Use Our Free Printable Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt This Holiday!
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Find out how to enjoy your own Christmas light scavenger hunt!
With Christmas right around the corner, this frugal tradition is something fun to do from the comforts of your own car! Driving around and admiring beautiful holiday light displays brings so much holiday magic for kids and adults alike, and it’s something I look forward to each year – it’s even included on my family’s Christmas bucket list.
I’m sharing a fun and free printable to make Christmas lights even more exciting by turning it into a scavenger hunt adventure!
This year, bundle up the kids in their pajamas and go hunting for Christmas lights in your area by car. Before heading out, print out our FREE checklist to see who can cross off all the items on their list first!
Don’t forget to bring along some hot chocolate for the road!
Tips for using our fun Christmas light scavenger hunt free printable:
- I recommend printing these checklists out on white cardstock paper so they won’t rip as easily when you’re checking off your festive finds on the go.
- If you have a laminator, this would be a great opportunity to use it and mark off the list using dry erase markers. This way the cards will be less likely to get bent or spilled on, and you’ll be able to re-use them again next year!
- Consider getting a fun prize for the winner of the scavenger hunt like holiday treats or a special toy or book.
- Where do I find Christmas lights in my area? There’s a handy “cheer map” in the Nextdoor app that lets neighbors add their Christmas displays, and 90% of Nextdoor users decorate!
Here’s a frugal and easy-to-compile gift idea!
Consider gathering a few hot cocoa supplies and putting together a thoughtful gift basket for friends, family members, or neighbors. Make sure to include our free printable Christmas light scavenger hunt card to complete the basket so they can have a fun family night of looking at lights, too!
There’s something pretty special about seeing your kids and loved ones experience pure joy at seeing Christmas lights.
Here’s a pic of my teammate Chelsea’s cute kiddos at a recent display! We love Christmas lights here at Hip2Save and wanted to share this free printable with the hopes your family can get out safely and enjoy some holiday magic, too. Enjoy!