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Philadelphia, PA

The Adventure Kit is a pack of playful exploration tools that can be checked out from the library to encourage residents to discover “nature in their neighborhood”. Our team led a series of monthly Saturday Strolls through the summer, focused on a variety of ecological topics, such as plants, birds, rocks, and soil. We experimented with a variety of activities and tools that helped us to create the final kit.

Each Adventure Kit contains a magnifying glass, compass, bug box, bug scooper, flashlight, pen, and a ‘Nature In My Neighborhood’ guidebook with open ended prompts that invite kids to explore. The kits were divided between the Kingsessing and Cecil B. Moore Free Library branches.



Free Library of Philadelphia


Interpret Green, Roofmeadow, and the William Penn Foundation


Completed Fall 2019


Featured in Grid Magazine

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