Amber Smith, a mom from Chicago, did something fun with last week’s April Fool’s Scavenger Hunt. I thought I would explain and then provide another scavenger hunt for you to give you an opportunity to try Amber’s idea if you’d like.
Amber wrote the references on strips of paper and then hid them throughout the house. The kids got one point for finding the reference, another point for finding the verse in the Bible, and two points for writing out the verse.
Be creative. Here’s a sunshiny scavenger hunt for you to do with your kids. (Think spring)
Genesis 1:6 — And God made the two great lights—the greater light to rule the day and the lesser light to rule the night—and the stars. (This verse doesn’t mention the word “sun,” but instead refers to it as the “greater light to rule the day.”
Psalm 19:4 — Their voice goes out through all the earth, and their words to the end of the world. In them he has set a tent for the sun,
Psalm 50:1 — The Mighty One, God the Lord, speaks and summons the earth from the rising of the sun to its setting.
Psalm 113:3 — From the rising of the sun to its setting, the name of the Lord is to be praised!
Psalm 136:8 — the sun to rule over the day, for his steadfast love endures forever;
Ecclesiastes 1:3 —What does man gain by all the toil
at which he toils under the sun?
Ecclesiastes 1:9 — What has been is what will be,
and what has been done is what will be done,
and there is nothing new under the sun.
Matthew 17:2 — And he was transfigured before them, and his face shone like the sun, and his clothes became white as light.
Ephesians 4:26 — Be angry and do not sin; do not let the sun go down on your anger,