WORD EXPEDITION DESTINATIONS

 Tween Cards     |     Destination Stops     |     Photo Submissions

Tweens grab your passports and cards!  Prepare for an awesome journey.

 STOP 1: EUROPE - MONT BLANC

 

Visit the Mont Blanc region using Google Maps.  Use the street view.

TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, National Geographic Kids, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 2: ST. PETER'S BASILICA

     

    Tour St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City, Rome using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    Contact your local church and volunteer your services to clean the sanctuary. Get some cleaning supplies, and take some friends along to help.

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

    ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, National Geographic Kids, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 3: ADDIS ABABA, ETHIOPIA

     

    View the grassland biome of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in Africa using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    Join us in helping others improve their reading skills or maybe simply read just for fun!  Establish a free library (http://littlefreelibrary.org/) and expand the project using ideas from the following web sites or others:

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, National Geographic Kids, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 4: MOUNT MERAPI -- JAVA, INDONESIA

     

    Visit Java, Indonesia and tour Mount Merapi using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    Help in the prevention of wildfires:

    • Prevention of Wildfires:  Learn how to prevent wildfires, track current wildfires and the number of acres that have burned this year, and read the wildfire prevention pledge.
    • Wildfire Prevention Detectives: Fires can also begin around your home and spread.  Heating, electrical, cooking, candles, and smoking all contribute to house fires.

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, National Geographic Kids, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 5: THE GREAT BARRIER REEF IN QUEENSLAND, AUSTRALIA

     

    Visit Queensland, Australia and view the awesome Great Barrier Reef using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

    YOU ARE THERE

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    Plastics can harm ocean creatures.  Take the no plastics pledge.  Begin a recycling plastics campaign.  Involve your friends.

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, National Geographic Kids, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 6: FAIRBANKS, ALASKA

     

    View the Great Northern lights from Fairbanks, Alaska  using Google Maps.  Use the street view.  

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    10 Things You Can Do to Help Save the Earth: Lean how minor changes to your daily routine can help improve our planet. Choose one of the ten and begin implementing it into your life.  Seek the help of an adult, if necessary.

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, How Stuff Works, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 7: HARLEM -- NEW YORK

     

     Visit Harlem in New York City using Google MapsUse the street view.

    YOU ARE THERE

    Get out of your comfort zone. Try something new. Have a new food item, a new drink, or maybe listen to different music. Visit a museum, art gallery, or your local zoo.

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    With your parents, contact the local city or town government and make arrangements to help clean a particular area. You might pick up trash, plant flowers, or complete some other task that beautifies the place.

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

     ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 8: RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

     

     View the statue Christ the Redeemer in Rio De Janeiro using Google Maps.  Use the street view.

    YOU ARE THERE

    Is there a book that you have wanted to read for some time? Check it out from your local library, and get started. Consider collaborating with your friends to select a book that you might read and discuss as a group – a quasi-book club.

    TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

    Join us online for suggestions on developing projects that may increase reading literacy. Visit organizational web sites such as Reading Is Fundamental - RIF (http://www.rif.org/), International Reading Association (http://www.reading.org/) and Reading Across America (http://www.nea.org/grants/886.htm). Consider developing a project that may help improve the reading skills of others.  An example is Little Free Library (http://littlefreelibrary.org/). 

    PHOTO OP

    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.

    ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

    Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
      • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
      • Scroll down and select Framer.
      • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
      • Crop: Select "Center".
      • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
      • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
      • Click "Create".
      • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
    SHARE YOUR PHOTO

    Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

    (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, Reading is Fundamental, International Reading Association, Reading Across America, Little Free Library, and Big Huge Labs.)

     STOP 9: SOUTH GEORGIA ISLAND, ANTARCTICA

     

    Visit awesome South Georgia Island in Antarctica using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

      YOU ARE THERE

      Enjoy a special cup of hot chocolate as you view beautiful online images of the animals of South Georgia Island.

        TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

        Places, such as local animal shelters and organizations whose focus is animal protection, fight against the abuse of animals. Investigate ways local animal shelters are helping by visiting the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA) and other web sites.  Although you may not be old enough to volunteer at a shelter, there may be other ways that you can help.  Speak with your parents and consider a family project that may help save animals.

          PHOTO OP

            Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.
              ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

              Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
                • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
                • Scroll down and select Framer.
                • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
                • Crop: Select "Center".
                • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
                • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
                • Click "Create".
                • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
              SHARE YOUR PHOTO

              Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

              (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, ASPCA, and Big Huge Labs.)
               STOP 10: DUBLIN, IRELAND

               

              Visit Dublin, Ireland using Google Maps.  Use the street view. 

                YOU ARE THERE

                Set aside a special notebook for journaling.  Note what the Lord has done and is doing in your life.

                  TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

                  Hone your writing skills and apply for an opportunity to showcase your writing talent nationally.  See the annual Time for Kids Kid Reporter Contest page for additional information.  

                  PHOTO OP

                    Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.
                        ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

                        Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
                          • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
                          • Scroll down and select Framer.
                          • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
                          • Crop: Select "Center".
                          • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
                          • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
                          • Click "Create".
                          • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
                        SHARE YOUR PHOTO

                        Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

                        (Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps, Time for Kids (TFK), and Big Huge Labs.)

                         STOP 11: WALES, UNITED KINGDOM

                         

                         Tour Brecon Beacons National Park in Wales, United Kingdom using Google Maps.  Use the street view.

                          YOU ARE THERE

                          Pop into a tea shop or store in your local area and try a unique flavor. Consider sharing favorite tea flavors and special treats with friends.

                            TRAVELING AS JESUS DID -- WITH PURPOSE

                            Investigate volunteer opportunities for yourself or consider volunteering with a group of your friends as a team. Help your park continue to help others!

                            PHOTO OP

                              Get your cell phone, tablet, camera, or another device and prepare to take photos at this stop.  Take your photos using the directions within the card.  You may enhance your photo and share it using the  instructions below.
                                ENHANCE YOUR PHOTO

                                Choose your best photo and enhance it.  Follow these directions:
                                  • Visit the Big Huge Labs web site (http://www.bighugelabs.com/).
                                  • Scroll down and select Framer.
                                  • Click the Browse button and locate your picture.
                                  • Crop: Select "Center".
                                  • Frame Style: Select USA or Canadian stamp, no postmark
                                  • Background color: Leave the background white (#ffffff) or select a different color.
                                  • Click "Create".
                                  • Click the "Download" button and save your photo.
                                SHARE YOUR PHOTO

                                Share your enhanced photo with the other travelers through Instagram using the directions on our photo submissions page Note:  A parent or legal guardian MUST upload photos to Instagram.  The minimum age to establish  Instagram accounts is 13.  For updates visit us on Instagram --https://instagram.com/wordexpedition/.

                                .(Informational links courtesy of the web sites Google Maps and Big Huge Labs.)