Scavenger hunts are so much fun for kids. For this activity, I cut out the parts of the scarecrow and then wrote out clues for the kids and read them aloud one at a time. After each clue, they ran off to find the body part of the scarecrow mentioned in the clue. I made all the clues rhyme because they are learning about rhyming words.
The body of the scarecrow is hiding with the keys. Can you help him find it please?
An arm is the next thing that you need. Let the smell of cinnamon be your lead.
Now he needs another arm. Look on the couch. No need for alarm.
Can you find the scarecrow’s leg? He shouldn’t have to beg… If you care, you will find one on the stair.
The last leg is hidden in a shoe. Go and find it with your clue!
After each part was found, the one who found it placed it on the table in the correct order. In the end, they made a complete scarecrow and had lots of fun in the process. I am providing you with the free printable that you can use for arts and crafts, a scavenger hunt and more with your children or students. You could also attach the parts with brads to have a moveable scarecrow. Have you done scarecrow themed crafts or activities with your children or students? What other Fall activities have you tried? I’d love to hear from you in the comments!
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