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Ranger Rick
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Under 7, 7 to 12
Approximate Cost: 
1 to 60 minutes
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Sculpt a Magic Carpet from Nature Objects
Make an autumn-colored magic carpet out of strange and wonderful objects from nature.
  • Sticks
  • Various nature objects
Step 1
Build a Frame of Sticks on the Ground

Step 2
Search for Nature Treasures

Search for treasures from nature—such as colorful fall leaves, seedpods, acorns, bark, pine cones, berries—to fill the frame.

Step 3
Make a Design
  • Arrange your treasures to make beautiful designs. (Just be sure not to take things that are still alive or touch anything poisonous.)
  • Leave your carpet for others to discover and enjoy. Or come back yourself to see how it changes over time.
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