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Explore the Zoo

Time

  • Up to several hours

Materials

  • Small tablet
  • Pencil
  • Admission to the zoo

Directions

  1. Take a trip to the zoo together, armed with a small tablet and pencil for taking notes.
  2. Before going, decide on categories to hunt for, such as scariest animal, cutest, laziest, etc.

Extensions

  • Review the results with the whole family at dinner that night talking about differences in opinions.
  • Count how many different kinds of a certain animal there are, such as monkeys, elephants, or birds.

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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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