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Explore Nature this summer with the Cricket Challenges!  You can find them all here!

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Learn 3 easy ways that you can incorporate nature into your evening routine to relax, unwind and create conditions for a great night’s sleep.          

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Learn 3 easy ways to start your day in nature to begin refreshed and increase productivity and happiness.       

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Welcome, summer! Today is the first day of summer, also known as the summer solstice. In the Northern Hemisphere, this is when the sun reaches its highest point in the sky, making it the longest day of the year. Here are some fun ways you can celebrate the season: Try to catch the sunrise AND …

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Check out the video below to discover 3 easy ways to incorporate time in nature into your day this summer!  

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Do you want to take your reading adventures to the next level? Try exploring the natural world of the main character of the next book you read. Free activities & resources here!   

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Join the Outdoorosity Backyard Adventure & Reading Challenge series with the Nature Scavenger Hunt. More free nature and reading activities are at www.johackl.com  

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Enter to win an outdoor adventure prize pack by: 1.Subscribing, sharing & tagging 3 friends 2. Commenting with an activity from the “10 Fun Things to Try Outdoors” or “No Rules Reading” (free at www.johackl.com/activities/nature) that you’ve tried or intend to try this summer Contest ends 6/17.  

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Join the Outdoorosity Backyard Adventure & Reading Challenge with the free, “No Rules Reading” bookmark, that can be downloaded HERE.  

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  Outdoorosity has teamed up with author Jo Watson Hackl to put together a series of backyard and reading adventures to make your summer more fun.  We’ll have book swag giveaways on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram and outdoor challenges on Jo’s YouTube channel. (You can subscribe HERE!)  Watch for the latest Adventure Challenge videos and …

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As the weather warms up, fireflies will be appearing. Once the sun goes down, head outside and see how many you can find. Click HERE for information about them.     Photo by Heather Griesbach 

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This activity will lead you to explore your yard, collect some beautiful flowers, and create the perfect gift for Mother’s Day.  To begin this project, head outside with a pair of scissors and cut a few flowers that you think would look nice together. Then, fold a piece of white paper and insert it between …

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This week, snap as many photos of wildlife as you can find in your yard or neighborhood. Then, print them out at a local store or on your printer at home. Cut each photo to fit 2.5 x 2 inches and glue the photos to each page in the photo album. Instructions for creating and …

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This activity will teach you how plants grow with hands-on experience from seedling to harvest.  Some materials you may need: Small containers about 2- to 3-inches deep (egg cartons, yogurt cups, plastic pots, etc) Lightweight soil-less potting mix Seeds (sunflowers, zinnias, cosmos, radishes, lettuces, and dill all grow quickly) Spray bottle Craft sticks Plastic wrap …

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‘Tis the season for tadpoles! In March and early April, many frog species lay their eggs, called frogspawn, in ponds or large puddles. Most frogspawn hatches from May to early June, and the edges of the pond seem to brim with tadpoles. Once you find the tadpoles, revisit the pond during the next 6 to …

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Rock balancing is used for creativity, to relax, and to meditate by stacking stones without using adhesive materials. It is also known as stone stacking, and stone balancing. Check out this page for more information and examples by a land artist!    Photo by lauramusikanski

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Make your own sun-catcher  wind chime!  Things you will need:  Contact paper Scissors Marker or pen Rings from mason jar lids String A sturdy stick Then follow the directions on this page!    Image by M W 

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This week, you can make your own seed bombs! A seed bomb (also known as a seed ball) is a ball of clay that contains compost and seeds from native plants, especially wildflowers. The mixture of clay and earth holds in moisture. It also helps protect the seeds from being eaten by animals before they …

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This project will have you designing, building, and playing on your own mini putt-putt course, either in your yard or even inside your house. Look around for objects you can use to construct the course. The items can include: cereal boxes  buckets, bins, and other containers gift bags jars boots plastic cups books Almost any …

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Here’s an activity that will give both you and your children something to do while socially distancing yourselves from others. Create a treasure hunt for your kids that takes them both around the house and through the yard. First, choose what the treasure will be. It could be a tasty snack. It might be a new …

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