Tag: Outside Activities

Fun Ways To Learn At A Public Garden

There are a great many benefits to walking through a public garden, and if you ever taken the time to visit one in your community or area, you know it can be a peaceful and relaxing place that leaves you refreshed from the experience. It is also a […]

12 Fun Ways To Learn In The Park

Explore the trails. As you walk through the trails, look around at the wildlife and plants, and try to identify as many as you can. You may find the free app Shazam for Nature helpful for identifying local plant life. Bring a pocket microscope or a magnifying glass along with […]

12 Fun Ways To Learn At The Beach

If you are looking for a good excuse to enjoy a beautiful day at the beach, here are some fun learning ideas you can incorporate into your visit. Observe the wind and the waves. Talk to a fisherman or go fishing. Make sure you know your local regulations […]

Play With The Wind

One of the best ways to learn about math and physics at the same time is to play with the wind! Here are some of the fun things you can do with the wind located here on Funschooling & Recreational Learning:Fly a Kite –  How kites works, how to make […]

Make & Fly Kites

Scholastic Activity: Make a Kite – Offers simple instructions for making a one of a kind kite.Cool Math: Kites – The properties of a kite: area, perimeter, interior angles, diagonals, length ect..Wikipedia: Sport Kites: Info about sport kites aka stunt kites, also Kites: History of, materials, uses and more.My Best Kites: Stunt Kites – Information for making […]

Play In The Sand

Build A Sand Structure Sandstorm: How To Build A Sand Sculpture – Information about what it takes to build with sand.Sandscapes: The Complete Sand Sculpture – “How-To” and Construction Manual. Personal Zen Garden wikiHow To Make A Zen Garden for your Desk – Illustrated instructions show you how to […]

Gardening With Recycled Materials

There are quite few containers that can be used as inexpensive gardening tools such as seedling starters, planters, and tools.Here are a few of the things you can save:Food grade plastic containers in all sizes: Yogurt and sour cream containers, soda/water bottles, fruit cups, milk/water/juice/vinegar jugs, salad, cake/cupcake, […]

Archery

Popular Mechanics: How to Make a Bow and Arrow By Hand wikiHow: How To Make a Bow and Arrow World Archery.org: Brief History Wikipedia: History of Archery – From the stone age to a modern day sport. Also includes information about ancient cultures. History of Archery: Archery facts, history, […]

Animal Tracker

Many animals leave signs that they have been around. This activity will have you identifying the signs that tell you what it may be and how you can track them.You will need: Sketchpad and pencil or a cameraOptional: A pocket microscopeWhat to look for…This activity suggests that you observe […]