Summer is a great opportunity to get kids outside and active. There are so many fun things for them to do, like exploring new parks, playing at the beach, going on hikes, and more. This Great Get Outside Giveaway will give you a head start! Enter below to win 5 Nat Geo Kids books and the Backyard Safari Kit! Visit National Geographic Kids for more fun!
Get kids outside for creative expression- lace up your shoes and get going. Traipse around the backyard in search of plants and bugs or head to the nearest park and use the playground as an obstacle course. Play pretend and act like your explorers discovering new land. Dare to dream big and get inventive with the characters and storyline to really flex your creative muscles.
Weird But True Know It All: Rocks and Minerals (ages 8-12, paperback)
- Did you know that Montana’s Grasshopper Glacier is filled with millions of frozen locusts that got caught in a storm more than 300 million years ago?
- Or that Roman soldiers were said to get some of their pay in salt, and the word salary comes from “sal,” the Roman word for salt?
In this latest single-subject Weird But True! book, readers will learn about everything from rocks in outer space to precious gems found in Earth’s deepest oceans and everything in between, including rock-related careers, art, geography, history, consumer products (did you know the average car has 44 pounds of copper in it??) and simple tools, tips and “how to’s” to get outside and become a rock hound!
National Geographic Backyard Safari Kit (ages 6+)
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