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Cute Printable Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Kids With Instructions

Have fun at Christmas and create memories with this Cute Printable Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Kids.  Complete with instructions for local and long-distance use.  Your Grandkids will love having a Christmas Scavenger Hunt!

Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable

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Free Printable Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Conducting a scavenger hunt with this free Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable can be a great activity when your Grands are visiting during the holidays.

It is also a fun way to connect when you live far apart.

You can enjoy this when celebrating Christmas together, but if that’s not possible, it’s still a fun activity to share long-distance!

Purpose:

Have fun.

The main purpose of this great printable is to entertain kids during the holidays.

This cute game helps them notice the different Christmas elements while they’re having fun.

Everybody loves a challenge.

How many Chrismas items can you find?

Can you find more than your sister?

Can you find more than Grandma?

Learn.

Use this fun printable as a way to share your Christmas stories.

Talk about what you’re finding.

Explain the meaning behind a vintage family ornament.

Remind them of the real meaning of Christmas with the nativity scene.

Spark curiosity and imagination while you’re having fun.

Stay connected.

This free Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable for Kids can also be used as a way to stay in touch.

See the instructions below to use this for that purpose.

Kids with Christmas tree

Instructions for normal use.

  1. Download the free scavenger hunt printable below or from our Member Area and print out a copy for yourself and for each Grandchild.  (The Member Area has a lot of printables… join at the bottom of this post)
  2. Everyone will need a pencil, marker or crayon.
  3. Make sure someone has a camera.
  4. Start looking around the house and out the window.
  5. Observe.
  6. When you find an item on the list, take a photo and mark it off your list.
  7. When someone has found all the items or time is up, compare lists to see who found the most objects.
  8. VARIATION:  Work together on ONE list.  Let everyone contribute to finding and recording the objects.
Christmas facetime family

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Instructions for “staying connected with Grandkids during the holidays” use.

FOR LONG-DISTANCE GRANDPARENTS:  For younger children, parents will need to be involved.

Older children can probably handle this alone.

To be sure they are willing to help, you may want to check with the parents before you send this to the grandkids.

Of course, these instructions can be altered based on your unique circumstances.

  1. Download the free scavenger hunt printable below or from our Member Area and print out a copy for yourself and for each Grandchild.  (The Member Area has a lot of printables… join at the bottom of this post)
  2. Write a letter to your Grandkids and explain the game and how to play.
  3. Mail it off to your Grandkids in a secret envelope or in a Christmas card.  You can draw on it, make a happy face or just say “Look Inside for Fun”.
  4. Everyone will need a pencil, marker or crayon.  Bingo markers would work for this!
  5. Make sure someone has a camera.
  6. Start looking around the house and out the window.
  7. When they find an item on the list, have them take a photo, text it to you and mark it off their list.
  8. You can mark it off your list.
  9. When they have found all the things or time is up, get together on FaceTime and talk about what they’ve found.  Have them text a picture of their completed form to you.
  10. If you want to, you could make a photo book of their finds and scorecard to give them.  Or add a few of them in the “yearbook” you might decide to make them for Christmas.  🙂

Download your Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable

Christmas time is a time for family traditions and holiday fun.

Use this free Christmas Scavenger Hunt Printable to make memories with your Grandkids! And remember to  

Keep Passing Down the Love,

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