Mama OWL Blog: The Summer Fair #CountryKids

The Summer Fair #CountryKids

Saturday, 13 July 2013

Last weekend the kids and I enjoyed all of the fun of the fair at the primary school Summer fête. It was a beautiful day for it and there was plenty to keep the children entertained, and my purse empty! But it was all for the benefit of the school (the event raised £2500) so it was money well spent.
There was a bouncy slide, a climbing tower, lots of stalls with games like human fruit machine and a ring toss, stands from the Army Cadets (which L & H loved) as well as the local police and fire service (H wants to be a policeman when he grows up so he was particularly impressed by this, and E loved sitting in the fire engine), a barbecue and very importantly, a Pimms tent along with live music and performances from the staff and children made it a really enjoyable day.
We spent the entire afternoon there and although L refused to take part in the dance performance that his class had prepared, they all got involved in the activities - and particularly enjoyed throwing wet sponges at the staff - and had a really lovely time.

I have linked this post with #CountryKids at Coombe Mill.


  1. It looks like you all had a really fun day. If you have any posts about family days out which you'd like to share, I'd love you to join in with my weekly Family Days Linky over at Mums do Travel.

  2. We had a fire engine at our school fair, and the kids were really looking forward to seeing it. As it was also parked right next to my face painting stall I was looking forward to an afternoon of admiring fireman. Unfortunatly about 5 minutes into the fair they recieved a 999 call and had to leave, never to return. Next year eh

  3. Wow what a fun day, packed full of entertainment and activities. Great photos from a great day, thanks for sharing with Country Kids.

  4. Great the school was able to plan such a successful event. Looks like a fun day!


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