Earth Day at Riverdale!

It is a yearly tradition at Westside that the entire school take a trip on the TTC to Riverdale farm to celebrate Earth Day. Our tradition includes inviting the parents to come along and treating everyone to an RFRK picnic!

This year, our excitement included seeing the goat being milked,
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we saw the duck swimming in the pond,
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we checked out (up close) the equipment that the farmers use,
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and gave Bessie the cow a pat on the nose! (she loves it!)
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Riverdale is a pretty magical place and the children look forward to this trip every year!
Thanks RFRK for making our trip more than successful with your yummy nutritious and delicious picnic lunch!

April 22, 2011. Uncategorized, Field Trips. No Comments.


April 8, 2011. Uncategorized. No Comments.

Our Visit to the Sugarbush at The Kortright Centre for Conservation

A recipe that results in complete bliss!

Take a big yellow school bus and fill it with children, teachers and parents.
Drive North on the 400 until you hit Major MacKenzie.
Turn into the Kortright Centre for Conservation.
Have a guided tour of the Sugarbush.
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See ways to collect sap, carry sap, and use sap!
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Then taste it!

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And be sure to get every last drop!
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Then take some syrup home (or back to school in this case!)
Whip up a batch of pancakes and enjoy!
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Sweeet!

April 8, 2011. Uncategorized, Field Trips. No Comments.


April 8, 2011. Uncategorized. No Comments.