This website has lots of free treasure hunt ideas for you to use to create a great scavenger hunt or treasure hunt. There are searches, treasure hunt challenges, codes and puzzles available to help give you some clue ideas. There are some excellent Christmas clues for a festive treasure hunt too. Alternatively you could adapt some of our other ideas to make them into Christmas clues:
- A sound clue - a Christmas song such as "Oh Christmas Tree" leads to a Christmas tree.
- Quotes from your favourite Christmas book.
- A Christmas Word Search filled with festive things.
See the Treasure Hunt Ideas for Adults page for some clue ideas on how to make a good treasure hunt for grown-ups!
You can also use our free treasure hunt idea tool to create a treasure hunt online. The tool has loads of clue ideas in different formats (alphabet substitution, flag signals, mirrored writing etc) and fifty locations you would find around the home that would be suitable for hiding clues. This gives our treasure hunt creator almost 400 clues to choose from! In addition, you can add your own clues to your treasure hunts; simply use the "Create your own clue" option.