Well today we took Tata to the Museum. It is the first time that he has actually had the pleasure of visiting it since we moved here as usually he is working while we are out learning in and around the community. The girls were excited to show him all the different parts of the museum. Afterward we visited Mures and had some chips for lunch – very scrumptious!
Well today we enjoyed a day out at Ross. This is where our Annual State wide Picnic is held. There was lots to see and do and a fabulous amount of people enjoyed the day from all around the state, which was great.
The girls enjoyed egg and spoon races, the childrens corner, full of colouring in and play dough as well as face painting, two legged races and so much more.
Today we enjoined an outing to Molesworth where we enjoyed learning about Pond Life with other Home Educating families. This was one of the activities I had arranged late last year for us all to enjoy in 2010. The girls enjoyed it immensely. The best part however was when they got to actually go to a pond and investigate the water to see how many of the creatures they learnt about were lurking around.
Well today is a great day! we have always followed the football team in the AFL called Richmond, Tigers and we have always enjoyed going to the football to watch them play – rain, hail or shine, win or loose! However since moving to Tasmania, we have not had the opportunity to see the Tigers in action – live, as we just have not been back to Melbourne in footy season to go and see a game.
So we were delighted when Richmond was announced as coming to Launceston in Tasmania to play Hawthorn for the NAB cup. We rushed to purchase tickets the minute they went on sale in December and got great premium reserved seats! So today was the day. Football Fever landed in our house. Unfortunately I was so sick that the ticket I had purchased for me could not be used, for I was to stay home in bed, while SZG took the girls to the Footy. To say i was devbistated is an understatement, but then how I feel is so bad right now that I know I made the right and only decision to stay home.
The girls and their day had a great time. They got all dressed up in footy gear and enjoyed the game of footy, even though their team lost by a long shot… Now that’s dedication for you.
Today we utilised our ‘Ticket of Leave’ to visit Port Arthur with Babcia. She has wanted to go there every time she has visited with us, So today was her lucky day!