disneyland. they don’t know. scavenger hunt.

I. Am. So. Excited. The kids don’t know. It’s a surprise. Shhhh… don’t tell. We are surprising them with a trip to the magical place, otherwise known as Disneyland. {To be honest, we did surprise them, but getting this out didn’t happen until now. Oops.}

We are mean parents and we are those parents who have yet to take our kids to Disneyland. Don’t say it, I already know what you’re thinking. Meany-pants over here. But, October changed all that. They were in for a treat and didn’t even know it. I secretly packed their bags and gathered everything a family would need to make the trek to the most magical place in the world. And, they had no idea. I am just giddy thinking about it.

To make the trip even more special, I created a scavenger hunt that they got once we were in the car. Their suitcases were hidden away and they thought we were on our way to run some errands. Surprise. We are so stinkin’ sneaky. Well, at least that’s what we tell ourselves.

The scavenger hunt envelopes went a little something like this…

savenger hunt with label

Want a scavenger hunt for yourself? It’s as easy as download, print, cut and put in envelopes. Easy peasy.

scavenger hunt 1

Want a scavenger hunt for yourself? Click here to download your own clue cards.

All you need to do is PRINT, CUT, PUT IN AN ENVELOPE. Voila!
scavenger hunt clues

DOWNLOADABLE {free} CLUE CARDS:
Traveling by PLANE click here
Traveling by CAR click here

Once they solved the clue they were given their next envelope. Seriously so fun and the cutest thing ever. Once they solved the last clue and made a guess they got to open their package, which held the book Secrets of Disneyland.

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So sneaky. So surprise-y. So fun. Just wait until you see all the pictures. Check out my instagram account to see some of the adventures in action.

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Letter J XO

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4 Responses to disneyland. they don’t know. scavenger hunt.

  1. Jenny Vera September 26, 2016 at 11:18 pm #

    What are the answers? Just so I make sure it makes sense

    • lulu & linen September 27, 2016 at 9:12 pm #

      Clue 1: CAR
      Clue 2: BLIND, BLIND, RUN, RUN, FARMER’S, TAILS, KNIFE, MICE
      Clue 3: PRINCESSES
      Clue 4: MINI
      Clue 5: CASTLE
      Clue 6: car + mice + princesses + mini {minnie} + castle = DISNEYLAND!

      Have SO much fun! I can’t wait to hear how the scavenger hunt goes! xo, jessica

  2. J.J. Dillingham October 12, 2016 at 8:46 am #

    We are flying to Disney World and I wanted to know if you have a version that would fit our trip? Thank you!

    • lulu & linen October 16, 2016 at 8:24 am #

      Good morning! I just added a second version that gives Clue 1 as traveling on an “airplane”, instead of car. The other clues should work perfectly for your Disney World surprise. Let me know if I missed another clue that needs some tweaking!
      You can find it here!
      Have SO MUCH FUN!!!! xo, jessicahere

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