Monday, July 1, 2013

Good Day for a Picnic, and other ideas to enjoy the summer

Summer is a great time to connect with your kids and/or the outdoors.  Try these titles to find ideas for foods to pack or how to keep the experience fun.  Enjoy the forest before it closes, or just practice in your backyard.

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Good Day for a Picnic   Simple Food that Travels Well

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Hungry Monkey: A Food-loving Father's Quest to Raise an Adventurous Eater

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Camping with Kids

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Best Hikes with Children in New Mexico 

For more adventurous hikers:
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Trail guide Lincoln National Forest Smokey Bear, Sacramento & Guadalupe Ranger Districts by John W. Stockert ; In cooperation with the staff at Lincoln National Forest.

If it is too hot to hike, these books provide points with purpose for a local road trip.
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Travel guidebooks of local historical markers

This one was a staple during my childhood here.  It explains the colors, sediments, and geo-history seen staring out the car window.
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Roadside Geology of NM

Did I miss one?  Let me know, by email or comment below, if you recommend another library book for picnicking or local tour information.  Thanks in advance!

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