Monday, April 18, 2011
I don't really do petting zoos because I think they are horribly disgusting.
One thing I like to do is turn everything into a learning experience so whenever we saw a new animal I would tell the children facts about the animal's habitat, diet and life. Then when we walk from one animal to another I would "quiz" them about the animals we have seen. The snow leopard helped me really teach the circle of life ;).
The last few animals we saw were penguins which the children and I were very excited to see, because they are just so full of life and attitude!
Next we went to the petting zoo where the kids fed and pet a sheep, goat, alpaca and some other sheep/goat-esk animal. Leilani was a bit afraid to feed the animals but Damien dove right in, as usual. Leilani finally fed and pet the animals but then said she wanted to leave and wash her hands because the animal got her hand all dirty! We washed our hands and left the petting zoo.
|Petting the animals|
|Feeding the animals|
Upon leaving the zoo there are always face painters and balloons. So I got both of the kids a balloon and their faces painted, which they loved! We then walked over the Whole Foods and grocery shopped.
|Spider Man and Spider Girl|
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