On Saturday, our Research Assistant and Exhibits Assistant took the day off from regular tasks to man our heritage games booth at the Queen Street Market.
The Queen Street Market started in 2003, growing this year to every weekend during the summer. This year, the organizer of the market added a day for children to the calendar of events. There were face painters, entertainers, a petting zoo – along with our own historical games.
The bubbles were really popular with the very young:
Then there was the sidewalk chalk for the slightly older crowd:
Our Research Assistant demonstrating jacks for a new generation of kids:
To make sure our assistants had fun, we booked them next to the petting zoo:
It worked. The assistants were over-cuted by the bunnies: