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Scavenger Hunts can be a fun learning experience for children and parents. They are a unique way to bond as a family and with the Internet hunts you don’t need to leave your living room. Below are hunts that take a variety of themes, occasions and locations. Scavenger hunts teach problem-solving, improve reading and comprehension skills, and help children learn how to search the Internet.

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Below are a sample of Scavenger Hunt sites:

· Scavenger hunt fun is an amazing place for help building your own scavenger hunt. Lots of ideas and fun for all ages.

· http://www.scavenger-hunt-fun.com/

· The adventures of Cyberbee is a unique author scavenger hunt. Links for many of children authors like Judy Blume, Jan Brett, and R. L. Stine. Great way to discover and learn more about authors.

· http://www.cyberbee.com/author_sites.htm

· Education World: Internet Scavenger Hunts has a wonderful archive of Internet Scavenger Hunts. They have organized them by month. You just click the month for Internet Scavenger Hunts that are appropriate for that month. They even have an "Anytime Scavenger Hunts" link to search out Internet Scavenger Hunts that might be used at any time during the year.

· http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/archives/scavenger_hunt.shtml#summer

· Brush Up Those Study Skills:
An Online Scavenger Hunt - See more at: http://www.educationworld.com/a_lesson/lesson/lesson161.shtml#sthash.syhGgboC.dpuf

· Blackwell's Best Internet Scavenger Hunts has lots of fun for children. From apples and baseballs to holidays and Greek mythology.

· http://www.vickiblackwell.com/hunts.html

· Scholastic has 80 easy mini scavenger hunts. You can explore flags, maps, science, math, language arts, and so on.

· http://teacher.scholastic.com/professional/profbooks/technology/easyinternet/minihunts.htm

· Lucy Travels has scavenger hunt games for children on planes, cars, and camping.

· http://www.lucytravels.com/travel-scavenger-hunt-game-for-kid.html

· Ask.com: Question of the Day is filled with daily questions easily answered with a quick single search.

· http://www.ask.com/

· A Google a Day these daily questions are created so as not to be easily found with a single search; it usually will take at least two searches or more to find the answer.

· http://www.agoogleaday.com/#game=started

· For families that need a party game: Kid's and Family Party Game - Scavenger Hunt - Family Scavenger Hunt in a Box - Indoor and Outdoor Fun for Kids and Adults Together

· http://www.amazon.com/Kids-Family-Party-Game-Scavenger/dp/B008KVHJ4G

-R.R.Cratty

-Learning at home by Rhonda Cratty is a parent resource, filled with ideas to help children become the best they can be. Daily activities for family fun, that make subjects become more than pencil and paper, moving learning into everyday life. Learning at home can be purchased in print ($8.48) or eBook($4.48) form through http://www.amazon.com/dp/1494917203

For more information please see http://famfunlearn.com/.

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