Package 3-2 - Kindergarten Mathematics - Scavenger hunt

This game helps your child practise identifying numerals to 20, counting, identifying shapes and objects and comparing things.

Week 4 - Package 2 - Kindergarten Mathematics - Scavenger hunt

Things you need

Have these things available so your child can complete the tasks.

Ideal

  • Scavenger hunt sheet

  • A pencil

  • Some paper

Back up

  • Copy the scavenger hunt sheet onto a piece of paper

Why is this activity important?

This game helps us practise identifying numerals to 20, counting, identifying shapes and objects and comparing things.

Before you start

Make sure you have the required resources ready.

What your child needs to know and do

This task is easily adaptable and your child can bring to it whatever they know about numbers and counting.

What to do next

  • Have your grid ready.

  • Search your house for items on the list.

  • Draw what you found in each box.

  • Find everything on your list.

  • Have fun!

Options for your child

Activity too hard?

Talk with them and help them find things.

Activity too easy?

Change the items in the scavenger hunt.

Follow-up questions to ask your child

  • I wonder if…

  • Let’s check that by….

  • Can you share with me what you were thinking?

Extension/additional activity

Create your own scavenger hunt board for someone else in your family.

Activity sheet 1: scavenger hunt

Your task:

  • Search your house for items on the list.

  • Draw what you found in each box.

  • Find everything on your list.

  • Have fun!

  • Find 3 squares.
Something shorter than you.	
Something smaller than your hand.	
The number 11.
Something bigger than your foot.	
Less than 3 of something.	
2 circles.
The number that comes before 6.
A pattern that repeats.
1 ten and 2 more objects.	
The number that comes before 10.	
Something heavier than your toothbrush.

Activity sheet 2: scavenger hunt

Your task:

  • Create your own board.

Blank grid board to create your own scavenger hunt.


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