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Free Printable Earth Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids: Find and Color Fun

This Earth Day scavenger hunt is an excellent way to celebrate this special day with kids.

Help your kids learn about Earth Day and ways to help the environment with this simple yet fun activity. Your kids will have a blast finding these Earth Day themes and coloring them in.

Check out this fantastic Earth Day activity for kids and get your free set today!

This free printable Earth Day scavenger hunt is an excellent way to celebrate this special day with your kids.

A Scavenger Hunt Can Be An Awesome Learning Tool

Looking for an easy yet fun way to help your kids learn about Earth Day?

Add a scavenger hunt to your collection of fun Earth Day activities!

It’s incredible how such a simple thing like a scavenger hunt can be such a cool learning tool.

Your kids will have a blast with this type of activity AND learn a lot in the process.

The Institute for Educational Advancement shares a few of the benefits of scavenger hunts for kids. I love how these activities help kids practice positive skills, like growth mindset and more.

My boys LOVE scavenger hunts! As I was updating our list of fun Earth Day activities this year, I decided to add this one to our collection.

Earth Day scavenger hunt with rainbow of crayons and wood pointer featuring Earth on wood surface

Learn More About This Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

This free printable Earth Day scavenger hunt is on one page. Instructions are provided on the worksheet. Your kids will color in the objects as they see or find them.

This scavenger hunt for kids features Earth Day themes, including:

  • Recycling symbol
  • Reusable bottle
  • Electric car
  • Recycling bin
  • Solar panels
  • Metal straw
  • Rechargeable battery
  • Energy saving bulb
  • Rain barrel
  • Bee
  • Canvas bag
  • Bicycle
  • Tree

A few bonus activities are included to extend the Earth Day fun!

Earth Day scavenger hunt with rainbow of crayons and Earth wood pointer on wood surface

Creative & Simple Ways to Boost This Earth Day Activity

This scavenger hunt with Earth Day themes involves your children coloring in the objects when seen or found. I suggest having a variety of coloring tools to pick from, like crayons, color pencils, and fine-tip markers.

I also recommend printing this Earth Day scavenger hunt on white cardstock. Regular printer paper will work fine – my boys, however, get excited when doing this type of activity and have a tendency to accidentally rip the paper 😉. Maybe your kids are the same way?

If you’d like to use this scavenger hunt again and again, you can laminate it or place in a dry erase sleeve.

Your kids might find it easier to use a clipboard as they go around and search for these Earth Day items.

Another fun idea is to give your children this scavenger hunt a few days before the special day (April 22). Encourage them to look for and record what they find – and to add tally marks if they find an item more than once.

If your kids are learning to read (or you want to reinforce spelling of Earth Day-themed words), write each word on this list on a sticky note or index card. Hide the words around the room or your home. Then, send your kids off on a search for the words to spell, read, and record!

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Earth Day scavenger hunt mock-up with Earth in background

Get Your Free Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

High five! You’re on your way to enjoying a very special Earth Day activity for kids!

This free Earth Day Scavenger Hunt is on one printable (PDF) page.

You can most certainly print as many of these scavenger hunts as you need for your personal use, family, class, homeschool co-op, or community event. If you have a friend or co-worker who might like to have this type of Earth Day fun, I ask that you please share this post with them. Thanks so much for your cooperation!

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You’ll receive an email with a PDF file, along with a password to open the Subscriber’s Library to all RYHS freebies.

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This free printable Earth Day scavenger hunt is a creative and fun way to celebrate the holiday with your kids.

What are some other fun ways that you’ll be celebrating Earth Day with your kids?

Earth Day scavenger hunt with crayons in a variety of colors on wood surface

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