The story of past generations has been recently explored by students in Years 1 and 2 at Cornerstone. The history of those who have gone before the children has been considered, and to make the stories come to life, a special guest was on hand this week.
86 year old Mrs McLachlan came and spent some time with these students, and shared some of what life was like in the ‘olden days’. Children were encouraged to ask questions, and they ranged from how old our guest was, and how old her children were (which included Year 1 teacher, Mrs Sully), through to what jobs she used to have to do.
The children were mesmerised by Mrs McLachlan, and she related beautifully to them. At one point she laughingly suggested that she was so old that many of the students probably couldn’t even count that high. Her bright and cheerful disposition made her a popular guest.
Special thanks must go to Mrs Sully, for arranging for her Mum to join the classroom events of the day, and to Mrs McLachlan for her willingness to share part of her story with us.