Visit FamilyCorner.com for tons of seasonal ideas!
quick link - go to our home page quick link - kid's crafts, family fun, printables, etc quick link - sign up for our free newsletter quick link - holiday crafts, recipes and ideas quick link - gardening, organizing, saving money, decorating and more quick link - our FunBook is filled with lots of quick ideas, tips and crafts quick link - join our bustling community of friendly members


Go Back   FamilyCorner.com Forums > Parenting > Education > Middle School

Reply
 
Thread Tools Rate Thread
  #1 (permalink)  
Old 07-04-2009, 04:13 AM
madmum's Avatar
Three Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: West Yorkshire, Bradford UK
Posts: 1,100
school fete

We have just got back from our children' primary school fete

We had a lovely time, spent quite a bit but all the money goes to the school.

We went on the raffle and Kelsey won a prize on the children's raffle. The children also had a go on the tins tombola and they all came home with about 15 tin food in total.

They bounced half the day on the bouncy castle and bouncy slide and had a go on the coconut shy.
The weather kept fine thankfully too, even though it was forecast to rain.

We have had a great day as a family (for a change)
__________________


Take time to recharge your batteries. It's hard to see where you're going when your lights are dim.
Reply With Quote
  #2 (permalink)  
Old 07-05-2009, 09:33 AM
Amanda's Avatar
Moderator
FamilyCorner Fanatic
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: southeast Wisconsin
Posts: 4,487
Testing image upload from son's computer
Attached Images
 
__________________
Forum Administrator

visit my blogs:
Amanda's Cookin'
Crafts by Amanda
Reply With Quote
  #3 (permalink)  
Old 07-12-2009, 12:13 PM
bluebird's Avatar
Assistant Moderator
FamilyCorner Postaholic
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 12,881
Madmum sounds like fun. Can you explains some terms for me? I don't know what a coconut shy is or what are tins tombola?
__________________
Don't stay were you are tolerated, go where you are celebrated!
https://aquasunrise.wordpress.com/
Reply With Quote
  #4 (permalink)  
Old 07-12-2009, 01:47 PM
madmum's Avatar
Three Year Member
FamilyCorner Junkie
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: West Yorkshire, Bradford UK
Posts: 1,100
Ooh it wa soooo much fun

A coconut Shy is where there are 3 or 4 coconuts on plinths/pillars etc and the game player has a ball and they throw the ball at the coconut to try and knock them off, If they manage they win the coconut..

The tins tombola is another little game where you have raffle tickets placed on tinned food (such as beans, peas, custard, tuna etc)
Every tin has a ticket on it

Then there is a bucket with another set of tickets (all corresponding to the ones on the tins)

The player picks a ticket from the bucket and whatever tin matches that number they have won.

(alterations to this is that the tins only end in 0 or 5 but every ticket is placed in the bucket, if the player picks a ticket ending in 0 or 5 wins that tin, all the other tickets don't win a prize.)

The latter is my kiddies favourite game at fates
__________________


Take time to recharge your batteries. It's hard to see where you're going when your lights are dim.
Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Trouble with Math Lifestar All About School Ideas & Information 19 05-30-2014 09:09 PM
Problems missing school StepMom22 Elementary Aged Kids 11 02-08-2014 07:49 AM
HIgh school Appeal madmum High School 11 07-02-2009 03:55 PM
What Did You Do Frugal Today - 19 barbszy What Did You Do Frugal Today 1474 08-11-2007 07:29 AM
School bans tag, other chase games---Your Opinion? ajrsmom Education 32 11-04-2006 07:28 AM


All times are GMT -8. The time now is 06:04 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
SEO by vBSEO 3.6.1
Copyright 1997-2012, FamilyCorner.com Magazine, Inc. an Internet Brands company

POPULAR AREAS OF FAMILYCORNER.COM

Our Family FunBook is packed full of ideas from parents just like you!

Our members say that they have never found a friendlier message board community than ours!

Our kid's craft section is filled with easy ideas for creative little minds.

We have tons of free printable coloring pages to keep your little ones happy.

We offer a wide variety of free newsletters delivered right to your inbox.

Our Household Hints & Tips have a wealth of information on cleaning, organizing, and more!
Go to the funbook Go to forums Go to kid's crafts Go to printables Go to newsletters Go to Hints & Tips

Home || Newsletters || Advertising || Terms of Use || Privacy || Services || Submissions || Contact Us || Media Opportunities || Link To Us || Shop || Feedback || Staff || e-Cards || Reminder Service



FamilyCorner.com® is sponsored in part by...




Visit our friends --> MomsMenu | Main Street Mom | She Knows | Baby University | Personal Fitness Zone | iChef.com

Copyright Notice | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use/Disclaimer