Over Labor Day weekend our friends from Michigan were here and we were looking for something to do inside since it was cold and supposed to rain. We settled on a trip to COSI since none of us have been to the new one. When I say new, it's been there at least ten years, but most people my age grew up with the original COSI. The kids have been wanting to go for awhile so they were pretty excited. It was the last Monday they were open for the season, and the final day before they closed for their annual two-week cleaning, so we were in luck.
The ball tossing maching in the courtyard was a big hit. You hold these balls up to the machine and they get sucked up inside and then spit out into the air. Then they rain down onto whoever is standing there. I was really proud of the kids because they collected balls and gave them to our friends' little guy, Baby Joe.
Of course you can't go wrong with shootable water.
And submarines are cool
(to some people....if you like feeling claustrophobic, which I do not)
Dr. Jordis loved the little-kid area...
...and the soda shop in the Progress exhibit.
Xander was fascinated with this rotary phone. It was really weird to have to show him how to use it.
Giant Lite Brite!
For dinner we went across the street to have dinner at The Spaghetti Warehouse.
Three active kids made for a wild and crazy dinner hour.
And the food was good, too!