Free Printable Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt PDF

Nov 2, 2023

This Free Printable Christmas Light Scavenger hunt PDF is the perfect Christmas activity for families.

Go for a drive together and have a competition to see who can fill in the sheet first, work together to fill in the holiday scavenger hunt sheets, or walk through a festive light  show and check things off as you go.

Scroll down to find this free PDF Christmas light hunt. It includes two versions: A religious Christmas Scavenger hunt and a non-religious version that is perfect for a school holiday activity.

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Free PDF Template Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt

Ways to Use a Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt Printabe

There is no set-up involved with this scavenger hunt as you will be walking or driving around to see other’s great Christmas lights that are already out.  Some ideas to use this scavenger hunt for include:

1. Go on a scavenger hunt walk around the neighborhood and mark off items as you go.

2. Go for a drive through nearby neighborhoods and mark off lights as you go.

3. Go to a local rotary lights or enchant Christmas lights show and check things off as you walk or drive through.

4. Look through a Christmas themed book or watch a Christmas movie and mark things off as yo read or watch.

5. Walk down a festive school hallway and mark off things on your sheet as you walk by decorated classrooms.

*There are not prizes needed when completing this scavenger hunt. The fun of it is prize enough. However, if you desire to get a small prize for your little ones once it is complete you could include some fun Christmas candy, stickers, Jingle Bells, Christmas coloring books, Holiday pencils, and more.

Both of the two included Christmas lights lists include picture clues as well as 18 fun Christmas themed items that you may find during a holiday lights display. One of the included scavenger hunt versions is religious themed and the other is not.

Print out whichever you desire and have a fun hunt! Included items on the Christmas lights hunt are:

  • Baby Jesus
  • Santa
  • Angel
  • Star
  • Snowman
  • Sleigh
  • Candy Cane
  • Snowflake
  • Nutcracker
  • Christmas Tree
  • Reindeer
  • Gingerbread Man
  • Polar Bear
  • Penguin
  • Elf
  • Wreath
  • Present
  • Train
  • Stocking
  • North Pole Sign

For another fun and free Christmas printable be sure to also check out this free Letter to Santa printable list for kids of all ages. Makes a great keepsake each year.

Free Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt Printable PDF


  • Pencil/marker
  • Clipboard
  • Holiday themed prize (if desired)
  • Printable Christmas light scavenger hunt PDF


  1. Print out the free Christmas light scavenger hunt printable.
  2. Attach it to a clipboard with a pen or marker.
  3. Go for a walk or drive and look for all of the things on the scavenger hunt list.
  4. Mark them off when found using the picture clues to help.
Free PDF Template Christmas Light Scavenger Hunt


Hi, I'm Rachael. I am a kindergarten teacher turned stay-at-home mom of two sweet girls.

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