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9 Free Things to Do This Spring

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Take a Hike


Head over to a state park or local hiking trails and spend the afternoon exploring nature. Whether you climb a mountain or just meander through the woods, your kids will love the fresh air and exercise. As an extra activity, go on a scavenger hunt for leaves, rocks, and other objects found in the wilderness and use them to create nature crafts when you get home.

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