Field Trip Gray Animal Farm/Game Preserve #2

We got a pass to the Gray Game Preserve and wanted to be sure to use it before the Summer is over. Which will be sooner than we think.  We all had a great time. Many animals that we didn’t get to see last time were out this time. You will se many, but not all, of the animals we observed. An Alpino Raccoon, Black Bear, Turtles, Fish Hachery, The Fisher, a Skunk, owls, Eagles, a Peacock, Deer, Turtles, a Linx.  We didn’t see the Moose, Fox or the Mountain Lion this time though. Another great day!!  Hope you enjoy the pictures. (for some reason, during the upload, the pictures  got out of order).

 

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Field trip to Fort Williams Aug 1 2014

I decided to take the kids on another Field Trip today, since I had a small group of 4.  We went to Fort Williams/Portland Head Light.  All for kids, even the baby,  had a blast on the beach, in the water, The older kids loved seeing, touching rocks and climbing old Forts.  It was a walking History lesson for them as well. “A” had a lot of questions about Cannons. She wanted to know how big a cannon ball was. So I took her to the information booth and to our surprise he had one hanging right there. “J” had more questions about the big bells.  They could not believe how big a light house is up close. They were both interested to hear about the wars and what occurred there, and the fact that they got to go into these forts. We even got a visit from the LL Bean Boot.. We picked up lunch and had a pic nic and no field trip to South Portland is complete without a stop at Red’s Dairy, they had no idea. It was a wonderful day.. Enjoy all the pictures. IMG_1365  IMG_1262 IMG_1261IMG_1269 IMG_1270 IMG_1272 IMG_1273 IMG_1274 IMG_1275 IMG_1276 IMG_1277 IMG_1278 IMG_1279 IMG_1280 IMG_1281 IMG_1282 IMG_1283 IMG_1284 IMG_1286 IMG_1288 IMG_1292 Mom and Rae 3 IMG_1293  Mom and Rae 1  IMG_1295 IMG_1296 IMG_1297 IMG_1300 IMG_1301 IMG_1302 IMG_1303 IMG_1304 IMG_1305 IMG_1306 IMG_1307 IMG_1308 IMG_1309 IMG_1310 IMG_1311 IMG_1313 IMG_1315 IMG_1316 IMG_1317 IMG_1318 IMG_1319See the connon ball top right.  IMG_1320 IMG_1321 IMG_1323 IMG_1324 IMG_1325 IMG_1326 IMG_1327 IMG_1329 IMG_1331LL Bean bootIMG_1335 IMG_1336 IMG_1337 IMG_1338 IMG_1340 IMG_1343 IMG_1345Fenced off FortsIMG_1351 IMG_1356 IMG_1359 IMG_1360 IMG_1361 IMG_1364 IMG_1366

Daycare Range Pond Field Trip July 18 2014

Today I took the Daycare children, as well as my daughters, on a Field trip.  We went to Range Pond in Poland. We all had a great time. There was a lot of swimming, mostly. Then there was shell and rock collecting.  We went on a walk and played at the playground.  The baby enjoyed playing with the sand toys but loved the water even more. As you will see, we were visited by a friend, a Seagull, looking for some food. The baby even managed to get a nap in. Everyone was pretty exhausted when we left, but not too tired for Ice cream.  Another awesome day!!

Enjoy the pictures… I am sure there are even more pictures, but you would not even believe the hard time I had getting them from my phone to the computer then uploaded.

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WEDNESDAY-Bouncing/Tag/Sandbox/Bikes/Swings/Sleepy babies etc…

A day behind again. Not enough  hours in a day.

It was a  little chilly on and off Wednesday, but we remained outside doing many different activities.  As you can see there was bike riding, sandbox play, bounce house, a few games of tag and much more. One of my little ones wanted to climb up the slide, to no avail.  My other little one, CT, was very happy to be in the swing and playing on the grass. We took a Nature walk to the pond where the kids like to throw small stones and watch them splash when they hit the water.  The two little ones were worn out by the time we got back from our walk, as you can see. Another great day! Enjoy the pictures.

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Another beautiful day of fun outdoors/New addition

Another beautiful day, got chilly come later in the day, but we  remained outdoors having lots of fun.  The kids I had with me this morning rode the bikes quite a bit today and, again, as they would ride around, they would stop at me and I would ask a question.  I asked mostly Math questions, but also shapes , colors and other types of questions.  They played tag, swings, sandbox, climbers, the seesaw and much more.  We also have a new addition to our Daycare family. An infant boy, CS. Welcome CS, I am pleased to have you here.

Once the school kids arrived we continued playing outside. Many of the same activities we did in the morning.  Another fun filled day. Enjoy the pictures.

 

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