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The Green Life: Green Your Picnic: Engage with Nature

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June 23, 2011

Green Your Picnic: Engage with Nature

Picnic Summer's here! To celebrate the long, hot days, rally your friends and pack a picnic. This week's tips will help you keep it green.

Tip # 4: Learn something new.

Picnics are all about getting your family outdoors. Why not inspire kids' post-meal scampering with a nature scavenger hunt? Challenge them to find five exciting plants or animals, then use a field guide to identify all the critters they discover. If you're enjoying a food coma and just want to gaze at the sky, open up a cloud-spotting book and learn about our atmosphere.

Tell us: How do you engage with nature during picnics?

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