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Rope swing

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A rope swing near a lake means only one thing. When you're flying high over the water, let go of the rope and jump right into the lake! No water nearby? Tie a sturdy rope around a thick tree branch in your backyard and fasten a board, wooden disk or tire to the bottom with a strong knot. Instant wind in your hair!

  1. 1. What kind of knot do you use?
    1. a. A weak one
    2. b. A twisted one
    3. c. A strong one
  2. 2. What do you tie a rope around?
    1. a. A thick branch
    2. b. A beam
    3. c. A trunk
  3. 3. Where is a good place for a rope swing?
    1. a. On a porch
    2. b. By a lake
    3. c. By a tree