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On a Treasure Hunt with Tactic Games (+ giveaway) | AD

My two have always loved pirate fancy dress, so much so that the Bear even had a mermaid and pirate party for her last birthday. One thing that they love is a good treasure hunt. So, when Tactic Games offered to send us their Treasure Hunt game to keep us occupied during lockdown, my two were desperate to get started.

Find treasure in this treature hunt game

WHAT’S IN THE BOX

Each pack contains the following:

  • 24 wipe clean boards (12 indoor and 12 outdoor settings)
  • 100 colour cards
  • whiteboard marker
  • 6 hessian clue bags
  • 1 treasure bag
  • 1 treasure coin
  • Instructions
The treasure hunt game
What's inside the box

HOW TO PLAY

Draw, write or mark the clues on the wipe clean boards. You can even add colour cards to add more clues. For example, circle the plants on the outdoor boards and add some yellow clue cards if you place them next to sunflowers. You get the idea.

With 6 bags (plus a 7th to hide your treasure in), you can send the kids on a hunt all around your garden or house with each clue guiding them to the next bag until they find the treasure at the end.

Follow the clues to find the treasure

The only criticism I would have is that there is only 1 treasure coin, which isn’t great when you have more than one child hunting. This is very easily fixed though by adding a few chocolate coins into the bag too. Trust me, it will save arguments!! Just be sure to take out the original coin if you think little ones will mistake it for chocolate though.

Before long, it was Darcie who was setting the clues for us. As what is nice about this hunt is that the cards can be simply pictures which means that she can easily get involved with hiding the bags without getting frustrated. A definite plus in our house!

The treasure coin

WHAT WE THOUGHT

The kids absolutely loved this and have already come back to it time and time again. Where it used to just be me drawing our treasure maps, to be able to use the wipe clean clue boards are a real time saver.

The treasure hunt game clue bag

I really liked that this hunt works both indoors and outdoors. Most kits are designed for outside and therefore don’t work as a rainy day activity. Whereas this one lets us mix things up. I also like how adaptable it is with space to write clues if you want to. Or – if your little ones can’t read yet – just stick to the pictures. The fact that the kit can grow with your child’s ability and development is a definite bonus. Especially given how easily they can become the pirates hiding the treasure and leaving the clues for me to find.

the treasure bag

THE GIVEAWAY

The Tactic Treasure Hunt Game is available to buy from Phillips Toys now. However, if you can’t wait that long, then we have one to give away to one very lucky Tippytupps reader. Just enter via Rafflecopter using the link below and follow the usual social media accounts.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

This giveaway is open to UK residents only and is powered by Rafflecopter. It will close on Sunday 12th July at midnight. The winner will be chosen at random using the tool. Please note this competition is hosted by the Tippytupps blog but the prize is being provided by Tactic Games who will be responsible for posting your prize out to you. For full terms and conditions for the giveaway, please visit the Tippytupps terms and conditions page.

Good luck!

This is a treasure hunt game for indoors and outdoors. Draw, write or mark the clues on the boards and follow the clues to hunt out your treasure.

DISCLOSURE: we were sent this Treasure Hunt for the purposes of this review. As always though, all thoughts and opinions are my own.

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44 Comments

  1. Tracy Nixon says:

    For my children thanks!

  2. I’d set a treasure hunt for my twin girls

  3. Peter Watson says:

    I’d set up a treasure hunt for my grandchildren.

  4. Lyndsey cooksey says:

    My twin neice and nephew! They always hide things from around my house and I have to find them myself! This time they could look for the treasure!

  5. ashleigh allan says:

    For my children!

  6. Solange says:

    My kids.

  7. Becky Yeomans says:

    I’d set up a treasure hunt for my two children!

  8. Katie says:

    my niece

  9. Iain maciver says:

    my nephews and nieces

  10. Rich Tyler says:

    My 2 boys šŸ™‚

  11. My grandsons would love this. Thank you for the opportunity

  12. I would set one for my niece and nephew

  13. Jo Glasspool says:

    For my nephews.

  14. Alana Walker says:

    I would set a treasure hunt for my 4 children.x

  15. Jo m welsh says:

    For my two children they would love it.

  16. Amy Bondoc says:

    Iā€™d set up a treasure hunt for my niece saand nephews!

  17. Jenny McClinton says:

    I would set up a treasure hunt for my daughter and her friend, they would love this.

  18. ADEINNE TONNER says:

    I think it would have to be for my niece and nephew

  19. Angela Treadway says:

    with my sons x

  20. Ellie Spider says:

    i’d set one for my niece and nephew

  21. Susan Smith says:

    I would set a treasure hunt for my 3 Grandchildren, we would have so much fun

  22. Lisa Wilkinson says:

    My daughter

  23. I would set this up for my son and daughter, great team work and great fun!

  24. My kids would love a treasure hunt!

  25. Susan Willshee says:

    I would set a treasure hunt for Piper, Daisy and Leo so your tip about using gold chocolate coins is a useful one

  26. Katie B says:

    I would love to do this for the step sons, I think hey would really enjoy it.

  27. Susan B says:

    Our middle child would enjoy it and I suspect so would her siblings.

  28. claire woods says:

    My son Samuel

  29. My five grandchildren who would really enjoy this game!

  30. Rachel Craig says:

    The children.

  31. Patricia Barrett says:

    I would set one up for my children and family.

  32. Carly Belsey says:

    I would set one for my 5 year old daughter, she would love this.

  33. Laura Pritchard says:

    For my 2 kids to find a snack at the end!

  34. I would set one up for my Goddaughter, she loves this kind of thing!

  35. My children love treasure hunts

  36. Emma England says:

    For my little boys! They would absolutely love this.

  37. Kim Neville says:

    my son

  38. Adrian Bold says:

    I would set this up for my nephew who would have a lot of fun!

  39. My grandson he’d love it

  40. Eve H Ogden says:

    My niece and nephew

  41. Claire Willmer says:

    This would be fantastic for my children and nephews.

  42. Darren Bourne says:

    I would set a treasure hunt for my kids.

  43. Tee Simpson says:

    I would set a hunt for my kids.

  44. Fiona jk42 says:

    I would set this for my granddaughter.

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