Dinosaur Days!

We accidently had a Dinosaur themed weekend.  Someone recently suggested ‘theme-ing’ your week with your kids (e.g under the water, at the Zoo, etc.).  However, to be honest I thought it sounded a bit wanky and far too organised for me.  Nonetheless, in this case it worked out well.

Last week a friend recommended Knebworth House and said it had a fantastic Dinosaur Trail.  So, Saturday morning I decided that’s what we would do.  I sat Madame on my lap and showed her all the pictures of the dinosaurs and the adventure playground.  She was very excited, until I flipped to the opening times and realised it closed in September.  Doh!

Quick change of plans, with a bit of gentle persuasion I convinced hubby, who is a London Commuter, to go to the Natural History Museum in London.  It was brilliant!  As it was a Saturday we drove in, no congestion charge on weekends, we have a diesel, parking was only a tenner and the museum is free!  Madame’s highlight was the robotic T-Rex.  She also liked these guys.  They reminded me of @chickenruby and me.

She was fascinated by the blood around their mouths and reckoned they needed some baby wipes!

Then, today, thanks to @zooarcheologis, we went to the local museum where they had a Dinosaur Day. Madame made a miniature dinosaur and giant wellie boot dinosaur foot prints.  I wasn’t there, so I’m hoping Claire jumps in and tells us how they’re made.  I think they look fab, even though they do look a bit phallic (rotate footprint 90 degrees clockwise)????

All in all a great weekend!