Family Christmas Scavenger Hunt | Free Printable

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but also a season of hustle and bustle.

A family can quickly lose focus on the true meaning of Christmas and find themselves distracted.   Make this year different and to spiritually connect as a family during this special season using The Family Christmas Scavenger Hunt.

We as parents have the opportunity to instill core Christian values by choosing gospel-centered activities that help kids understand the purpose behind Jesus’ birth.   A Christmas Scavenger Hunt is the perfect interactive activity promoting family fun while laying a spiritual foundation of faith!

Looking for meaningful Christmas activities? Use the Family Christmas Scavenger Hunt to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas this year with your family!


Family Christmas Scavenger Hunt


This Christ-centered activity begins with reading the Christmas Story aloud.

Guide children by discussing the relationship between Jesus’ birth and His death. Jesus was born in a lowly manger for a sole purpose: to be the ultimate sacrifice for the sins of all mankind.  His perfect life and death on the cross paid the “sin debt” for all who accept His free gift of salvation. His birth was remarkable because later He became the ultimate sacrifice and that’s the reason we celebrate the Good News of Christmas!

Now start your adventure! You’ll need:

Read the scavenger hunt clues and the Scripture provided to solve each riddle then check the item off your list. For a twist, take pictures of each item you find or have children draw a picture of the answer instead.

Finally, spread the Good News of the Gospel by inviting another family to join the game and race to see who can finish first!


This Family Christmas Scavenger Hunt is the perfect gateway to a conversation about a personal relationship with Jesus and an easy way to share your faith.  Once you’re done, have the kids retell the Christmas story in their own words.

Download the Christmas Scavenger Hunt here.


Embrace the time to connect with your family.  It has never been easier to grow spiritually and have fun at the same time!

Also Recommended:

Our 30-Day Prayer Journal is an excellent way to come against the Christmas Chaos with some quiet reflection over WHO Jesus is and WHY we put such an emphasis on this holiday. If you need a refreshing getaway from the busy-ness of the season, you will really enjoy this free resource.

Put Christ in Christmas with our PRAYING THE NAMES OF JESUS 30-DAY PRAYER JOURNAL . Click the HERE TO DOWNLOAD your copy!

Additional Resources:
Make these names of Jesus Advent Ornaments with your family and create a new Christmas tradition!
Use these 12 Absolute BEST Family Christmas Traditions to enjoy time with your family this Christmas season!
Enjoy these New Year’s Eve Traditions for Families for a fun way to ring in the new year!

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  1. Thank you, Arabah! We did this with the cousins this year. It was such an easy way to engage the children directly with Scripture in a fun way.

  2. I love how this is Christ centered. what a great way to celebrate Christmas. Here’s a site I like to use when it comes to scavenger hunts that has a tool that automates the process! It’s very fun with the family around Easter!

    1. Thank you for this! How many pages is the hunt? When I download it there’s a blank page at the end I see 2 pages with words.

  3. Hi I’m very interested In The ‘Christmas Story Scavenger Hunt’ !
    It Would be perfect for. Y family this Christmas!!
    How do I go about getting the instructions and copies of the clues etc?
    Please email me at. [email protected]
    Looking forward to your reply!!

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