Eventually she walked close to the ball pit so I put her in it. She sat up to her chest in balls for awhile, just trying to figure out what to do.She figured out that she could make the balls move by kicking her feet, and also by pushing them around with her hands like she does with water in her bathtub.
Then she found the stairs leading up to the slide.She thought it was pretty cool that Pepere was at the bottom of the slide. She went down once or twice but it was really too big for her and she had much more fun going back down the stairs.Finally she figured out how to "swim" through the balls.
She had a great time.From there we went to Kimball's Ice Cream Stand in Westford which is right down the street. Pepere wants to be known to his grandchildren as the "Ice Cream King" so we got some and sat outside since it had stopped raining. Emily couldn't decide if she wanted to eat ice cream or her flower. She did have a few bites of ice cream: