### Grandpa's Nature Challenge

A few days ago, grandpa issued a challenge to the grandkids, and it is really awesome.

Here are the details...and feel free to post your pictures here.

Grandpa invites you to participate in his new game, a Nature Challenge

This is a contest for my grandchildren over 5 years. Each task must be verified with a picture.

1. Find a Fossil

2. Find a Rock that sparkles in the sunlight

3. Find Moss growing on the side of a tree

4. Find a Branch or old piece of wood that looks like an animal. Name it.

5. Catch a Butterfly, grasshopper, or a spider and put it in a jar until pictured

6. Find a Red Leaf with yellow spots or a Yellow leaf with red spots

7. Find a Birds Nest

8. Find some Red Berries

9. Find Squirrel, Rabbit, or Deer Tracks

10. Find some Big Seeds and some Little Seeds

11. Find a Thorny Bush or Plant

12. Find a Big Pine Cone

13. Find a Wild Mushroom growing in dirt or on a tree

14. Cook a Hot Dog on a stick over a grill or campfire

15. Find a Bird Feather

16. Find Bird Tracks

17. Find some Birch Tree Bark or a Cactus Flower

18. Put a Dead Bug by an Ant Hole and see if the ants take it in the hole

19. Find an Acorn from an Oak Tree

20. Find a Caterpillars Cocoon or a Spiders Egg Sack on its web

Here are the details...and feel free to post your pictures here.

Grandpa invites you to participate in his new game, a Nature Challenge

This is a contest for my grandchildren over 5 years. Each task must be verified with a picture.

1. Find a Fossil

2. Find a Rock that sparkles in the sunlight

3. Find Moss growing on the side of a tree

4. Find a Branch or old piece of wood that looks like an animal. Name it.

5. Catch a Butterfly, grasshopper, or a spider and put it in a jar until pictured

6. Find a Red Leaf with yellow spots or a Yellow leaf with red spots

7. Find a Birds Nest

8. Find some Red Berries

9. Find Squirrel, Rabbit, or Deer Tracks

10. Find some Big Seeds and some Little Seeds

11. Find a Thorny Bush or Plant

12. Find a Big Pine Cone

13. Find a Wild Mushroom growing in dirt or on a tree

14. Cook a Hot Dog on a stick over a grill or campfire

15. Find a Bird Feather

16. Find Bird Tracks

17. Find some Birch Tree Bark or a Cactus Flower

18. Put a Dead Bug by an Ant Hole and see if the ants take it in the hole

19. Find an Acorn from an Oak Tree

20. Find a Caterpillars Cocoon or a Spiders Egg Sack on its web