Friday, July 25, 2008

alex's birthday marathon

we had an awesome time on alex's birthday!
we started the day with lucky charms, and presents!
then the boy cousins came for swimming and pizza.
activities:


































light saber fights in the pool
playing star wars video games
super mario brothers dvd
doing the 'hulk smash'
eating super hero popsicles ... and lots of pizza and sweets.

we also enjoyed the arizona science center with kellie
and her kids!! (thnks kell!) it was so cool. a little TMI, but COOL!
favorite activities:
GROSSOLOGY:
*blood suckers (mosquito, leach, tick)
*house fly facts, and looking under the telescope @ fly parts
*making tooting noises using the tubes w/ rubber tops
*tour du nose
*feeding the 'man' soda pop and seeing him belch
*looking at different bacteria under the microscope
*dookie lovers (?!)... (i told you.)

































MUSIC R
OOM:
*different sized pipes making high and low sounds
*the guitar-ish thing
*the soft drums
*the floor-to-ceiling wire that vibrated fast and slow

































COMPUTER ROOM

ANATOMY ROOM
but the coolest thing *by far* was
the FORCES of NATURE
PLATFORM
it simulated
*thunderstorm
*tornado
*hurricane

*volcano
*earthquake
topped off with an

*
arizona monsoon/mic
roburst!














it was the neatest thing
ever!
the platform shook,
the movie screens showed video,
wind, heat, and sound came at the appropriate times
it even rained on us! wow!!

the kids loved it. so did i.

6 comments:

Meredith said...

That sounds like a WAAY cool birthday celebration. I think that the day at the science museum sounded awesome. Hope that Alex had a fun birthday. I cannot believe that he is 6 years old. That is just crazy!

Jill said...

Amy, that science center looks amazing. How fun!

Anonymous said...

WOW!! some bert-day for an awesome boy!! Sure do love Alex!!!!

Rhonna Farrer said...

wow, how fun is THAT????
LOVE this!
your blog posts are always sooo amazing.
makes me wanna do fab more!
:)
R

Kerby Family said...

Looks like a whole bunch of fun. Happy B-day buddy. Hope you guys are well.

Cassie Kerby said...

Wow that sounds amazing!!! What a great birthday party. Again your pictures and your posts are incredible!!!!!