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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Angry Birds

I think I am the only one left in this world that does not play Angry Birds. I tried it but I just don't get the hype. However my kids are addicted to it like a junkie on crack. I blame my mom, who is also an addict. In fact, that's how the boys learned about the game in the first place. One day they came home from her house chattering away non stop about birds and pigs and eggs and could they please get the app please please please? And while Soren doesn't talk much his language is advancing steadily as he tries to communicate his love for this game. He makes the cutest freaking noises when he mimics the birds and pigs. He can say egg and uh oh. And when he strings them all together it's an orchestra of words and sounds, but you know exactly what he's saying.

Now each night J is stuck trying to unlock new levels for Soren so he can play. Last night I lovingly mocked him as the boys were racing around the house after dinner and he was sitting on the couch trying to unlock a new level. He just looked at me and said Soren would be very happy and it was worth it.

After seeing that this phenomenon was not going to die fast, I mentioned to J that it would be cool to get some stuffed animals of the Angry Birds. My reasoning behind this was that, instead of playing on the Ipad all day, the boys could make their own real life game. So J found some and they arrived a few nights ago. As I had hoped, within minutes the boys had pulled out their blocks and started making their own Angry Bird Levels I was able to snag a snapshot before they knocked it down:




I want to see how long this will go. I'm thinking if this really takes off for more than a week, I may go ahead and buy more blocks and more of these stuffed animals. J just might get his Ipad back!



6 comments:

Cheryl said...

There's a small travel size game to. This one looks more fun. My kids don't play and STILL talk about it non-stop. I don't get it...

Helene said...

That is brilliant!! I wish I would've thought of that, as my kids are obsessed with Angry Birds too! We have all the stuffed animals and the actual board game. But never did I think to have them get their blocks out and create their own Angry Bird village!!

SRM said...

Cheryl, Im not sure how fond i would be of a travel size, only because I could EASILY see my kids tossing birds at me in the car :/

Helene,definitely look into blocks. Or Legos would work too maybe? But they are having so much fun with them!

insomnia said...

It is like crack!for kids. My kids play the phone app. A lot. I am not impressed with it. They are.

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Jenny said...

We use the twig blocks with our Angry stuffies. Great fun. Any reason for me to throw things atty block towers is a plus in my book.