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Capital City Scavenger Hunt: Winnipeg, Manitoba

May 5, 2022

Our lineup of capital city scavenger hunts keeps growing and growing. 

Today we're presenting Winnipeg, Manitoba, a place that packs a punch with its beautiful heritage architecture (like the Riel House) and nature's bounty (hello, Red River!).

Peep The Golden Boy on Broadway, cruise the city streets for people beating the heat with a Slurpee and be sure to check out the Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks. 

There is so much to discover, so let's get started!

If you need help with a map of places to start, there's one at the bottom of this page.

Not in Winnipeg?

I know not everyone is flying out to places these days, but I don't want that to stop you from having a great time with this scavenger hunt (and the eight more to come!). Here are some thoughts to make Winnipeg come to you: 

  • Print out the printable below and cut out each item. If you don't have a printer, check out your local library.
  • Once you've cut out each item, hide the items around your home, some in trickier places than others. If you have access to some outdoor space (backyard, public park, etc.), choose a nice day and hide them outside. 
  • When your little ones are done collecting the items (either print out a second sheet for them to keep track, or have the printable up on a device), it's a great opportunity to research some of the landmarks on Google Maps. What do the items look like in real life?
  • After that, if any of the items inspire questions from your kids, do a bit of further research with them. Each scavenger hunt is an invitation to honour and celebrate places across Canada! 

Ready to start searching? Check out the printables below!

CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO PRINT THE COLOUR VERSION

CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO PRINT THE BLACK AND WHITE VERSION

 

We hope you enjoy looking for all of these iconic Winnipeg items! If your family gets out and hunts for these local treasures, tag @cbckidsca and @cbcmanitoba on Instagram

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