Each year we make a trip to the pumpkin patch.
We have a couple of farms that host tours but we have always
gone to Shamrock Farms.
Shannon, the owner, loves Hallowe’en about as much as I do.
She decorates the barn inside and out and she shares her knowledge
of the many varieties of pumpkins with us.
She lets us feed her chickens and goats, which is almost more
exciting for the children than picking a pumpkin.
The farm also has space for us to set up an area for snacks and
stories. This year I decided to act out the story “Room on the Broom”.
Here in the picture I’m quickly giving instructions to the grown-ups
whom just volunteered to take part.
I premade the headbands at school. I found the images at
Making Learning Fun.
One parent volunteered to read the story, she stood behind the
children, the actors (parents and grandparents) just had to act it out.
It was a lot of fun and I’m very thankful and impressed when the
grown ups volunteer not fully aware of what will happen.
Hope you enjoy the video.