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Hiking with Kids: Let’s Be Scientific

Spending time in the outdoors with a 4 year boy provides a different perspective.  We pay attention to details I would otherwise ignore.  One always entertaining topic is animal poop.  While visiting the Vail Nature Center this summer, we learned an outstanding song that helps kids appreciate the wonders of nature.

  • It starts with an s and ends with a t
  • It comes out of you, and it comes out of me
  • I know what you’re thinking but do not call it that
  • Let’s be scientific and call it scat

This banana slug enjoyed that theme on a recent Bay Area redwood hike.  Enjoy.



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