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My Neighborhood Is Special

Time

  • 30 to 40 minutes

Materials

  • Paper
  • Pencil

Directions

Take a walk together and write down all of the things that you think makes your neighborhood a special place. Be sure to include people, pets, services, beautiful things, etc.

Extensions

  • Draw pictures together to illustrate what you saw.
  • Think of things that would make your neighborhood even nicer.
  • Draw improvements in a "wish picture."

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Copyright © 2004 by Susan Kettmann. Excerpted from The 2,000 Best Games & Activities with permission of its publisher, Sourcebooks, Inc.

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September 1, 2014



Don't forget to hydrate! Forego sugary juices and sodas and pack a bottle of water in your child's lunch. If your child likes a little more flavor, spice it up with lemon, lime, cucumbers, or fresh fruit.


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