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A Day On The Farm For Kindergarten
On Tuesday, October 23 the kindergarten classes traveled to Aw Shucks Farm. The farm is located just south of Monroe on Plyler Mill Road. After several weeks of learning about farm life and pumpkins, the children were eager to get a feel of what real farm life was like.
We divided up by class and visited different areas of the farm. In the barn area we found out that Aw Shucks had some very friendly sheep and goats. The goats loved to climb and could be seen above our heads on top of their tall tower. They also had lots of chickens, 2 rare turkeys, some furry rabbits, and a horse named Charlie who loves to eat corn on the cob!
We took a step back in time at the Old Fashioned General Store filled with lots of old timey toys, candies, and unique gifts not found anywhere else. The Corn Maze, Hayride and 1800's Train car were also lots of fun. No one was lost while trying to find their way out of the corn maze! The biggest hit of the day was definitely the Grain Bin Slide. It was enjoyed by students, parents, and teachers.
After a beautiful fall day of farm fun, everyone got to pick their own pumpkin to take home.
We had a very enjoyable and safe trip thanks to all of the wonderful parent volunteers who took time off from their busy schedules to help chaperone this trip. Memories were made that will last a lifetime because of your willingness to volunteer.
Written by: Holly Beane
Posted: Nov 06, 2012 by Heather Shulman