These unique ideas for outdoor scavenger hunts make discovering nature fun and engaging. Great for use with schools, families and community groups, this collection of ideas includes free, printable scavenger hunts alongside hands-on ideas that are super engaging for all ages, but especially your littlest hunters!
7 Fun Outdoor Scavenger Hunts
Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt: Take a walk together with family or friends and enjoy this printable, neighborhood scavenger hunt. It’s sure to engage children and adults of all ages.
Alphabet Scavenger Hunt: Hunt for objects from A to Z – a fun and quite challenging hunt if taken outdoors to hunt in nature.
Five Senses Nature Hunt: Use all of your five senses to complete this very unique nature scavenger hunt.
Adjective Hunt: Taking our printable Adjective Hunt outdoors provides quite the challenge for older children and adults.
Line Hunt: A line hunt outdoors is a great way to combine nature with visual arts! With two versions, the free printable makes it super easy to organise too.
For a non-printable twist, that makes an outdoor scavenger hunt especially fun for your smallest hunters, why not try…
Rainbow Outdoor Scavenger Hunt: A super simple scavenger hunt to create and great for preschool and kindergarten age children because it’s so hands-on.
Toddler Nature Scavenger Hunt: We couldn’t possibly forget our cute Paper Bag Treasure Book that’s perfect for exploring outdoor environments with toddlers and preschoolers (though we know bigger kids enjoy this one too!)