Easter egg hunt is one of the memories that almost everyone can share. Children are always running around houses and in fields during Easter as they search for the eggs which have a reward in return. The eggs used in Easter are a symbol of resurrection of Jesus in Christianity and can be artificial ones or hard-boiled real ones. The egg hunt in Easter have been passed from generation to generation and it just gets better with time with introduction of new ideas such as the use of riddles and clues that make it more interesting.
Children can also learn team work as an addition to the fun they get by participating in scavenger hunting. When trying to solve the scavenger hunt riddles and find the eggs, children work together and exchange their ideas. This way they learn the benefits of involving others when finding solutions in a fun way. Scavenger hunt can be a way of making interactions easier for adults when people are new to each other. Scavenger hunt can help in bringing a team together because every member has to contribute to find solutions to the riddles.
When participating in a scavenger hunt, players stimulate their mind by using their puzzle -solving skills to solve the given clues. Logical thinking as well as creative thinking as a group or as an individual are also encouraged by the scavenger hunt game. Another benefit of scavenger hunt is the ability to help players learn navigation skills. Scavenger hunts that help the hunter to find the treasure with a map require the hunter to follow directions on the map as well as to keep their location and the distance they have moved in mind.
Interactions are also improved through treasure finding. The game also requires the communication between the players to ensure that the clues are solved. When the group consists of people who are new to each other, the scavenger hunt will act as an ice-breaker enabling them to feel more comfortable when interacting with each other. A scavenger hunt that involves a competition between team encourages people to get out of their comfort zones because no one wants to be blamed for the group’s failure.
Another advantage of scavenger hunts is that people can use them as a form of exercising. The participants have to run around when looking for the treasure which can help in losing weight. People who want to lose weight can come up with a game that will keep them running or walking for long distance with the help of a scavenger hunt because it is easy to customize and have no distance limitations. The riddles and clues in a scavenger hunt can be used as a way of exercising the mind.