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Blind Penny Hunt

Scatter the pennies over an open room, blindfold the children, and see who wins the rainy-day scavenger hunt.
By: Trish Kuffner, author of The Children's Busy Book

Blind Penny Hunt


  • Pennies
  • One blindfold per player
  • Pennies
  • One paper bag per player


  1. Use a large, open room for this game. Remove any objects that may be dangerous if children crawl into them or knock them over.
  2. Blindfold each player, then scatter pennies on the floor.
  3. Give each player a paper bag.
  4. At your signal, have the players crawl on their hands and knees, feeling for pennies.
  5. After five minutes, call off the hunt and have the players count their pennies.
  6. The player with the most pennies wins.
  7. Let the kids keep the pennies they find.

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