Mystery activity for kids

These detective activities for kids are ideal for kids who appreciate a decent mystery story. The literary tradition is loaded with great sleuths like Sherlock Holmes, Miss Marple, and the Hardy Boys. Drench yourself in all of the fascinating aspects of a classic mystery with these indoor activities.

So prepare to peek around corners and over tabletops, compose mystery messages in imperceptible ink, and rethink your favorite classic mystery story. You may also want to take on the appearance of your favorite sleuth – just to get yourself in the correct frame of psyche. And at that point, as Sherlock Holmes would say … the game is afoot!
mystery activity for kids

Mystery Message-Making Activity

Attempt this mystery message-making activity and compose messages covertly ink for your dearest loved ones.
Mystery Message-Making Activity

Periscope Activity

Peak around corners and from behind tabletops with this periscope activity. The article is to see without being seen.
Periscope Activity

Mystery Story Activity

Do you appreciate a decent mystery? On the off chance that you do, at that point attempt this mystery story activity. You’ll have so much fun creating new wanders aimlessly for your favorite characters.
Mystery Story Activity

Also to inspire a kid detective, try some of these activities:


Nate the Great books are a portion of our favorites, and many of them also incorporate a reward area at the end with activity ideas. Not exclusively are these books quality reading, yet they will spark tons of ideas for setting up detective play.

3M has a free download of a DIY Detective Lab here with heaps of information about fingerprints and some fun activities with basic materials.

Flourishing Family’s site has a free Bible Detective Kit you can download here.

The Smithsonian site’s “Sherlock Holmes’ London” takes you on a tour of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s reality.

Here is the official site for the Sherlock Holmes Museum in London.

Attempt this “Stare Detective” game from the Zoom site.

Here’s another free detective game that includes reading and surmising aptitudes.

Real Classroom Ideas has some fun assets, including a reading game and a unique mark art activity.

My child has had such a great amount of fun with the book, Solve the Famous Hound of the Baskervilles Mystery. It is interactive, similar to a detective pack and book in one, and it incorporates bunches of activities for critical deduction as kids work to illuminate the case.

Learning Table has a rundown of the Best Books for Kid Detectives. Snap here to see!

Snap here for a free printable Alphabetical Order Scavenger Hunt for Kid Detectives.

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