“Joy To The World” was written by hymn writer Isaac Watts and published in 1719. Although traditionally sung at Christmas time, the words are based on Psalm 98 and were written to glorify Christ’s triumphant second coming, not as a celebration of His birth. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“O Come, All Ye Faithful,” both lyrics and tune, have been attributed to various people from different countries and different centuries. Regardless of its origin, the eight verses are rarely all sung, either due to their length or because some are only for certain liturgical occasions. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“We Three Kings” (also known as “The Quest of the Magi”) was written by the Reverend John Henry Hopkins Jr as part of a Christmas pageant for his nieces and nephews in 1857. This popular Christmas carol did not appear in print until 1863. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“Away In A Manger” has been set to many different tunes over the years. In the United States, the most popular melody is called “Mueller” while a more lullaby-like tune called “Cradle Song” is popular in many other places. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“The Little Drummer Boy” was written in 1941 and referred to as a Czech carol. Originally known as “Carol of the Drum,” it was first recorded under its new title of  “The Little Drummer Boy” by the Harry Simeone Chorale in 1958. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“It Came Upon A Midnight Clear” was written in 1849 by a Massachusetts pastor. The most widely used tune in the United States is called “Carol” while “Noel” is most common in the United Kingdom. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“What Child Is This?” is a popular Christmas carol that was originally written in 1865 as a poem entitled “Manger Throne.” Three stanzas were then set to the tune of “Greensleeves” and given a new title. Some church hymnals have slight variations of the lyrics. Printable Word Search  Read More →

“Silent Night” was originally written in German in 1816 but has since been translated into about 140 languages. Recorded by artists from every genre of music, it was sung in French, English and German by the troops on the front line during the WWI Christmas truce of 1914. Printable Word Search  Read More →

This version of The Twelve Days of Christmas has nothing to do with Christmas but the silliness was irresistible. Just imagine the calories in this list … and then be happy there are zero calories in this puzzle! Printable Word Search  Read More →

There are several cat versions of The Twelve Days of Christmas with all sorts of present ideas for the spoiled feline. Will you be able to finish this kitty puzzle before you get through the song? Printable Word Search  Read More →