Saturday, March 10, 2012

Our First American Visitor

My Cousin A's second grade son was assigned to send "Flat Stanley" to another state or country. The host family was asked to take Flat Stanley on some adventures specific to their area and then send him home with pictures (and anything else they felt would be appropriate).

I can't tell you how excited I was for our little visitor to arrive. But first, let's see how far Stanley had to come... click here for a map that Papa Echo made. (We live FAR AWAY!!!)

We took Stanley to The Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum.

Driving on the left is a little scary for Stanley.

He saw a little bit of color in one of the pans.

Then we took him to our favorite place, Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

Eeek!!! Fruit bats!!

Stanley was nervous about getting into the ocean, so he played tiggy (tag) on the beach.

Yum! Yum! Fish, prawns and chips.

All the students wear uniforms here and Stanley was no exception.
And of course he had to buy some souvenirs to take back to the second grade class. He also brought back two sets of togs (swim suits), postcards and a map of the koala sanctuary and the museum.
Thanks for visiting Flat Stanley!!!


Tammy Woodruff said...

Nice Job! You did great, I am sure the class really enjoyed Stanley's Adventures, I did!

Mrs. Lannen said...

That was awesome! I wish I was Flat Stanley, how are things going? You all seem to be doing so well there, what a great adventure!
PS this is Jeni...Mrs. Lannen is my school name☺

Anonymous said...

Love it!!!


Stephanie said...
This comment has been removed by the author.
Stephanie said...

Would you like to do this all over again? I have a Flat Stanley looking for a vacation spot?? My daughter's 1st grade class just got the assignment.


Mama Echo said...

Sure Stephanie!! We would love to host another Flat Stanley.