Wednesday, October 15, 2008

The Children's Museum

For a total of $8 (plus a reasonably-priced lunch), two kids and two adults can spend eight hours doing things like:

Stepping on a frog mosaic (actually, this you can see for free, in the sidewalk outside the front door).


Putting together a magnetic undersea puzzle, too hard for a lot of kids but, needless to say, not too hard for mine.


Practicing basic hygiene.


Taping your own television show in a real TV studio.


And then watching the show.


Learning about optical illusions in the tilty house.


(Note: This is the best part.)


Contemplating emus.


Playing chess.


Being mum.


Making lightning.


And other lightning-like things.


Getting faces painted.




Being encouraged to read.




Shopping in a child-sized model grocery store, and then going through the checkout to see if you've stayed within your assigned budget.


(Okay, y'all. There may be a genetic component to some behaviors.)


And playing in/on two different airplanes, a fire truck, a train and a big-ass helicopter.

4 comments:

konagod October 15, 2008 6:49 PM  

Basic hygiene.

Hmmm, I need to practice a bit more of that.

:lol:

Robin October 15, 2008 9:16 PM  

I wanna go there and play! I'll skip the grocery store because I do that anyway. But the rest looks like fun!

quakerdave October 16, 2008 4:55 PM  

Emus are so cool.

And that face painter is pretty good!

Kit October 19, 2008 9:43 AM  

It looks like a stunning museum for kids - I want to take mine too!

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