Thursday, March 26, 2009

First Day of Spring

It's spring and everyone has serious cabin fever. But it's not quite picnic weather yet. So how can you plan some quick springtime outings? Dress in layers to be prepared for changeable spring weather and get creative. Here are some activities that can get you out of the house and reacquaint you with your neighborhood.

Sounds of spring
Get out in the neighborhood and collect these spring sounds. Can you hear...
Frogs or toads, A clap of thunder, Music from an open car window, A woodpecker, A bird singing, Kids playing in the playground

Sights of spring
Can you see spring around you? Collect these sightings...
A plant emerging from the ground, A bud on a tree or bush, A flower in bloom, People sitting outside, Open windows, Open coats, Spring flowers, Spring fruit

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