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Scavenger Hunt Ideas

Alphabet Scavenger Hunt – Find something that starts with every letter of the alphabet.

Nature Scavenger Hunt – Create a list of things to find in the parks or woods in your area.

Shopping Mall Scavenger Hunt - Give teams a small budget and a long list of items, and see how smart they can be with their money!

Photo Scavenger Hunt – Collect pictures instead of items in this mess-free version of the game!

Magazine Scavenger Hunt – Cut out pictures of items on your scavenger hunt list.

Wacky Web / Library Scavenger Hunt – Have people find on the internet weird facts and stories, such as who is the world’s tallest woman, or see if you can find a person seriously injured by a feather.

Math Scavenger Hunt - Give teams an equation, such as find 3 stones, plus 5 paper clips, minus 1 piece of trash you find and throw away…

Trivia Scavenger Hunt - See which team can hunt down the most facts about your favorite movie, sports team, or whatever theme you love.

Family Reunion Scavenger Hunt – Find family members who are younger than 10, who have been to Paris, who have fought in wars, etc.

1 – 10 Scavenger Hunt - Find items with the numbers 1 through 10 on them – a remote control doesn’t count for all of them!!

Halloween Scavenger Hunt - Create a spooky list of things to find, or do a…

Graveyard Scavenger Hunt – Find a tomstone from the 1800’s, find a person who lived to be over 100 years old, etc.

Christmas Scavenger Hunt – Make this the game where you give instead of collect items! Find someone to give your old pair of jeans to, or someone who needs their sidewalk shoveled.

Winter Scavenger Hunt – Create a list of things found in the winter, like icicles, a Christmas card, or a winter berry branch.

Want More Birthday Party Ideas?

Try these animal party ideas, or these summer birthday party games. You might also like these princess party invitations or these birthday coloring pages.

Newspaper Scavenger Hunts

Newspaper Scavenger Hunts
Pages: 144, Paperback, Teacher Created Resources

The Scavenger Hunt Travel Activity Book

The Scavenger Hunt Travel Activity Book
Pages: 192, Paperback, Richard Kirchmeyer

Boondoggle: the scavenger hunt redefined: A step-by-step guide to hosting a unique team event that will challenge, excite and entertain

The scavenger hunt redefined: A step-by-step guide to hosting a unique team event that will challenge, excite and entertain

Marnie's Scavenger Hunt Handbook

Marnie’s Scavenger Hunt Handbook
Do you love to throw parties but hate to spend all your time creating terrific party games? What if you could have one book in your collection that would provide game material for the next several parties in a rowamany requiring zero preparation? WHAT DO YOU NEED? Marnieas Scavenger Hunt Handbook helps you pull off a great hunt in less time and with less stress than you might even dare to imagine! How many people will there be? What ages are they? What time limitations do you have? Where will the party be held? This collection of dozens of ready-to-roll hunts will enable you to easily entertain your group, from business to bridal to birthday, from toddlers to retirees, and from a two-minute, table-top ice breaker to a four-hour, city-wide team-building battle of wits. Whatever your party parameters, this book will have a hunt for you!

Fun with Scavenger Hunts

Fun with Scavenger Hunts
Fun with Scavenger Hunts is a book on planning, setting up and executing the best party you will ever host for adults or children. When my daughter wanted to throw a Halloween party at our house for her classmates, I had a better idea. I hosted a scavenger hunt for her class. The first year was a success. Every year the guest list grew. She is now going to start high school and her classmates want me to host a reunion hunt for them next year. I have encountered many questions on how to run one. Where do you start? How do you come up with the questions? This book will take you through the process. And it doesnat stop there. I have included car rallies and a new twist on humdrum bridal and baby showers. Your first clue is ….


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