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Classroom Scavenger Hunts

For each scavenger hunt, the teacher prints out a set of fact cards and hides them around the classroom. Students search for the cards and record the interesting facts they learn.

Classroom Scavenger Hunts
Find the cards around the room to learn interesting facts about ancient Egypt and answer related questions.
4th through 7th Grades
Common Core
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Students will learn a variety of interesting information about ancient Greece while completing this fun scavenger hunt.
3rd through 6th Grades
Find out all sorts of fascinating facts about ancient Rome with this engaging scavenger hunt.
3rd through 5th Grades
Name two ways an ostrich can protect itself. What can hummingbirds do that most other birds can't? Name all of the bird species that have more than two feet. Name the four colors of chicken eggs. Discover the answers to these bird questions, and 14 others when you play this classroom scavenger hunt game.
3rd through 5th Grades
What is a butterfly's proboscis used for? What can butterflies see that people cannot see? On what type of plant do Monarch butterflies lay their eggs? Find out the answers to these questions, any many others!
3rd through 5th Grades
Georgia was named after which British king? Name three crops that were grown on southern plantations. Name three things colonial Americans made from corn. When they play this game, students will learn many fun facts about colonial America.
3rd through 5th Grades
This scavenger hunt can be used to supplement your teachings about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the civil rights movement.
3rd through 6th Grades
Learn more about Dr. Seuss with this fun scavenger hunt activity.
1st through 4th Grades
Celebrate Earth day with an informative and fun scavenger hunt! Students will look for cards around the room to help answer questions on the worksheet.
2nd through 5th Grades
What is the largest species of frog in the world? What is the most poisonous frog in the world? What is a herpetologist? Students will find these answers and more when they play this scavenger hunt game.
3rd through 5th Grades
What is the largest species of fish in the world today? List two other names for the pufferfish. What is the fastest species of fish in the world? This file contains 18 interesting fish facts.
3rd through 5th Grades
Hide these cards around the room and have your students complete a scavenger hunt full of fun facts about Greek mythology.
5th through 8th Grades
How many times does your heart beat in a year? If you could stretch out your small intestine, how long would it be? About how many hairs are on your head? This printable game is loaded with terrific facts about the human body.
3rd through 5th Grades
Help your students learn all about insects with this engaging scavenger hunt.
3rd through 5th Grades
Name four examples of social insects. Are centipedes carnivores or herbivores? List examples of decapods. How many body sections does an arachnid have? Find the answers to these, any many other questions, with this fun classroom game.
3rd through 6th Grades
How long does it take a ray of sunlight to travel from the sun to our planet? WHat is a single particle of light called? Where does the moon's light come from? What does the word refract mean?
3rd through 6th Grades
What are lodestones? Which parts of a magnet have the strongest pull? What type of magnet can repel sharks? What units are used for measuring the power of a magnet?
3rd through 5th Grades
What land animal has the largest brain? What body part does a dolphin use to breathe the air? What are the only two mammal species that lay eggs? This scavenger hunt has 18 fascinating facts about mammals.
3rd through 5th Grades
How many eggs can a female darkling beetle lay at one time? What do mealworms eat in the wild? How did darkling beetles get their name? How many body segments does a mealworm have? Students will discover so many interesting facts about mealworms and darkling beetles.
3rd through 5th Grades
Your students will learn many interesting things about plants when you use this scavenger hunt activity with them.
2nd through 4th Grades
Write a possessive noun for each sentence shown. (example: This computer belongs to Jill. = Jill's computer) This lesson includes 16 different possessive noun cards that can be hidden in your classroom. Can you students find them all?
1st through 3rd Grades
In what unusual way does a horned lizard protect itself? In what unusual way does a horned lizard protect itself? Where might you find a flying lizard? This activity is chock-full of fun reptile facts.
What is the only type of rock that can float on water? If you break a geode, what's inside? What is the hardest natural substance on earth
3rd through 6th Grades
How far away is the sun? Which planet has the most volcanoes? What is the hottest planet? This scavenger hunt is filled with out-of-this-world facts the kids will love!
Does sound travel faster through air or water? What is the approximate speed of sound in dry air? Name two materials that absorb sound energy. How is an echo formed?
3rd through 6th Grades
Hide these printable scavenger hunt cards all around the classroom and print off copies of the attached worksheet. When students find the cards, they can use the information to complete the worksheet.
3rd through 5th Grades
This scavenger hunt features lots of fascinating facts about volcanoes.
3rd through 6th Grades
How hot is a bolt of lightning? How fast are the winds in a category 5 hurricane? During what time of the day are rainbows most likely to form? Find the answers to these and 15 other weather questions when you play this scavenger hunt activity.


With this interactive class scavenger hunt students will learn fun Halloween facts. Did you know that the largest jack-o'-lantern ever carved weighed over 1,000 lbs.? Or that pumpkins can be red, green, yellow, or even blue! Use this activity to find out many more interesting facts related to Halloween
3rd through 8th Grades
When and where did the first Thanksgiving take place? How long did the first Thanksgiving last? What does the president do each year on Thanksgiving? Find the answers to these questions and more!
Discover fun facts about Christmas with this classroom scavenger hunt activity. Students will learn about the history of Christmas traditions, along with information about Christmas around the world.

Chapter Books

Mary Pope Osborne is the author of the Magic Tree House series of books. If you're reading these books with your class, give this scavenger hunt a try.
1st through 3rd Grades

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