HOMER'S STAY AT HOME CAMP

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Materials
 
  1. Printed HWHG Thumbprint Family Tree template
  2. Inkpad or washable markers
  3. Colouring tools (crayons, markers, pencil crayons or paint)
Instructions 
  1. Print out the family tree template
  2. Colour or paint the tree trunk
  3. Use an ink pad or washable marker to colour one of your fingers
  4. Stamp your finger at the end of one of the branches
  5. Repeat steps 3 and 4 but position the second stamp in a V to make a heart shaped leaf
  6. Sign your name beside your leaf
  7. Ask your family members to add their leaves and names
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The Loch Doon area was memorialized in celebrated Scottish poet, Robert Burns piece “Ye banks and braes O’ bonnie Doon”

Ye banks and braes o’ bonny Doon,
How can ye bloom sae fresh and fair?
How can ye chant, ye little birds,
And I sae weary fu’ o’ care?
Thou’lt break my heart, thou warbling bird,
That wantons thro’ the flowering thorn:
Thou minds me o’ departed joys,
Departed, never to return.

Aft hae I rov’d by bonnie Doon,
To see the rose and woodbine twine;
And ilka bird sang o’ its love,
And fondly sae did I o’ mine.
Wi’ lightsome heart I pu’d a rose,
Fu’ sweet upon its thorny tree;
And my fause lover stole my rose,
But, ah! he left the thorn wi’ me.