Monday, November 20, 2017

A Green Scavenger Hunt with Kaptain Leaf!

Scavenger Hunt

A Green Scavenger Hunt with Kaptain Leaf!

Our green scavenger hunt with Kaptain Leaf is an activity game in which teams seek to gather all items and tasks on a list. The goal is usually to be the first to complete the list! Kids will enjoy the journey while learning:

  • Collecting, analysing and organising information
  • Problem solving
  • Self-managed learning
 

Ever catch a raccoon in your garbage can? The critter is a scavenger, digging around for whatever it can find to eat. In fact, anything or anybody searching for and collecting what others have tossed away is a scavenger.

Originally the Middle English word skavager referred to a customs collector who collected scavage, or a toll on foreign goods brought in to sell. In the late 14th Century, scavengers were people hired to clean the streets. Later, the word was used for animals who ate decaying creatures. Later still, the "scavenger hunt" became popular as a game where people have to find items on a list. Anyone who hunts for and collects castoffs could be called a scavenger.

Scavenger Hunt

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