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Earth Day Scavenger Hunt Free Printable

This Earth Day scavenger hunt is a great freebie for kids and gets them engaged in ways to help care for our planet. Perfect for the whole family, kids will love searching for items related to recycling, nature, and conservation to commemorate Earth Day.

Let’s celebrate our beautiful planet with this fun and educational Earth Day Scavenger Hunt! This activity will get everyone up and moving, and it’s a great way to get some exercise.

So get ready to have some fun and learn about our planet at the same time – together!

Earth Day scavenger hunt – get ready to get green!

Are you ready to get your green on? Then grab your bike and let’s go! We’ve got a Scavenger Hunt to do in honor of Earth Day, so let’s get to it!

You could take a walk through your house and neighborhood or drive to a local park. As you go, have your kiddo search inside and outside for these items: Here’s what we need to find and do:

– Ride a bike to get from A to B
– Plant a seed and watch it grow
– Use recycling bins to help the environment
– Turn off lights when you leave the room
– Pick up litter and give it a new home
– Ditch plastic and use reusable shopping bags
– Use low-energy bulbs for a brighter tomorrow
– Harness the power of the sun with solar energy
– Enjoy nature and all its beauty

How to use your Earth Day scavenger hunt printable

Download the printable scavenger hunt. There is 1 page with 10 images of things to find, and it’s free to print but for personal and classroom use.

Kids of all ages can enjoy this Earth Day activity!

If you are using this in schools why not give a prize to the child who completes the most activities?

How to extend this Earth Day scavenger hunt activity

This scavenger Hunt is more than just a hunt! It’s a chance to help out, give back, and reuse!

You can extend this activity by adding to the activities listed on the page. Here are some ideas:

  • Find a piece of dropped litter and put it in the trash can
  • Remember to use reusable bags when shopping
  • Unplug electronics not in use
  • Get a bonus point for finding something to recycle!
  • Look for something that can be composted to help new plants grow
  • Give your kiddo a magnifying glass and let them examine the smaller items with a closer eye
  • Find a pollinator
  • Conserve water
  • Carpool on your next trip
  • Find a recycling symbol
  • Find something made from recycled material
  • Donate old clothes
  • Find something using wind power. Have a discussion about global warming.
  • Walk or ride a bike to school.

If you take a walk around, kids can search for everyday objects to see what the world has to offer (and be grateful for) like leaves, birds, butterflies, flowers, grass, trees, plants, and so much more.

Benefits of this Earth Day scavenger hunt

This fun and interactive activity is a great way to get kids thinking about being good stewards of our planet, and it offers tons of benefits.

  • Your child will develop better observation skills by searching for objects
  • They’ll also get a burst of physical activity that promotes gross motor development
  • If you work together as a team, you’ll be able to build social skills, creative thinking, and critical thinking skills
  • And more!

Get your free printable Scavenger Hunt by clicking the image below – it’s a fun way to celebrate the Earth and all it has to offer!

Earth Day fun (and learning)!

Celebrate Earth Day with this entertaining and teaching scavenger hunt!

Kids will love the challenge of finding or doing each of the items on the list. From riding a bike to using solar energy, these activities are sure to get your little ones excited about taking care of our planet.

Don’t forget to pick up some litter while you’re at it! And don’t forget to bring your reusable shopping bags, because plastic isn’t so fantastic!

So get out there and enjoy nature while you search for all the ways to be green!

Now that you’ve completed this scavenger hunt, you can show off your green skills and celebrate Earth Day in style (and recycled clothes)!

Earth Day books for kids

While you are having fun with this Earth Day scavenger hunt, why not take the learning a step further with these fun books?

  • Compost Stew: An A to Z Recipe for the Earth 
  • I Am Earth: An Earth Day Book for Kids
  • Thank You, Earth: A Love Letter To Our Planet
  • We Are All Connected: Caring For Each Other & The Earth
  • What A Waste: Trash, Recycling, And Protecting Our Planet
  • Earth Ninja: A Children’s Book About Recycling, Reducing, and Reusing 
  • This Class Can Save The Planet

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