Nature Scavenger Hunts

Fun, printable nature scavenger hunts in a handy, print-ready A4-sized PDF for nature walks and nature study. Simply download, print and go! All scavenger hunts are £2.99 and instant downloads only.

Adventure awaits

Are you ready to expand your awareness

Explore

Get ready for adventures in amazing new places. Woodlands, meadows, riverbanks… where will you go next?

Discover

Open your eyes, tune your ears, hone your sense of smell and prepare to be amazed by your new nature awareness.

Play

Nature scavenger hunts provide fun for the whole family and a chance to enjoy some family time outoors.

The stars of the show, our popular nature scavenger hunts are great fun for field trips, nature walks, as field guides and for nature study; for families, home schools and classrooms. Please note, they are all digital files and available for instant download once purchased. They are provided as print ready A4-sized PDFs. Since they  are digital files, I am unfortunately unable to issue a refund. However, if you have any queries or encounter any problems, please contact us via email – lbassir@mynaturenook.com

What is a scavenger hunt?

A scavenger hunt is a bit like a treasure hunt, except it is done almost entirely out in nature. You enjoy a family nature walk, while keeping everyone motivated and moving forward by engaging them in a nature adventure – can they find all the pieces of the puzzle and complete find everything on their scavenger hunt printable?

How to do a nature scavenger hunt

Doing a scavenger hunt may seem a little daunting to begin with, but is actually very easy and lots of fun. They can be done by all ages – toddlers, pre-schoolers and older children. Even adults can test their powers of observation.

To help you out, we have devised the six nature walk directions. If you pay attention to all these directions while out and about on your adventures, you will be sure to find everything there to be found. Just remember to look, listen, smell, feel and use your imagination.

  • Sky 
  • Canopy 
  • Side-to-side
  • Shrubbery
  • Undergrowth
  • Earth

Where to do a scavenger hunt

Our printable scavenger hunts cover all sorts of themes and topics – from habitats, such as the woodland scavenger, to individual objects like tree leaves or berries. Once you have chosen the activity you would like to do, you simply take the printable along with you, keep a sharp eye (or sometimes even ear) open for the wildlife shown on the printable and tick it off when you see it. 

Some ideas for places to go, are:

  • Back garden
  • School grounds
  • Neighourhood park
  • City streets
  • Country lanes
  • Farms
  • Canals
  • River banks
  • Woodlands
  • Meadows

Basically, anywhere you can think of!

So, if you are stuck for nature walk ideas and activities to do with the kids, would love to find some fun nature scavenger hunts, nature walk activities or outdoor activities for your preschoolers, then you have come to the right place!

Happy nature walking x

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