Today we went to Marbles Kid's Museum in Raleigh. It was so much fun! Everything is hands-on, and there's a lot of stuff for the kids to do. We initially brought the stroller, but discovered that it would just be parked somewhere in the building, so Casey brought it back out to the car. There would be no stroller riding for this trip! Gillie could touch and play with everything, so she just ran from one thing to the next for about 2 and a half hours. The bottom floor of the museum has a huge area with different pretend play stations. Gillie loved driving the vehicles (fire truck, mail truck, car) the best. There was a kitchen, a stage to put on a play, a boat, an ambulance, a farm, etc. Of course, each play station had everything to go with it, so the mail truck had boxes for the kids to load and unload, a mailman's uniform and bag, a mailbox, etc. It was just really great. There was water play in another area, a big pirate ship in another area, a ball pit, and lots more...there was just so much, and Gillie could do a lot of it, so it was great! We had a great morning together. Here are some pictures from the museum:

Gillie wearing her safety goggles:
Gillie & Daddy outside by the fountain:
Gillie & Mommy on the pirate ship:
Gillie driving the car:
Driving the fire truck:
Some funny faces while driving the mail truck:
Talking on the phone:
Doing some gardening:
Collecting eggs on the farm:

Breakfast and then off to Marbles. from Casey Gavette on Vimeo.

Here is a video of breakfast before we left, and some of the museum.

Hope that everyone has a happy and safe 4th of July holiday!


Kellie said...

Love it!! So glad it was a great trip! I haven't been out there since it changed to Marbles. What a neat place!

Karlee said...

She has quite the arm on her, doesn't she? I love how she grabbed the biggest peice of wood possible.

SlapShotSal said...

Very nice. Looks different then Exploris that was there.