As you walk in, you encounter “Living Waters” – this gorgeous room is covered in marble that shimmers as if it’s a waterfall – pictures do not do it justice – and it provides such a sense of calm as you walk in into the building. However, it did the opposite to my son. He wanted to jump up and down the stairs and shout “yee-haw” at the top of his lungs. No, not calming at all.
The Blanton has several rooms to visit and as I get older (ahem) I have learned to appreciate it more. I wanted to take my time, but my preschooler wasn’t having it and we rushed from room to room. Until we encountered this exhibit:
The rooftop of Whole Foods is a beautiful urban park with green spaces, picnic tables, and big a playscape. I love the picnic-y feel our lunch has to it when we dine on the roof.
This last week, we noticed a new building – the Hemloft is a recreation of the original Canadian Hemloft. Next time you are there, go inside and read the story and check out original notes that were left in it. Doesn’t mean much to kids, but it’s pretty cool.
The quiet time we spent together made me realize how important these dates were going to be. Can’t wait to see where the next few months take us! Follow along on our social media channels with the #101Preschool Dates.
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