Daily Dose

Daily Dose: Nature’s Calling

Here’s today’s dose of nature connection ideas! FLASH CONNECTION: Bird Call Can you start to identify birds by their song? Pick an easy one to start with like a crow and see if you can watch the bird making the call. Eventually close your eyes and try to hear the call without looking. The more you […]

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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 foot. ADVENTURE: Connect the Trees Find a tree and stand at the base. Look in a

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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 a trigger for

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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 grand picture. This can be

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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 spiraling up and up, they have caught a

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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. Then to the West and finally to

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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 to attract and what strategies are used for that

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