these as your own and sell on Etsy, Amazon KDP, Ebay and other similar marketplaces. These are a great way to start making money and generating passive income.

How to create custom Word Search Puzzles?

You can use variety of options to create such puzzles. Follow these steps to create your custom words search puzzles:

  • Input the Title of the puzzle
  • Create and input your Words List
  • Select the Grid Size, like 10×10, 15×15, 20×20 etc
  • Select the Font Style
  • Select the Direction of the words
  • If you wish, you select to cell borders color and style
  • Select the color of Title, Grid and Words
  • Once all the options are set, click on “Generate New”
  • Select “Show Answers” button to see the answers
  • Once generated, download the puzzles as PDF formats
  • You can also Download Preview before actually downloading the puzzles
  • Print the puzzles and start playing. Or create a workbook and start selling
  • Note: Only English letters are supported. Any other NON-English characters or European accented characters may cause unexpected results.

What Kind of Word Search Puzzles Should I Make?

When you are customizing a word search puzzle, it is entirely up to you to include the type of words you want to use in your word search puzzle.

To keep the players interested, make sure to use the words that are not too long in length. Try to avoid phrases that can get mixed up easily with other words.

Avoid words that require special characters, punctuation marks or numbers.

PLEASE NOTE: After you create your puzzle, proofread carefully to make sure that offensive or unintended words are not used. If you happen to come across any, you can generate another puzzle by following the steps above.