Family Scavenger Hunt

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In this activity, learners will take a walk with their family and incorporate a scavenger hunt. They will explore topics like ABC’s, numbers, colors, and shapes as they search for related items. Activity includes sample lists to highlight learning milestones. Activity requires parental supervision.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 6

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)

  • A list of items to find on the scavenger hunt
  • Optional: a smartphone or camera to take pictures


  • Mathematics
    • Geometry
    • Number and Operations

Informal Categories

  • Games
  • Outdoor Activity
  • Physical Activity


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Access Rights:

  • Free access


Source Collection

  • COSI Connects


  • All rights reserved, COSI, 2021

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