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Mixed Math Skills: Mini-Treasure Hunt (Free Printable)

Here's a fun activity to keep your child's math skills sharp! This is a mixed math skill mini-treasure hunt for kids ages 4-8. This free printable mini-treasure hunt covers a variety of math skills (in two different challenge levels). Level 1: Addition, subtraction, and multiplication concepts. (Ages 4-6) Level 2: Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. (Ages 6-8) Choose the right challenge level for your child, print, and play. Once kids solve the secret message, it will read, "INSIDE A BACKPACK." You may want to hide a prize inside a backpack for your child to find after solving this math puzzle. Level 1: Ages 4-6 Math skills:  Addition and subtraction within 20 Adding coins Addition and subtraction words (more than, less than) Introduction to multiplication (groups of)...

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Free Printable mini-treasure hunt for kids!

We've been getting such great feedback on our mini-treasure hunts for kids! We are so happy you like them! Here is another free printable mini-treasure hunt that will bring some fun to hanging at home! If you missed our last printable mini-treasure hunt, you can find it here. Our mini-treasure hunts are easy to set up, kids love doing them, and they get kids off screens and moving around.  Set-Up Cut out the six words and hide them separately. The kids will find the words and then put them together in the right order to read, "Look where we wash the dishes." We hide each word in a plastic egg. I like to put these in plastic eggs to make them...

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Pirate Treasure Hunt for kids ages 5-9

Okay, our latest treasure hunt is totally awesome! It is more of a hybrid between a treasure hunt and an escape room game. More than just riddles, this pirate treasure hunt requires kids to solve 5 puzzles (4 clues and a final decoder). If your kiddo loves treasure hunts, you should check out how we set up some of our other treasure hunt games like the Lucky Shamrock Treasure hunt and the Egg Hunt Treasure Hunt. Send your kids on a true pirate adventure with this puzzle-solving treasure hunt. Click here to buy the printable treasure hunt. Kids figure out rhyming riddles, collect "gold coins," and solve a series of puzzle tasks that take them to various places around the house. Some of the puzzles...

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Lucky Shamrock Treasure Hunt

Now that we are homeschooling and confined to our house, we are in desperate need of fun learning activities for the kids! That's why we created this LUCKY SHAMROCK TREASURE HUNT.   It's time to get creative!   Jason was inspired last night and decided to create a St. Patrick's Day Treasure hunt. He literally JUST created it. It is a treasure hunt that does NOT require a Blimey Box Locking Game Kit and it keeps kids busy, having fun, and learning for about 40 minutes.   We thought we would share since we're all looking for ways to keep our kids busy and this was a huge hit at our house!  BUY THE PRINTABLE TREASURE HUNT  Check out pix from the hunt! Here...

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Valentine Paper Coding Activity - Fun for Kids!

Today we have a fun, screen-free coding activity for your kids! Valentine Paper Coding! Coding is the method of giving instructions to perform a specific task.  This unplugged paper coding activity has two different levels for kids to solve. The first level is finding the right code to get the arrow to the heart. Once kids discover the correct path, they will uncover a secret word. In the second level activity, kids find the right code to get the Valentine Letter to the Blimey Bloke. Once they find the code that works, kids decode a secret message about kindness! Why Coding rocks: Kids practice trial and error Teaches kids problem-solving skills A fun way to have fun with math Be...

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