Disney Villains word search – Unofficial [free printable PDF]

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If you’ve got a Disney fan in your house they’ll love this Disney Villains word search puzzle. It contains 15 villains from Disney’s animated movies. It is a free printable PDF puzzle.


Disney Villains word search puzzle printable PDF free unofficial
Disney Villains word search (“unofficial”)

(Ursula clip art from disneyclips.com)


Who is this Disney Villains word search for?

This Disney word search is for Disney fans of all ages, but it is most appropriate for students in Grades 3 and up. Some of the words are hidden diagonally so may be a little too tricky for younger children.






What does the Disney Villains word search look like?

Below is a picture of the word search. If you click the picture below it will open the puzzle in a new browser window (as a PDF document). From there you can print it off and start enjoying.

Disney Villains word search printable free PDF
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Is there an Answer page?

Yes. The second page of this PDF features the answers to the word search puzzle. Plus, it has two writing prompts for children to practice expressing themselves with words.

Disney villains word search answer page. Plus, it has two writing prompts for children.
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What Disney movies are these Villains from?

Below is a list matching the Disney Villains with their movie. Some of them – such as Maleficent – have appeared in early animated movies and then later in “re-imagined” live action films.

  • Dr. Facilier is also know as The Shadow Man and he is from the movie “The Princess and the Frog”
  • Gaston is the bulky, arrogant villain from “Beauty and the Beast”
  • Cruella de Vil is the evil villain from “101 Dalmatians” and she has starring role in the upcoming movie titled “Cruella” starring Emma Stone
  • Shan Yu is antagonist in “Mulan”
  • Hades is the villain in Disney’s “Hercules”
  • Yzma is the evil sorceress from “The Emperor’s New Groove”
  • Ursula is the mean sea witch from “The Little Mermaid”
  • Jafar is the villain from “Aladdin”
  • Captain Hook is the bad pirate from Disney’s “Peter Pan”
  • Lady Tremaine is better known as Cinderella’s evil stepmother in the movie “Cinderella”
  • Maleficent is the villain from “Sleeping Beauty” and she now has live-action movies starring Angelina Jolie
  • Queen of Hearts is the villain from “Alice in Wonderland”
  • Scar is the evil brother of King Mufasa in the movie “The Lion King”
  • Oogie Boogie is the villain in the movie “The Nightmare Before Christmas”
  • Governor Ratcliffe is the villain in the movie “Pocahontas”





Why is the Disneyland Castle Sleeping Beauty’s castle?

It is fascinating to know that Disneyland Park was opened in 1955 featuring a magnificent castle they called Sleeping Beauty’s castle, but the movie “Sleeping Beauty” wasn’t to be released until 1959. Walt Disney and his workers at Disney laid the groundwork for very early marketing of the movie by calling the castle Sleeping Beauty’s Castle four years before the movie was released.

I had to look that up because during researching the list of movies the villains were in I noticed Sleeping Beauty was released in 1959 and Disneyland opened in ’55: this confused me a bit.






Note concerning Copyright

This is an unofficial puzzle unaffiliated with Disney. I do not own or claim to own any rights to any Disney characters, movies or images. I have created this puzzle as an educational tool under fair use of copyright.





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Thank you and I hope you enjoy the puzzle.

Tim from Puzzletainment

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