Tuesday, August 31, 2010
RIDEAU CANAL .... FIRST FIELD TRIP OF THE YEAR
Our first field trip of the school year is a little early because they close up on labour day. I made a unit study for the kids. My Dad picked us up in my brother's van. Sunny Not didn't wake up so we went with out her. This was sad for me but we had a good time. The weather is 40C with the humidex so heading out in the morning was important. Due to heat we just did Kingston Mills and Jones Falls.
We saw a boat going through the locks in Kingston. We talked with the owner about his trip. We checked out the museum display...it was so-so but the video was good. At Jones Falls we had ice cream, checked out boats and another video. There was a ton of fish by the walking bridge and the kids were impressed with that We did not do any hiking because of the heat. We finished and took our picnic back to my Dad's fully air conditioned house...like I said, it's HOT There has been some complaint about it not being school yet...too bad for them.