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The Butterfly House

One of the kid-friendly outings we saved for when Grandpa and Grandma were here was a visit to The Butterfly House in Gardens of Hope at the PEI Preserve Company. We had never visited it yet and it turned out to be a great outing.
Joash loved looking at all of the different butterflies. 
At The Butterfly House, they have orange slices that you can hold in your hand and the butterflies will land on them and drink from the orange. It was so neat to have a butterfly on your hand and to watch how a butterfly drink by unrolling its long straw-like mouth.
He even dared to hold on his hand for a little while.
I had heard that if you dress in bright colours, the butterflies are more attracted to you, so I had put Joash in yellow and it worked. He had a few different butterflies sit on his back for a long while. They have a mirror set up in the house, so Joash spent a long time looking in the mirror at the butterfly sitting on him.
It was a fun outing with Grandpa and Grandma. We also took the time to visit the Preserve Company and try some samples and watch them making some preserves. And we took a little walk down to The Toy Factory to check out some neat toys. We certainly love showing Grandpa and Grandma around.

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