Outside Fun: Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt For Kids (Free Printable)

Turn a regular walk into an exciting game! This Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt printable is sure to keep kids engaged and having fun the next time you’re out.

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Are the kids getting stir-crazy?

Kick them outside and send them on a simple scavenger hunt!

This activity is a great way to keep kids active and engaged while playing in the backyard, on a walk, or even at a park. And with the weather warming up, it will give them something different to try outdoors.

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Neighborhood scavenger hunts are an excellent boredom buster and are perfect for kids who love to explore.

They give kids a chance to burn off some energy while hunting for items around the neighborhood. And who knows, you might even see the neighborhood a little differently too!

This Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt printable is a fun game that kids can play on their own or with the family. And it’s a simple, no-prep activity that you can keep in your tool belt for the next time you hear the dreaded…”Mom, I’m bored”.

Be sure to scroll to the end for even more ways you can use this activity.

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That’s it!

Kids can do this on their own or with friends. Or they could bring you along for the fun. It’s up to you (and what you have going on that day). 

Don’t want to print it out? That’s ok! Download it and use a phone or tablet.

Want to reuse the printable? Simply laminate it and use a dry erase marker.

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This scavenger hunt is simply a checklist. Kids can check off the items as they find them. 

Kids can also make it a race. They can break into teams, each with their own copy, and see who can get done first.

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Want to mix it up a little? Here are a few more ways to use this printable:

Turn it into a photo scavenger hunt. Kids can take pictures or videos of each item they find (with your help if needed).

Make it a sketching scavenger hunt. This idea is similar to the photo hunt, except kids draw each item they find. All they’ll need is a small notebook and a pencil.

Take it on a trip. This is a fun activity for camping trips and road trips.

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Before you go, make sure to grab your copy of this Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt. Then you’ll be ready the next time you need a quick and easy activity your kids will love.

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For even more ways to have fun, try one of these other scavenger hunts!

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