Keep your kids active on their next Zoom Class or Virtual Party with fun Zoom Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids.
Instead of just sitting in front of the screen have them run around their home searching for items on an indoor scavenger hunt list.
Kids will love the excitement of a Zoom scavenger hunt trying to be the first one back with a completed list. It’s a super easy Zoom game for parents and teachers to get the kids moving and enjoying their time together virtually.
Learn how to Zoom on a scavenger hunt for virtual birthday parties, zoom school parties, virtual Easter parties, or as a classroom brain break. They are sure to be a hit!
You’ll even find a holiday-themed Scavenger Hunt for Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Easter.
Keep reading for a free printable Zoom Scavenger Hunt List of Ideas for Kids.
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Fun Zoom Scavenger Hunt for Kids – Free Printable List of Ideas
How Do You Play a Virtual Scavenger Hunt
One of the easiest games to play on zoom with kids is Scavenger Hunts. They will keep all the kids engaged and having fun which can be a real challenge when hosting kids virtually.
There are two ways to play Zoom Scavenger Hunts. One is for teachers or virtual birthday parties. The second option is for family and group zoom parties.
Scavenger Hunts for Teachers or Virtual Birthday Parties
Here is how to play a virtual scavenger hunt in classrooms and parties.
- Print out the Scavenger Hunt List & decide how many items you want the kids to search for.
- Set a Timer for the Kids to Search – 30-60 Seconds
- Pick an item you want the kids to search for first. After you read the item the kids then have to find the item in your set time.
- Send the kids off to find the item
- When the timer goes off kids have to be back in their seats with the item. Or at least back to their seats.
- Have the kids hold up the item for you to see
- If you want it to be competitive keep a list of which child made it back the fastest with each item. At the end of the game see who won the most rounds.
Use this game for classroom parties and virtual birthday parties for kids.
This would also be a great Rainy Day Activity when you’re stuck at home. Your kids will love running around the house trying to find all these items. You don’t have to be virtual to play.
Zoom Scavenger Hunts for Big Groups of Family or Friends
If you are planning to host a group Zoom with family or friends have each family come up with a list of their own scavenger hunt items.
I suggest that each family makes a scavenger hunt list with 5 items. Then all the families will take turns reading off their list to the group. The rest of the families will have 2 minutes to find all 5 list items.
Go through all the family groups to find each scavenger hunt list. Making the game with quick rounds of 5 items will help it from dragging on and keep it exciting.
The first family back with all the items wins the round. Add some competition to it by seeing which family won the most rounds.
Free Printable Virtual Scavenger Hunt for Kids
Are you ready to play this fun virtual game? All you need to do now is print out our 30 Zoom Scavenger Hunt Ideas and have a blast playing.
Christmas Virtual Scavenger Hunt
At Christmas time play, a fun Christmas Virtual Scavenger Hunt with holiday-themed items to find in your house. It’s a great way to host a virtual holiday party to enjoy with your family and friends this year.
Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Celebrate Valentine’s Day with a fun free printable Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt for kids. Just share it with your family or friends and you can all set out on a search in your own home.
Family Game Night
Plan a monthly family game night with your kids. It’s a great way to spend time with your kids off electronics and bonding together. There are tons of fun family game night ideas to entertain your family. Start the first month with your printable Scavenger Hunt.
Need more ideas? Download our printable Family Game Night Planner. It has 12 Months’ worth of complete pre-planned game ideas, food ideas, tips for hosting, and prize ideas. Everything you’ll need in one printable packet.
Virtual Easter Egg Hunt
Plan a scavenger hunt for your upcoming Easter party too. Host a virtual Easter Egg Hunt & Party on Zoom for your whole family.
Use our fun free printable Easter Egg Hunt and enjoy the holiday with your family even if you can’t be in person.
Need More Virtual Game Ideas?
Looking for more fun party games? Check out our Kids Party Page or view some reader favorites below.
- Funniest Would You Rather Zoom Game for Kids – Free Printable Would You Rather List & How to Play on Zoom.
- 15 Best Games to Play on Zoom with Kids– Zoom games to play in groups or one-on-one when you can’t be with friends.
- Virtual Birthday Party Ideas for Kids on Zoom – Fun themes and virtual games to play when you can’t be in person.
- 20 Fun & Easy Minute to Win it Games for Kids – Quick one minute games you can easily adapt to a Zoom Game.
- 30 Birthday Party Games for Kids – Find the perfect game for your child’s birthday party.
- Fun Elementary School Party Games for Kids in Any Season – Easy Games for any Room Parent or Teacher to make.
If you want to get the kids outside try our Neighborhood and Nature Scavenger Hunts. There is even one for those difficult tweens and teens.
I hope your kids will have a blast playing these Zoom Scavenger Hunt Ideas!
It’s really is a super easy game that everyone seems to love. You’ll be surprised that even the older kids will get into it when you play.
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