Daily Dose: Tread Lightly

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Earth Vibrations Since human activity has lessened, seismologists have discovered that the earth’s vibrations have too. Try treading a little lighter today by running your necessary errand on bike or f
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Daily Dose: Lost and Found

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Pet Rock Find a rock that fits perfectly in your pocket and feels great in your hand. Keep it in your pocket for the entire day or even for the week. Every time you put your hand in your pocket, let that be
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Daily Dose: Near and Far

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Meet a tree Find the closest tree to your home. Close your eyes and begin to feel all the parts of the tree, using your hands as your eyes to explore what the tree looks like from the smallest detail to the
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Daily Dose: Free as a Bird

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Birds Eye View Stand outside and close your eyes. Imagine yourself as a bird hovering above your home. What do you see? Imagine catching the thermal (hot air rising that lifts a bird- when you see a bird spi
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Daily Dose: Be(Leaf) It or Not (Mil Hojas)

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: NATURE TABLE/Mesa de Naturaleza Create a small table or spot on the shelf for a nature table. Wander outside for 5 minutes and find something that you are curious about, or you like the way it looks, or is a
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Daily Dose: Feel It All Around (Siéntalo Alrededor)

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION:  Gaze at the wonder of the scene – This is a term naturalist, Joseph Cornell uses. Find a spot to sit and keep your eyes open but in a soft focus. Relax your jaw. Gaze all around and allow yourself to
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Daily Dose: (Re)Orientation

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Directions – Go outside. Turn to the east (think about where you see the sun rise). Stand in that direction for a couple minutes with eyes open and then eyes closed. Turn to the South and do the same.
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Daily Dose: A New Perspective (Una Nueva Perspectiva)

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION/Conexión Relámpago: A BUG’S LIFE/La Vida de un Bicho Follow them for as long as you can. Count the legs. Are there wings? Get down and as close as you can to them. Narrow your vision so you can’t really
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Daily Dose: Greater Than the Sum of Its Parts (Más grande que la suma de sus partes)

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION/Conexión Relámpago: DISSECT A FLOWER/Disecte una flor Find a flower that is close to you and pick it apart. Peel back the layers and look at the intricacies of each part. What kind of pollinators is it trying
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Daily Dose: A Little Bird Told Me (Me lo dijo un pajarito)

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION/Conexión Relámpago:  Walk outside or open a window. What is the first bird sound you hear? What direction did the bird call come from? Try and imitate the call. May sound silly but it’s fun! Camine afue
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