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Wednesday, May 2, 2012


The British National Trust has come up with a Bucket List of things kids should do before the age of 12. How many of these have you done? How many have your kids done?

1. Climb a tree
2. Roll down a really big hill
3. Camp out in the wild
4. Skip a stone
5. Run around in the rain
6. Fly a kite
7. Catch a fish with a net
8. Eat an apple straight from a tree
9. Throw some snow
10. Hunt for treasure on the beach
11. Make a mud pie
12. Go sledding
13. Bury someone in the sand
14. Set up a snail race
15. Balance on a fallen tree
16. Swing on a rope swing
17. Eat blackberries growing in the wild
18. Take a look inside a tree
19. Visit an island
20. Feel like you're flying in the wind
21. Make a grass trumpet
22. Hunt for fossils and bones
23. Watch the sun come up
24. Climb a huge hill
25. Get behind a waterfall
26. Feed a bird from your hand
27. Hunt for bugs
28. Find some frog eggs
29. Call an owl
30. Check out the crazy creatures in a rock pool
31. Bring up a butterfly
32. Plant it, grow it, eat it
33. Go swimming in a lake or river
34. Go rafting
35. Light a fire without matches
36. Find your way with a map and compass
37. Climb rocks
38. Cook on a campfire
39. repel
40. Canoe down a river
41. Catch a crab (* not THE crabs. That's for later in life, kids.)

Print out this list and start checking things off with your kids!

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