This Sensory Halloween Scavenger Hunt is the perfect way to keep kids calm if they’re nervous or overwhelmed by Trick or Treating.
For some kids, Halloween is the best holiday of the year — candy, anyone? For others, it’s a night of complete sensory overload. From itchy costumes to strange new sounds, this spooky October evening can be a nightmare for kids with sensory processing concerns or even for kids who just get overwhelmed easily.
We thought it would be fun to take our popular Sensory Motor Scavenger Hunt and twist it up…Halloween style!
Whether your kiddo just needs a little distraction from the scary chainsaw house in the cul-de-sac or she needs a way to take it all in from a distance, we think this Halloween scavenger hunt will fit the bill. All you need is the free printable and a pencil to check off your finds!
Sensory Halloween Scavenger Hunt
See if you can find:
1 || Someone dressed like a clown
2 || Someone wearing a garbage bag
3 || A kid in a wagon
4 || An adult dressed in costume
5 || A full size Snickers Bar
6 || A glow stick
7 || A pumpkin to carry candy
8 || An animal in costume
9 || A child dressed like an animal
10 || Someone carrying candy in a pillowcase
11 || A fake spider web
12 || A bale of hay
13 || A porch with candy but no people
14 || A funny jack-o-lantern
15 || Someone dressed as a ghost
16 || The moon (bonus points if you can name the type of moon you see!)
If you try this Halloween scavenger hunt, we want to hear about it! Leave us a comment below and let us know how it went!