This investigation will take kids on an indoor scavenger hunt until somebody yells “Bingo!”
What You Need
- Paper and drawing materials to create your own Bingo cards, or use this online Bingo card generator.
- Here’s a sample Bingo card if you make your own:
- Pick a theme and make one card for each player. In our example at the top of this page, we decided to use colors.
- The center square of a Bingo card is usually marked as a “free” space.
What To Do
- Give each player a Bingo card, then start hunting!
- If you find an item that matches a square on your card, mark its square with an “X.” You could use Bingo chips if you have them, or mark your squares with coins, pebbles, or poker chips.
- The first player to get five covered squares in a horizontal, vertical, or diagonal row wins! Or you can play for a “coverall” to see who can cover every single square of their card.
Here are a few more ideas for your Bingo cards, but use your imagination. What else could you hunt for in your house?
- Fits inside the palm of your hand
- Taller than you
- As long as your foot
- As small as a fingernail
- Fits inside your backpack
- Square or Cube