Scavenger Hunts

Are you out of ideas for incorporating fun into being active- then look no further! Scavenger hunts are a great way to keep the whole family moving. They are creative, competitive, and best of all, free! When planning a scavenger hunt, individuals can either work in a team, or independently. Consider getting your entire street involved!

Scavenger hunts can take place anywhere, including:

  • Outdoors
  • Playground
  • Mall
  • House/Apartment

Scavenger hunts can have a variety of themes, giving each new hunt a competitive twist. Suggestions are:

  • Nature
  • Holiday
  • Color coordinated
  • Photo (if camera is available)
  • Sound/noise

Here’s an example of a nature scavenger hunt list. Be as creative as possible!

  • Feather
  • Acorn
  • Blade of grass
  • Rock
  • Pine cone
  • Mushroom
  • Berry
  • Dandelion or wild flower
  • “Y” shaped twig
  • Thistle
  • Tree bark
  • Green, yellow and red leaf
  • Ant
  • 3 leaf clover
  • 3 pieces of garbage- clean up the environment while on the hunt!
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