Summer Scattergories Free Printable Boards

Are you on the hunt for an amazing way to keep the kids entertained and their brains buzzing this summer? Well, look no further because we’ve got the perfect solution for you – our summer scattergories printables!

Let’s face it, finding activities that are both fun and educational can be a challenge, but fear not! We’ve created not one, not two, but FOUR incredible scattergories game boards that will make your summer a breeze. These printables are designed to keep the little ones engaged while giving you some well-deserved moments of relaxation.

Picture this: your kids huddled together, laughing, and racing against the clock to come up with clever words that fit the categories. And the best part? They won’t even realize they’re learning new words and flexing their creative muscles in the process!

So, take a break from the summer chaos, and print out these awesome holiday scattergories game board. It’s the perfect holiday activity for family fun and keeping those young minds sharp.

Trust us, with these printables in your arsenal, you’ll be the superhero of summer fun! Get ready for endless smiles, giggles, and maybe even a little friendly competition. Let the summer scattergories extravaganza begin!

free summer scattergories printable

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What are scattergories?

Scattergories is a super fun and fast-paced word game that will test your creativity and quick thinking.

The game consists of a list of categories, like “picnic item,” “country to visit,” or “ice cream flavor.” Players then have a limited amount of time to come up with words that start with a specific letter and fit those categories.

The catch is that your answers must be unique. You score points for each word that no one else at the table has thought of. So, you’ve got to rack your brain for less common words while the timer is ticking down!

It’s perfect for all ages and a fantastic way to spend quality time with friends and family. Whether you’re having a game night, hanging out at a party, or simply looking to add some excitement to a gathering, Scattergories is the go-to game for endless laughter and friendly competition.

Have fun with Scattergories this summer

No Scattergories game? No worries! Just snag these four free summer scattergories printables for endless fun this season.

Get the download link below, and if you don’t see the email within 5 minutes, check your junk folder.

These free summer printables are for personal or classroom use only. Simply scroll to the bottom of the page to access the pdf file.

Print them out on four full pages and double-check your printer settings for the best results. You can use regular printer paper for easy writing, but if you want a pro look, try cardstock.

Then, grab your favorite pens, fill out the boards, and let the fun begin! It’s all about having a blast!

summer scattergory boards

Included in the download are the four summer scattergory boards with the following letters at the top:

  • HEAT
  • SWIM
  • SAND
  • CAMP

All of the boards have the same categories:

  • Summer activity
  • Picnic item
  • Something pink
  • Vacation spot
  • Found outside
  • Country to visit
  • Ice cream flavor
  • Something to BBQ
  • Found in the sea
  • Summer sport
summer scattergories boards (2)

How to play the game scattergories?

If you are not familiar with the game scattergories, the object of the game is to fill out a category list with answers that begin with the same letter. You score bonus points if no one else has the same answer.

The winner of course is the one with the most points.

The official game comes with a 20-sided die with different letters on it. This letter is the first letter of each of your answers on the category list.

If you don’t have the game Scatergories we have included 4 different printable boards for you to play with. Print out one for each family member and have so much fun seeing what answers you come up with.

You also don’t need the 20-sided die as we have included the letters at the top of each of the boards.

heat scattergories board

How to play scattergories with younger kids

If you are playing scattergories with younger children you will need to allow more time, in fact, we don’t have a timer when we play anyway.

Why not work in teams? Pair a younger child with an older sibling, or parent.

If the children can’t think of an answer beginning with the letter, why not let them find a word that has that letter in it instead?

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More summer activities

  • Spice up the season with our free summer bingo printable.
  • Keep your summer reads organized and motivated with a free printable summer reading log, perfect for tracking your literary journeys and setting reading goals.
  • Kickstart your summer with a summer bucket list free printable, to fill with all the experiences and achievements you’re aiming for, from mastering a new skill to visiting unseen locations.
  • Unwind with our free summer color by number printables themed around summer, offering a relaxing way to creatively engage with the season’s vibes, from sunny beaches to evening campfires.
  • Create lasting memories with summer handprint art , a fun and personal way to capture the essence of summer through creative expression, perfect for all ages to enjoy.

Need to print later? Add this to your Pinterest board or share it on Facebook. You’ll have it handy whenever you’re ready to use it!

Download the free printable summer scattergories boards

Feel free to print out as many as you wish, just make sure you have lots of fun.

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 12 July 2024 by Clare Brown

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