Celebrating the 4th of July ? Just like an independence day themed national treasure hunt, these 20 rhyming clues will take your child on a fun 4th of July Scavenger Hunt at home. Print this patriotic 4th of July fun activity now!
Celebrate Independence Day with a 4th of July Scavenger Hunt that’s perfect for all ages. With 20 different clues, this fun activity will keep your friends and family entertained all day Fourth of July long!
Celebrating Fourth of July
If your family is like ours, the summer holiday means backyard cookouts, watermelon, swimming, fun games and, of course, fireworks!
This year we are planning to do a Fourth of July Scavenger Hunt around the house of the kids and their friends to participate in. I’m planning to set up a fun stash of red, white, and blue goodies at the final spot for the kids.
Some glow-in-the-dark necklaces, sparklers, and other fun treats paired with decorated cookies make an adorable gift that they’ll enjoy during the party.
Fourth of July Ideas
This 4th of July, take the patriotic fun to the next level with some of these activities for the whole family.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
- Find red, white, and blue items in your house
- Make cookies or another fun snack shaped like stars
- Take a picture of yourself or your family in front of an American flag
- Put together a Fourth of July themed puzzle
- Visit Independence Day celebrations or parades in your area
- Draw a picture of the American flag with a blindfold on and see who’s looks closest to the real thing
- Write down all of the 50 states as fast as possible before the timer runs out.
The fun doesn’t have to end there! How about a patriotic treasure hunt you can do at home? This is the perfect addition to the day. Plus, you can get this digital download immediately – print now!
4th of July Scavenger Hunt for Kids
If you’re looking for a Fourth of July scavenger hunt specifically designed for kids, we’ve got you covered!
This at home scavenger hunt has 20 different clues that will take your child all around the house. Its a fun way to start the day, especially if uncovering prizes like supplies or décor for the day. To add your own ideas or twist to this treasure hunt. In this patriotic activity, stick to the theme and add red, white and blue items with the rhyming clues. Your seekers can pick up the small treasures along the way.
Examples of the rhyming clues include…
It’s the 4th of July! Let’s celebrate and have some fun. The first clue is found where the food is zapped, warmed and done.
50 pointed stars on the flag, each representing a state. Look at your clock for a new clue, don’t be late.
Every firework begins with a spark. The clue is found where you lay your head when it’s dark.
Crown thy good with brotherhood, from sea to shining sea. This is the place where you turn the temperature down one degree.
Of course, seekers will follow instructions on July scavenger hunt printable riddles toward each of the next clues. Once the national treasure hunters get to the final stop, or the last clue, on the hunt will have a patriotic surprise waiting for them! This can include sparklers, streamers, fireworks, fun 4th of July food, or something cute to wear!
Print out the clues below and get ready to have some fun!
Patriotic Scavenger Hunt
This Fourth of July game is so easy to use. The PDF file includes 20 Independence Day themed cards with rhyming Fourth of July riddles on them. The treasure hunt will take players all around the house and include a few for the yard that will take kids outdoors.
The patriotic game includes an answer sheet and is perfect for 2-6 players. This is an easy activity but you can pair age groups. Older children can help younger kids discover new printable clues. You can omit or take out any clue locations that do not fit your home. I do recommend printing the clues on card stock for durability.
To use the game, just download the PDF, print out the cards and cut them apart. Each of the Fourth of July clues is a rhyming riddle about where to find the next item on the list.
The 4th of July is a time to celebrate America, and what better way than with this epic July 4th scavenger hunt? It’s sure to entertain the kids and the parents will enjoy watching too.
No matter how you celebrate Fourth of July this year, we hope you have a blast!
Download the PDF below and get started on your hunt!
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Have a blast this Fourth of July and be safe!
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