Free Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt Printable: Let’s Go Outside

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If you are looking for ways to get the kids outside why not print out this free neighborhood scavenger hunt printable?

We love scavenger hunt printables in our home and have created lots of different ones for each of the seasons.

But what I love about this one is you are also getting the kids walking around the neighborhood getting exercise!

As we homeschool we tend to have at least 3 short walks around the community each day.

It helps us both regroup and just walk away from the books. When we first started it was a bit of a chore getting him out and about, but he now asks me for a walk.

This neighborhood hunt for kids makes it a little more fun, even for older children.

neighborhood scavenger hunt pdf

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Outdoor scavenger hunt for kids

This free printable neighborhood scavenger hunt is a great way to have fun on a short walk with kids of all ages, or why not go with the whole family? If you are going to the local park make sure you take this with you on your next walk.

Download the fun walking scavenger hunt below. There is 1 page included with 15 different images on and it will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.

This is free to print but is for personal use only. Scroll to the bottom of this post and add your email address to get the pdf file.

How to play

The best thing about this fun activity is it is super easy.

All you need to do is grab the free printable, grab a pen, and go for a walk.

We always use a storage clipboard so we can keep everything together, and it makes marking off the items easier.

As we are a homeschool of 1, there is generally only me and my son searching the neighborhood for these clues.

But if you had more than one child why not take it in turn to find the next clue? If you are a competitive family why not see who crosses them off first?

neighborhood scavenger hunt for kids

There are 2 ways you can play this:

Younger kids can enjoy spotting the images and crossing each one off as they see it.

Older children can turn this into a photo scavenger hunt. When they see the image shown let them snap a photo of it.

Why not make the hunt even more exciting with prizes for the winner? This Exploring Nature Activity Book for Kids would be perfect, especially if you are trying to encourage them to get outside!

neighborhood scavenger hunt printable

Scavenger hunt list

There are 15 things you need to find on your walk, as you find them you can cross them off the list:

  • mailbox
  • red car
  • basketball hoop
  • bicycle
  • dog
  • fire hydrant
  • trash can
  • wreath
  • flag
  • lawn mower
  • stop sign
  • pink flowers
  • white truck
  • water hose
  • red front door
neighborhood scavenger hunt on blue clipboard

Getting fresh air and walking definitely help with my son’s ADHD and I honestly think that is the main reason we rock homeschooling!!

Although it is easier to go for walks in the winter in South Florida. The summer months are brutal, but we still make time. Normally first thing in the morning before breakfast, and just before bedtime.

You will also love our free Earth Day scavenger hunt printable!

Other free scavenger hunt printables

Looking for some engaging and educational activities to keep your kids entertained? Here are a variety of free games that cater to different settings and occasions.

Whether it’s a rainy day, a sunny afternoon in the garden, or even a camping trip. These printable activitesz offer hours of enjoyment while promoting exploration and learning:

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Tips for downloading the free files

Below you will see a large sign-up box where you need to add your name and email address, and press I NEED THIS NOW!

Within minutes you will be sent the free PDF directly to your email address, so you can print it out and start using it immediately.

Sometimes emails get a little wonky, so if you can’t see it, please check your spam folder where I am sure it is hiding.

Download the community scavenger hunt free printable

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

Last Updated on 24 April 2024 by Clare