This is a catch up post from last week. We had another fun field trip with our Five in a Row group! We visited Ackland Art Museum in Chapel Hill. We had tours set up for the children that were 5 and older. There was a children's museum just around the corner which was an option for those with younger children.
We first went the museum and the younger children had a tour (ages 5 to 9). The older kids went to Starbucks with some of the moms to play games and have a cup of hot chocolate. I took my two youngest plus a friend's 1yo with me to Kidzu Children's Museum.
What a fun museum! It wasn't big - which was a great option with 3 small children (one of whom is a wanderer!).
Doesn't she just look sassy?! lol
Fun construction area.
Loved this kitchen area and would love to have our play kitchen area organized like this. Doesn't this look like a fun place to play? To the left was a large table and farther to the right a refrigerator.
Can you guess the game that Eliana liked playing?! Yes, taking off her shoes and socks. She doesn't wear them a lot at home and I guess she was just making herself comfortable. lol
For the second hour, the older kids were in the museum and the middle kids joined us at the museum. I don't have any pics in the museum. The reports that I heard was that it was very well done. The docents were great with the children - and complimentary of our group. One of the activities that Rebecca enjoyed was writing a dossier on one of the figures in a painting.
Since our group was so split up, we didn't get a chance to see everyone. We grabbed a few folks and got a picture outside of the museum.
Afterwards, we walked down Franklin Street (the main street in Chapel Hill) for lunch. We ate with 4 other families at Subway. It was a fun lunch. I was excited that for the first time I ordered Daniel a sandwich! We've been working hard on his food/sensory issues and he is making great progress. One of the foods he really likes is pepperoni. So, he got a pepperoni sandwhich - plain. The sides were applesauce and chips. A perfect lunch for him! I was just excited to order from the menu. Typically, I have brought food for him for our lunches. I didn't do that today and figured we would do the best we could. This was a great step! Way to go Daniel!
Another fun outing with our FIAR group. We are thankful to be a part of this group!