Blue Skies

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Monday, 28 April 2014

Planning and Playing (2014-04-28)

Whilst people arrived we played Octopus.

We held a News Circle, with names as we have a few new members: Tim has been laying a parquet floor; Izzy went to Scotland; Lena went to a play space with a slide; Matilda DID break her arm and was not just whining; Freya's grand parents came over and they went for a walk in the woods; Pip had a sleepover at Rafiq's and played Minecraft; Rafiq has Pip's shoes left over at his party; Connie and Flora, separately, went to Go Outdoors and bought tents and equipment for the FSC camp they are going on next weekend; Jay played football on Saturday; Ivo went to Jesse's Supreme Science party; Nia learnt to play Blue Lake and Rocky Shore on the piano, which she promised to play for us later; Molly went on a narrow boat, swam in a muddy lake and went to a model village; Imogen got new shoes which came with a light up headdress; Polly went to her cousin's for Easter and had an Easter egg hunt; Natty showed us his Hex Bug setup; Millie went to ballet and made a bookmark on her sewing machine; Debbie went to Thame Country Fair and saw lots of dogs; Xanthe had her birthday last Tuesday and got shoes and a onesie; Iona went to her cousin's confirmation yesterday at Christ's Hospital School; Dylan went to Hampton Court Palace; Joe went to Majorca where it was hot but the pool was not; John went to York and saw lambs; Oliver went to Florida where it was really hot; Daniel went to Keyhaven and had a double icecream; Matti has SATs in two weeks.

As the weather was nice we went outside and played on the equipment.

We came back inside for singing, which was started by Nia playing Blue Lake and Rocky Shore which we sung along to. We sang Black Socks, Stewball, Axes, Back of the Bus and finally Charlie was a pigeon.

We held our Closing Circle.

Leaders: Tim, Debbie
Elfins: 23
Woodchip: 1
Pioneer: 1

Monday, 14 April 2014

Hostel Retrospective (2014-03-31)

We played a quick game of tag whilst people arrived.

We held a News Circle: Flora's hamster is coming back from Katie's; Connie is tired after hostel; Rafiq borrowed Skooby Doo the Wonder Dog from Ruby and Amber; Pip has his birthday on Wednesday; Dylan went on Hostel; Joe too; Rayan liked weaving and bread making on Hostel; Rana had a great time especially the picnic in the sunshine; Oliver went on a Mother's Day picnic by the river; Millie-Maye had Xanthe around and swapped clothes; Xanthe went to the King's Arms with Flora and Jude and saw a couple dancing in the street to Happy; Ivo has sparring pads for karate; Natty made a back minded mace; Nia shared a fifteen week old puppy called Ruby; Imogen got leg tattoos at a friends party; Matti told us the headmaster of Larkrise is leaving on Friday; Matilda went to the Roal Dahl museum, her favourite bit was story time; Lena is going to Pembrokeshire for the Easter holiday; Izzy thought Hostel was really, really fun and liked making the Friendship Bracelets; Jay went on Hostel; Tim saw a Roman Soldier at Segsbury Camp.

We played a game of Octopus and then Four Corners.

Zoe showed us a slide show of her pictures of camp.

Everyone was very excitable so we went outside and played on the equipment.

We came back inside for a Lost Property Circle and then sang Chrlie was a Pigeon before singing our Closeing Song.

Leaders: Tim, Rana
Helpers: Zoe, Lizbeth
Elfins: 17
Pioneer: 1
Woodchip: 1