Eliel had never been bowling before so when Daddy had an extra day off he needed to take before the end of the year, we decided it was a good activity to try.  Granted Aldo could not participate but he also had a ball watching all the action.  We went to a small local lane nearby and were pleasantly surprised by the cleanliness of the alley!

Instead of bumper bowling, we chose to have Eliel use the 'ramp' which allows him to aim the ball better.  It was a huge hit with him although he seemed to like the ball return better than anything.  He seemed to be surprised every time the ball came back.  It was too funny.

Eliel really enjoyed watching the ball knock down all the pins and had to know the number that fell over each time.  He also liked looking at the score each time and eventually learned how to read the score after he had bowled.  He played two whole games and probably would have kept going if we let him!

Towards the end, we let him try bowling by just pushing the ball.  He had a really cute little arm throw he'd do after rolling the ball but ultimately, he enjoyed the ramp more because the ball rolled hard enough to actually knock some pins over.

Eliel has already asked when we can go bowling again so I'd say it was a success!

**Sorry the last video of the boys in the bathtub was not able to be viewed.  It's fixed now so you should definitely go and see it to hear the giggles!   Boys in the Bath **