Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt
- Printable Holiday Game -

Are you looking for something fun and different to do with your kids this upcoming Thanksgiving? This Thanksgiving treasure hunt just might be what you are looking for. It is part of our printable Thanksgiving games collection.  It comes in a ready-to-print download, all you have to do is hide the clues and watch the fun begin. 

This is the perfect activity to entertain the kids while you are busy making the Holiday meal, or as a family challenge.  Youth Leaders and Teachers this is something festive to do in the classroom or church.

One of the great things about this hunt is that it played anywhere because YOU pick the hiding locations! 


How does the Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt Work?

This Thanksgiving hunt features 12 fun brainteaser centered around the Thanksgiving Holiday. Each clue has a numerical answer.  As you can see in the sample clue above.  For that clue players are asked to darken in all the squares with food in them, when they do the number 21 appears.

When players figure out what the answer is they find that number on their Clue Master sheet.  The clue locator sheet is numbered 1- 50, and you write down all the hiding locations before the game.  So you hid the next clue ' in the mailbox'  then in space 21 you would write Mailbox.  Players will then know that is where to look next. 

This game includes a complete easy set-up guide to make this part a cinch.

When they find the correct hiding spot they will find another clue.  This continues until they complete all 10 clues and find the Turkey ( a winners certificate featuring a turkey holding up a sign reading YOU WON) you can also choose to hide a fun treasure at the end as well.

What are the Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt clues like?

This hunt features 12 full color Thanksgiving themed clues.  Two clues print per page, average clue is 5'x7'.  Each clue is different and must be solved a different way.  

When players get an answer wrong it will still lead them to a hiding location.  Only 12 of the 50 hiding locations have actual clues, the other locations are decoys and are needed to make sure the players complete the challenges.  You will hide TRY AGAIN tokens in the decoy hiding spots. 

Who Can Play the Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt?

The Thanksgiving Treasure hunt is perfect for kids six and up, as long as they can read and do basic math they can play.

How many players can play this game?

This printable treasure hunt can be played by one child or a whole group of children.  If you have more than five players you may want to consider trying the competitive version where players are divided into teams to compete to see who can find the turkey first.

Is the Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt played cooperatively, or is it a competitive game?

It can be either!  You can have players work together to solve the clues and find the turkey or you can divide them into teams to play against each other.  If you want to play a competitive version the you will need to print out two sets of clues (or more depending on how many teams you have) and print out a separate Clue Master for each team. Then simply change the Clue Master hiding locations for each team. So for example, though the answer might be 4, each team will have a different location listed under number 4 so that they are not all going to the same place at the same time.

How long does it take to complete the game?

That depends on how long it takes the players to solve and find the clues, on average this takes between 30 minutes to 1 hour.  It also depends on how hard and far apart you hide the clues. 

Where can this treasure hunt be played?

ANYWHERE!  Because you decide where the hiding locations are you can play this game anywhere.  In the house, in the yard, at church, in the classroom.  As long as there is enough space for it to be fun then it can be done. 

GET Your Thanksgiving Treasure Hunt NOW!

Your download will include all of the following;

  • 12 eye-catching colorful clues.  Each one offering a different kind of fun challenge.
  • Complete step-by-step Host Set-Up Guide
  • Answer key for each clue
  • Editable Clue Master sheet.  Just type in your clue location and print. You can also print it out blank and fill in the spaces with a pen.
  • Winning Turkey Card
  • Try Again Tokens

Your printable game will arrive within minutes in printable PDF files.  This is a digital purchase - No physical product will be mailed.  If you do not see it in your email please check your junk folder before you contact us - that is the usual culprit. If you have any questions or feedback we would love to hear from you!  Contact us at:

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