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Vacation Bible School

This head was the first time Gabby was old enough to attend VBS. It was difficult leaving her in the sea of children waiting excitedly in pews. She LOVED her week at VBS. They had a theme each day and donated school items to help children who couldn't afford the basics of school supplies. Gabby learned about God and they practiced songs praising Him. It was precious on Sunday when all of the children gathered at the front of the church and sang the songs with motions (although we couldn't see Gabby because she stood in te back with the 5th graders. 

Once the week was over Gabby was already begging to return. She loved the church and especially all of the time with other kids. They offered a Veggie Camp a fee weeks later so of course she attended that as well. I volunteered the first day of Veggie camp and each age was a different vegetable. 3 year olds were Tomatoes, 4 year olds were cumcumber, 5&6 year olds were squash. I volunteered with the Tomatoes. Unfortunately I was really sick then other days and couldn't go to work or help with the program, but this was no problem at all for Gabby! Since I wasn't there to help with the Tomatoes Gabby insisted she must take my place as a helper and be with the 3 year olds the next day. They obliged and said she really did help the younger ones interact with each other. The next day however, she insisted and must be a squash and they allowed her to be with the older kids. I guess she wanted a 'taste' of what it was like to be each type of vegetable, ha!


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