Looking for a fun way for kids to find their birthday presents this year? Add some extra excitement to the birthday celebration with a fun birthday scavenger hunt for kids.
They’ll be thrilled to follow the birthday scavenger hunt clues around the house in search of their birthday gifts. It’s a fun birthday tradition that will make this special day more memorable for the birthday boy or girl.
The free printable birthday treasure hunt clues make creating your own birthday scavenger hunt easy for parents. Use it as a birthday party scavenger hunt or at a family birthday party.
Check out this unique way for kids to find their birthday presents with this super fun birthday scavenger hunt for kids.
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Fun Birthday Scavenger Hunt for Kids
A great way to give the birthday child a memorable birthday is to play a fun birthday scavenger hunt to find their presents.
How to Make a Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Here is what you need to do to create a scavenger hunt for kids.
1. Create a birthday version of riddles that will give your kids clues on where they need to search the house for their presents. Use our Free Printable Birthday Clues.
2. Think about the clue locations you’d want your kids to hunt. Such as the front door, bathroom mirror, laundry room, play room
3. Pick the order of the different locations you want the kids to search. I like to have them running all over the place so the first clue might be in a bedroom and the second clue might be the front door.
4. Cut out the clues into smaller slips of paper and put them in order for you to hide.
5. Your first clue is the starting clue that you will give the kids. Do not hide this clue.
The second clue will be hidden in the location the first clue points them. Then the next clue will be hidden where the second clue leads the kids. This goes on until you get to the last clue.
6. The last clue is where you will leave their birthday gifts. I like this to be a closet or the oven or someplace you can keep the presents hidden.
The goal of the scavenger hunt is to find all the clues first.
Free Printable Birthday Scavenger Hunt for Gifts
Make creating your own scavenger hunt easy with our Free Printable Scavenger Hunt for kids.
It has six scavenger hunt riddles with a birthday theme for your kids to follow throughout your house. This indoor scavenger hunt will create lasting memories for your whole family.
Kid’s Birthday Party Scavenger Hunt
Entertain kids at your next birthday party with a fun scavenger hunt or treasure hunt.
The kids can team up to search the house for all the items on the scavenger hunt list. Or search on their own and see who can be the first to find all the clues.
You can give out a prize to the winners such as small gifts or candy.
Kids will love the excitement of a Treasure hunt birthday party and using their problem solving skills together to find the prizes at the end.
The location of the last clue is also a great place to leave the kid’s goody bags for the birthday party. It’s the perfect way to end the party.
You can also create a virtual scavenger hunt to do with family members or friends that live far away using Zoom.
Just email the scavenger hunt list to the parents and the kids can search their own home when you say go. The first child back to the Zoom camera with all the items found wins the game.
Plan your whole birthday party with these 30 Fun & Easy Birthday Party Games to play before or after the scavenger hunt.
Outdoor Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Get the kids at the party outside for their scavenger hunt with these fun outdoor scavenger hunt ideas.
This scavenger hunt you can easily do in your own backyard.
Head out into the neighborhood with your family to find all the items on this fun Neighborhood hunt.
Teen & Tween Scavenger Hunt
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Photo Scavenger Hunt
Another really fun idea for birthday parties is a photo scavenger hunt. These hunts are done in your neighborhood and are great outdoor hunts for a little bit older kids
On your child’s big day break up the kids at the birthday party into small teams.
Then give each group the list of things to find in your neighborhood. The kids will need to take a photo or selfie of each item to prove they found it.
The first group back to the house with the list complete wins the Photo Scavenger hunt.
Tip: Make sure to set a time limit so everyone knows when they need to be back at the party.
Grab your Free Printable Photo Scavenger Hunt.
Holiday Scavenger Hunts
You can use scavenger hunts for all sorts of occasions. Here are a few more free scavenger hunts for holiday celebrations.
Are you ready to create unforgettable memories with your kids? They are going to love this new tradition of doing a birthday scavenger hunt to find their birthday presents.
Don’t forget to grab your Free Printable Birthday Scavenger Hunt Clues for Kids.
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