Rural Missouri - April 2018 - 46
Spring is ﬁnally here and
Buddy Bear loves spending
time outdoors with his
friends. Can you have an
older sibling or parent go
with you outside and
help search for
Buddy Bear loves ﬂying kites,
but he knows there are a few
important safety rules to keep
in mind when having fun
outside on a windy day.
hole in a tree
Keep your kite
away from roads
and highways. A kite
taking a sudden nosedive in front of a car might
cause a crash.
If your kite gets
hung up in a tree,
make sure there
are no power lines
running through or
near the tree before
you ask for help to
get the kite down.
Always ﬂy your kite
in an open ﬁeld away from
overhead power lines.
If your kite heads toward a
power line, let go of the string.
Kites are cheap, but YOU are
Flying a kite on a windy day
can be fun - but not on a stormy
day. If the kite string becomes
wet, the kite becomes dangerous
because the wet string can conduct
electricity from lightning.
Buddy Bear found a photo he likes in this issue - but he
likes to see things big - so he zoomed in on his favorite
part. Your mission? Mail Buddy Bear a note telling him what
page you found the photo on and your age. If you're correct,
your name goes into a drawing to win a Buddy Bear drawstring
backpack. We'll choose ﬁve winners each month. Send your
answer to: Buddy Bear's "Find The Photo" * P.O. Box 1645 *
Jefferson City, MO 65102. Congratulations to last month's
winners: Isaiah Thompson, Emmali Barker, Lesette Heitman, Jed
Toews and Johanah Seibold. The image was on page 30 - it was
the bunch of carrots in the recipe photo. The photo can be viewed
in our March digital edition at www.ruralmissouri.coop. This month's
entries must be received by April 10. Sorry adults - this contest is
for kids 13 and under.
RURAL MISSOURI | APRIL 2018