Month: July 2020

Paper Airplane Birds: Using Art and Science to Understand How Birds Fly

Do you have a budding birder like us? JJ has been obsessed with Peregrine Falcons lately, and he asked to make one at home. We decided to blend an art project with a little STEAM experiment in which we learned about the four different wing shapes through paper airplanes. And then we added the feathers and googly eyes! Click here to see how you can make your very own paper airplane birds, and to check out some cool videos about birds in flight!

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Exploring Lassen Volcanic National Park with Kids (Day 3 of 3)

On our last day at Lassen, we packed up camp early and headed to the main part of the Park. In just one day, we ventured into the Subway Cave Lava Tube, earned some Jr Ranger badges, had a picnic near the shore of Manzanita Lake, and explored Lassen’s hydrothermal areas. Click here for ideas and info on exploring Lassen with kids.

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