If you have a digital camera capable of long exposures, a tripod (or something stable to set it on), and something with a small light on it—like a cell phone or an iPod, you can create all kinds of masterpieces. Like this:
Last night I took my two oldest kids out to a small town, away from city lights, to try to watch the meteor shower. We ended up playing with my daughter’s iPod and my camera most of the time.
He said, “I’m not going to do anything sissy-ish, like a flower!” –>
My attempt at a palm tree:
Extra points to anyone who can identify which streaks in the sky are meteors, and which are planes.
What are some other fun & creative family night activities?