Hide prizes throughout the house and for each prize, give your child a clue. The clue can be a riddle that they will have to figure out in order to find where the prize is.
Make this a fun event where the kids can dress up to search for the treasure. If you call it a treasure hunt, and make it pirate theme, have the kids make origami pirate hats (see video).
Too busy to plan this? No problem! Have the kids plan it for a sibling or for you!
VARIATION: Hide all the clues and have each clue lead to the next, and the final clue can lead to an ULTIMATE PRIZE! Here are some clue suggestions - of course modify these for your own home:
This activity is brought to you by Camp Northland, an overnight camp based in Haliburton, Ontario with a 100+ year tradition of creating memorable summer experiences for children and teenagers from Southern Ontario.