This Back to School treasure hunt at home is so much fun for the kids! You can turn school supply shopping into something unique and fun with these school-themed rhyming riddles for kids! 20 Back to School Scavenger Hunt Clues that send the kids on an at home treasure hunt looking for their school supplies.
Back to School Scavenger Hunt
Doesn’t anyone love the smell of a brand new box of crayons?! Back to school is such a fun season as it is but when you add in a fun activity like these Back to School Scavenger Hunt Riddles, it takes the the task of gathering school supplies to a whole other level! Having a scavenger hunt for kids is always a good idea and with this one being back to school themed, you know it’s going to be a great time starting off the holiday season!
Kids love fun ideas created out of boring occasions – like back to school supply shopping for a new school year. Create a new back to school tradition with this memorable idea for the kids.
How do you make a scavenger hunt for kids at home?
It’s actually really simple to make an at home scavenger hunt for kids. Using common places like the front yard, bedroom, utensil drawer, your kids will go on an adventure through he home seeking clue after clue with rhyming riddles to guide them.
A kids scavenger hunt for back to school can have a small treasure with each found clue or a jackpot of treasures at the end of the hunt. If using a small gift with each new location, make sure your kids have a basket, bag or even a backpack to help them collect their back to school supplies.
What things do I need for school?
Back to school basics include a few school supplies you can find at your local stores. Many of these items are the same year after year, no matter what your age or grade.
Number 2 pencils
Older kids might need things like graphing paper and graphic calculators.
Scavenger Hunt for Back to School
Once you have all of your child’s school supplies, add one school supply item to each clue for up to 20 items. Have fewer items, use fewer clues or split up packaging like pencils, highlighters and/or markers. The best thing about the kids school supply scavenger hunt, is you adapt it to your situation. Pick the order. Pick the clue. Number them. Hide them with a school supply. Done.
Send your kids on an at home treasure hunt adventure!
What kinds of rhyming riddles are part of this scavenger hunt for Kids?
While I can’t give you ALL the riddles, below is just a short and sweet sampling of what you’ll find with this fun Back to School printable.
Back to School Riddle #1
You’re doing great, on this school treasure hunt,
the next one is found on the grass out front.
Back to School Riddle #2
New school supplies are really quite neat.
You will find your next clue, in a place where we sit down to eat.
Back to School Riddle #3
A clock can tell time, a pencil can write.
What utensil do you use, to take a really big bite?
… and of course many more – twenty total at home Classroom Supply Treasure Hunt Riddles for the return to the classroom.
The best things about this Kids Scavenger Hunt is you can adapt it to your space. Don’t have a grill, skip that school riddle!
You also can choose the order of treasure hunt clues. To set up the treasure hunt, number the clues on the back. That will help you arrange your clues in order when prepping the back to school activities for the kids. Keep the first clue to get started.
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