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Nature = The Greatest Playground

Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children play is serious learning. Play is really the work of childhood. “- Mr. Fred Rogers

Above photo: Campers demonstrate their kayaking skills on the great playground at Camp Westminster, also known as Higgins Lake.**********Today’s Activity: This is a version of “hide and go seek.” Select boundaries for an area that a seeker can see without moving from one spot. Have the seeker count to 30 with eyes closed. While the seeker is counting, the rest of the group hides in the defined area. It is a challenge to become invisible in the natural surroundings. For example, if you are wearing green, you could lay down in the green grass. This can be an indoor game, too.

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