I have been trying to find great activities to keep the boredom complaints to a minimum this summer. This one was easy, free, and took about 5 seconds of preparation!
All that I needed to do was to draw and write items on a piece of paper, give the kids an old camera, and sit down to finish paperwork while I listened to them laughing and running around the yard completing their photo scavenger hunt.
The list I made for them (excuse my lack of artistic talent!):
And here are some of the pictures that the kids took to complete their challenge:
I find it interesting that the kids had such different interpretations of what was on the list. As an example, these are two interpretations of the word “garbage”:
I also love their different perspectives:
And this one is just plain cute: