Monterey Bay Aquarium

A while back Ian won free tickets to the Monterey Bay Aquarium. With him getting time off to bond with Isla, we decided to take a day trip and take advantage of those free tickets.

At the aquarium, we discovered Connor may like to say "fishey" and feed the one he has at home, but he certainly doesn't like getting up close and personal with the big ones at the aquarium. He didn't care that there was glass to keep him safe, he didn't want close to the fish.

Before we got there, I thought for sure Connor would love touching the starfish. Nope. All we could do was get him to put the tip of his finger in the water. And it took a while to even get him to do that. Ian even tried letting him touch sea weed. Nope. He wanted nothing to do with any of it. But I touched a stingray and thought that was pretty cool. I was amazed how soft and slimy it was.

Alas, at the end of the day we found something Connor loved.  The fake fish and water play in the infant play area. Figures! But hey, Connor had so much fun playing in it. He got himself soaking wet, but enjoyed himself to no end.

And Isla, her favorite part of the day? Being held and chilling on the "water bed" in the infant play area with her brother.

All in all, it was a good day. And next time (we still have more free tickets to the aquarium) we will spend more time in the kids play area.

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a great day. Don't judge, but I had a waterbed in my teens... I still miss it. Once I got past the sea sickness factor - it was pretty awesome to sleep on warm water all the time. Somebody needs to bring that fad back!!!!


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