This garden scavenger hunt for kids is a great way to entertain kiddos of all ages in the great outdoors! Younger kids will love the quick rhyming riddles and the thrill of finding and seeking little things in the garden!

Kids LOVE checking the items off the list when they’ve discovered the natural treasures in their backyard!

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We’re always on the lookout for creative and exciting ideas to help you create wonderful memories with your kids and help keep your little ones busy. Our latest addition is a natural treasures garden scavenger hunt for kids!

Perfect for days when you want to get some fresh air without leaving the comfort of your own home, or when the kids say ‘I’m bored!’ for the millionth time and you’ve run out of ideas to keep them entertained.

Send your little explorers on a quest to discover, collect and touch the different objects on these checklists. From spotting a singing bird to finding a blooming flower, there are lots of engaging tasks to complete. With a few riddles to figure out, they’ll have to use their sleuthing skills too.

We’ve made sure to include items that are common and found in most backyards! There are three versions in total so make sure to print all 3 checklists out.

All of these scavenger hunts are easy to follow, help to improve your kid’s sensory skills, and are great home school activities too!

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‘Natural Treasures’ Garden Scavenger Hunt (Version 1)

We’ve created free printables for you to get your natural treasures garden scavenger hunt off to a great start! Simply print and clip to a clipboard or glue to a brown paper bag.

To make things even more fun, why not grab some toy binoculars for kids to use on their hunt. You can have a bunch of Lewises and Clarkes on your hands!

Find & Discover Garden Scavenger Hunt (Version 2)

Kids love a challenge! Simply print out these printables and watch them hunt for items with these descriptions! Kids have oodles of fun ticking them off and often won’t stop until they find them!

Riddles & Rhymes Garden Scavenger Hunt (Version 3)

Kids can complete this one indoors if they so wish. These rhymes and riddles really get kids thinking! Great educational activity.

Download the Free Printables Now

The best part? These garden scavenger hunt printables are completely free – no email required. Simply download it here and save the PDF using the little downwards arrow button on the top sidebar of the file, or print it to use right now.

Whether you’re hosting a kid’s party, or are simply looking to entertain your busy bees, these garden scavenger hunt activities are sure to be a hit!

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