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Spring Scavenger Hunt

Spring is such a lovely season to get out outside and have fun. Kids will enjoy walking around the neighborhood, getting some exercise, while searching for different items such as a bird, flower and worm, as part of this free printable Spring Scavenger Hunt.

Spring is such a lovely season to get out outside and have fun. Kids will enjoy walking around the neighborhood, getting some exercise, while searching for different items such as a bird, flower and worm, as part of this free printable Spring Scavenger Hunt.

Spring Scavenger Hunt

Kids love hunting for things. Scavenger hunts are fun and frugal activities that help keep kids occupied while moving. With this free scavenger hunt, children can search their local area for thirty-six different everyday objects while getting some exercise and fresh air.

Some of the items kids will look for as they race to complete their outdoor scavenger hunt are: leaves, bird, rock, ant, trash, cloud, butterfly, mailbox, flower, mushroom, branch, ladybug, stump, grass, bee, sun, tree, road, worm, watering can, shovel, nest, car, people walking, kite, rainbow, umbrella, feather, frog, dog, puddle, playground, dragonfly, rake, puddle, rv, plane, and more.


Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Start by scrolling to the bottom of the post, under the terms of use, and click on the text link that says >> Download <<. The pdf file will open in a new window for you to save freebie. Now print off  one of the two different spring scavenger hunts or give your kids an extra challenge and have them search for both pages at once!

You can print the free scavenger hunts in cheerful color or in black and white to save on printing costs. You can also laminate the pages for durability and then our child can use a dry erase marker to do the treasure hunt over and over again!

free Printable Scavenger Hunt for kids of all ages to complete on a walk in their neighborhood

Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids

Whether you are a parent, teacher, homeschooler, daycare provider, or planning a summer camp – you will love this no prep spring activity for kids of all ages from toddler, preschool, pre k, to kindergarten, first grade, 2nd grade and more!

Place the checklist onto a clipboard or similar and give them to your child with a marker, crayon or pencil.

  • Walk around your local area or neighborhood, marking off the images as you find them.
  • If the page is laminated, children can use a dry-erase marker to mark off the items then wipe clean when finished. Then the checklist can be used multiple times by multiple children. You could even team up an older child who can read with a younger one who is still learning.
  • For older children, you could even put a time limit on it and prizes for those who can find the items within the set time.

Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids - print in color or black and white

For this particular free scavenger hunt, children will need to walk around outside complete this activity, so may need a parent, or guardian to go with them. You could even carry a few copies of this hunt in your car with you and when you stop in a different area or location and have time, children can complete the hunt while there.

This printable could also be used for counting practice, just have children count how many of each image they find. Children can place multiple ticks or tally marks next to that image and add them up when they have completed their hunt.

These pages come in both black and white as well as colour for you to choose from. With the black and white copies, children can color or decorate the images as they wish.

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Beth Gorden

Beth Gorden is the creative multi-tasking creator of 123 Homeschool 4 Me. As a busy homeschooling mother of six, she strives to create hands-on learning activities and worksheets that kids will love to make learning FUN! She has created over 1 million pages of printables to help teach kids ABCs, science, English grammar, history, math, and so much more! Beth is also the creator of 2 additional sites with even more educational activities and FREE printables - www.kindergartenworksheetsandgames.com and www.preschoolplayandlearn.com

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