One of the benefits is that it promotes cooperation. This is because it makes the child to easily buy the idea. You will need to get creative and get props that go along with the scavenger hunt. You will also realize that the more you buy the idea thus the same force that your child will be applying. This needs an extra effort as you will use different methods and make them solve more riddles as this will help them put more concentration. With this you would have helped your child to cooperate with others even in other scopes of life. Do you understand to make one cooperate with you especially children? It is one of the hardest tasks I swear.
Another benefit of scavenger hunt riddles is for growth encouragement. Besides riddles, scavenger hunt will make the children to participate even in other activities as well. You find that for a child who hates things that deals with writing you can make him/her to like it by incorporating the activities that involve what he hates most. You can easily achieve this by introducing sentences that will indicate where the object they are looking for is hidden. One thing that you can do is to hide all the individual words that make up the sentence that reveals where the object is hidden around the house. Once you child comes up with all the words he will be able to write where the object is located.
Most of the people also prefer scavenger hunt riddles since they help them in improving dressing style. One thing that you should know is that how perfect someone puts on must be learnt from some point. In this you should create a riddle where they will have to find cloths or pictures of cloths around the house. You can go ahead and make them sort the cloths according to the season or learn to put on the outfit that they have just found. Apart from that, you should not include silly cloths in the game. To conclude on this it is important to tell them that you helping them to focus on who they would like to be.
Development of social skills is another benefit scavenger hunt riddles. For you to do this perfectly it will be better if you come up with a scavenger hunt riddle that focus on a group of children. Make them to solve the riddles by interacting with one another is when they will find the answer.