‘Day of Play’ proves healthy can be fun

Dylan Daye, 4, of Marksville listens to 4-H volunteer Gage Mills of Moreauville explain how dirt, water and seeds will turn a balloon into a garden. The radish seeds are put in the balloon. When the radish sprouts, the balloon is to be popped and the sprout replanted.

APCS cheerleaders (in white T-shirts) lead the line dancing activity, joined by 4-H volunteers (in colored shirts) during the “Day of Play” event at the AgCenter on Oct. 1. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

Morgan Mayeux (left) and Kennedy Laviolette, Moreauville seniors at APCS, presented the multi-activity “Day of Play” as their senior project.

Lisa Breaux leads a yoga program as part of the “Day of Play” at the AgCenter. Breaux is a yoga instructor, but her real joy is teaching kindergartners at Cottonport Elementary. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}

William Vanderlick, a 4-H volunteer from Mansura, prepares a healthy fruit smoothie for 10-year-old Hanna Lemoine of Moreauville.

Aimee Hayes helps young Sarah and Jarrod Hayes get into the spirit of the healthy fun “Day of Play” at the LSU AgCenter on Oct. 1. The Plaucheville family was one of a few hundred visitors who came out on a perfect Autumn day to learn how to be healthier and have fun at the same time. {Photo by Raymond L. Daye}




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