Outdoors

Springtime scavenger hunt

Children’s Spring nature hunt

Spring is upon us and as always it’s a great time of year to head outside with the little ones. What better way to embrace to new season then with a springtime scavenger hunt.

Going for a walk to the park or along the local footpaths in your area is a great way to share an activity with children and to encourage them to take an interest in the world around them.

The idea of a springtime scavenger hunt is that the children can take charge. They will feel a sense of achievement as they discover all the wonderful things that nature has to offer.

Hunting high and low

Going on a nature hunt with children is a brilliant way to connect them to nature early on in their lives. There are huge health benefitits to being out in nature, which you can read here.

Therefore introducing nature to children from a young age can have a wonderful benefit to their mental health and wellbeing.

This FREE scavenger hunt will have them searching high and low. Inspiring them to use their senses.

Why not take a rucksack and collect some of your findings to make nature crafts. This post has plenty of nature craft activities to keep the children occupied.

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Free springtime scavenger hunt printable

Don’t forget to print off your FREE springtime scavenger hunt printable to take on your expedition so that the little ones can tick off their findings as they go along.

This printable can be used as many times as you want to for personal use, but must not be used for commercial purposes or reproduction, thanks !

If they dont find everything first time around then it’s a great activity to do another day.

The printable includes a wide variety of things to find and is a real sensory treat !

Don’t forget to check out the Gardening Love printables like this one 👇🏼 available in the Gardening Love Shop !

Happy scavenging

Becky

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