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Now it is time to head outdoors and use your senses to connect with it.
Now that the weather is hopefully improving it is a great opportunity to do more outside.


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Now it is time to head outdoors and use your senses to connect with it.
Now that the weather is hopefully improving it is a great opportunity to do more outside.

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Task no. 1
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While walking in your favourite outdoors place, try to focus on the things that bring positive feelings to you. What is your favourite view, or thing to look at in your favourite outdoor space? Take a moment to enjoy the view and then share a picture of your favourite view.
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The outdoors has for sure much more sounds than the inside of our house. Take a moment to close your eyes and what sounds of nature do you hear? Can you identify which sounds are natural and which ones are not. Make a list of the different things you can hear. Describe the sound or even record it.
Task no. 3
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When going for a walk, is there a specific smell that you like? It can be the smell of fish and chips, the seaside, the grass being cut or flowers, or anything else you like? What are your favourite smells in the outdoors? Is there a story behind the fact that you like that smell, does it remind you of memories?
Task no. 4
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Next on the senses’ list comes taste! Taste is very easily and intensely with our memories. Is there a memory that comes to your mind? It could be the taste of a drink or a food, the taste of rain or the taste of a snowflake landing on your tongue. Share that memory.
Task no. 5
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Last, but equally important is the sense of touch. In the usual walk route you have, find a tree that you like, go close to it and touch it with your hands. How does it feel? How is the texture of it? Describe the feeling and take a picture of it!

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