I first came across the idea of a busy bag when my oldest was a toddler. When you start looking for good toddler ideas, you’ll find busy bags. These come in all sorts of styles and materials, so long as it’s an activity that is portable, relatively quiet and fits in a bag, it’s a ‘busy bag’. You should try googling “busy bag”, there is end to ideas! The LEGO® Busy Bag I … [Read more...] about LEGO® Busy Bag, Part 1
Learning something new is a passion for me. You might call me a jack of all trades. And of course, that means finding a good book on it. The Book I found this book and vol 2 a while back, and had saved them as an idea for Little Man when he got older. But he hasn't shown interest in following someone else's instructions, he just wants to build his own thing. But Hubby and … [Read more...] about Learning Something New
Its not often you find a goof in a LEGO® set. Most often, its a missing piece. Contact LEGO® and they will be happy to send you a replacement. This time.... Unique Item Turns out LEGO® has never released the 4x4 dish in trans-yellow that wasn't a printed dish. So, we have a unique item!* *Since this is not a standard catalog item, it only shows up in the Bricklink … [Read more...] about Not like the others….
Recently, a good friend gave me a box full of old LEGO® elements. It included lots of BIONICLE® sets and some parts that I looked at and thought, "That's flego!" ("Flego" = Fake LEGO® elements.) But on inspection, I saw the logo and a part number. So I looked it up and learned something about a "new" line of LEGO® products I was unfamiliar with, called ZNAP®. ZNAP® … [Read more...] about Oh ZNAP! Old LEGO® elements.
I might had dated myself with that title... but that's okay. We recently got 2 Harry Potter sets into the store. We didn't realize how popular train parts would be, but there ya go. Hogwarts Express, set number 75955, with train wheels and a dementor! And Aragog's Lair, set number 75950. For those needing Halloween-ish parts, this is the set for you. Spider webs, … [Read more...] about Harry Potter is the BOMB!