Yes, that's me. It's hard to keep two inquisitive boys entertained on weekends. My house is small, my backyard is boring and their little legs can't take them very far on bikes. So what's a mom (who's also a teacher) to do? Head for the museum. Fortunately, there are three large cities within a two hour drive so we've been able to explore more than a dozen exhibits this year.
Last weekend we went to the children's science museum. We visit this particular place three or four times each year. Many of the hands-on activities are familiar but there is always something new to see and do as well. It is perfect for boys who want to touch everything! I get a break from saying "no" and "don't do that" and "STOP right now!"
As a (BIG) bonus, this museum has a spectacular outdoor space, well-deserving of the many local and national awards it has earned. I'd write more but tomorrow is a free admission day at another very popular museum--time to get ready for the next educational excursion!
|using metal detectors to find treasure|
|panning for |
|yes, Liam has lost his shirt (but at least it wasn't at the nearby casino)|