10 Fun Ways to Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Celebrate the Sunrise and Sunset

It happens every day, yet few of us take the time to catch the changing hues of the morning or evening sky. If your kids are early risers, take them outside to listen to birdcalls and note the flurry of activity shortly after sunrise. Budding artists can draw what they see. Older kids can record the moment the sun appears on the horizon and note how it changes as the days pass. At sunset, enjoy the sky's multicolor show, and look and listen for nocturnal creatures.

Copyright © 2002 Meredith Corporation. Used with permission from the October 2002 issue of Parents magazine.

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