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(spring-summer)

Arrrrr, me hearties.

You've stumbled across a real piece o' gold here - a DIY kit to set up your own treasure hunt quiz trail :O)

  • ideas sheet
  • scavenger hunt + instructions
  • answer grid 
  • quiz questions 
  • templates
  • certificate to personalise

 

Ideas

Download this ideas sheet packed with simple tips for an exciting treasure hunt.

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Get started 

Printable instructions to give out to treasure hunters, plus some natural treasure they must find along the way.

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Answer grid 

Download and print this grid for the treasure hunters to write their quiz answers on.

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Quiz questions

Nature themed questions and puzzles to print out and turn into a trail for your treasure hunters to follow:

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(question 4 activity)

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(question 7 activity) 

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(question 7 activity)

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(question 7 help)

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Answers

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Templates

Make your treasure hunt unique!

Create an old-style map of your treasure hunt, marking the quiz question locations or key landmarks:

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Write clues to help the treasure hunters find each quiz question: 

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Make your own quiz trail. (The answers don't have to fit into an answer grid - they could give clues to the location of the next question :O)

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Certificate 

Printable certificate to personalise and hand out to all the treasure hunters at the end :O)

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pdf file  This is a pdf - you will need the latest free software to open it
 

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