Here are 10 free St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt clues that are perfect for using as an indoor activity with your kids.
We’ve also provided a free printable sheet of these rhyming clues that you can use – keep reading for more details.
Hide these clues all over the house based on the hiding places suggested. Give the first clue to your kid(s) who then have to work out where the next one is hidden.
They’ll keep doing this until they find the pot of gold.
The final clue leads to the location where a pot of gold is hidden. There are different ‘gold’ prizes you could offer, but here are a few suggestions:
Here are the 10 St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt clues. Next to each clue is the answer to where the next one should be hidden.
1. To start this off
Look in the place
Where you might choose
To wash your face (Bathroom sink)
2. At the end of the scavenger hunt
You’ll find a pot of gold
But first you’ll find your next clue
Stuck to what you turn up when it’s cold (Thermostat)
3. With all these clues indoors
The house isn’t quite so neat
The next one can be found
Where you might have Lucky Charms to eat (Kitchen/dining table)
4. If you want to be lucky
A four leaf clover’s what you need
But for your clue go and look
On what holds the things you read (Bookcase)
5. You may have noticed so far
That all of these clues rhyme
The next one on your list
Is stuck to something that tells the time (Clock)
6. This clue was found where
You can tell the hour
The next one is hidden in the place
Where you might take a shower (Bath)
7. I’m glad this clue didn’t get soaked
I’m glad it didn’t get wet
The next one’s where you lay your head
Even though it’s not bedtime yet (Pillow)
8. Today is when we celebrate
Patrick who’s a saint
Your next clue can be found
Where we store the paint (Garage)
9. You’ve almost reached the end of the rainbow
You’ve almost reached your prize
One of your last clues is hidden
In what’s used to cook pies (Oven)
10. To find the Pot Of Gold
Left by the leprechaun
Look where your clothes are put
Once they have been worn (Laundry basket)
Free Printable Clue Worksheet
To make this scavenger hunt easy for you to organize, below is a link to download a sheet with all of these clues on it. We’ve given it a plain background so that it doesn’t waste your computer ink.
To give it more of a St Patrick’s Day feel though, we’d suggest printing it on green paper. You can get this from your local office supply store, or you can order some vibrant green printer paper from Amazon here.
If you liked this idea, check out all of our other St Patrick’s Day scavenger hunt ideas.