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A Free Snowy Winter Scavenger Hunt Printable Worksheet in Spanish and English for Kids

Are you searching for a fun winter activity to brighten the bleak midwinter days? In our household, we adore winter, especially when it blankets the world in snow. 

Join us outdoors with this FREE winter scavenger hunt printable, available in both Spanish and English. 

Plan a fun neighborhood search and find and get the whole family involved!

Calling all teachers! This makes for a great way  to get students off their screens and into nature.

​Get ready for some fun winter fun! Happy hunting!

Keep reading to the bottom of this post to learn how to subscribe and get your free scavnger hunt hoy mismo!

Embark on a bilingual Winter Scavenger Hunt adventure with our printable checklist in both English and Spanish! 🌨️❄️ Perfect for family fun, this scavenger hunt will have you searching for winter wonders in two languages. Print your checklist, grab your mittens, and explore the beauty of the season together! 🧤🕵️‍♂️ #WinterScavengerHunt #BilingualFun #FamilyAdventure #Printables

This winter scavenger hunt printable offers numerous benefits, making it an engaging and educational activity for children of all ages this winter season. Here are some of its key advantages:

  • Outdoor Engagement: Encourages kids to explore the outdoors, promoting physical activity and a connection with nature, even during the colder months.
  • Educational Learning: Enhances observation skills, vocabulary development (especially in bilingual hunts), and cognitive abilities as kids search for specific items.
  • Seasonal Awareness: Helps children learn about seasonal elements and phenomena specific to winter, such as snowflakes, icicles, winter clothing, etc.
  • Family or Group Bonding: Fosters teamwork and collaboration when done in groups, promoting social interaction among siblings, friends, or classmates.
  • Multilingual Practice: In bilingual hunts, it facilitates language learning and reinforcement, encouraging kids to recognize words in different languages.
  • Cognitive Challenges: Introduces challenges and problem-solving opportunities as children strategize how and where to find each item on the list.
  • Creative Expression: Allows for creativity through bonus challenges, where children can showcase their imagination by building snowmen or finding unique ways to interpret items on the list.
  • Adaptable for Various Settings: Suitable for classrooms, homeschooling, community groups, or family activities, providing flexibility in usage.
  • Supports Learning Extension: Can be supplemented with discussions, crafts, or research about the found items, extending the learning beyond the hunt itself.
  • Promotes Excitement: Sparks enthusiasm and excitement for the season, creating memorable experiences that kids will cherish.

Related: Loose Parts Outdoor Activities To Do With Your Kiddos Today!

Below, find a list of words featured in both the Spanish and English versions of the printable scavenger hunt! 

Try bilingual play for added practice or stick to the minority language for reinforcement. Feel free to print multiple copies to involve neighborhood friends in the fun!

Here are the winter items that are found on this scavenger hunt. 

El hieloIce
Una palaA shovel
Una bufandaScarf
La nieveSnow
Unos guantesGloves
Un gorroHat
Un copo de nieveSnowflake
Un chocolate calienteHot chocolate
Unas botasBoots
Un abrigoJacket
Un muñeco de nieveSnowman
Un trineoSled

Looking for a fun way to use this easy activity? Check out three fun winter scavenger hunt ideas that younger kids and older kids will enjoy:

 Related: 95+ Winter Spanish Vocabulary Words: Explore the Frosty Season in Spanish!

1. Winter Dress-Up Relay:

  • Incorporate the winter clothes items from the list (scarf, mittens, hat, etc.).
  • Divide kids into teams.
  • Scatter the clothing items around the playing area.
  • Set a timer and have the first player from each team run to find an item on the list, put it on, and return to tag the next teammate. The team that completes dressing up in all items first wins.

2. Snowball Scavenger Hunt:

  • If you have real snow or make faux snowballs, hide small winter-themed items within or around them (miniature toys, snowflake cutouts, laminated images etc.).
  • Kids search for these items within the snowballs, either by melting them or digging through piles, like a treasure hunt in the snow.

3. Classroom Scavenger Hunt

  • Download and print off my Winter Flashcards in Spanish, also available upon subscription (see end of the post)
  • Print them off, laminate them and hang them around the room. 
  • Have your students walk around to find the items on the list. 
  • For reading and writing practice, have them write the scavenger hunt items they find.

Are your kids enjoying the outdoors? Try this Sounds of Nature scavenger outdoor scavenger hunt with them!

Embark on a bilingual winter adventure with our Winter Scavenger Hunt printable! 🌨️🔍 Engage the whole family in a quest to find seasonal treasures, from snowflakes to hot cocoa, while practicing both English and Spanish. This interactive and educational activity is perfect for chilly days indoors. Download now and let the scavenger hunt begin! ❄️👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 #WinterScavengerHunt #BilingualFun #Printables

Before engaging in this winter scavenger hunt, it can be beneficial to familiarize children with the winter vocabulary words in Spanish through some more of my printable activities. Let’s check out a few fun ways that kids of all ages can learn these winter words. 

There are various enjoyable ways to do this, such as exploring winter-themed picture books in Spanish or incorporating the words into other engaging activities like a winter-themed I Spy game or winter coloring pages. 

Additionally, a winter bingo in Spanish can provide an interactive and entertaining opportunity to reinforce the vocabulary. It is the perfect activity for the classroom!

Finally, you could find the words in a fun word search puzzle with a winter theme. This is a great activity for big kids!

By incorporating these activities, children can have fun while expanding their Spanish language skills and building their winter vocabulary.

Related: 40+ Scavenger Hunt Lists Ideas for Kids of All Ages

Let’s do a quick run through of the what you need for this winter scavenger hunt printable.

Preparing for this simple activity is super easy. All you need to do is your instant download which you can grab in my Free Printable Spanish Library after subscribing at the end of this post.

  • 8.5 x 11 printer paper or card stock
  • A printer to print out the PDF file.
  • Coloring utensils such as crayons, colored pencils or markers.
  • Your child or students!


If you’re already part of our subscriber community, head over to the Free Spanish Printable Library (FSPL) and input the seasonal, case-sensitive password provided in each email I send your way!

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I hope your children and students enjoyed this great winter activity. 

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Winter Scavenger Hunt in Spanish