Transforming our old train table into a LEGO table

LEGO Table Kids

We have had a train table in our front room for around 5 years now and it has been well loved and used. Sebastian is starting to outgrow his wooden train sets now and prefers building LEGO creations at the table. The table itself was in good condition, but the hard board base was looking tired and worn and we were keen to update it into something more useful and the idea of a dedicated LEGO table was born. We… Continue Reading “Transforming our old train table into a LEGO table”

LEGO Compatible Sticky Brick Tape Review

Sticky Brick Tape

Are your kids LEGO mad? A love of LEGO has been passed down through all of my children and I have fond memories of Callan hanging all his Star Wars LEGO creations from the bedroom ceiling, whereas Kian and Isaac have shelving to display theirs. Isaac is my latest child to go LEGO crazy and has his Dr Who and Ghostbusters sets on display on his bedroom on box shelves which look really effective. I was sent some Sticky Brick… Continue Reading “LEGO Compatible Sticky Brick Tape Review”

The Great Brick Safari at Marwell Zoo

Lego Brick Safari

This week Marwell became the first zoo in the UK to host a collection of giant LEGO® brick animals and we were lucky enough to be some of the first to find them. Over 2 million LEGO® bricks were used to make 81 stunning sculptures representing 27 different species, created by LEGO building company Bright Bricks. Among them is a 1.5 tonne elephant, a life size Bengal tiger and a family of lions. Other sculptures have been inspired by Marwell’s diverse… Continue Reading “The Great Brick Safari at Marwell Zoo”

New LEGO® NINJAGO® sets

Ninjago

On our recent visit to Legoland, Isaac got really excited that they are opening a new NINJAGO® area in May, meaning we need to return for another visit next month. In the meantime, he has been happily building some NINJAGO® LEGO® sets that we were sent to review. I have noticed that Isaac has really matured in his LEGO® set building recently and will sit and build them without any help or assistance from his big brothers or Daddy. This… Continue Reading “New LEGO® NINJAGO® sets”

My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids

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Just walk into any supermarket and you are bombarded with shelf upon shelf of chocolate treats all ready and waiting for Easter. In our family we avoid Easter Eggs, although the kids receive them from friends and family so they do get a couple to enjoy. Instead we buy them a little gift, usually toys or clothing, depending what they want or need. Easter is the perfect time to teach children all about new life, why things grow and getting… Continue Reading “My Top 5 Alternative Easter Gifts for Kids”