Nature Scavenger Hunt

I’ve put together a fun nature scavenger hunt printable to get your kids excited about exploring outdoors.

Don’t you just love getting outside?

Sometimes it can be tough to get kids outdoors despite the beautiful weather.

But this scavenger hunt will easily get them going!

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Get the kids outdoors!

Nature is one of the best way to involve your children’s senses. But have you ever thought of specifically taking a sensory hike with your kids?

Sensory outings don’t have to be elaborate – Mother Nature often supplies the perfect natural sensory experiences.

Taking your kids on even a walk around the block can be a fun nature hunt. Grab your Nature Bingo Printable down below!

Nature Scavenger Hunt Printable

This nature scavenger hunt is perfect for getting the kids interested in getting outdoors.

In this activity, kids are encouraged to find objects while also using their senses.

Find Objects:

  • Rock
  • Pinecone
  • 2 Types of Leaves
  • Wild Flower
  • Bird nest
  • Animal Tracks
  • Water
  • Litter

Use Your Senses:

  • Feels Smooth
  • Feels Rought
  • Feels Spiky
  • Sounds Soft
  • Sounds Louds
  • Smells Sweet
  • Smells Funky
  • Looks Fragile
Nature Scavenger Hunt FREE Printable | Mommy Evolution

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And for older kids, here’s a more extensive printable for a nature scavenger hunt.

Items to find include:

  • Smooth Rock
  • Pine cone
  • 2 Types of Leaves
  • Wild flower
  • Bird nest
  • Animal Tracks
  • Stream/River
  • Litter
  • Caterpillar
  • Butterfly/Moth
  • Insect
  • Sitting Water
  • Hawk or Eagle
  • Hole in tree
  • Moss
  • Turtle
  • Mud
  • Sand
  • Spider
  • Mosquito
  • Fungus on a tree
  • 3 Leaf Closer
  • Lizard
  • Animal hold (in the ground)
  • Bark
  • Twig
  • Fallen Branch
  • Fallen Tree
  • Inside bites on leaf
  • Ladybug
  • Squirrel
  • Backyard bird
  • Dead tree
  • Tree stump
  • Vines
  • Ants
  • Feather
  • Week
  • Frog
  • Deer
  • Grass
  • Spiderweb
  • Chipmunk
  • Rabbit
  • Boulder
  • Tiny Pebble
Nature Scavenger Hunt - FREE Printable | Mommy Evolution

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    1. Thanks, Emma. Nature hikes and hunts are so much more than just watching 🙂

  1. Very fun! Can Canadians enter the giveaway too?

  2. This looks like so much fun! We just moved to a house that is surrounded by nature trails and my girls will love doing this! Thanks so much for linking up with Share The Wealth Sunday!


    1. Yeah! I’m so glad your girls love going on a nature scavenger hunt. It’s been raining so much here we haven’t had a chance… but I think we’ll have a sunny weekend 🙂

  3. Wow! Love this. Pinned and tweeted. We appreciate you stopping by to party with us. We hope to see you, tonight at 7 pm. Happy Monday! Lou Lou Girls

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