Free Airport Scavenger Hunt- Free Download

Last Updated on May 9, 2023 by Michele Tripple

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Are family travel plans on the horizon? This airport scavenger hunt is just what you need to keep your kids entertained while you wait for your flight! Be sure to grab this free airport scavenger hunt printable before your next trip!

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Time flies when you’re having fun, and there’s nowhere you’ll need that more than at the airport! 

There’s always excitement in the air when your family is going on a trip, but sometimes you find yourselves waiting for your flight and struggling to pass the time, especially when your flight is delayed or you have a long layover. 

This airport scavenger hunt is the perfect solution to cure your boredom! 

Scavenger hunts are one of our favorite family activities, especially when we travel! 

They are great boredom busters, and they give us an opportunity to move around and explore while having fun together. 

For more scavenger hunt fun when you reach your destination, check out our free hotel scavenger hunt and beach scavenger hunt printables! And, if by chance you are traveling by car, be sure to grab our road trip scavenger hunt

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Why I Love Scavenger Hunts for Kids

There are so many great benefits of scavenger hunts!

  • They are great boredom-busters! They get your kids to leave their screens and explore the world around them.
  • They encourage your kids to exercise their problem-solving skills as they look for each item on their list.
  • They are a great activity for any age! You’ll love how your family works together and practices teamwork.

How To Do An Airport Scavenger Hunt

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It’s so easy to start an Airport Scavenger Hunt! All you need is our airport scavenger hunt printable for each player or team, and you are ready to go!

First, decide whether you will play individually, in pairs, or in teams. Give each person, pair, or team a copy of the Airport Scavenger Hunt list. 

Look around the airport for the items on your list. You shouldn’t have to go far to find most of the items on your list! 

As you find each item, check it off. The person or team with the most items found wins! 

How To Adjust Scavenger Hunts for Different Ages

Because the airport is a public place, you will want to set boundaries and make sure that young children stay within your sight and partner with an adult as they hunt for items on their list. 

Help them as needed with reading and understanding the instructions, but let them do the finding. You’ll be impressed by their observation skills!

Your teens might be resistant to playing at first, but they can probably be persuaded with a little competition! 

Make it a race to see who can complete their list first, or offer a prize for the winner. Of course, playing with them offers you a chance to have some fun and bond together. 

Airport Scavenger Hunt Ideas

  • Ticket
  • Suitcase
  • Luggage cart
  • Bench
  • Airplane
  • Luggage carousel
  • Luggage tag
  • Passport
  • Pet carrier
  • Water fountain
  • Escalator
  • Vending machine
  • Pilot
  • Stroller
  • Bathroom sign
  • Sandwich shop
  • Camera
  • Headphones
  • Newspaper
  • Neck pillow

Free Airport Scavenger Hunt Printable

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  • Cardstock- I always recommend printing on cardstock. This makes it way more durable so you don’t have to worry about printing it time and time again.
  • Laminator / Laminating Sheets- Again, for added durability, grab a laminator and laminating sheets so that you can use this again and again!
  • Scissors (I seriously love these ones)
  • Dry Erase Pens- Use dry erase pens so that you can wipe your laminated printable clean over and over again for endless use!

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Great Scavenger Hunt Ideas to Try

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Can I resell these?

You may not resell any printable on our website or in our resource library. You may use them for class parties, at church, at home, or in the classroom. You may get these printed at an office supply store or copy center at your own expense.

2 thoughts on “Free Airport Scavenger Hunt- Free Download”

  1. What a great idea!!! When I was a teacher, I used scavenger hunts all the time. A recent scavenger hunt that I do with my son: I bought him a book of bird sounds and we look for the different bird species in our local park.

    Absolutely love the. idea of a scavenger hunt on an airport!!!!


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