Summer is coming to an end. Boooo! With my fall semester starting I wanted to get some fun in with little man before the busy-ness starts. I took a few days off from work and we hung out and played! We played outside, made stuff, had lunch with Granmomma downtown, visited our favorite coffee shop for some bubble tea, went shopping, and I just soaked up the memories! I love spending time with my little sidekick!
One of the fun things we did was make an empty box into a car for a drive-in movie in the living room! Mini Thor got to pick out the movie and I planned a supper to go along with it. He was so excited all day as we assembled and decorated the car!
Markers and a cardboard box can be extensively entertaining to a small child haha! I just set him loose decorating it however he pleased.
I cut a paper plate to look like a steering wheel and let him decorate it. If you attach it with a prong then the steering wheel will be able to turn! Mini Thor loved turning the steering wheel and “driving” his car!
Mini Thor selected the movie “Wreck-it Ralph” for our Drive-in Movie Night! If you haven’t seen it yet, we highly recommend it!
Of course we had to have some fun snacks and supper to go along with the movie!
For our appetizer we had “Sour-bil Grapes” (these are like the monster snacks from our Monsters Inc movie night)
For our meal I got creative and Mini Thor was so excited when I told him what I was making! Here’s a look at the menu…
I got my inspiration by checking out a list of what video games were in the film ,and there were a lot! Mini Thor had requested Dino Nuggets so I was thankful the the game “Primal Rage” was in the movie. So the Dino nuggets became Sauron nuggets! The Mac&cheese and the fruit salad dishes are both PAC-Man references, as you probably guessed! Mini Thor now request that I make Mac&cheese like that every time haha!
For our movie night activity we made Sugar Rush race cars! We used graham crackers, marshmallow cream, peanut butter, marshmallows, candies, and sprinkles to build a pretty sweet car!
For dessert we had “Tapper’s” Root Beer Floats!
We had so much fun planning this night together! We hope you take this inspiration and have a movie night of your own!
Keep making memories,