With all this time stuck indoors, we’re all looking for fun activities to do to pass the time. An awesome Facebook group I admin recently did a quarantine party where one of the activities was an indoor scavenger hunt. My son had such a blast doing the activity that I decided to make another one for us to do. So I’m sharing this with you!
How to have an Indoor Scavenger Hunt with Preschoolers
The great thing about these scavenger hunts is they are super simple. They’re lists of random things you’ll typically find in your house – usually, the items are toys or objects your preschooler can recognize.
You can even have your child help you create the search list by picking colors or textures or letters to search.
You can conduct the indoor scavenger hunt in several ways.
- Take a picture of every item found
- Have a competition if you have more than one child – whoever finds it first gets the point
- Check off the items on a list if you print it – my preschooler loves checking things
- You can do them virtually with a group online/via messenger
Here is your Indoor Scavenger Hunt list:
- A colorful pillow
- Something purple
- A board game
- A book with an animal on the cover
- A movie that starts with your first initial
- A toy bus
- A pair of matching socks
- A teddy bear
- 3 or more toys in a set
- Something cold
- Something soft
- An item representing a holiday
- A birthday present
- A round object
- Something sticky
Download the indoor scavenger hunt list printable
Here’s a lovely download you can use for the indoor scavenger hunt with your kids.
Please note this image is for personal use only and may not be redistributed.
Enjoy this fun indoor scavenger hunt game with your little ones and let me know how much fun you had! I’d love to see what types of objects you found to fit the search list!
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