Today May 21, 2016 marks the National Park Trust’s sixth annual Kids to Parks Day. Visit a park in your neighborhood or nationally today! Celebrate the outdoors and all that nature has to offer.
If you have a 4th grader see America’s natural wonders and historic sites for FREE! Visit every kid in a park for more information.
Parks are amazing American project that we can be intensely proud of and need to share the importance of maintaining and celebrating them with future generations. The only way to do that is to take the kids out and play!
While your visiting the National Park Trust’s site download some useful tools for exploring parks including these Activity Guides:
Activity 1: Exploring Federal Lands and Waters (PDF). This lesson teaches students why our country protects lands and waters.
Activity 2: Environmental Stewardship(PDF). This lesson shows students how to take care of lands and waters.
Activity 3: Our Nation’s Native Peoples(PDF). This lesson teaches students about the people who lived on this land before it was called the United States.
Activity 4: Citizen Science (PDF). This lesson helps kids learn about the difference between weather and climate.
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