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Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Sea Life Aquarium

This past week, my kids have been home on Spring break. We also celebrated the holiday of Passover, spending much time at home and with our friends. We have had a few adventures though, and the first that I want to share is our trip to the Sea Life Aquarium at Crown Center, where we went on the first day of break.

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The kids are holding scavenger hunts which are given to them at the beginning of the aquarium. Throughout the aquarium, there are locations with questions and along the walls is information for them to use to find the answers. At the end, they get a medal for completing the questions.

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The kids really loved the touch pool. I wish they had more of them!

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Swimming with the fish.

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That’s one crazy large crab!

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The kids played for awhile with this Lego castle, and then they spent a lot of time in the play area at the end of the aquarium.

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Sea Life is not large, but when your child has to use the bathroom, and the only bathroom is all the way back at the beginning of the aquarium, it does not feel small. If there was one thing I would change about Sea Life, it would be adding a bathroom to the play area at the end!

We received tickets to Sea Life in exchange for our review. No other compensation was provided and all thoughts and opinions are our own.

18 comments:

Janine Huldie said...

I figured the kids had to be home and you were busy with them and celebrating, but have so missed you. Looked like you have been having fun though and so glad to see :)

Tracie S said...

That looks like so much fun! Isn't there another aquarium around here too?

tamarsb said...

What a fun outing! Hope your Pesach was great!

What the Schneck - the blog said...

That looks like a fun aquarium! In love the scavenger hunt idea with it as well :)

Tamara Bowman said...

I'm pretty sure that is the biggest crab I've ever seen! It looks like it's out of a movie. And I love when the kids can put their heads "into" the aquariums. Really fun for photography! It's spring break for us this week. I'll try to plan something fun tomorrow. I lost my mojo today which is a shame because it's cool and rainy, so a great day for a museum/aquarium!

Savanna McCurry said...

I still haven't taken the girls yet, but we did get tickets to legoland for this weekend and I'm stoked!! That crab is huge!!!!

Dara said...

yeah, I take days off blogging for Jewish holidays! thanks for missing me!

Dara said...

not that I know of! that's the only one we've been to anyway.

Dara said...

it was a good one. hope yours was too!

Dara said...

definitely adds fun for the kids!

Dara said...

yeah it's a freaky crab! I like those head bubbles too. :) hope you came up with something to do tomorrow!

Dara said...

ooh, enjoy legoland!

Tiffany @ The Austin Fam Diary said...

Glad you posted about this! We have a Sea Life in Phoenix. It was perfect for Elliott since he's so young but I have heard other people complain about the size. It looks like it's set up very similar. And there's only one bathroom at ours too. ..in the front entrance haha....

Annie @ Annie One Can Cook! said...

SO fun--I always wanted to go to the aquarium out there (I know several people who have gone and LOVED it)--ours in Denver isn't too great.. sounds like the kids had a great break!!

Dara said...

I guess most of the Sea Life places are similar! it is definitely good for little kids like Elliott, I think!

Dara said...

well if you ever come back you should go!

Holly Higgins said...

Looks like a cool place to go! I like how they have all the bubbles so that you can "swim" with the fish.

Dara said...

yeah, we enjoyed it!