How about a treasure hunts?
Combine the two into an activity that’s fun for everyone.
In this article I’ll show you, piece by piece, how to put together a puzzle treasure hunt that will send your family on a search for clues through the house or around the neighborhood.
Why a Puzzle Treasure Hunt?
Treasure hunts can be lots of fun. There are endless variations so you can mix things up to keep them interesting and hold your kids’ attention.
A puzzle treasure hunt adds an extra element. It requires players to work together and problem-solve to reach the end of the hunt, because the players must put together a small jigsaw puzzle to reveal each clue. What a great way to foster cooperation and communication skills among your kids—all while they’re having fun!
A recent episode of The Big Bang Theory inspired my family to add this puzzling new twist to the good-ole family treasure hunt. Even if you don’t watch the show, I’m sure you and your kids will enjoy it just as much as we did.
Want to wow them with an awesome adventure made just for them?
Turn your home into a wilderness with hidden treasure and your kids as hunting pirates.
In this article I’ll show you how to create the ultimate treasure hunt for your kids.
Why Plan a Treasure Hunt?
Ever hear “I’m bored”?
It’s what all parents dread hearing and one of the most daunting problems to solve.
It’s far too easy to let your kids plop down in front of an electronic device and zone out, but we all know it’s better for their health and creativity to fill that down time with fun, stimulating activities.
Surprise them with a treasure hunt.
It will give them something fun to do, and treasure hunts are a great way for you to get more involved with your kids and learn about their interests. We have as much fun planning our treasure hunts together as we do actually completing them.
Do your kids place more value on their videogames than the real world?
How about bridging the two? Minecraft is one of the hottest games for kids.
Did you know you can create “adventure maps” in your own backyard?
Whether your kids are into Minecraft or not, this article is sure to get them outside for a fun adventure.
Why a Backyard Treasure Hunt?
My kids have been creating adventure maps on Minecraft for a long time now, so I thought it would be fun to create a real-life adventure map in our backyard.