Make Halloween and trick-or-treating even more exciting with a Halloween costume scavenger hunt. This free 4-page printable is perfect for kids of all ages. It’s especially helpful for young ones that want to go trick-or-treating but don’t want to go up to the houses to ring the doorbell.
A scavenger hunt for kids is fun anytime of the year. A scavenger hunt can be a distraction for children that are hesitant about or frightened by Halloween costumes. For those children who enjoy Halloween and costumes, this Halloween costume scavenger hunt can add an additional layer of excitement as a Halloween activity.
Halloween Costume Scavenger Hunt
You can have children hunt for the items on the Halloween Scavenger Hunt individually or in groups. Pairing a younger child with an adult or older child makes it possible for children of all ages to play along.
You can have the children look for all the items on the card or have them use the scavenger hunt to play Halloween bingo by finding items in a column or row. The flexibility of this kids scavenger hunt makes it easy to adapt for a variety of players and for a variety of situations:
- At a Halloween parade
- At a Halloween party
- While trick-or-treating
- For children who prefer to stay home on Halloween and hand out candy
There are so many different kinds of Halloween costumes and parts of costumes, that make it fun for even very young kids to play along.
Items to Look for in the Halloween Costume Scavenger Hunt
- Wigs or Hair
- Halloween Mask
- Blue Costume
- Fire Fighter
- Top Hat
- Wonder Woman
- Strong Man
- Cartoon Character
- Sports Uniform
- Green Costume
- A White Costume
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