Gruffalo Hunt #2 (Flashback Friday)

Last year, in fact almost a year to the date, I took the boys on a Gruffalo hunt just a simple activity but a lot of fun and an afternoon out which I and Burton especially, still remember and look back on fondly.gruffhunt12The weekend before last saw a beautiful, warm, sunny and dry Sunday and after managing to find my NT membership card at long last hidden in one of my kitchen drawers, I decided to take the boys to our nearest property at Arlington Court for another Gruffallo Hunt. The great thing about visiting the National Trust, is that the outside area is a fantastic space for two boys to run around freely and not have to be told to come back, not to touch something or get down! We love it and especially enjoy going this time of year with the stunning array of autumn colours and textures about.

Here is our Gruffalo Hunt in photos

Two boys went for a run to the deep dark wood
Mummy  tried to keep up as best she could

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Silly old Mummy! Doesn’t she know
There’s no such thing as a gruffalo?

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Where are you going to Burton (not a mouse)
Come and have tea in my treetop house


It’s frightfully nice of you Mummy, but no –
I’m going to have tea with my Gruffalo


On went the boys through the deep dark wood
Still they kept looking, and looking was good

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Where are you meeting him?
Here, by this stream

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Where are you meeting him?
Here, by this lake,

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Silly Old Mummy! Doesn’t she know,
There’s no such thing as a gruffal….

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But now our tummies are beginng to rumble
Our favourite food is – gruffalo crumble!

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 Gruffalo Crumble! The Gruffalo said,
and quick as the wind he turned and fled


All was quiet in the deep dark wood

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Jenson found a monkey
and the monkey was good!

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This post was brought to you as part of Flashback Friday

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Remember – a flashback can be from any time whether it be yesterday, last week, last month, last year or yesteryear! It can be a flashback of your own, your children, your partner or your friends.

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