Friday, July 27, 2012

Elephant Toothpaste & Other Random Photos

Our sweet neighbor, Kathie, brought over “tie-dyed” cupcakes for the boys.  Yum!
We adore our newest neighbors ~ they are the most thoughtful people!

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We found a recipe for Elephant Toothpaste on Science Bob’s website.  We didn’t have 6% hydrogen peroxide, but we decided to give it a try with regular 3%.   The results aren’t quite as amazing as 6%, but it’s still fun! 

Alex says that next time he wants to make Giraffe Toothpaste.  Maybe we’ll find some 6% peroxide and try that.

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It’s called “toothpaste” because it looks a bit like toothpaste coming out of the tube. 
You certainly would NOT use this to brush your teeth!

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The boys’ favorite part was playing in the pan full of warm goop
after the “toothpaste” was out of the tube.

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We’ve had some fun playdates with Gage & Grace!  One day, Cindy & I did a kid swap.  I took her kids for the morning while she cleaned her house, and then she took mine for the afternoon while I ran some errands.

At our house, the kids played with playdough and then played Mario Kart on the Wii.

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At Cindy’s house, the boys played with monster trucks and a Bob The Builder playset.
The girls played dolls together…and Jensyn even got to “BE” the doll ;)

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We also met at the inflatables place for a morning full of fun.  There were probably 12 kids in the whole place, including our 5 kids.  It was nice!

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Grace is in a “make a funny face for the camera” phase ;)

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Jensyn ADORED this walking/step toy in the toddler play area. 
Since she’s just starting to walk on her own, she had a great time walking up and down, over and over and over…probably for about 30 minutes straight!

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Jensyn also had to try out the big inflatables.  She actually crawled halfway up one slide before giving up & letting herself slide down.  I was impressed!

I took her up the biggest, steepest slide and let her ride down on my lap.
I think I’m too old for this stuff (ha!) but she had a lot of fun!

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1 comment:

Lindsay said...

What fun! Sammy saw the elephant toothpaste pictures and said.. ohh lets do that ;-) Looks like you guys had a blast at the inflatable place!