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Weekly Scavenger Hunt

This weekly scavenger hunt is just for fun.
Can you guess what the item is by looking at the zoomed in picture and the clue?
When you figure it out, try to find the real object that is being described.
If you would like, take a photo with the item and send it to us as child@pwpl.org.
Your photos might just end up on our website!

Click here to see your photos and answers to previous week’s scavenger hunts

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Week Sixteen: Bugs

Week Fifteen: Birthday Celebrations

Week Fourteen: Summer Fruits

Week Thirteen: Community Helper Vehicles

Week Twelve: Sports

Week Eleven: National Picnic Month

Week Ten: Summer Favorites

Week Nine: Father’s Day

Week Eight: The Beach

Week Seven: Gardening

Week Six: Memorial Day

Week Five: Baking

Week Four: Bicycle Safety

Week Three: Mother’s Day

Week Two: Traffic Safety

Week One: Earth Day

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Week Sixteen (August 3- August 9)
Theme:  Bugs

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the
Week Sixteen post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: This fuzzy inch worm in a cocoon will lie, until it emerges as a butterfly. 

 

Photo #2: 

Clue: They come out of their underground tunnels for something to eat,
these creepy crawlers will swarm your picnic basket if there is something sweet. 

 

Photo #3: 

Clue: Like a snail but has no shell, but oozes slime just as well. 

 

Photo #4: 

Clue: Between the blades of lawn it pops,  in little arcs it leaps and drops. 

 

Photo #5: 

Clue: It flickers by with a twinkle of light, kids try to catch them in a jar at night. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Sixteen:  

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 16

 

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Week Fifteen (July 27 – August 2)
Theme:  Birthday Celebrations

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the
Week Fifteen post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

 

Photo #1:

Clue: Covered with icing in swirls just for you, make a wish as you slice it and hope it comes true. 

 

Photo #2: 

Clue: A flame to be blown out for luck and good cheer, another is added for every year. 

 

Photo #3: 

Clue: Wrapped in fancy paper and ribbons to adorn,
brought with a greeting on the day you were born. 

 

Photo #4: 

Clue: Made of cardboard or foil in shiny pink or red,
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o celebrate your day and worn on your head. 

 

Photo #5: 

Clue: Tied down with strings so they won’t float away,
a
re helium filled greetings of your special day. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Fifteen:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 15

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Week Fourteen (July 20 – July 26)
Theme:  Summer Fruits

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Fourteen post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Flavored in ice cream or chocolate dipped for your guest, but red and juicy atop whipped cream shortcake is really the best. 

 

Photo #2: 

Clue: With red and yellow outer skin and a pit within, in a contest of jellies or pies it could win.   

 

Photo #3: 

Clue: It’s said life is just a bowl of these,  young George Washington chopped down one of its’ trees. 

 

Photo #4: 

Clue: A fuzzy brown skin covers the green part you eat, grown in New Zealand it’s a fruit lover’s treat. 

 

Photo #5:  

Clue: On your cereal or baked in a muffin or a pie, it’s a darker version of the color of the sky. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Fourteen:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 14

 

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Week Thirteen (July 13 – July 19)
Theme:  Community Helper Vehicles

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Thirteen post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: It delivers packages and special mail,  through snow and sleet, they will not fail.   

 

Photo #2: 

Clue: It’s red and has ladders and a very long hose, call them if you see flames, or smell smoke with your nose. 

 

Photo #3: 

Clue: It patrols through the town to keep all safe and sound, makes sure everything is peaceful and no crimes can be found. 

 

Photo #4: 

Clue: It will take you to a hospital if you’re injured or sick,  when you’re in pain, you hope they come quick. 

 

Photo #5: 

Clue: It picks up your trash and hauls it away, you can fill the emptied bins for next pick-up day. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Thirteen:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 13

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Week Twelve (July 6 – July 12)
Theme:  Sports

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Twelve post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: This handle with a mesh head hits the ball over the net.  The game starts with LOVE and 6 games wins a set. 

 

Photo #2: 

Clue: If you kick it to the goal net, you’ll hear cheers from the stands,  but only the goalie can touch it with hands. 

 

Photo #3: 

Clue: This wooden stick is lots of fun, it can even hit a 4-bag home run. 

 

Photo #4: 

Clue: Worn like a hat and funny to see,  but it protects your brain from injury. 

 

Photo #5: 

Clue: This stick is needed to meet the goal, of getting the little white ball in the tiny hole. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Twelve:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 12

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Week Eleven (June 29- July 5)
Theme:  National Picnic Month

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Eleven post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Sliced through its blotchy green skin, a sweet red treat is found within. 

 

Photo #2:

Clue: Two slices of bread filled with turkey or ham, or even spread with peanut butter and jam. 

 

Photo #3:

Clue: Bake any fruit in a flaky crust, after dinner, this dessert is a must. 

 

Photo #4:  

Clue: A chest filled with ice to keep your drinks cold, some even have wheels if it’s heavy to hold. 

 

Photo #5:  

Clue: It carries the lunch for you and me, which we’ll share on the grass under the old oak tree. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Eleven:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 11

 

 

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Week Ten (June 22- June 28)
Theme:  Summer Favorites

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Ten post to complete a word search with the items you found.
Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: To shield from the sun or as a disguise, these will surely protect your summer eyes. 

 

Photo #2:

 

Clue: This crunchy wafer holds a cold scoop, lick it fast or it’ll turn to soup. 

Photo #3:

Clue: Baked in a pie or eaten whole,  they’re picked from a bush or served in a bowl. 

 

Photo #4:

Clue: Like an outdoor shower, this device is fun, to cool you off from the heat of the sun. 

 

Photo #5:

Clue: If you sit on this and say push me please, you’ll sway back and forth in the summer breeze. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Ten:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 10

 

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Week Nine (June 15- June 21)
Theme:  Father’s Day

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Nine post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Propane or charcoal fuels the grill’s flames, where dad cooks burgers while we play games.

 

Photo #2:

Clue: The visor will block your eyes from the sun’s rays, the writing will tell where your favorite team plays.

 

Photo #3:

Clue: Fresh from the oven or bought from a shop, there’s no need for candles to honor your pop.

 

Photo #4:

Clue: Tied at each end between two sturdy trees, where dad takes a rest or rocks with the breeze.

 

Photo #5:

Clue: Worn under a shirt collar and made into a knot, its color can be solid, striped, or polka dot.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Nine:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 9

 

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Week Eight (June 8- June 14)
Theme: The Beach 

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Eight post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Inflate it till it’s taut and filled with air, have fun tossing it here and there.

 

Photo #2:

Clue: Unfold it and place its legs in the sand, relax and enjoy the day that you planned.

 

Photo #3:

Clue: Fill it with water, or sand, or to carry your stuff, for this useful item, one’s never enough.

 

Photo #4:

Clue: Built with tall towers where princesses play, when the tide comes in, it’s washed away.

 

Photo #5:

Clue: Left on the shore by conch, clam, cockle and snail, for collectors to gather and fill up their pail.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Eight:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 8

 

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Week Seven (June 1- June 7)
Theme:  Gardening

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Seven post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Far away, Holland is where they’re from, when they bloom we know spring has come.

 

Photo #2:

Clue: The bad they do is buzz and sting, but they do make honey and that’s a good thing.

 

Photo #3:

Clue: It lives in a speckled spiral shell, Creeps along and oozes a slimy gel.

 

Photo #4:

Clue: It has a long neck with a sprinkler head, to cool and moisten your flower bed.

 

Photo #5:

Clue: In winter we use it to push away snow, in spring we dig holes to make new plants grow.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Seven:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 7

 

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Week Six (May 25 – May 31)
Theme:  Celebrating Memorial Day

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Six post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue: Display it, or wave it,  many have fought (or died) to save it. 

 

Photo #2:

Clue:  Five points in white, silver, or gold, they symbolize excellence and are proud to behold. 

 

Photo #3:

Clue: Not your real Uncle, but Uncle to us all,  he’s the symbol of our nation who stands erect and tall. 

 

Photo #4:

Clue:  Drop it down to hold the ship secure in bay.  Pull it up, we’re on our way.

 

Photo #5:

Clue:   This flower remembers when wars did cease,  give thanks to the military who keep the peace. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Six:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 6

 

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Week Five (May 18- May 24)
Theme:  Celebrating World Baking Day

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Four post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

 

Photo #1:

Clue:  Bake store bought dough or start from scratch, the aroma from the oven has no match.

 

Photo #2:

Clue:  For stirring, whipping, or to blend,  this tool is your best “kitchen friend.”

 

Photo #3:

Clue: 6, 12, or 18 cups of varied size, to bake cupcakes, muffins, and mini pies.

 

Photo #4:

Clue:  At holidays, parties, bake sales and stores, deliciously decorated, and better than s’mores.

 

Photo #5:

Clue:  Fry them, boil them, or bake them in a cake,  but if you drop them, what a mess you’ll make.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Five:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week 5

 

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Week Four (May 11- May 17)
Theme:  Celebrating Bicycle Safety Month

 

Photo #1:

Clue: To keep it on you might complain, but it will protect your brain.

 

Photo #2:

Clue: People need air wherever they are.  This will need air if you want to go far.

 

Photo #3:

Clue: Going uphill can be a strain.  Having these will ease the pain.

 

Photo #4:

Clue: For your books, your lunch or an extra sweater. Nothing carries your stuff much better.

 

Photo #5:

Clue: A way of warning while you ride, for passersby to step aside.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Four:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week Four

 

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Week Three (May 4- May 10)
Theme:  Mother’s Day

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Four post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:


Clue:  To express your love, just one is enough. There’s no need for lots of other stuff. 

 

Photo #2:


Clue:  Yummy gooey, enjoy one or two; too many are not good for you.

 

Photo #3:


Clue:  A special gift for you from me,   I hope you enjoy it with your tea.

 

Photo #4:


Clue:  Made with crayons or bought from a store,  it’s a way of saying I love you for sure.

 

Photo #5:


Clue:  Made for Mom by her little kid;  please enjoy what I did. 

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Three:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week Three

 

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Week Two (April 27-May 3)
Theme:  Traffic Safety
     (In honor of National Work Zone Awareness Week)

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week Two post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

          

Photo #1:   Clue:  Eight sided, painted red and white; it is shiny for cars to see it at night.

 

Photo #2:

Clue:  A ticket will get you if you park here, the space alongside must be kept clear.

 

Photo #3:

Clue:  Not heeding this warning will cause you to be stopped by the wailing siren of a traffic cop.

 

Photo #4:

Clue: It’s best if you perhaps didn’t turn there; the road you planned will lead you nowhere.

 

Photo #5:

Clue: They’re round at the bottom, tapered narrow at the top, they’re placed for safety by a traffic cop.

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week Two:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week Two

 

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Week One (April 20-26)
Theme:  Earth Day

For an added challenge click on the link at the end of the Week One post to complete a word search with the items you found.  Good luck!

Photo #1:

Clue:  Its content is vital for humans, animals and trees; when empty recycle it properly please!

 

Photo #2:

Clue:  It gives us oxygen, fruit and shade; a place where birds and squirrels played.

 

Photo #3:

Clue:  From an acorn, a seed, a leaf or a twig; it is called a tree when it gets big.

 

Photo #4:

Clue:  Something that might be useless to you, when placed in here might become something new.

 

Photo #5:

Clue:  April showers bring them in May, but you can also see them on an April day.

 

Additional Challenge:
Click on the link below if you want to print out a word search using the words you found in Week One:

Scavenger Hunt Word Search Week One

 

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