365 Things to Do Before You Grow Up: Explore, Discover, Try Something New Every Day!

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2010 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 368 pages
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Hundreds of ideas; endless hours of entertainment! How many ways can a kid have fun? At least 365--one for every day of the year! No child will ever run out of something new and exciting to try with these really cool must-do projects. How about celebrating another culture’s holiday, watching a meteor shower, planting a tree, taking someone’s fingerprints, or building an underwater city?

This is truly a little giant book full of BIG ideas!

 

 

 

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Contents

1 Celebrate Another Cultures Holiday
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2 Plant aTree
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3 Watch a Meteor Shower
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4 Donate Stuff
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5 Find Animal Tracks
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6 Change Hands
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7 Draw a SelfPortrait
24
8 Grow a Salad
25
184 Make Riddle Cards
194
185 Write Your Pets Biography
195
186 Organize a Combination Bee
196
187 Make Snow Impressions
197
188 Start a Goodwill Wave
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189 Visit the Closest Town Youve Never Seen
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190 Be Prepared
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191 Look Up State Names
201

9 Keep a Dream Journal
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10 Do Three Things That Scare You
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11 Write a Dog Dictionary
28
12 Take Fingerprints
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13 Splatter Your Shirts
30
14 Be Kind to Strangers
31
15 Cure Hiccups
32
16 Make and Bury a Time Capsule
33
17 Learn Another Language
34
18 Visit a Zoo at Feeding Time
35
19 Test Your Memory
36
20 Press Flowers
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21 Write a Poem
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22 Draw Your GreatGrandparents
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23 Communicate Without Speaking
40
24 Run a Carnival
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25 Conduct a Touch Test
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27 Listen to Classical Music
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28 Take an Animal Census
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29 Party with Babies
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30 Raise Worms
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31 Say the Manga Word
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32 Trace Your Face
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33 Pan for Gold
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34 Investigate This Day in History
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35 Teach a Dog a Trick
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36 Observe Shadows
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37 Organize Your Bookshelf
53
38 Draw from a Description
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39 Break a Record
55
40 Have a Surprise Mothers Day and Fathers Day
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41 Jumble Your Body
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42 Create a Miniature Park
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43 Make Mnemonics
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44 Sleep Outside
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45 Take a Leaf Survey
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46 Learn to Use Chopsticks
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47 Run a Pet Show
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48 Live in a Different Time Zone
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49 Test Gravity
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50 Make a Candle
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51 Do the Dialogue
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53 Calculate Your Worth
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54 Visit a Military Base
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55 Draw a Still Life
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56 Make a Meal for Your Family
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57 Observe a Business
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58 Climb Indoors
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59 Build an Underwater City
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60 Write Yourself a Letter
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61 Learn to Dance
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62 Survey Your Friends
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63 Create a Travel Brochure
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64 Paint the Sun
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65 Tell a Ghost Story
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66 Save Turtles
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67 Volunteer at a Soup Kitchen
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68 Frolic in a Rainstorm
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69 Be aTown Crier
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70 Eliminate a Sense
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71 Ask about an Older Persons Dreams
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72 Make a Personality Collage
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73 Break a Pinata
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74 Write a Haiku
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75 Make a Family Top Ten Countdown
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76 Build a Bat House
91
77 Design a Family Mascot
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79 Compile Class Stats
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80 Make a Map
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81 Help Shovel Snow
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82 Sing A Cappella
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83 Learn Your Sign in Chinese Astrology
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84 Make a Boomerang Note
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85 Save an Endangered Animal
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86 Draw a Person at the Reverse Age
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87 Celebrate Your Towns Birthday
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88 Make GoingAway Envelopes
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89 Install a Black Lightbulb
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90 Convert Your Allowance
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91 Navigate the Woods
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92 Rearrange Your Room
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93 Write a Song Parody
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94 Spin the Globe
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95 Make a String Path
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96 Clean Up Nature
110
97 Balance a Book
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98 Take Illusion Photographs
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99 List Your Firsts
113
100 Turn in Damaged Money
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101 Paint with Nature
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102 Make Anagrams
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103 Run a Penny Drive
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105 Find the Meaning of Your Name
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106 Host a Formal Dinner
119
107 Race the States
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108 Meet Your Mayor
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109 Learn Your Bones
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110 Copy a Masterpiece
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111 Detect Lies
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112 Be a Mime
125
113 Publish a Family Newspaper
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114 Try New Foods
127
115 Walk for a Cause
128
116 Enter a Contest
129
117 Personalize Your Calendar
130
118 GoThumbless
131
119 Create Your Own Instrument
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120 Paint a Mural
133
121 Design Prank Packaging
134
122 Run a Gesture Spelling Bee
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123 Build a Birdbath
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124 Serve Breakfast in Bed
137
125 Run a Car Wash
138
126 Learn a New Word
139
127 Kick a Bad Habit
140
128 Repair a Stuffed Animal
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129 Disagree with an Adult
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131 Create an Animal Dance
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132 Design a Postage Stamp
144
133 Go to a Drivein Movie
145
134 Go Canoeing
146
135 Tell Stories in the Round
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136 Be aTutor
148
137 Find Your Dream Job
149
138 Play Animal Charades
150
139 Test Weather Predictions
151
140 Become a Statue
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141 Pose for an Artist
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142 Find a Sister School
154
143 Keep a Phone Log
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144 Volunteer at the Fire Department
156
145 Shake Up Some Shakers
157
146 Go on a Whale Watch
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147 Read Palms
159
148 Adopt a Grandfriend
160
149 Create a Menu
161
150 Make Trashy Art
162
151 Organize a Minithon
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152 Look for Symmetry
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153 Sing the Blues
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154 Play in Another Country
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155 Play an Instrument
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157 Have Some Refund Fun
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158 Cast Your Familys Movie
169
159 Stay Healthy
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160 Learn Phobias
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161 Visit Memorials
172
162 Erect a Graffiti Wall
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163 Observe Cloud Art
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164 Race with Paper Airplanes
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165 Throw a Surprise Party
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166 Save Some Trees
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Toss a Rainbow Salad
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168 Take the Stairs
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169 Create a New Legend
180
170 Be a Reporter
181
171 Thank a Police Officer
182
172 Paint Your Face
183
173 Survey Frogs
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174 Sing Another National Anthem
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175 Plant Pennies
186
176 Catch a Snowflake
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177 Say Hi to a Shy Person
188
178 Keep a Diary
189
179 Organize a Fashion Show
190
180 Sink Three Baskets
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181 Run a Garage Sale
192
183 Draw from a BirdsEye View
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192 Call a Radio Station
202
193 Invent Synonyms
203
194 Reach Out Across Your Neighborhood
204
195 Draw the Unseen
205
196 Walk Down a Cloudy Beach
206
197 Speak Backward
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198 List Your Island Top Five
208
199 Learn CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver
209
200 Build a Stone Wall
210
201 Marble on Paper
211
202 Plant Mistakes
212
203 Make Name Cookies
213
204 Make and Take a Rorschach Test
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205 Watch Things Decompose
215
206 Create the Secret Behind a Secret Identity
216
207 Flirt with Fireflies
217
209 Know Your Blood Type
218
210 Dive for Coins
219
211 Draw from Memory
220
212 Ask What if?
221
213 Pick Apples
222
214 Produce Your Lifes Soundtrack
223
215 Volunteer for a Campaign
224
216 Test Your Breath
225
217 Make a LifeSize Maze
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218 Join a Club
227
219 Learn to Juggle
228
220 Draw a Tattoo
229
221 Follow a Trail
230
222 Plant a School Garden
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223 Make Juice Pops
232
224 Recreate the Pony Express
233
225 Be a Hero
234
226 Run a Taste Test for Ants
235
227 Solve a Mystery in Your Life
236
228 Choose to Walk
237
229 Invent a Board Game
238
230 Grow Plant Cuttings
239
231 Design a Book Cover
240
232 Dry Your Own Fruit
241
233 Commit to a Book
242
235 Listen to Steel Drum Music
243
236 Go to Summer Camp
244
237 Help with a Move
245
238 Lead a BackandForth Singalong
246
239 Write Reviews
247
240 Help a Missing Child
248
241 Test the Pollution Level
249
242 Draw a Reflection
250
243 Clean Naturally
251
244 Recreate Famous Images
252
245 Find Your Towns Oldest House
253
246 Race Elevators
254
247 Make a Sachet
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248 Go on a Backyard Bug Safari
256
249 Make Your Own Potato Chips
257
250 Run a Taste Test
258
251 Invent a Secret Handshake
259
252 Organize a Carpool
260
253 Read from Every Section of the Newspaper
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254 Host a Family Quiz Show
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255 Go Worm Watching
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256 Read Hieroglyphs
264
257 See Yourself Grow
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258 Turn Your School into the World
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259 Save a Wolf
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261 Draw a Shadow Portrait
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262 Make a Music Video
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263 Go Snorkeling
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264 Recite a Famous Speech
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265 Play the The Game
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266 Contact an Old Friend
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267 Bob for Apples
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268 Attend a Powwow
275
269 Test Truth in Advertising
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270 Find a Pen Pal in Another Country
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271 Magnify Yourself
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272 Run a Delivery Service
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273 Organize a Triathlon
280
274 Visit a Broadcasting Station
281
275 Flip a Cartoon
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276 Put Inventions in Chronological Order
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277 Foster Frogs
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278 Skip Stones
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279 Be a Doorkid
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280 Join a Fan Club
287
281 Learn Ten Constellations
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282 Design Money
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283 Listen to a Worm Walk
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284 Form Famous Structures
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285 Say Hello in Five Languages
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287 Invent a Secret Code
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288 Go Sled Bowling
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289 Do the Limbo
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290 Calculate with Crickets
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291 Be a PlantSitter
297
292 Attract a Spider
298
293 Break Your Own Record
299
294 Make a Rain Stick
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295 Sing for Your Supper
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296 Visit a Lighthouse
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297 Have a Luau at Home
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298 Make a Snow Sculpture
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299 Look for Lost Change
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300 Hold a NoLaughing Contest
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301 Build aTepee
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302 Rescue a Bug
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303 Send a Secret Message
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304 Create Your Own Jigsaw Puzzle
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Up Your Meals
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306 Simulate the Lunar Landscape
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307 Trace Your Family Tree
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308 Write a Complaint Letter
314
309 Run a Lemonade Stand
315
310 Switch Places with a Friend
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311 Learn Birdcalls
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313 Make a House of Mirrors
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314 Volunteer at an Animal Shelter
319
315 Look for Lost Civilizations
320
316 Have an Art Exhibit
321
317 TieDye a TShirt
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318 Form a Barbershop Quartet
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319 Invent a New Sport
324
320 List the Seven Wonders of Your Town
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321 Dress from Another Decade
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322 Take Underwater Photos
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323 Go on a Scavenger Hunt
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324 Invent a Stew
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325 Learn First Aid
330
326 Write the Middle
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327 Make a Trauma Doll
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328 Watch a Court Case
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329 Read an Animals Mind
334
330 Create Your Own Country
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331 Build a Terrarium
336
332 Celebrate an Unsung Hero
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333 DJ a Dance
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334 Make a Treasure Map
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335 Get a Paper Route
340
336 Grow a Sponge Garden
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337 Write Your Own Fairy Tale
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339 Send Postcards to Yourself
343
340 Make a Rainbow
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341 Wear a New Hairstyle
345
342 Blow Bubbles
346
343 Make Your Own Granola
347
344 Ask Tough Questions
348
345 Trim a Mitten Tree
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346 Read Lips
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347 Send an Anonymous Note
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348 Make Coupons
352
349 Attend a Different Religious Service
353
350 Hold a Bake Sale
354
351 Make a Sundial
355
352 Create a Family Coat of Arms
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353 Try a New Sport
357
354 Set a Goal and Reach It
358
355 Make Shadow Puppets
359
356 Master a Magic Trick
360
357 Write a Fan Letter
361
358 Build Miniature Monuments
362
359 Learn Sign Language
363
360 Make a Lunchtime Surprise
364
361 Invent a New Language
365
363 Create a Moon Calendar
366
364 Change the World
367
365 Create Your Own Adventure
368
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