Are you ready to get in the Christmas spirit? Check out these Christmas Scavenger Hunt Ideas for the whole family. Use these scavenger hunts in the car (searching for Christmas Lights and Decorations), as a Christmas Party game, or as a fun activity around the house.
If you’re anything like me, Christmastime makes you do a little happy dance. I love doing as many Christmas activities as I can fit into one season. One great way to enjoy the holidays is to do a scavenger hunt together as a family. If that sounds like fun to you, you’ll enjoy these Christmas Scavenger Hunt ideas for the whole family.
Christmas is such a great time to create lasting memories through family activities and these scavenger hunt games are a great place to start. Plus, who doesn’t love a free holiday activity?!
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How to Play a Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Not sure how to play a Christmas Scavenger Hunt? Check out our Christmas Scavenger Hunt for instructions on several different ways to play, plus a few helpful tips on what to include in a Christmas scavenger hunt if you are making your own.
11+ Christmas Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Whether you are creating a treasure hunt for toddlers, preschoolers, kids, or teens – this list has you covered. Through this list, you’ll find that Christmas scavenger hunts are great as:
- a creative stocking stuffer,
- a Christmas activity for the whole family,
- or as a Christmas party game.
Christmas Scavenger Hunt Ideas
Christmas Scavenger Hunt for Kids and Families
Use our Christmas scavenger hunt for kids and families in the car (searching for Christmas lights and decorations), as a Christmas party game, or as a fun activity around the house.
Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt
If you love looking at Christmas lights on a peaceful evening drive or walk, be sure to download this Christmas light scavenger hunt from Thirty Handmade Days.
Christmas Morning Gift Hunt for Teens
Looking for a fun way to get your teens more involved on Christmas morning? Try these Christmas morning gift hunt clues from My Crazy Good Life.
Old-School Christmas Scavenger Hunt with Printable Cards
This old-school Christmas scavenger hunt with printable clue cards from Play Party Plan is the perfect way to spread a little holiday cheer for your family this year!
Big Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt
If you’re looking for a big Christmas light scavenger hunt that will take a little more time, this one from The Savvy Sparrow has a whopping 38 things to find!
Target Store Christmas Scavenger Hunt
This Target store Christmas scavenger hunt from Sweetology is a great way to keep your kids entertained while you get some Christmas shopping done.
Christmas Outdoor Décor Scavenger Hunt
If you love driving around and looking at other people’s Christmas décor and lights, download this Christmas décor scavenger hunt from Mrs. Merry to add even more fun to your family’s Christmas light peeping.
Virtual Christmas Scavenger Hunt
This virtual Christmas scavenger hunt from Simple Simon and Company is great for anyone who is stuck indoors due to weather or sickness, but still wants to sneak in as many Christmas activities as possible!
Giant Christmas Scavenger Hunt with Printable Clues
If you love a nice, long scavenger hunt with riddles for clues, this giant Christmas scavenger hunt from (Between Us Parents) is for you.
Indoor Christmas Treasure Hunt with Clues
This indoor Christmas scavenger hunt for kids from PJs and Paint can be played no matter where you live or are spending the holidays.
Indoor Christmas Hunt with Clues
If you’re looking for an indoor Christmas activity then this Christmas scavenger hunt with printable clue cards from The Best Ideas for Kids is a great option!
Outdoor Christmas Scavenger Hunt
Still wanting to get outdoors for a Christmas scavenger hunt even in the winter? Grab this outdoor Christmas hunt from Elf on a Shelf (+3 other Christmas hunts)!
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