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Feeding Ducks—and Talking with Your Kids and Teens about Balance with This Easy Outdoor Family Activity

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Feeding Ducks—and Talking with Your Kids and Teens about Balance with This Easy Outdoor Family Activity

Feeding ducks is such a great pleasure for a fun and simple family activity! But did you know that eating white bread isn't necessarily good for ducks? See how knowing the foods that are nutritious for feeding ducks can also help you talk with your children and teens about finding balance in their lives!

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Ultimate Guide to Hidden Mickeys in Nature—6 Tips for Finding Hidden Mickeys All around Your Neighborhood

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Ultimate Guide to Hidden Mickeys in Nature—6 Tips for Finding Hidden Mickeys All around Your Neighborhood

Hidden Mickeys aren’t just in Disneyland or Walt Disney World! You can find them all around in nature! This guide to hidden Mickeys in your neighborhood can help you find them! This idea came when I first spotted a hidden Mickey in the road pavement while walking. Since then, I’ve started seeing them everywhere in nature! Here are my six best tips for finding them. 

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Making Rock Art for Free—an Easy Activity for Outdoor Play and Creativity

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Making Rock Art for Free—an Easy Activity for Outdoor Play and Creativity

You can use rocks for a free art activity for children! Go on a treasure hunt to collect rocks, then see how you can use them to create pictures or spell messages! Rock art has limitless possibilities, and the art supplies are free! Here are just three of the many different ways to play with rocks to create rock art.

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Nature Walk Bingo Game—10 Downloadable Cards for an Easy Outdoor Family Adventure and Nature Appreciation Field Trip

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Nature Walk Bingo Game—10 Downloadable Cards for an Easy Outdoor Family Adventure and Nature Appreciation Field Trip

These 10 colorful and downloadable Nature Walk Bingo cards will turn a routine walk into a fun adventure with our downloadable Nature Walk Bingo game! 

Whether we’re hurriedly moving to our next destination or scrolling on our phones while talking with someone in the room, it’s easy to be present somewhere without truly experiencing the moment or the location. This Nature Walk Bingo game provides a fun reason to pause and truly appreciate the stunning world around us. And it’s a great reason to get outside! It helps you connect with nature and with the people you’re with! It’s also a great game to involve children across a wide range of ages.

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Cairn Building—an Activity to Talk with Your Family about Balance and Slowing Down

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Cairn Building—an Activity to Talk with Your Family about Balance and Slowing Down

This activity helps your family focus on slowing down and finding the right balance in their lives. The activity is simple: gather some rocks from your yard and use them to create a cairn (often used as a landmark in hiking to help you and others know you’re on the right path). For added meaning, paint the rocks in a way that symbolically represents the landmark changes happening in your life right now.

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