1. Go on a nature walk in a park
2. Start a rock collection
3. Visit the library at story time
4. Learn a magic trick
5. Have a scavenger hunt
6. Write a song
7. Perform a play for your family
7. Visit a museum
8. Write a letter to your grandparents
9. Play hide and seek
10. Camp out in the back yard
The next time you’re holding a fuzzy little peach in your hand, you can thank the hairs that are tickling your fingers for making that sweet fruit possible. Peach fuzz isn’t just a funny trait of the summertime fruit. It’s a defense mechanism, and it’s the reason these fleeting, delicate fruits can even make it from the orchard to your fruit basket at all.
First, peach fuzz protects the fruit from insects and other pests. The tiny little hairs are irritating for some bugs. When every inch of a peach is covered with the fuzz, the creepy crawlers and fliers won’t land on the fruit’s skin. In turn, they can’t lay their eggs or feast on the sweet flesh. MORE
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