St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday celebrated every March 17th with parades and all things Irish. Make your own celebration with this St. Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt for kids free printable. Let the kids hunt down all the Irish symbols on the list to win the pot of gold!
Free Printable St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt
Download and use this free printable for your scavenger hunt for kids. It has pictures of symbols associated with celebrating St. Patrick’s Day such as a shamrock, leprechaun, rainbow, pot of gold, and a lucky horseshoe.
it’s a fast and easy St. Patrick’s Day game to play since it is an instant download printable. All you need to do is print the scavenger hunt clue cards, distribute to all the kids, hand them a pencil and let them find all the items.
They cross off each St. Patrick’s Day item they find. The first kid or team who finishes off all the items first, wins!
St. Patty’s Scavenger Hunt Ideas for Kids
Aside from the usual way of playing this game, there are other ways to play this scavenger hunt for kids. You can adapt your St. Patrick’s Day game while using this printable. Here are some examples.
Photo Scavenger Hunt
Instead of crossing off the item on the scavenger hunt list, have the kids take a photo of the item they found.
Once they complete the hunt, they show off the photos to the host or judge and win the prize.
Video Scavenger Hunt
It is played the same way as the Photo Scavenger Hunt but instead of photos, the participants take videos of the items found on the list.
Virtual Scavenger Hunt for Kids
You can play scavenger hunt with other family members from everywhere in the country via your favorite online app through a video.
Each family can hunt down the items from their own homes and show them on-cam when they finish off the St. Patty’s scavenger hunt list of items.
Scavenger Hunt Hiding Places
Of course, you need to make sure all the St. Patty’s day related items in the scavenger hunt printable are available to find. Go over the items and hide them around the house, the garden or wherever you plan to play this St. Patrick’s game.
Here are some ideas on where to hide the scavenger hunt items by A-Treasure Hunt:
Indoor hiding places
- Coffee machine
- Fruit basket
- Vacuum cleaner
- Underside of a chair,
- Key cupboard
- Coat rack
- Photo frame
- Hi-Fi system
- DVD player
- ADSL box
- Remote controls
- Coffee table
- DVD or CD case
- Video games console
- Books or comics
- Magazine rack
- Waste paper basket
- Pencil cup holder
- Ream of paper
- Bedside table
- Chest of drawers
- Toy chest
- Soft toys
- Terrestrial globe
- Back of toilet tank
- Toilet paper rolls
- Toothbrush cup
- Washing machine or dryer
- Clothes hamper
- Steps of staircase
Outdoor hiding places
Garage, Cellar, Storeroom or Garden Shed:
- Washing machine
- Clothes hamper
- Hot water tank
- Wine cabinet
- Bike or motorbike
- Storage cupboard
- Water meter
- Watering can
- Flower pot
- Flower bed
- Hole in the wall
- Deck chair
- End piece of hosepipe
- Buried box
- Garden table
- Basketball hoop
- Bird table
- Compost bin
- Slide or swing
- Roller skates
- Vegetable garden
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt Prizes
What would be the point of having a scavenger hunt game without getting a prize? Of course, everyone wants to get a pot of gold at the end of this St. Patrick’s game. But if you can’t afford to give real gold coins (as if!), here are some ideas on what should be at the end of a scavenger hunt.
- Gold chocolate coins in a pot
- Treasure chest of small trinkets and plastic gems
- Gold colored toys and charms
- Rainbow colored treats and candy
- Trophy and sash
- A small toy or game
- Special “Chore Pass” coupon to skip a chore of their choice
St. Patrick’s Game Winners Award
Of course, it’s a great idea to give the scavenger hunt game-winner an official certificate. This printable St. Patrick’s Day Game Winner Certificate would be awesome. Grab it now!
More St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids
If you want more St. Patrick’s Day activities, here are more ideas for you:
St. Patrick’s Treasure Hunt
Use these St. Patty’s Treasure Hunt clue cards for kids to find and guess where the hidden treasure is. Just download, print, cut, and hide them in the appropriate places described in the clues.
St. Patrick’s Activity Placemats
Keep the kids occupied with this St. Patrick’s Day Activities for Kids Placemats. They have fun games for kids to play right on their placemats. It also has a coloring sheet and FREE coasters to match their placemat activity sheets.
St. Patrick’s Day Scavenger Hunt for Kids Free Printable
Download this FREE printable scavenger hunt now and have a fast and easy St. Patrick’s Day game for kids!