Do your kids love rainy days? When it’s not pouring out, it’s a great time to get outside, jump in puddles and enjoy a themed scavenger hunt!

This outdoor activity for kids will entertain preschoolers and older kids alike! Print out your hunt list and get outside!

Rainy Day Printable Scavenger Hunt for Kids

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

When it’s raining kids are naturally drawn to the outdoors. They just want to get out there and splash in puddles and get wet! Why not turn their natural enthusiasm into a fun learning experience?

Scavenger hunt lists are an easy way to incorporate learning into a walk or backyard playtime.

This rainy day list has things for kids to find unique to rainy days like people with umbrellas, worms and puddles. Maybe you will get lucky and spot a rainbow!

Color printable rainy day scavenger hunt.

Fun Scavenger Hunt Ideas!


  • Nature doesn’t stay the same, every time you do a nature scavenger hunt there are new treasures to find!
  • Discuss how a rainy day hunt will be different than other nature walks. What differences will there be?
  • You can give scavenger hunt clues to help children work on their comprehension and observational skills.
What Makes It Rain book with a printable rainy day scavenger hunt.
Scavenger hunt for kids on a rainy day.

How To Use The Free Scavenger Hunt Printable

Simply print out the appropriate list for your child. Decide if it is best for your child to cross off, draw or color items in as they find them.

You can insert into a dry-erase pocket to allow use of the list over and over.

Set up a backyard scavenger hunt or go for a walk around the neighborhood to search for all the items on the list.

Black and white printable rainy day scavenger hunt.

Other Ways To Use KEYWORD:

Team Building

Kids may need help from others to find everything. Can they work together splashing in puddles to cross off that box?

Write A Story

Use the child’s findings to write a rainy day story! Or practice writing sentences about each thing on the list.

Set Up A Photo Scavenger Hunt

Take some rainy day pictures and use them to create your own version of an I Spy game.

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Rainy day themed printable scavenger hunt.
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