No matter the weather my little humans like to stay busy! Baby boy is walking now so a climate controlled adventure space where the kids can climb and laugh as loud as their hearts desire is perfect when it's messy outside!
We played at Skillzone until the
kids (read: Mommy) got tired!
Where are you guys playing this summer?
Below are a few places we went last week.
This weekend was perfect to visit the Zoo!
It was warm enough for me to just wear my denim jacket and momma was thrilled! With this crazy cold weather we had not been since Zoolights and we are usually at the Zoo weekly! The carousel and train are always necessary on our visits.
Chuck E Cheese …. We have such a system at this place. Coupon for the token motherload, Pizza and juice box for her, beer for mommy, of course we bring our official Chuck E Cheese tote for all of our tickets and while we are currently saving for a BIG prize Princess Liv always gets cotton candy to go.
Sports and Learning Center open gymnastics is perfect for drop in fun during the daytime. Little ones and parents ( adults be prepared to wear flexible clothing) get a great workout. The trampoline, massive foam pit, balancing beams, walls to climb, monkey bars and tons of mats to perfect those flips. After we always enjoy a snack that I pack or purchase something from the cafe.
Bowie Branch Library! We love books and this new library is so welcoming to do just that. The small readers area is so bright and spacious filled with little toys mounted along the walls. The large faux tree in the kids area is so great to read under and stimulate little imaginations. I was really pleased. This library is perfect for a little reading play date. This location also offers the option to check out iPads! How 2014!
Sunday we started our day with Disney on Ice! Honestly, I felt like this performance was just ok…. ” 100 Years of Magic” wasn’t that magical to me. Mulan and Lion King were definitely highlights. However, my issues were where the hell was Princess Tiana? and Why is there always violence ie. the stabbing of the Beast.
After, we headed to The National Portrait Gallery which is probably my favorite museum in DC. They are currently running an ” American Cool ” exhibit highlighting influential tastemakers, artist, athletes, rebels, and charismatic souls. From the 1940s until present those we have chosen to lead the cool brigade in this country were all represented
Unfortunately with the crowd I wasn’t able to get any good shots.
The complimentary warm tea and hot coco for kiddies was a yummy treat.
Taking Liv to museums is such a joy to teach her and highlight aspects of art that are relatable to her. Hearing her interpretation of things she sees is just wonderful.
Have I mentioned that I’m tired of wearing a coat and that this winter wonderland we are in is starting to get pretty outrageous?! Well the Botanical Gardens gave us a mini escape from the elements and it gave us a indoor / outdoor vibe that we all appreciated!
How have you snow bunnies been keeping busy?