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Easy Outdoor Activities for Kids


Frog Hunt

Ribbit, ribbit. Go on a frog hunt to check on these friendly amphibians. Dinosaurs became extinct (or died out) some 65 million years ago, and many scientists believe frogs could be next to go. How are they doing where you live? Try this easy outdoor activity for kids to find out.

What You'll Need:

  • Access to a pond or shoreline
  • Boots or shoes to handle muddy banks

Step 1: Take an afternoon to go where the frogs should be at your local pond or shoreline.

Step 2: Watch for hoppers in the shallow water.

Step 3: Think afterward about what you saw. Do you think the frogs in your area are starting to disappear?

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