Scavenger Hunt For Kids
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Are you looking for that perfect scavenger hunt for kids?  If so, you've come to the right place.  Below you will find a ton of indoor and outdoor ideas to help you create the perfect hunt for your group.

Kids enjoy searching for clues and hidden objects. It gives them a sense of accomplishment and also encourages friendly competition and teamwork. So, whether you are looking for a classroom activity, a youth group idea, outdoor games for kids or a birthday party idea, one of these hunts is sure to be a hit!

Remember to check out the plan a scavenger hunt section for help organizing a hunt and to get some ideas for your own unique list.

Also, be sure to check out Your Scavenger Hunt for Kids to submit your own ideas and to see hunts from users just like you. In the meantime, here's some fun kids activities to get you started!

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Kids Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Kids Outdoor Scavenger Hunt
Turn of the TV and head outside! This hunt will get your kids outside to explore the natural world around them. 

Indoor Scavenger Hunt
This one is great for a rainy day activity. 

Indoor Hunt #2
This hunt sends your kids from one clue to the next all around the house.

Fun Car Games
Looking for cool car games for your next trip? Try a car scavenger hunt to keep those kids from picking on one another. 

United States Scavenger Hunt Challenge
Take the challenge and complete a state scavenger hunt on your next family vacation. 

Travel Scavenger Hunt
A fun travel game to add to your list of travel activities for kids.

Zoo Activity
A fun zoo scavenger hunt to bring along on your next trip to the zoo.

Park Scavenger Hunt
A fun kids activity for your local park.

Backyard Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Creative backyard hunts for toddlers and small children

Backyard Scavenger Hunt 
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Backyard Nature Hunt 1
Nature Scavenger Hunt 2
Backyard Five Senses Hunt
Backyard Color Hunt
Backyard Number Hunt


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More Scavenger Hunt for Kids Ideas

Photo Hunt
A fun way to revisit family memories through your collection of photos.

I Spy Game
Use this one in the car, in the house, on the boat, anywhere! It's a winner every time.

Free I Spy Game #2
Here's another list for this classic game that can be played in a myriad of places.

Picture Scavenger Hunt
This is a great activity for a group of very young children. 

Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
Good scavenger hunt clues for your next walk around the neighborhood - a wonderful evening family activity.

Around the Home Scavenger Hunt
A perfect rainy day activity to keep your kids busy while you get things done around the house. 

Zoo Scavenger Hunt
A fun zoo activity to bring along on your next field trip.

Learning to Read Games
Fun learning to read activities for teaching kids to read. A great scavenger hunt in their favorite book!

Back to School Shopping Scavenger Hunt
Prepare those kids for a successful start to the new school year.

More Kids Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Visitor submitted hunts for kids including a nature hunt, birthday hunt and "spooky" autumn hunt.

Creative Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids
Some ideas and things to think about when you are creating your own scavenger hunts.

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