Junior Ranger Challenge -- Be a Naturalist

Color photo showing white bench surrounded by foliage with brick homes in the background.
Take a moment to explore the natural world around you, even if you live in a city.

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Your challenge: Use your senses



1. Go outside.
2. Have someone with you count out loud to 20.
3. Look up, down, right, left, sideways, behind you, and in front of you.
4. Write down every single living thing that you see.
5. Write down where you are, the date, and time.

BONUS! Listen Up.

1. Close your eyes and listen to all the sounds around you.
2. When your grownup or classmate calls time, name everything you heard.

Last updated: February 24, 2018

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