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The A“MAY”zing Outdoors

Engaging activities to cultivate curiosity, creativity, and critical thinking…in the great outdoors!

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Getting Started

Spring is here! With the school year winding down and students’ energy levels on the rise, taking students outside may be just what is needed to lead a more joyful, balanced, and productive school day. Use these outdoor activities to promote active learning and hands-on fun!

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Lesson 1


Seven activities to get your students working collaboratively and creatively while utilizing their critical thinking skills.

Lesson 2

Naturexplore Scavenger Hunt

Cultivate critical thinking and a love for the outdoors with this fun and creative scavenger hunt.

Lesson 3

Peaceful Planters

Bring Science and Social-Emotional Learning together by creating a Peaceful Planter garden — a place where students can reflect on the ways in which they have struggled and grown!

Lesson 4

Do Something! Bingo

This classic game gets a “Make a Difference” spin as it challenges students to do small things to make the world a better place!

Want More?

You don’t want to miss the Blue Apple project, The Dirty Truth , where students dig deep into their thinking around the question, “Can Earth be saved…or is Mars our only hope?”

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