October 21, 2009

Udderly fun

Ben had his 1st Kindergarten field trip to a local dairy farm and I got to tag along. I didn't get very many good pictures because I really don't have the right lens for this sort of thing. It's difficult to back up in a crowd with a 50mm lens. But, it was still tons of fun and with each image I can recall exactly what was going on at the time.

We started out with a demonstration on how they milk the cows.

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After the lecture each child got a chance to stick their finger in the machine to see what it felt like. Unfortunately my auto focus got bumped off and I didn't catch it until the moment was gone. Ben giggled like a girl when it started squeezing his finger.

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Then we got to go on a hay ride and the cows came right up to the trailer to feed. Ben loved how close they got!

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Did I mention it was freezing that day? He had on a shirt, sweatshirt, and fleece lined jacket and still chattered his teeth.

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The kids also got a chance to feed the goats....

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and pet the calves, which was my favorite part. Look at that adorable pink freckled nose!

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But if you ask Ben what his favorite part of the field trip was, he will not hesitate when he tells you riding the bus since I'm a mean mom and won't let him ride the bus to and from school :)

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3 thanks for stopping by, i love comments!:

kelleysbeads October 21, 2009 at 3:04 PM  

FaNtAsTiC pics Tabitha! Love the shots of the nibbling goat and Ben through the bus window :)

Melissa October 21, 2009 at 5:20 PM  

I love all of these pictures! The bus one is soooo sweet...and good for you for giving your kiddo a ride to and from school...I do too. I feel they are only young for such a short time, and some of the stuff that happens on the bus...well, I want mine to be young for as long as they can! Looks like you all had a great field trip! A fun share!

Sarah October 21, 2009 at 6:31 PM  

That picture of Ben on the bus is my absolute favorite! How fun!

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