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Pioneer Day

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Here at Pioneer Party, we take great pride in our state and city's heritage! We are proud PIONEERS (obvs, we even named ourselves after them)! July 24 in Utah celebrates the Mormon Pioneers arriving in Utah in 1847. Whether you need an idea for a church lesson, a family party, or just to celebrate on your own, here are a few of our favorite links:

http://teachldschildren.com/category/pioneer-day/

This link has a ton of different craft and game activities for kids, as well as links to stories about Pioneers from the Friend, and Pioneer songs.

http://livingmontessorinow.com/free-pioneer-printables-and-montessori-inspired-pioneer-activities/

This one also has games and activities, printable, and some real-life Pioneer activities to try!

http://www.allkidsnetwork.com/crafts/dress-up/paper-bonnet-craft

And here is a link to a pattern to make your own paper bonnet! Perfect for church classes or a kids family activity!

We also have a few gifts, handouts, and ideas in the store, so come che…

Pioneer Day Ideas...

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The 24th of July marks the day that the Mormon Pioneers arrived in Utah...so if you live here, you will have another day to celebrate this month!  Here are some ideas to incorporate with your kids, neighborhood, or family:


EASY GAMES TO PLAY:


Three Legged Race
Button, button, where's the button?
Stick Pulling
Sack Race
Wheelbarrow Racing
Tug of War
Marbles
Horse Shoes


And a few more that need some explanation...






Shadow Tag This game needs to be played on a sunny day. The person who is it tries to step on another player's shadow. If their shadow is stepped on they have to stand still. The game continues until every person has been tagged. Then the first person tagged becomes it. If a player gets tired of running they can lay down. Then the player who is it can't tag them.
Ducks Fly This game is similar to Simon Says. One child is chosen to be the leader. The other players face the leader. The leader tells the other children what to do. Then they copy the actions and sounds that the lea…