The Minnesota Zoo has ALWAYS been a fun place for us to go let out some energy. We have been members for years and often spent many afternoon playdates strolling along the different indoor trails in the winter. It was at the zoo that we discovered Aaron’s love for maps. He really has zero interest in anything else at the zoo… Well, the maps and the paper stamp things in the Minnesota trail. I’ve learned to stop trying to force him to look at the animals, he would rather read about them on the map and then move on 🙂
You should have seen how happy he was at the Animal Kingdom in Florida with the Wilderness explorer badge books! We spent two entire days just going from place to place earning stickers. He loves anything that has a clear cut beginning and end. If he knows where to start, what to do in the middle and how it ends he is the happiest!