Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Cadoo

A package arrived for the girls a couple of weeks ago. Presents from Aunt Lise. The best thing nestling inside the box (except maybe the Mamma Mia! DVD for me) was a copy of Cadoo. Cadoo is a game from Cranium, which makes some of the best, most imaginative board games for kids around. And this one is no exception. There are cards that can only be read with secret decoder glasses, and when one person reads the clue, she must either act out the answer, sketch the answer, or model the answer out of bright purple modelling clay for the other players to guess. There are also codes to be broken. It's loads of fun, and the great thing about it is that although it's fun for all of us to play together, the girls can play it by themselves, without me having to help out.

I came up from the basement the other day, with some chicken from the freezer to thaw out for dinner, to find the girls had pulled the game out and were playing in the living room. Rachel had just finished miming 'eating breakfast' -- spooning up invisible cereal, when Leah sculpted her object and placed it triumphantly on the coffee table:

Y'all know what this is, don't you?


That's right. It's a tap.

20 comments:

  1. A "tap" as in a "faucet"? I don't think I would have been able to control my laughter upon seeing that on my coffee table!

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  2. Yeah, I guess 'tap' is Canadian/British for 'faucet'. It said 'tap' on the card, and that's what Leah sculpted. She was wondering why I wanted to take a picture of it.

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  3. That is hilarious! ;)

    Those are great games, we have Cariboo for my son, who is 3 years old.

    And Cranium is my favourite game to play for sure!

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  4. That's an excellent tap! Brava!

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  5. OMG! That's hilarious. We also enjoy that game but have not had such funny results.

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  6. First off, we LOVE that game. Riley got it for Christmas and they play it all the time.

    Second, I would have been rolling on the floor laughing if I would have seen that.

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  7. RIGHT. It's a TAP!!

    *snort*

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  8. How many heartbeats did you skip before you realised what it was???

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  9. Damn! That's a great little pornographic sculptress you're raising there.

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  10. That's exactly what I was thinking... LOL.

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  11. Oh my, did your jaw drop when you first saw it? LOL what will she draw for penis?

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  12. well, you can turn that 'tap' on or off...quite talented kids you have.

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  13. Oh! Haha!! That's awesome!!

    I think I might have to get us a copy of this game..that's great!

    A "tap" indeed. Hahaha.

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  14. Hope it's not dripping...lol...was that too gross?

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  15. ROFL!!!!

    Looks like a something on a very cold...hockey player!

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  16. I just choked on my lunch!
    (I love Cranium!)

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  17. A tap? That's crazy!! Who has purple taps? Kids, eh?

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  18. niiiice. Play dough really is the devil's plaything.

    BWAHAHAHAHA!

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