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What kids say

Comments from students in Oregon Trail classes

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It was super fun!

It was fun learning while having fun with my friends.

My favorite activity in the class was getting to touch and taste things.

To pull the wagon I thought the pioneers used buffalo because I didn't even know that oxen exist.

I never knew that 1840's games and school would be so much fun!

I didn’t know they had to wear so many layers.

I really liked trying on the clothing because I got to imagine how the pioneers felt.

I had so much to write about!

You made me feel welcome by giving us a turn with almost everything you brought.

I loved the games because they were not like Candy Land. They may be old, but to me they are very new.

Everything you taught was new to me.

I enjoyed sewing because it is really fun. Also my grandma sews so I can show her that I can sew.

I liked how you dressed in the clothes the pioneers would wear.

Marbles is my most favorite game of all time.

I love the sewing because it's very fun entertainment for when I am not allowed on electronics.

You are a great listener.

I am proud of my letter.

I didn't know they played marbles.

I love that we got to see what was different back then and now.

I had fun with the dress up, stitching and trying the candy.

You helped me realize that learning something new can be fun.

I learned that to start a fire you use buffalo chips.

One of my favorite things I learned was that one thing most people took was a spider pot. I thought it was a real spider.

When we made the quilts I liked it because when I finished I got to see something cool that I did.

 

Thank you for making things fun.

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