Printable Scavenger Hunts the kids will love!


Whether you want to get the kids out of the house so you can skype into a work call, or you just want to get them moving and outside in the sunshine, we understand the need for exciting activities to keep the kids occupied (and to give mum and dad a break)

So we’ve created a few printable scavenger hunts your kids will love, bonus is - you’ll get a moment of sanity!

🌳 Nature Scavenger Hunt

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It is a beautiful day outside and Mother Nature has put on a little scavenger hunt for you.

Put your scavenger hunting shoes on, slap on some sunblock and find the below:

  • A Flower
  • Water
  • A Tree
  • A Spiderweb
  • 3 different bugs
  • Rocks
  • Tree Bark
  • Grass
  • A Green Leaf
  • A Brown Leaf
  • An Ant
  • A Cloud
  • Sand or Dirt

Bonus points if you find:

  • A Butterfly
  • A Bird
  • A Pōhutukawa 
  • Something edible

🌈 Colour Scavenger Hunt

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Grab your favourite pen or pencil and get ready to explore. Look way up high and down low to find objects in every colour. Draw a picture of what you find (young explorers you can put a tick in each box) when you find something in that colour. Have fun being a colour explorer!

  • Red
  • Orange
  • Yellow
  • Green
  • Blue
  • Purple 
  • Pink
  • Brown
  • Black 

Bonus points if you find:

  • Something rainbow coloured 
  • Something polka-dotted {hint lookout for a ladybug}
  • Something white or gold

🌛 Nighttime Scavenger Hunt

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Choose a clear night and go exploring in your backyard! Discover the sights and sounds of things that come out in the dark. Make sure you are warm, pack a torch and maybe ask mum if you can have a cup of Milo for the adventure! 

Can you hear or see the following things?:

What can you hear? 

  • A cat
  • Crickets chirping
  • A dog howling
  • Music
  • A car driving in the distant
  • Bonus point if you can hear a frog croaking or a bird tweeting!

Can you spot the following:

  • A plane
  • A snail
  • Stars
  • A chimney smoking 

Draw the shape of the moon:





Find a constellation and draw it:





🌞 Walking Scavenger Hunt

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Put your walking shoes on, slip, slop, slap some sunblock on and grab your best pencil because it's time to go for a walk around the neighbourhood and see if you can find all these items!

  • Stop sign
  • Cat 
  • Dog
  • Bike or scooter
  • A rose bush or coloured flower
  • Something with the number 2 
  • A street or road sign with the letter ‘M’
  • Rubbish bin
  • Red car
  • Motorcycle
  • Fruit tree
  • Bird
  • Picket fence
  • Bus
  • Leaves (on the ground) 

Bonus round

  • Bridge
  • A lovely Police Officer
  • A Suzuki Swift
  • Garden tool
  • A Teddy bear in a window
  • Someone else on a walk (make sure you’re 2 metres away!)

🕵️‍♀️ More FM’s Mission Impossible!

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Have a nutritious breakfast, slap on some sunblock and get ready for an adventure, because this scavenger hunt could take all day (you’re welcome parents)! 

If you can tick everything off in the below list, then you will be More FM’s #1 Explorer!

Find or spot the below:

  • A Magazine or Newspaper
  • An insect of bug
  • Something blue
  • A family photo
  • A candle 
  • A washing basket 
  • A radio
  • A window latch
  • A light switch
  • A remote
  • A brown leaf
  • A pair of gumboots
  • An umbrella
  • A lamp
  • A bird (you may need to sit outside quietly for awhile)
  • A hat
  • A fridge magnet
  • An animal

Now do the below:

  • Touch your letterbox (bonus points if you bring in any mail)
  • Tidy your room
  • Wash your hands
  • Give mum and/or dad a hug
  • Find a ball and bounce in 25 times
  • Draw a family picture
  • Get someone to turn on More FM and dance to 1 song 
  • Pick some flowers for Mum
  • Put away 3 toys or things
  • Count how many houses you can see: _______
  • Write 10 things you love about your family
  • Play a board game with a family member  (Who won?: _____________)
  • Make a pillow fort (make sure you put everything away afterwards).

Complete this word search and find the following:

  • Aotearoa
  • Aroha
  • Beehive
  • Fern
  • Happy
  • Home
  • Kia Kaha
  • Kiwi
  • Kiwiana
  • Māori
  • More FM
  • Pavlova
  • Pukeko
  • South Island
  • North Island
  • Find something yellow, that starts with B and draw it below: