Derek and friends from his workplace attended a plane pull competition in Sydney at the beginning of this month. Even though they didn't win, they did an awesome job! He said they were leading until they started to consider strategies! lol. The kids were determined to practice some athletics before their carnival, so they set up timed running practice and long jump events. As a family we attended the local Homeschool Sports Carnival. We all had a wonderful day participating in different athletics events (yes, even mum and dad!). Damon was very fast in his running races, taking first place in each. Avril, Adele and their friends enjoyed racing each other. They both came home with a collection of ribbons themselves. Even Josef got in on the action! He was determined to get a ribbon too. And he did! He was so determined he ran the 1500m, beating both of his sisters and was rewarded with a 1st ribbon for his age group :) What I love about homeschool carnivals is that the whole family can participate, we are not just spectators dealing with bored babies, toddlers or preschoolers, it really is a family affair. Father and child race. Mother and child race . A picture of all of the homeschoolers that participated. Then we went on with the events. All of the kids participated in the long jump. They hooked up with their friends for the relay races.. We had the novelty events.. And of course the high jump.. And the sack races.. I didn't get ph...