The Hidden Cake Scavenger hunt is a great way to liven up a birthday party because it includes both a treasure hunt game and a baking activity, 2 activities that kids love!
Find the ingredients and the utensils to make a cake!
OH what fun, this one will be! It’s a real treasure hunt recipe! The little chefs will squeal with excitement for this adventure in baking, but first they will have to find all the ingredients. An outdoor treasure hunt game encourages children to be active and explore. A treasure hunt is a fun and satisfying experience for children of all ages.
- Number of players: from 6 children
- Ages: from 6 years old
- Supplies: recipe, ingredients and utensils to make the cake
- Played indoors
- Play time: about 1 hour
How to play the Hidden Cake Scavenger hunt?
This is a sweet twist to the classic treasure hunt game. You are going to bake a cake, but the ingredients and the utensils are hidden all around the house. Each player or team is given the name of one ingredient or utensil they have to find. When all the items are found and brought to the work table, you can start making the cake.
You can have the children find the ingredients and utensils in other ways:
- give the children a list (or pictures for children who can’t read) of what to find and let them search freely in a defined search area.
- give clues in the form of riddles that the children must solve to find the location of an ingredient before moving on to the next clue and so on.
- Create a map of the play area and make crosses at each ingredient or utensil location. The children will have to find their way around the map.
It is a good way for kids to learn what it takes to make a cake.
It is all the more fun when each person gets to use the ingredient or utensil they have found while preparing the batter…
The educational advantages of the game
- generates fun atmosphere
- team work : necessitates that children work in teams.
- needs a lot of cool thinking to unravel the clues
- encourages leadership, communication and interaction
- helps to develop natural curiosity
- learning and listening to the rules of the game
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