Free Zoo Scavenger Hunt Printable

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Dive into an adventure with our zoo scavenger hunt printable, designed to make every zoo visit a thrilling quest for discovery and learning.

This engaging two page printable offers a unique blend of direct animal spotting and intriguing prompts that challenge participants to observe and identify various animals and their characteristics.

It’s perfect for turning a day at the zoo into an interactive learning experience, encouraging children and adults alike to explore the wonders of wildlife.

By focusing on observation, these scavenger hunt printables enhance knowledge on animal behavior, habitats, and conservation, making it a valuable educational tool for families, schools, and anyone eager to learn more about nature.

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Scavenger hunt at the zoo

This free printable zoo treasure hunt is a great way to have fun the next time you are at the zoo.

There are 2 different scavenger hunts that will download, that can be used with multiple children of different ages.

How to use

Download the fun animal scavenger hunt below. There are 2 pages included and they will print out in portrait. Make sure to check the printer settings.

All you need for this fun hunt is a storage 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.

This free printable scavenger hunt is free to print but is for personal use only. Scroll to the bottom of this post to get the pdf file.

We have created two different zoo hunts for you to enjoy with the kids next time you go to the zoo.

Have fun with the best animal life cycle activities too!

Zoo picture scavenger hunt

The first scavenger hunt has the following 15 images:

  • Monkeys
  • Elephants
  • Bear
  • Butterflies
  • Picnic area
  • Giraffe
  • Big cat
  • Penguin
  • Ice Cream
  • Zookeeper
  • Reptiles
  • Zebra
  • Tortoise
  • Fish
  • Birds
zoo scavenger hunt

Zoo animal scavenger hunt

The second zoo scavenger hunt is slightly different. This is best with older kids.

There are 15 animals to find but this time, there are no pictures, today I saw an animal…..

  • that plays in trees
  • that has a trunk
  • that has stripes
  • that can swim
  • with scales
  • that is tall
  • that has a tail
  • that I love
  • that can fly
  • that eats meat
  • that has no legs
  • that has spots
  • that is small
  • that has horns
  • that has claws

The kids can either write what animal they saw or even better take a photo.

animal scavenger hunt

Have fun with farm animals with our farm scavenger hunt free printable!

Free animal printables

Enhance your learning experience with these engaging free animal printables:

You will also love our free animal color by number printables.

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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 free zoo scavenger hunt pdf

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.)

Additional scavenger hunt printables

The aquarium scavenger hunt printable is a great way to have fun at the aquarium.

The butterfly scavenger hunt printable allows participants to explore the vibrant world of butterflies, identifying different species and their unique patterns.

A garden scavenger hunt printable invites explorers to delve into the beauty of nature, spotting various plants, insects, and garden tools.

Experiencing the great outdoors becomes even more thrilling with a camping scavenger hunt printable, where campers search for natural objects and camping essentials.

The neighborhood scavenger hunt printable offers a fun way to get to know your surroundings, finding local landmarks, wildlife, and community features.

Lastly, a beach scavenger hunt printable provides a sunny adventure, encouraging the discovery of seaside treasures, marine life, and beach activities.

Last Updated on 29 April 2024 by Clare Brown

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