Day 1: Learn Your Area:
- How far is it from where you live to the nearest intersection or crossroads?
- How long does it take to walk or drive to this intersection or crossroads?
- What are the names of the streets/roads that meet at this intersection or crossroads?
- Describe how the traffic is controlled at this intersection or crossroads.
Day 2: Play a Game of "Find the Timer"!
One person hides a ticking kitchen timer somewhere in the room. Another person must find it before it goes off.
Day 3: Have a Picnic!
Prepare a simple meal that you can pack and carry yourself. Walk to a destination that is suitable for a picnic. List the things that you saw, heard or smelled along the way.
Day 4: Let’s Measure Our Steps!
While out for a walk, measure how many steps it takes to walk from one telephone pole to the next. Then, see if the one after that is the same distance.
Day 5: Looking and Listening for Moving Cars!
When you’re walking close to a parked car, what are some things that you may see or hear that might tell you that car is about to start moving? Can you name five things?