Fire House Scavenger Hunt
Things you’ll need:
Several pictures of fire. Either hand drawn, cut from magazines, or printed off of the computer.
Bags, half the number of guests
Before the guests arrive:
Step 1: Cut out all the pictures. Two per guest is generally a good number to have.
Step 2: Hide the pictures all around the house. Keep the ages of your guests in mind while doing the hiding.
When the guests arrive:
Step 1: Split the guests up into teams of two.
Step 2: Show the children a picture of a fire, and tell them that there are several “fires” all around the house. Explain that each team is a pair of firefighters, who must find and put out as many fires as they can in three minutes.
Step 3: Give each team a bag to put the fires into.
Step 4: Ring a bell, or yell ‘FIRE!’ to indicate that it’s time to start putting out fires.
Step 5: When the three minutes are up, call all the teams back. The team with the most fires in their bag wins.
Celebrate 25 Days of Christmas with activities every day from December 1st until Christmas Day!