Free Garden Scavenger Hunt Printable (for Outside Fun)

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Get the kids outside exploring with our free garden scavenger hunt printable.

Scavenger hunt printables are so much fun, we loved them when the kids were really little, but even now our son is in middle school he and his friends have so much with them.

Now to be fair it is now a competition to see who wins first for bragging rights, but it’s totally worth it.

We have never been very keen gardeners, until recently.

In fact, I am still not. I can take care of children, but plants and flowers not so much!

My husband on the other hand since turning 50 a few years ago has now developed a love of gardening. So much so, my son now calls him Flower Boy!

So I have created this for my husband, as I think I am pretty funny! But in all seriousness, the kids are going to love getting outside and exploring.

Carry on reading to download our free garden scavenger hunt printable.

free garden scavenger hunt printable

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Gardening Scavenger Hunt

This free scavenger hunt printable is such a fun game to play.

Getting the kids outside is so important for their mental health, and keeping them occupied helps with the rather annoying “mom I’m bored” statements!

Download the garden scavenger hunt below. There is 1 page with 15 images to find. Make sure to check the printer settings.

This fun free printable gardening scavenger hunt is free to print but is for personal use only. Scroll to the bottom of the page and add your email address to get the pdf file.

List of garden items to find:

There are 15 garden-related items that they need to find and tick off:

  • Butterfly
  • Ladybug (you can also enjoy our free ladybug life cycle worksheet)
  • Bee
  • Weeds (this will be super easy in my garden!)
  • Wheelbarrow
  • Flower pot
  • Watering can
  • Ant
  • Twig
  • Seeds
  • Rocks
  • Pink flowers
  • Garden tools
  • An animals home
  • Garden gloves
gardening scavenger hunt printable for kids

How to play the garden scavenger hunt

There are a number of ways you can play this outdoor scavenger hunt:

You can play it as you go for a walk around the neighborhood. You don’t need to have a backyard to enjoy this scavenger hunt.

Give it to the kids while you are doing the gardening, you never know they may help too!

If older kids are playing why not get them to turn it into a photo scavenger hunt? Just take photos on their phone or a camera of each of the items on the hunt.

All you need for this fun hunt is a clipboard (this is the one we use, as we love the fact you can store all your activities and pens in it) and a pencil.

gardening scavenger hunt on blue clipboard

Other scavenger hunts you can enjoy in the spring and summer

If it is a rainy day why not spend it at the library with our indoor book scavenger hunt?

Life cycle worksheets for things you can find in the garden

Download the free garden scavenger hunt printable

Make sure you choose the correct paper size and click on the shrink to fit button. All of our free printables work better when printed on cardstock (this is the one we use and love.)

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garden scavenger hunt

Last Updated on 8 May 2023 by homeschoolof1

One Comment

  1. I’m trying to figure out a scavenger hunt for my new grandson adopted into the family. He’s unique and I call him my little rain man because he’s a little genius mixed with an odd but wise humor. He loves treasure chests so I have found a mini miniature one and a miniature one and a small one you might find in a fish tank. They are coming in July to visit again and I want to put a treasure hunt together for him with a variety of gifts at the end or along the way with clues. I love all your ideas and would love anything you can suggest. Thank you so much ?

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