We love all of these nature scavenger hunt ideas. Scavenger Hunts are an awesome way to keep kids busy during the summer months! Whether you have toddlers or teenagers there is sure to be something here for them.
Today I have rounded up a listing of over twenty Nature Scavenger Hunt Ideas! Be sure to go to the original source to download a printable version of many of them. I love finding ways to incorporate nature into fun learning activities for kids! Be sure to checkout our 20+ Nature Crafts for Kids and 20+ Boredom Busters for Kids too.
Our nature scavenger hunt ideas round up:
This Nature Hunt Checklist is perfect for school aged kids!
Saltwater Kids has this great scavenger hunt idea that includes things from the ocean!
Bring Joy shares a lovely nature scavenger hunt complete with visuals.
I love this idea of using a recycled egg carton to collect scavenger hunt items in! A pail or bucket would work too.
The Taylor House shares how you can laminate the list and mark things off using a dry erase marker. Brilliant!
The Crafty Crow has a very colourful way of collecting scavenger hunt items using double sided sticky tape.
Angenuity shares a fun scavenger hunt idea that would make the perfect activity for a childs birthday party.
Make and Takes has these great scavenger hunt printables!
Fun at Home With Kids kept things simple for younger children.
Confessions of a Slacker Mom has a more detailed scavenger hunt list that would be great for older children.
No Wooden Spoon shares this fun photo scavenger hunt.
This is How You Play provides a simple check list rather than having children collect scavenger hunt items.
The Jenny Evolution shares this summer nature hunt.
Babyccino Kids has this adorable printable.
East Coast Mommy has a great simple scavenger hunt.
Kinda Granola has another very visual scavenger hunt.
Highly visual nature scavenger hunts are perfect for toddlers!
Seven Thirty Three Blog includes a free printable scavenger hunt.
Encourage the kids to use all of their senses while searching in nature with this scavenger hunt idea.
How To Nest For Less shares this colorful scavenger hunt.
Intentional By Grace has a cute scavenger hunt for toddlers.
My favorite are the scavenger hunts with photo visuals because then they can be used by children of all ages. The buddy system works great for written scavenger hunts when you pair up an older child who can read with a younger one who cannot. We’ve done this before at family reunions and it works great!
Clearly the nature scavenger hunt ideas are endless you guys!! Have you taken your kiddos on a scavenger hunt yet? I hope that I have inspired you to get out and explore…