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Before you head out on your next nature walk, print a copy of this woodland scavenger hunt printable. Can you find everything on the list?
If your kids tend to get bored on your nature walks, scavenger hunts can help! This one-page printable is a great portable activity that will keep your kids engaged on your walk as they hunt high and low for all of the items on the page.
To prepare for this scavenger hunt, print out one page for each child who will be participating. Then, gather pens or crayons for each one.
If you’d like to make these reusable, you can laminate them and use dry erase markers. This way, you can use them over and over again.
Woodland Scavenger Hunt Printable
The best part about scavenger hunts is that they can be done individually or in groups.
Kids can pair up and compete as teams, or they can compete with each other individually.
Gather your supplies, decide how you want to complete the scavenger hunt (individually or in a group), and head out!
On this woodland scavenger hunt, children will search for objects like nests, acorns, snails, squirrels, and more.
This scavenger hunt printable features images making it appropriate for nonreaders. Of course, big kids will enjoy it, too!
BOOKS ABOUT Nature
Fill your book basket with a great collection of books about nature. Most of these books can be found at your local library or used bookstore.
If you have a hard time finding them, you can order them through my Amazon affiliate links by clicking the images below.
• Exploring Nature: Activity Book for Kids – Encourage young nature lovers to get outside and track, explore, discover, and create. This book is filled with hands-on, educational outdoor activities that kids will love to learn from, like crafting bird feeders out of fruit, pressing flowers, or creating sundials.
• Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt – Up in the garden, the world is full of green—leaves and sprouts, growing vegetables, ripening fruit. But down in the dirt there is a busy world of earthworms digging, snakes hunting, skunks burrowing, and all the other animals that make a garden their home.
• Curious Kids Nature Guide – Curious Kids Nature Guide is filled with full-color illustrations and fun facts about the natural wonders of the Pacific Northwest, encouraging kids to discover and explore nature in their own backyards and beyond.