Evan Del Faro, 6

Evan Del Faro, 6

Gabbing about gobblers with South Whidbey Elementary School students

Following long tradition, The Record visited South Whidbey Elementary School to chat with students about Thanksgiving. Read below to find what these little gobblers had to say.

Evan Del Faro

The Record: What are you thankful for on Thanksgiving?

Evan: Turkey.

The Record: What’s your favorite part about Thanksgiving?

Evan: The family.

The Record: Are you going to help cook?

Evan: No.

The Record: What’s your favorite food for Thanksgiving?

Evan: Corn.

Wells Horton

The Record: What are you thankful for on Thanksgiving?

Wells: Turkey. Because it’s yummy.

The Record: What’s your favorite part about Thanksgiving?

Wells: When you get to go with your whole family.

The Record: Are you going help cook the food?

Wells: No, my dad is.

Sadie Rich

The Record: What’s your favorite food on Thanksgiving?

Sadie: Turkey. Because turkey is so good.

The Record: What do you help cook?

Sadie: The pumpkin pie.

The Record: Who are you usually with on Thanksgiving?

Sadie: My family. My brother, my sister and my baby brother.

The Record: What is your favorite part about Thanksgiving?

Sadie: Eating the turkey.

Andrew Stigers

The Record: What are you thankful for on Thanksgiving?

Andrew: Getting toys. Maybe like Transformers or trains.

The Record: What is your favorite food on Thanksgiving?

Andrew: Turkey. Thanksgiving has turkeys, that’s why I like it.

The Record: Do you help cook?

Andrew: Sometimes.

The Record: What do you like to do when your parents are cooking?

Andrew: Watch movies.

Lucy Halldorson

The Record: What are you thankful for on Thanksgiving?

Lucy: Sitting next to somebody.

The Record: Are you going to help cook?

Lucy: I know how to cook. I have my own little kitchen. I cook chicken soup. I like chicken soup.

The Record: What’s your favorite food on Thanksgiving?

Lucy: Strawberries. Because they look sweet.

The Record: What do you like to do while your parents are cooking?

Lucy: Playing with my toys.

Gabe Huffman

The Record: What are you thankful for on Thanksgiving?

Gabe: I haven’t thought about it yet.

The Record: What’s your favorite food on Thanksgiving?

Gabe: Mostly turkey, because I like meat.

The Record: Do you help cook?

Gabe: I don’t know. I make really good strawberry muffins. My mom likes them.

Gabe Huffman, 5

Gabe Huffman, 5

Lucy Halldorson, 5

Lucy Halldorson, 5

Sadie Rich, 6

Sadie Rich, 6

Wells Horton, 5

Wells Horton, 5

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