Activity Ideas

We also have fitness videos to help keep you in shape. Thank you to our Wellness Analyst, Kristi Wallace.

Fitness Videos

Outdoor Scavenger Hunt

Printable PDF

The staff Naturalists at Piedmont Environmental Center (1220 Penny Road, High Point) developed this Scavenger Hunt for you to enjoy on an outdoor walk or backyard adventure!  To learn more about PEC and its upcoming programs for fall, we invite you to visit  https://www.highpointnc.gov/pec
Scaveger Hunt - Outdoor
Sidewalk Chalk Obstacle Course

Sidewalk Chalk Obstacle Course

Printable PDF


High Point Parks & Recreation Family History Project

(Original source: Dylan Sparks)

Family History Project - Introduction
Family History Questionnaire - Fillable and/or printable

Family History Project
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Maybe you are missing a loved one who doesn’t live close by, or maybe you know of someone who could use a hug today! Here are two ideas. (Source: Messy Little Monster, Smart Schoolhouse)

Backyard Fun - Children
Backyard Fun - Teens and Adults

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

Did you know? Earth Day was first observed in 1970 and now includes events in approximately 193 countries each year! Here’s a little activity from our friends at Primary Playground to help celebrate.

Earth Day Scavenger Hunt

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The practices of Yoga and meditation can be useful in the reduction of stress and insomnia. 

Special thanks to Kirsti Wallace, City of High Point Wellness Analyst, for sharing these with us!

Yoga Apps
Meditation Apps

Tumblebooks available for everyone

TumbleBooks’ databases are easy to use, and feature unlimited access from home! You can read as many books as you want, when you want, and on any device. There are no check-outs, holds, or bulky downloads. Books are available instantly. Access will continue until August 31, 2020.

Try this "stained glass" project and share your photos with us on our Facebook page! Just use duct tape or masking tape to mark off your design, then use sidewalk chalk to color your creation. Remove the tape and voila! Have fun and enjoy!


Scavenger Hunts

Try these scavenger hunt ideas to keep yourself and your family busy! During this time of social distancing, please remember that is is still okay to take a walk outdoors, breathe in fresh air and enjoy all the natural wonder that surrounds us!

NC State P&R Scavenger Hunt (Courtesy of NC State Parks)
Nature Scavenger Hunt (courtesy of Valdosta, GA)
Indoor Scavenger Hunt
Nature Scavenger Hunt (courtesy of Chatham County)
Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt (Courtesy of Primary Playground)
Family Scavenger Hunt