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Christmas toys come out with the sunshine

Having a huge day in the park are (from left) Lucas Ernst, Taylah Erdmann, Bridie Ernst, Riley Ernst, Cooper Erdmann, Bailey Erdmann and Brodie Ernst.
Having a huge day in the park are (from left) Lucas Ernst, Taylah Erdmann, Bridie Ernst, Riley Ernst, Cooper Erdmann, Bailey Erdmann and Brodie Ernst. Megan Masters

FINNLEY and Asher Vandersee couldn't wait to head out to Queens Park to test out their new inline skates.  

The girls were pretty excited to put them through their paces.  

"We haven't fallen over yet," Finnley said as she got in some practice.  

And they certainly weren't alone in taking their Christmas toys out for a trial run in the park today.  

There were plenty of youngsters trialling new bikes, scooters and trikes, remote control cars as well as new clothes and hats.  

One lucky youngster even got to give his new remote control boat a run over at Lake Annand Park, while skate parks were abuzz with kids on shiny new skateboards and BMXs.  

The beautiful weather provided the perfect opportunity after dreary Boxing Day rain put the kybosh on outdoor activities yesterday.  

Families enjoyed picnics and barbecues while the kids worked off their excess energy.  



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