Tuesday, 16 October 2012

Our Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Last week we went on our much anticipated trip to the pumpkin patch.  Children, parents and teachers all came along on the trip.

When we arrived at the farm, we were split into two groups ~ half days and full days.  We were then taken to separate rooms in the barn.

Each group made a scarecrow.

The full day children making the head.

The full day children with their scarecrow, minus the pumpkin head.

The half day children stuffing their scarecrow.

The finished half day scarecrow.

The finished full day scarecrow.

We also learned a lot about pumpkins. 

Our leaders weighed small, medium and large pumpkins while the children guessed their weight.

Do you think pumpkins can float?

Yes they can!

We were taken on a ride to the pumpkin patch.

The half day group boarding the wagon.

The half day group at the patch.

Visiting with the cows.
 After our visit to the pumpkin patch our morning was over.

Walking back to the bus.

Our trip to the pumpkin patch was thoroughly enjoyable and we were happy to have such a warm and sunny day. All of us ~ children, parents and teachers ~ learned something new about pumpkins from our fantastic instructors.  We were also so happy to spend such a wonderful morning together.