Bert and actor Zachary Levi: Get offline and go outside!

Watch "A Lovely Sunny Day" to see why actor Zachary Levi and "Sesame Street's" Bert think the best tweets come from birds outside.

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Zachary Levi and Bert sing about the joys of reconnecting with nature in "A Lovely Sunny Day." Video screengrab by Bonnie Burton/CNET

Actor Zachary Levi and "Sesame Street's" oh-so-serious Muppet Bert know you don't need a filter to enjoy a day at the park. Take a stroll with this delightful duo as they sing about why it's good to unplug and go offline for a while to remind yourself why the Great Outdoors have always been trending.

This video, "A Lovely Sunny Day," is produced in partnership with the National Park Foundation and Sesame Workshop to encourage kids to unplug and get outside to explore parks.

Check out additional cameos by Grover, Kal Penn as The Selfie Guy, and featuring the Mashable Singers and Dancers.

Sing along with the lyrics to "A Lovely Sunny Day" written by Matt Silverman, Paul Loren, and Annie Colbert!

LYRICS:

Every day I sit right there
Sit and stare and check my Facebook, Email, Instagram
Chatting with my friends and making plans.
But on days with lots of sun
I say goodbye to everyone online
And say hello, cuz I know there's a place where all the
Bees are always buzzing 'bout the flowers they have seen.
And every tree is trending,
I don't miss my little screen, because
The sky won't need a filter
And the birds tweet just to say:
You should really take a walk on this lovely sunny day.
In the park I reconnect
Take some time to self-reflect
Yo, this Snapchat is going to be cray!
No hashtag selfie, put that thing away.

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Not all Muppets want to be in your annoying selfies! Video screengrab by Bonnie Burton/CNET

The pigeons make it feel like home
Follow me and we can roam
Across the grass and see
That now we're running faster than 4G!
On the playground there's a million games to play.
We don't need a fancy tablet with a retina display.
Because...
The Bees are always buzzing 'bout the flowers they have seen.
And every tree is trending,
I don't miss my little screen, because
The sky won't need a filter
And the birds tweet just to say:
You should really take a walk on this lovely sunny day.
Just look up and there will be
Bright blue skies, don't need a
Weather app to tell you that.
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Bees are always buzzing 'bout the flowers they have seen.
And every tree is trending,

I don't miss my little screen, because
The sky won't need a filter
And the birds tweet just to say:
You should really take a walk on this lovely sunny day.

 

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