FREE Printables Kids Activities Scavenger Hunt

Over 75 FREE Printable Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Are you ready for an EPIC list of kids scavenger hunt possibilities? Whether you are looking for a fun boredom buster idea, a way to get the kids outside, or something active to do when you are stuck inside, there is a fun scavenger hunts for kids on this list that is perfect for every occasion! In fact, we have over 75 free scavenger hunt ideas for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.

Are you ready for an EPIC list of kids scavenger hunt possibilities? Whether you are looking for a fun boredom buster idea, a way to get the kids outside, or something active to do when you are stuck inside, there is a fun scavenger hunts for kids on this list that is perfect for every occasion! In fact, we have over 75 free scavenger hunt ideas for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students.

Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Get ready for year round fun with this HUGE list of Scavenger Hunts for Kids. Each of these free printable scavenger hunt ideas allow your children to explore outside, inside, celebrate the seasons and nature, as well some fun indoor hunts which are perfect for those days when the kids need to do something active but you can’t go outside. There are lots and lots of super fun scavenger hunts to celebrate all the holidays, and they are perfect to keep the kids entertained while the adults prepare for the celebrations. And don’t forget scavenger hunts are a great learning tool too, and just lots and lots of fun for kids of all ages – toddlers, preschoolers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, grade 3, grade 4, grade 5, and grade 6 students.

Printable scavenger hunt for kids

A scavenger hunt is a great family activity, bigger kids can help little ones, and everyone can have fun together. As an added bonus a scavenger hunt offers so many opportunities for learning. Scavenger hunts are great for language and literacy learning, but they also encourage lots of scientific thinking, problem solving, and math skills, as well as working on skills such as team work and co-operation.

So grab your family, pick one of the fun ideas from this list of 75 scavenger hunt ideas for kids and get busy hunting!

Outside Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Outside Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Indoor Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Indoor Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Seasonal Scavenger Hunts

Seasonal Scavenger Hunts

  • Fall Leaf Scavenger Hunt from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
    Sneak in some science while you look for different types of trees for this scavenger hunt.
  • Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt Printables from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
    Get outdoors and explore nature with these fun, free printable Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt Printables.
  • Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt from Kid Activities Blog.
    This scavenger hunt encourages children to observe nature and the changing seasons while having fun outside.
  • Fall Scavenger Hunt from Organized 31.
    This fall scavenger hunt is the perfect way to get everyone outside to enjoy the beautiful fall weather.
  • Winter Scavenger Hunt from Kiddy Charts
    You can color in this fun scavenger hunt when you find each wintry item.
  • Winter Scavenger Hunt Printable from The Lady Bird’s Adventures.
    There are lots of things to find on this winter hunt, even if it doesn’t snow where you live.
  • Winter Scavenger Hunt for Kids from Teaching Mama.
    This scavenger hunt is a great way to spend a little time outside during winter.
  • Spring Scavenger Hunt from 123 Homeschool 4 Me.
    The kids will enjoy walking around the neighborhood, looking for spring themed items, doing this free printable Spring Scavenger Hunt.
  • Printable Spring Scavenger Hunt for Kids from The Purposeful Nest.
    This scavenger hunt is the perfect thing to take along on your next nature study.
  • Spring Scavenger Hunt BINGO from Kindergarten Worksheets and Games.
    This spring scavenger hunt is extra fun with a bingo page included.
  • Printable Summer Scavenger Hunts from Crafts By Amanda.
    There is a road trip, beach and camping themed scavenger hunt in this summer set.
  • Summer Woodlands Scavenger Hunt from Blissful Domestication.
    See if you can find all these woodland creatures and items.
  • Summer Scavenger Hunt for Kids from Kitchen Counter Chronicles.
    This printable summer scavenger hunt for kids is all about searching for summery items.
  • Summer Outdoor Scavenger Hunt from Views from a Step Stool.
    This summer themed hunt is perfect to do in your backyard.

Holiday Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Holiday Scavenger Hunts for Kids

Scavenger Hunt ideas for kids

Scavenger hunt for elementary students

We have lots of elementary scavenger hunt ideas to learn science, literacy, and more while having fun!

Go bird watching and learn about USA state symbols with this printable bird scavenger hunt. Includes printable US map with state bird list. Kids will love looking for state animals with USA Printables of a United States Scavenger Hunt. Print the free printable scavenger hunts! Search for state flowers of all 50 US states with this United States Scavenger Hunt! Play these printable scavenger hunts with USA Printables!

State Symbol Scavenger Hunts

There is a scavenger hunt idea on this list for every season, holiday and place you visit! You’ll be busy all year long hunting for all these things!

DIY Lava Lamp - super easy way to make your own lava lamp with simple things you have around your house. This homemade lava lamp is such a fun science project for kids of all ages to sneak in some summer learning. This science experiment is for toddlers, preschoolers, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and kids of all ages at home, homeschool, summer camps, classroom, etc. Looking for a really fun and memorable science experiment for kids? You will love these EPIC pop rocks experiment. Try this pop rocks science experiment with preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th grade students to try a simple chemical reaction. This Whether you try this pop rocks science experiments for homeschool science, at a science birthday party, or as part of a summer science project - this is a MUST try,  really cool science experimentkids will LOVE. Take your homemade playdough to a whole new level of FUN with this amazing Color Changing Playdough recipe. This is sure to be a hit with toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd grade children alike.  These super EASY to make marshmallow shooters are a must for your summer bucket list. This summer activity for kids is not only fun, but it is actually a STEM activity for kids too! Students assemble, tweak, and design this simple marshmallow cannon to try to get the most distance they can. THis is such a simple, but fun summer activities your preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grdae, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will want to try over summer break!

Summer Fun

Looking for more outdoor activities for kids and things to do in the summer? Your toddler, preschool, pre k, kindergarten, and elementary age kids will love these fun ideas to keep them busy all summer long:

If you are looking for a fun unique activity using eggs, you will love this silly egg head craft. This egg shell diy chia pet is cute, simple and silly spring activities for kids. This egg shell craft is fun for toddler, prsechool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, and 2nd graders too! bleeding tissue paper fireworks craft Spring is the time for field trips to the local zoo. In an attempt to make our homeschool field trips extra fun (and educational) I created these super cute, zoo scavenger hunt templates. We have lots of choices with these zoo scavenger hunt printable pack to accomidate kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten to elementary age students in first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students. Whether you use the simple animal scavenger hunt or learn about endagered animals or animal habitats in one of these zoo scavenger hunt ideas - kids will have fun learning about zoology in science. Simply download free printable scavenger hunt pdf file and you are ready to learn about animals with this printable scavenger hunt at your local zoo. Nothing says summer like a big juicy watermelon! We whipped up a bath of this gorgeous watermelon playdough for our upcoming watermelon theme! This homemade playdoh recipe is super easy-to-make, soft, and such a fun watermelon activity! Use this summer activities for preschoolers, toddlers, kindergartners, grade 1, grade 2, and grade 3 students.

Summer Activities for Kids

Edible Ice Cream Playdough Recipe - amazing 2 ingredient playdough recipe perfect for toddler, preschool, kindergarten and kids of all ages for an ice cream thing, kids activity, or summer bucket list #playdough #playdoughrecipes #icecream This vinegar and baking soda rocket is an out-of-this-world fun AND educational summer activity for kids! Preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, 4th grade, 5th grade, and 6th grade students will enjoy making the baking soda rocket. This how to make a bottle rocket project is one of those really cool science projects your kids will remember forever! Tin Foil Art This EPIC summer activities for kids uses a really fun technique to make squirt gun painting! This water gun painting is such a fun summer art project for toddler, preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 4th graders. The squirt panting is as much fun to make as it is to look at afterwards with the unique patterns. This Summer Painting for kids is a MUST for your list of summer activities for preschoolers!

Fun Summer Activities for Kids

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Kate

Kate is an Aussie Mum to four kids and an early childhood educator. She shares easy activities for kids, family friendly recipes and lots of printables on her blog picklebums.com

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  • What a super fun post! I will be passing this on to my readers! Thanks so much for including my Pet Store Scavenger Hunt! ūüôā

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