Friday, October 22, 2010
Earlier in the month our school had it's annual Harvest Festival, and just like last year, it was a fun filled day.
Unfortunately it rained all day long, so the festivities were held indoors this time around, but that still could not dampen our spirits.
Look at those silly faces!
K's kindergarten class held a butter churning booth. I was very happy to help out and work the booth. It was so much fun to watch the children (and even adults, too!) come up and make butter for the first time. Everyone was so surprised at how simple it was to make.
There was fresh cornbread (thanks to a mother of one of K's favorite classmates) made for everyone to sample their butter churning skills with.
We had a delicious community potluck. Kevin made his famous manicotti and it was gone before we could even get to it (much to K's disappointment, but luckily he made more for her for dinner that evening). There was an abundance of singing and dancing and just giddiness all around.
I did not get as many pictures as I had wanted but here are a few of the activities we participated in:
K and Kevin carved a little pumpkin together
K carded wool and then...
spun it at the spinning wheel (big highlight for the both of us!)
C had her face painted
Both of the girls made their own dragon's eggs
Corn cob toss, apple pressing and more, oh my!
Above is a scene from our current nature table (Woo hoo lantern season!) which has a couple of the lanterns I made at the festival, thanks to our lovely school store owner and her many, many talents.
I am sad it is all over now but looking forward to our next event - the heart of advent in November.
Have a great weekend everyone!