Winter Fun at Steckle Heritage Farm

February 18, 2013 at 7:30 pm 2 comments

Today is Family Day in Ontario and several other provinces of Canada. Steckle Heritage Farm, a heritage farm within Kitchener city limits, hosted a day for families to have fun and spend time together. I’ll tell this story from a preschooler’s perspective, for all the young children who visited there today.

Winter Fun

Mommy and Daddy had a day off.

We put on our snowsuits and mittens and went to a farm. I waited to see the animals.

Grandma and Papa are coming too. We will see them there.

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Matt says hello.

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The big barn. Let’s go!

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Mommy helped me make a bird feeder. We’ll put it in a tree to feed the birds.

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My little sister wanted one too. We got a pine cone on a ribbon for her too.

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We went outside again. The snow is deep.

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I walked with Papa to see the ponies.  My fingers were cold, so Grandma helped me to put on my mittens.

Mommy, Daddy, and my little sister found the ponies too.

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The ponies were hungry. They wanted some lunch.

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We went into the barn again. I wanted to see the animals.

Here are the bunnies.  They wiggled their noses and stayed still.

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A baby goat said hello.

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More little  goats. See, they have water. They need a drink.

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A little calf having a rest.

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A wooly sheep in his winter coat.  Does it keep him warm?

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Krista said, “Blossom sometimes grumbles,” and she made the sound.

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Kala* showed us a black pig. We said hello. My sister liked him too.

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And roosters too. They go cock-a-doodle-doo!

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Walking in the snow. Little sister is getting tired.

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One more game. Little sister puts the bean bags through the holes.

I play hula hoop.

Mommy says, “It’s time to go home.”

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We walk to our car, but little sister is tired so Mommy carries her.

Bye, farm, we had fun!

@ Photos and text by C. Wilker

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2 Comments Add your own

  • 1. Krista  |  February 20, 2013 at 6:25 pm

    What a great little story book! Thanks for visiting and sharing with everyone! I know Flower and Ziggy sure loved the attention!

    Reply
    • 2. storygal  |  February 20, 2013 at 6:38 pm

      Thanks for your comment, Krista. I love when people come to my blog. I’m sure that Flower and Ziggy enjoyed the attention.

      Carolyn

      Reply

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