Scarecrows in the Vegie Patch

Today our environment Team organised a scarecrow making day. It was a magnificent Spring day in Melbourne. As the sun shone through the budding oak trees, in our school garden, we worked together to create three scarecrows. We used recycled materials. The frame was nailed together and the hammering continued as we attached bottle tops to empty pots, to create the heads. The bodies were dressed in a variety of pre loved clothes. Carefully they were dug into position and are now proudly overlooking the vegie patch.
What a fabulous day of collaborating and helping each other in the garden. For some students it was their first time using a hammer and nails. It was a great learning experience.
We owe a BIG thanks to Ms Scott and The Environment Team for their wonderful organisation and assistance.

3 thoughts on “Scarecrows in the Vegie Patch

  1. Well done Environment team. The scarecrows were a great activity and you all problem solved and directed the classes well during the day. They are a great adition to the vegie patch! Keep up the fabulous GREEN work!
    Mrs Bellesini 🙂

  2. Great job on making the scarecrows! They look awesome 🙂 Hammering metal bottle caps with the part that you hold it is suprisingly easy….a lot better than hammering with an heavy as hammer.

  3. Hello everyone,

    I’m a little behind in commenting on blogs but didn’t want to miss your post. The Environment Team have made convincing scarecrows. In the above photos, the fourth photo down on the right… the scarecrow is the one in the blue hat isn’t it?

    Naturally, Wikipedia has information on scarecrows…
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scarecrow

    @RossMannell
    Teacher (retired), N.S.W., Australia

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