Wednesday, February 8, 2017

February 8: Boy Scout Day (founded 1910)

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Celebrate this big day with some camping activities!


Camping

Bring in various props to allow the kids to pretend they are camping. Consider:

  • Tents
  • Sleeping bags
  • A homemade campfire (with paper towel tubes as logs and tissue paper for flames)
  • A backpack packed with camping necessities
Possible activities include:
  • Mapping and orienteering with maps and compasses
  • Tape recording nature sounds
  • Fishing with magnets on sticks to pick up “fish” made out of paper and paper clips
  • Making first aid kits

Source(s): 100 Nature Activities for Kids


Check out the full February calendar. It includes floating holidays, specialty weeks, and specialty months.

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