Now is the perfect time to start planning fun fall activities! Spice up your fall with these three fun fall scavenger hunt ideas for kids of all ages. Scavenger Hunt checklists for younger kids, rhyming clues for older kids and teens, and of course, a Friendsgiving team hunt idea too. Let the fall games begin and family traditions commence, there is something for everyone to have fun doing.
The months of fall make up some of the best times of the year. The weather starts to cool down, the bugs go away, and fun holidays start to happen. If you’re looking for new family fun activities, why not give these scavenger games a try? They were created so that all ages could join in on the fun.
These printable scavenger hunt games can be used at home, on the go, or anywhere that the feeling strikes. Perfect for Thanksgiving fun activities as well or use on the weekend as a “just because!” Fall is an excellent time of year to create precious memories and fun autumn family traditions.
What are good fall activities for families?
Anytime that you can create an activity that brings families together, it’s a great idea. Raking leaves, making cookies, or going on hikes are options to put at the top of the list. Some of our favorite family bucket list items will quicky turn into family traditions you do every fall.
Use this Family Fall Bucket List Printable as a way to jumpstart even more memory-making ideas. Just in case you need even more inspiration, here are a few other fun ideas for fall fun:
- Go to a pumpkin patch
- Pick apples
- Bake pies
- Go on a hayride
- Plan a fun fall picnic
- Go stargazing
- Make and drink hot chocolate
- Play outdoor games
- Set up an outdoor movie
And these are just a few options. With the cool temperature of the fall months, it makes outdoor activities simple to plan and enjoy. (plus, all the bugs are gone!)
What ages can participate in scavenger hunts?
All ages can join in on the fun. Even if you have littles, who want to be a part of it, help them accomplish that. You can team up together and read the clues to them so that they can be a part of the activity and have fun.
These printable scavenger hunts were created to be a blast for kids, teens, and adults. When it comes to having fun, everyone should have the option! Explore some of these creative fall scavenger hunt ideas.
Fall Nature Scavenger Hunt List
With this printable fall nature scavenger hunt, you don’t even have to leave the house. The at-home scavenger hunt printable has pictures and words to find inside and outside the home.
The fall scavenger hunt list includes:
- Yellow Leaf
- Animal Tracks
The second printable photo scavenger hunt included for this scavenger hunt duo is one that actually uses the senses. There are clues that will need to be smelled, touched, heard, and tasted to solve the clues.
The scavenger hunt list for fall includes:
- Crunching Leaves
- Pumpkin Spice
- Something Soft
- Something Orange
Making the scavenger hunt printable lists with pictures and words means that all ages can enjoy and play. While younger kids can be paired with older kids, it’s something they can easily do on their own! Teachers can use this as a fall scavenger hunt for preschool and take the kids on an outdoor adventure or use them as stations within the classroom.
Grab a clipboard and get started. Stay at home, go to a corn maze, attend a fall festival, or even visit an apple orchard!
Fall Scavenger Hunt with Clues
Who loves rhyming games? This fall scavenger hunt game includes 20 printable rhyming clues, all about fall. They’re super simple to read and so much fun to solve.
Some of the rhyming Fall Scavenger Hunt clues are:
“Let’s go on a treasure hunt in the fall, the first clue is found where you might keep a ball.”
“Beneath the trees’ canopy, where colors cascade, discover the next clue where leaf piles are made.”
“In Aumtn’s embrace, seek vibrant hues. Your next clue is found with the first aid for a bruise.”
There is no need to write your own scavenger hunt clues. This at-home fall scavenger hunt includes 20 rhyming fall riddle cards to choose from. Pick the best for your home and preferences, or use them all. The best way to use these clues is to have everyone gather around and hear the clue. Then, once the clue is ready in its entirety, it’s “off to the races” to see who can solve it first.
At the end of this fall treasure hunt, you can have a fun prize, party favor, or even a ticket for a family experience in the fall. Add to the fun by creating a time limit.
Team Friendsgiving Scavenger Hunt
Celebrating Thanksgiving with friends, aka Friendsgiving? We have the perfect activity for before or after the big feast.
The fun part about this Friendsgiving scavenger hunt activity is that it’s meant to be played with friends. Use this at Thanksgiving as a great way to bond and make turkey day memories that everyone will love.
This printable is packed full of clues, and the other is editable so that you can customize it completely. (And don’t forget that you can reuse and print over and over again for all your future Friendsgiving needs!)
Use this Friendsgiving scavenger hunt for many occasions…
- Youth Group Games
- Adult Scavenger Hunt
- Friendsgiving Party
- Classroom Party
- Office Party
- … and more!
This group scavenger hunt is perfect for Thanksgiving as you enjoy the value of teamwork. Edit the team scavenger hunt for your location, participants, and occasion. Completely make it your own.
Fall Scavenger Hunt Printables
Scavenger hunts are not only fun to play, but they’re the perfect way to bring people together and work on teamwork. Use these during the fall months and get excited about all things fall!
There’s a reason why people love pumpkin season – because it’s so addictive to see, eat, and drink! Fall just might be one of the best times of the year! Enjoy a printable fall scavenger hunt with your family today.
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More Scavenger Hunts
Need even more scavenger hunts? Check out this list of scavenger hunt ideas for the fall season and winter, spring, and summer too. You have to try them all!
- Halloween Scavenger Hunt
- Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt
- Backyard Scavenger Hunt
- Hotel Scavenger Hunt
- Airport Scavenger Hunt
- Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
- Camping Scavenger Hunt
- Park Scavenger Hunt
- Back to School Scavenger Hunt
- School Scavenger Hunt
- Zoo Animal Scavenger Hunt
- Virtual Scavenger Hunt
- Grocery Store Scavenger Hunt
- Indoor Scavenger Hunt
- Museum Scavenger Hunt
- Summer Scavenger Hunt
- Nature Scavenger Hunt
Check out all of our printable scavenger hunts in the Frugal Coupon Living shop. We have a game or activity for every occasion and season change.
More Fun Activities for Fall
The fall fun doesn’t have to end. If you are looking for fun fall activities, take a look at these fun things to do in fall including party games, trivia activities, and 60-second challenges.
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Fall Festival Games
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