For weeks and weeks, my son asked me for a snow covered train track. I kept pushing it off because all I could think of was shaving cream for snow. As much as we love playing with shaving cream around here, there was just something holding me back.
I tried to think of anything else that would make good snow, but I couldn’t think of anything better.
So, one morning I busted out the shaving cream and train tracks. J was ecstatic!
One concern that I had was how to keep the mess contained. I didn’t want shaving cream all over my floors and I wanted it to be an easy clean up.
I also added a small construction site on the side because J loves filling up his hopper cars using his excavators and dump trucks.
Wouldn’t you know, that’s exactly how he started off his play!
Soon though, his hopper cars became quite full and he decided it would be a great idea to completely cover poor Percy with snow.
He then decided to cover the tracks in snow, and run the trains through them.
Throughout his play, he’d take time to stop and explore the shaving cream. He enjoyed smashing his toes and rubbing his hands in it.
I’m glad I finally broke down and used the shaving cream as snow. J absolutely loved it and spent quite a long time playing with his trains.
Using the box was a great idea because it really was easy to clean. I just folded it up and put it in the recycling….just that simple! I rinsed all the shaving cream off the tracks and trains. I was a bit worried about it hurting the track, but I didn’t notice any difference at all in them, once they were dry. They did smell very good though!
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