It had been nearly 24 hours since the Friday afternoon party afforded us by the early dismissal at school. ‘Twas pajama day too AND the 3rd grade Valentine’s celebration, so it was already a pretty special February 12th before I decided to schedule a few hours of free play centered […]
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It’s quite the spectacle, seeing my two daughters play with LEGO® Star Wars™. The oldest appreciates the build the most; the process of assembly, the organized chaos inherent in such an endeavor, the thrill of creation. The younger eagerly awaits her turn to assimilate the adorable R2-D2, a stray AT-AT, […]
As a buddy in Mouse’s 2nd grade classroom would say, holy “Barnacle buckets!” LEGO® has announced today the newest expert level Creator building set, the LEGO® Creator Ferris Wheel, and she is an absolute beauty! Priced at $199.99, the nearly two foot tall Ferris Wheel set contains just under 2500 pieces and […]
HOLY F. This September, LEGO jumps into the physical toys-into-video game world (a la Skylanders and Disney Infinity) with LEGO Dimensions. Start a new piggy bank to save up lots of coinage for the LEGO Dimensions game and the many LEGO Dimensions character figures! I can already picture Frodo, Marty McFly […]
PBS KIDS and Whole Foods Markets have announced a new partnership that will bring sustainable, eco-friendly educational toys to the all-natural grocery store’s Whole Body aisle beginning November 1 2014. Get your credit cards and your wrapping paper ready, but know that your purchases will be doing some good in […]
Starting on January 1 2015, a range of BIONICLE constructible action figures (or “constraction” if you, like me, enjoy mashed-potato-like made-up words), complete with a new storyline, will be available EVERYWHERE. Do you remember how massively popular these Bionicles were the first time around? When my wife’s nephew was 8, […]
by Cooper McHatton According to a new Time article, heads of LEGO are keeping a close eye on the fascinating developments in 3D printing and looking at potential opportunities for consumers. What could this mean? Though some websites already allow fans to print their own custom LEGO bricks and figures, […]