Oh, I luff him. And I luff his sense of wonder, of infinite possibilities.
We submerged it in a bowl of water, and watched it closely for four days. The lizard slooooowly cracked the egg (note: this was extremely exciting), poked its nose out of the top, then expanded and expanded until it was completely out of the egg.
The lad now has a slightly slimy plastic lizard. I asked him how he thinks it works, and he thought for a while, then he said:
“I have NO idea. It came from the planetarium! Anything could happen about it, because it’s within SCIENCE!”