Spring is here, and Happy Father’s Day!

Today, Saturday 1st September, is the first day of spring in Australia.

After a cold and wet winter in Victoria, we are all looking forward to the start of a new season. In fact, Geelong has had its wettest winter in nearly 30 years! Spring lasts for three months; September, October and November.

Does this image remind you of spring?

Image: ‘Early April in Georgia’s Callaway Gardens
http://www.flickr.com/photos/22834654@N04/3418526343

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The first Sunday in September, which is tomorrow, also marks a special day. It is Father’s Day!

Father’s Day is a day where we thank and celebrate our fantastic dads.

Lots of students have special plans to celebrate Father’s Day and I am sure all of the 4KM and 4KJ dads will enjoy the day with their families.


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What do you enjoy about spring?

How are you celebrating Father’s Day?

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35 thoughts on “Spring is here, and Happy Father’s Day!

  1. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    What a great post about this season and fathers day.
    What ai like about Sprig. Is that flowers grow beautiful and I celebrate fathers day by giving my dad a wonderful present and a fabulous card. I bet you have a nice school!

    from Corey (Chloe’s Brother)

    • Dear Corey,

      Hi, my name is Emily and I am in your sister’s grade (Mrs Morris’)
      It is wonderful to see a new blogger on our blog. Especially considering Chloe is new to blogging and she is already asking people to comment out of her family.

      I liked why you like spring .I like spring because it a wonderful time of the year with flowers blooming and it is really warm.

      Sweet Pea
      Pretty
      Raining has stopped
      Interesting types of flowers
      Nice weather
      Gladiolus

      Our school is a really nice school. What is the name of your school?
      From,
      Emily

    • Dear Corey,
      Thank you for commenting on the class blog. I was lookinf forward to Spring because it has been a awful winter and we hope next year winter is better.

      Of cause we did a post about fathers day because it is a special even that the whole world does. A

  2. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    I love the post about spring and fathers day!
    How I celebrate fathers day is give my two dads a present and the cards we made + have roast pork sometimes. I love how flowers grow and animals have their babies.

    It will be fun to see baby animals.
    Sorry it is a short comment because I couldn’t think of anything else to write.

    From Chloe

    • @ Chloe,

      You are already turning into an amazing blogger, since you are quite knew to the school.

      I too like the post about Spring and Father’s Day.

      I like celebrating Father’s Day with my Dad by spoiling him with lots of great presents.

      I love spring because the weather is just nice and all the nice flowers come out.

      I agree that it will be fun seeing baby animals.

      Liv 😉

  3. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    What a great post!

    I am glad it is spring! This morning it was pretty bad but look at the weather now! I think our weather will improve a lot. The downside about spring is that you get really bad hay fever. It really annoys me.

    I can’t wait until Father’s Day! My brother and I have heaps of presents and we can’t wait to give them to our Dad.

    On Father’s Day my family (Mum, Dad and brother) and going to the Barking Dog (a restaurant)for lunch.

    From,
    Skye

    • Dear Skye,

      What an expert comment from an expert blogger! I agree that this Father’s Day and Spring post is amazing.

      I am so glad it is spring too! I really truly did miss the nice warm weather during winter.

      You are right, the only downside is you get hay fever, it annoys me like crazy.

      I hope you had a fantastic Father’s Day, I know my Dad did. My family went to Eastern Beach and we walked our dogs, and what a nice spring day it was!

      I have never heard of the Barking Dog, is it a good restaurant?

      Your friend,
      Liv 😉

  4. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    Jessica here again 🙂

    I think that this is a great idea for a post.
    What I enjoy about Spring? Well Spring for me is one of the best seasons of the year because it is never too hot or cold. It is also a season where you can wear all the pretty Spring colour clothes e.g. light pink, peach, light blue e.t.c.
    My Dad and I are going to go out shopping tomorrow and possibly have some pasta for lunch. And of course I’m going to be giving him a HUGE present…

    Keep up the fantastic work!

    From your new blogging buddy Jess 🙂

  5. Dear 4KM & 4KJ
    I wish you a drier and warmer spring! Here in England we have just had the WETTEST summer for 100 YEARS! We are at the very end of our 6 week summer holiday and start back at school on Monday, but we haven’t had much chance to get into shorts and flip flops this year!

    We celebrate Father’s Day in June. Hope you’ve all enjoyed your Father’s Days!
    Mrs M
    A Room with a View

    • Dear Mrs Monaghan,

      Thanks for leaving a great comment on our blog!

      I hope we have a warm spring. I can see the weather improving a lot. The sky is blue right now with only a bit of clouds.

      Wow, you had the wettest summer for 100 years! 🙂

      I hope you enjoy it when you go back to school. Our end of year school holidays is a long way away.

      From,
      Skye ♦

  6. Dear 4KM and 4KJ

    I hope all of the dads, granddads and/or great granddads had a wonderful Father’s Day. On Thursday and Friday I had been helping parents on the Father’s Day stall at my local school. We almost sold out of everything we had.

    Now for Spring. Has Spring really begun? Here is one of my extended comments for you.

    http://rossmannellcomments.edublogs.org/2012/09/03/spring-has-sprung-in-australia-for-4kj-and-4km/

    As usual, remember I am not an expert, just interested in many things. If I find I have made any mistakes, I will edit the comment.

    @RossMannell
    Teacher, NSW, Australia

    • Dear Ross,

      Thanks for leaving a long, quality comment on our blog!

      I think my dad had a great Father’s Day. He was sure spoilt by my brother and I. I like going to the Father’s Day Stall! It is fun looking for things to by your dad.

      Thanks for making an extended comment for us. You put a lot of effort into it! I like all of the photos you have taken.

      I like spring because it is not too cold or too warm and also because the flowers bloom. The only downside about spring is that you get hay fever. It really annoys me.

      From,
      Skye

      • Dear Skye,

        I think your feelings about spring are shared by many. Not too hot, not too cold, flowers blooming and hay fever sneezing sums spring up for many including my mother. With my love of the outdoors and photography, I am one of the lucky people without hayfever. 🙂

        @RossMannell

        • Dear Ross,

          Thanks for replying to me, you are a wonderful blogger!

          You are so lucky that you don’t get hay fever. Hay Fever makes me feel miserable.

          I walked past a house this morning and you should have seen how beautiful their daises were. They were white.

          From,
          Skye

          • Sorry Ross, I forgot to type something.

            It says the time each time a comment is published and it said that your first comment was published at 12:19am. Is that true?

            Skye

  7. Hello everyone in 4KM and 4KJ,

    I am enjoying the flowers blossoming in my garden. Spring is so beautiful. Do you have many flowers in your gardens?

    We celebrated Father’s Day at Woodenbong Central School with a special performing arts concert. It was so much fun and all the dads really enjoyed it.
    http://www.woodenbong-c.schools.nsw.edu.au/gallery/primary-fathers-day-concert
    You could check out or photos here and we will have a post on our Kinder Blog later this week Kwcs12 Edublogs.

    Enjoy the Spring Sunshine 🙂 Miss McLennan.

    • @Courtney,

      Hi, it’s me Georgia again.

      The flowers in my garden are beautiful! In my garden there are mostly daffodils.

      Your concert sounds interesting. I ♥ your pictures.

      Thank you for leaving a comment on 4KM and 4KJ’s blog. We appreciate it lots.

      Your pal,

      Georgia 😀

    • @ Miss McLennan,

      Hi! My name is Liv and I am in 4KJ, Miss Jordan’s class this year. This is the second time I have had Miss Jordan as a teacher so I am very lucky indeed.

      Thankyou so much for your detailed terrific comment! It was very much appreciated by 4KM and 4KJ.

      What a coincidence, I have a blossom tree too! I am enjoying watching the blossom bloom in my garden. I have many many colourful flowers in my front garden and backyard.

      How cool would that be? A special performing arts concert! That would be special treat for the Dad’s on Father’s Day.

      I looked at the photos and it looked like you all had the time of your life!

      We surely will love the new Spring Sunshine. We have all been missing it for a couple of months now!

      From your new blogging buddy,
      Liv 😉

    • Dear Mrs McLennan,

      Thank you for the comment. My name is Emily and I am in 4KM and 4KJ so I am very lucky, with Mrs Morris and Miss Jordan.

      I am also enjoying blossoming and blooming in Spring. I love the warmer weather now.

      I love the photos,
      From,
      Emily

    • @Tiffany,

      Thank you for leaving a comment on our class blog.I visited your blog and it is wonderful!

      Your blogging pal,

      Georgia

  8. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    Wow, what an amazing post!

    It was very nice of you to say “HAPPY FATHER’S DAY”. My family and I had a great day.
    Here are some of the things we did:
    -Firstly we gave our fathers day presents to my dad
    -Then we went to see The Batman because he love Batman
    -We went and had lunch with my Nan and Pop and then my Gran and Grandpa rang dad to see if he wanted to have tea lunch with them. So we said goodbye to nan and pop and drove to gran and grandpa’s to have another great lunch. When we got back we all felt very sick.
    -After a great day of eating and having fun we had a delightful dinner.

    Bye for now,
    Kealee :mrgreen: 😳

  9. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    Spring:
    I’ve had a great Winter but it’s time to head off to Spring and have some fun in the sun! :mrgreen:

    Last year, we had a really good Spring but this year Spring seems even better.

    Now at school we have to wear our hats again and be sun smart.
    What are you doing this Spring?
    Are you going to enjoy the sun and the flowers?
    🙂

    Fathers Day:
    I celebrated Fathers Day by letting my dad have his gifts and eat his chocolate we gave him( He’s the best dad in the world!).
    I had a great day with my dad, I had so much fun and I hope you did too! ♥
    What did you enjoy doing with your dad?
    What did you give your dad?
    Would you of changed anything about Father’s Day, why and how?

    Have a great Spring,
    Leah 🙂

  10. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,
    Boy, it’s so hot!All of a sudden poof so cold to so hot, well spring is here I am having a great spring, father’s day is my favourite day so far seeing my dad and grandparents in one hole day and yes I do think the picture makes me think of spring! Well bye for now,
    From
    Patrick

  11. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,
    Hi Brodey here what a great post i think it
    is great that spring is here because that means
    there is less rainy days.

    Pluss that means that you can do lots more things out side now like going for a bike ride,riding a scooter,and much more.

    well got to go
    BRODEY

  12. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    what a fantastic post.
    Spring is my favourite season because
    flowers come out and the weather gets hotter.

    Happy Fathers Day to all of the dads, I hope you hade a great day! 😆

    From your blogging buddy
    Loren. 😀

  13. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,
    Hello 4KM and 4KJ. I am glad that it is spring is here because now it is warm but weather looks like its going to be rain, rain and rain this week.

    Are you happy that it is spring now?
    Have you ever had severe weather?

    From your blogging buddy,
    Trav (4KM)

  14. Hi 4KM and 4KJ
    my father’s day was grate.Unfortunetley my dad
    cod not be there on sunday
    sins he had to go up to Qeensland for the polenaion
    conteract to bring hi’s bees back.
    Can you bleve that :(.
    But 🙂 we did get to giv his gifs to him
    befor he went
    from Luka

  15. Dear emily
    Hey emily thanks for commenting on my comment my for a starters i live in pakenham lakeside if u know were that is and my school name is pakenham lakeside primary school. (PLPS)
    On friday the15th of september im going to come to my dads and my mums, and ill ne comeing to your school with my sister to play and look
    Anyway bye

  16. ‘ello,

    i have some info about fathers day. well, there wasn’t original fathers day just mothers day until there was a disater in a mine im pretty sure it was 19 people or something and i heard they all had children(?) once they got out they asked for a fathers dayi think thats how it went by the way i spent mine in queensland cause i was on holiday 😉 😛

    cheers,
    Riley

  17. Dear 4KM and 4KJ,

    This is very old but HAPPY FATHER’S DAY!!!!!!
    I love spring! It’s so close to summer my favourite season!

    Spring has great weather, sunny and wet.

    Thanks for being a great blog,
    Chrissie.

    • Dear Chrissie,

      Thanks for the great comment on our class blog!

      yes it was a while ago but I’ll go with the flo HAPPY FATHERS DAY!

      I love spring because it is my birthday it was two days ago to be correct.

      Spring does have good weather well sometime anyway not today though.

      The rain is o and off on and off.

      Thanks for the comment,

      Clancy

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