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Halloween Scavenger Hunt – Socially Distanced Fun

Get outdoors with the family this fall and do a Halloween Scavenger Hunt together! This free printable is great for all ages. It's one of many ways to celebrate the Halloween season with your family.

Halloween is a fun time of year, and you don't have to break the bank in order to have fun as a family. There's cost-effective and free options out there that are so much fun!

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Why do an outdoor Halloween hunt?

These days it's really important that we are able to social distance from other families when we're celebrating. With an outdoor halloween hunt you can easily do that by keeping your distance from others and wearing a mask.

Another reason for an outdoor Halloween scavenger hunt is to enjoy the nice fall weather. When the temperature cool off it's a nice chance to get outdoors and enjoy running around as a family without dealing with the blistering heat of the summer.

How to make this scavenger hunt fun?

If you are looking for a way to make Halloween fun while also sticking to social distancing, this scavenger hunt is a great idea.

Halloween themed porch

Give everyone the chance to win a prize. It can be choosing the movie for the night, picking takeout options, or Halloween treats!

If you want to make it even more fun you can add some Halloween treats at some of the scavenger hunt locations or “finds.”

You can also make it a friendly competition. Either make teams among your family, or share with friends in your neighborhood. You can each time yourselves to see who wins!

Skeleton and Jack o Lanterns along wooden fence outdoors - Halloween scavenger hunt outdoors

Printable Halloween Scavenger Hunt

I like to keep white cardstock on hand for printing games and activities like this outdoor Halloween hunt. Cardstock is thicker than regular printer paper, so it holds up for a trip around the neighborhood and being passed around between siblings.

If you want to print this one on regular paper you can, we just like to use cardstock or heavier paper so that it holds up well during the chaos of searching, crossing things off, etc.

The link to the full sized printable is below, this is a really easy. Just click and then print as many copies as you like!

Halloween scavenger hunt printable

This scavenger hunt printable is just 1 page. Be sure to print more than one if you're doing a competition! Everyone will need their own so they can hunt down all of the Halloween scavenger hunt items on the list.

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My printable halloween hunt is great for fun during the best time of year…spooky season! This is a free way to have a great time with your kids. If your trick or treating options are cancelled or limited this year you can also make this into a fun activity that can end with some treats!

More Halloween Fun

There's lots of Halloween fun here at MoneywiseMoms! If you are looking for even more Halloween fun you should check out these other posts. There is something for everyone from recipes to decorations and even DIY costumes.

Skull and skeleton bones in grass
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