Are you looking for a fun way to explore nature with your family this summer? McCloud Nature Park is offering Nature Play Days in a Box for a fun and easy way to get outside this summer.
The kits are available for $20 and each box provides supplies for a family with 1-4 children. The activities are recommended for ages five and older, although younger kids can complete the activities with help.
The box includes supplies and resources for these programs: Wonderland Micro-Hike, Creek Splash, Birdie Bingo, and Summer “Snowball” Fight. You can use the items at McCloud Nature Park or another location. Directions are included for activities that go with each program.
Bug tongs (2)
Magnifying bug jars (2)
Bug nets (2)
Macro invertebrate ID sheet
Birds of Indiana checklist
Backyard Birdie Bingo sheet
Insect (major order) ID sheet
Here’s what you’ll need from home:
Sponges (3 per snowball)
Hair elastic or rubber band (1 per snowball)
Bucket or plastic tub
Activity sheets in this kit:
“Snowball” Sponges & Fake Snow Recipe
Basic Bird ID
Aquatic Eco Intro
Micro-Hike & Basic Bug ID
The kits must be pre-ordered by June 3rd, 2020 and can be picked up on Tuesday, June 9th or Thursday, June 11th. Additional camp in a box activities will be available this summer.