Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt with Pictures

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Get this free printable Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt for a fun holiday-centered family activity! It’s great for kids ages 2-12, complete with a colored picture of each item.

The Christmas Lights Scavenger hunt printable on a white background with ornaments.

We love holiday learning fun! Just check out our I Spy Christmas printables, Snowman Glyphs, or our Snowman Coloring pages.

And one of our all time favorite family Christmas activities is this Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt. It’s become tradition to load our kids in the car, give them a fun holiday pencil and a cup of hot cocoa, and let them have a blast searching the neighborhood for all the items on the list.

It works as a fun activity on any night during the Christmas season, even if you find yourself bored on Christmas Eve!

A hand holding the printed Christmas Lights Scavenger Hunt in front of a Christmas tree.

🎄The Scavenger Hunt

The scavenger hunt is made up of a list of some of the most common display items, and it’s complete with a picture of every item, that way even kids who can’t yet read can participate independently from the backseat.

Each of the 22 items in the scavenger hunt are shown with a colorful picture. Why? Well, these work as clues for children who can’t yet read! Here’s what they’ll need to find:

  • Rudolph
  • Santa Clause
  • Snowman
  • Penguin
  • Christmas Tree
  • Star
  • Candy Cane
  • Nativity Scene
  • Present
  • Stockings
  • Ornament
  • Snowflake
  • Angel
  • Bells
  • Train
  • Disney Character
  • Polar Bear
  • Wreath
  • Elf
  • Teddy Bear
Pinterest graphic with the printable on a white background and the text, "Free Printable Christmas Lights with Scavenger Hunt."

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