Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Trains @ Northpark

I’ve been waiting to take the kids to see the trains since last year. We never got around to it. Plus, I wanted to wait until they were old enough to enjoy it a lot since it’s a small exhibit and a far drive.

Well, today was our day! We sent our friends a very early morning invite {Sorry Abigail}, and headed to Dallas to meet them!

Once I told the kids what we were doing, they were a little sad that they weren’t going to be able to ride a train. But quickly forgot about that when they saw their friends and got their tickets in hand!
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The trains make a journey across America past miniature national landmarks like Mount Rushmore, Dallas' skyline, New York City's Times Square and Washington D.C. And, the best part is that all the proceeds go to help fund the Dallas Ronald McDonald House for children. Lots of fun!

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I tried explaining what each “place” was to Hannah. At the time she didn’t seem interested, but in the car on the way home she asked a lot of questions. She was listening after all!

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After the trains, we had lunch. Then searched for a place to play.
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Seriously? They don’t come much cuter than this!!! So glad they are the best of friends. Sweet little souls…

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Elevator Fun. The kids loved that the ceiling was a mirror!

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Hannah: “Mom, I want this bike when I’m TWELVE!”

Northpark doesn’t have a play place, but they did have a small pond inside with real ducks and turtles! The kids got a kick out of it!
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We had such a fun day with our friends!

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