This free sensory scavenger hunt printable is fantastic for getting the kids outside and exploring during the nice weather!
You can use it as a standalone activity or add it to your list of things to do on a nature hike, trip to the beach, or other outing.
The printable includes a list of sensory items to find and is great for children of all ages. Even the little ones will love this activity.
Your children will have so much fun with the variety of items to find on the printable scavenger hunt. Find out more about this sensory activity and how you can get your free scavenger hunt for kids printable!
Learning About Nature is Such a Blast!
Looking for a fun way to get your kids excited about spending time outdoors?
A sensory scavenger hunt is an excellent way to motivate your kids to explore and learn about the world around them.
Plus, learning about nature, including bugs, plants, and more, can be an amazing experience!
Kids will love to explore their own yards and their neighborhood to find all of the items on the list. You can use it to enjoy a special family activity, too.
There are so many ways to help your your kids experience nature. And this free printable sensory scavenger hunt makes it easy to do so!
You’ll have a blast exploring your senses with this sensory scavenger hunt. You’ll get to see, hear, smell and touch to find various items outdoors. (Taste was left out to make sure nothing dangerous would be ingested!)
If you’d like to get encourage your children to get outside and explore with an enjoyable and engaging learning activity about wildlife, give this free printable activity a try!
What’s Included With This Sensory Scavenger Hunt?
Let’s take a look at what you’ll have to enjoy when you use this printable scavenger hunt for kids.
Bonus idea: Add your own clues or prompts to the back of the page. Brainstorm with your kids. The more ideas, the more of a challenge!
Can you see: With this section of the activity sheet, your kids will use their eyes to see and find the following items:
- spider web
- green leaf
- something white
Can you hear: With this section of the activity sheet, your kids will use their ears to hear and find the following items:
- birds chirping
- bugs buzzing
- water trickling
- wind blowing
- leaves crunching
- something loud
Can you smell: Your kids will use their nose to smell and find the following items:
- green grass
- fresh air
- something fruity
Can you touch: With this part of the activity sheet, your kids will use their hands to touch and find the following items:
- smooth rock
- rough bark
- something soft
Great Ways to Use This Scavenger Hunt Activity Sheet
Read books about the five senses. If you don’t already have some at home you can search your local library, Thriftbooks (or other used books site), or Amazon.
Watch videos about the five senses with your kids. You can also find quite a few videos about different types of bugs, vegetation, plants, and more on YouTube.
Research examples of types of flowers and other plants, as well as other items on this scavenger hunt, that can be found in your geological area with your kids via the internet or your local library.
If you can, do your own sensory experiments at home so that you can experience using your five senses and how each one is different.
As your students work on this scavenger hunt printable, chat about each item they find. Encourage your kids to make their own observations and find extra items that may not be on the list.
When this scavenger hunt activity sheet is finished, add it to your student’s binder or set it aside for your homeschool portfolio.
Make extra copies of this activity sheet so that you can revisit this activity throughout the year by finding more items whenever you go outside, especially if visiting a new area and enjoying other outdoor activities.
You Can’t Smell a Flower with Your Ear!: All About Your Five Senses (Penguin Young Readers, Level 4)My First Book About the Five Senses (Dover Children’s Science Books)The Magic School Bus Explores the SensesMy Five Senses (Let’s-Read-and-Find-Out Science 1)
Get Your Free Sensory Scavenger Hunt Printable for Sensory Fun
WooHoo! You’re on your way to enjoying spectacular sensory fun with your kids using this sensory scavenger hunt for kids activity sheet.
This free sensory scavenger hunt includes 1 PDF (printable) page.
Would you like to make extra copies? Absolutely! Print as many worksheets as you need to enjoy with your homeschool, classroom, co-op, or other special events.
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