Thomas the Tank Engine rolled into our Cub Scouts den meeting today. He came as a Mega Bloks set and brought along Diesel for the fun.
I was a little nervous that my Bear scouts would think Thomas and MegaBloks were beneath them now that they've grown to the ripe old ages of 8 and 9. I knew the 6 year old Tiger scouts would love the sets; after all, the Tiger scout in my house regularly plays with Thomas and Mega Bloks.
We started our
One of my favorite things about Cub Scouts is their saying "fun with purpose." As far as my Bear scouts knew they were just having fun. In reality, creativity, leadership and building skills developed a little more today.
So my worry about the Bears enjoying Thomas? Totally a waste of time! Now I have a new worry. What am I going to plan for our next meeting that can be as fun as a Thomas or Diesel Mega Bloks kit?!
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Disclosure: To facilitate my participation in a Mommy Parties campaign sponsored by Mega Blok I received 5 Mega Blok Thomas at the Races sets and 5 Mega Blok Diesel sets to give to the children at my party. I also received a Thomas the Tank Engine DVD and a Day at the Dieselworks set to keep. The opinions expressed are mine and were not influenced my Mega Bloks or Mommy Parties.