Winter Scavenger Hunt Ideas For The Outdoors


Ah, winter! That magical time of year when the world is blanketed in a crisp, white snow. We all love to curl up in our warm homes and enjoy the chilly weather, but sometimes it can be a bit too much. If you’re feeling a bit down, why not bundle up and get outside with a scavenger hunt?

It's the perfect way to get outside and enjoy the winter weather. Plus, it's a great activity for the whole family or a group of friends. Everyone from young to old can join in on the fun and turn a dull afternoon into an exciting adventure.

Read on to discover the best winter scavenger hunt ideas.

Winter Object Hunt

Get your team together and see who can collect the most winter items in 5 minutes. From skis and sleds to scarves, wooly jumpers, and thick socks, there are plenty of winter items to be found.

Snowman Hunt

Is it snowing in your area? Then get some festive fun with a snowman-building competition! See who can build the biggest, best-dressed, or most realistic snowman, and award prizes for the winners. It's a great way to get everyone in the holiday spirit!

Pine Cone Hunt

If you’re in a place with plenty of trees and a beautiful forest, then a pine cone hunt is a great scavenger hunt idea to make this winter season to remember. Separate your people into teams and give them the challenge of finding the most impressive pine cones within the time limit. To make this winter scavenger hunt idea even more exciting, you can award prizes for the most impressive pine cones, funniest looking, or the smallest!

Find The Hidden QR Code

Unlike other missions, this is a unique way to get your team members and move around. With PlayTours QR code feature, you can print out a QR code and hide it somewhere, then the players have to find QR code, scan it and get the awards.

Reindeer Scavenger Hunt

In this scavenger hunt, teams can race to find all nine reindeer before time is up with bonus points for finding Rudolph. With PlayTours scavenger hunt app, you can manage bonus points and time limit easily in the system. Use stuffed reindeer toys or picture printouts. Hide enough reindeer for each team to find one of each. But be warned, if they don't find all of the reindeer in time, Santa won't be coming to their house this year!

Use PlayTours to create amazing winter scavenger hunts

PlayTours is the perfect platform for creating and managing scavenger hunt missions. With our GPS-based scavenger hunts and interactive maps feature, you can create outdoor game missions with ease. Use these ideas to create unique winter missions and have a great time with your friends and family!

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