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Margaret Stoddart Retirement Village Children's Party

We had a fantastic time at our annual Children’s Party recently. It was really great to see lots of children enjoying the exciting activities that took place.

El Grego the famous Christchurch magician was certainly a favourite - and got the children involved in helping him with his fascinating magical tricks. Some lucky children even got to take home balloon animals. Thanks El Grego for providing so much fun!

We were very lucky to have a warm and sunny day - and of course the pony rides were very popular with many of the children. Who knows what budding equestrians we may have helped foster?

And of course the lolly scramble was well patronised by many eager children. It was lovely to see older brothers, sisters and cousins helping make sure the younger children got their fair share.

This was followed by a scrumptious afternoon tea - enjoyed by children and adults alike. It was a fabulous time for our Margaret Stoddart residents and staff to ‘show off’ their children, grandchildren, great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

Finally Alice and Joshua were presented with their prizes for the best homemade magical costumes. Well done you two who (with help from their Mums and others) came up with very creative costumes.

Many thanks to all those who attended and made the day so memorable.



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