Sorting, Playing & Storing Lego – what has worked well for us

A friend of mine PMed me on Facebook the other day with a dilemma, her boys were getting into Lego and it was getting to be overwhelming. She asked me for suggestions and I gave her a bunch, and then realized that maybe I should write a blog post, so here is what has worked … More Sorting, Playing & Storing Lego – what has worked well for us

Lego Winter Village in action & transformation

The beautiful (and often infuriating) thing about our Winter Village is that it is not a static display, it is regularly taken down and played with. It also grows and changes daily with new additions from the Lego Advent Calendar. The boys enjoy playing with it, and on occasion, the Advent Gnomes get ambitious and … More Lego Winter Village in action & transformation

our Lego Winter Village – Santa’s Workshop

Up until now, our Lego Winter Village has been made entirely out of parts we already had on hand — yes, we have a wide variety of part, and largely built without the aid of directions or building guides. On the afternoon before Thanksgiving, Grandma and Oliver built the Christmas Tree Lot Truck. On Thanksgiving … More our Lego Winter Village – Santa’s Workshop

our Lego Winter Village – Mall Santa & Renaissance Carousel

No Christmas Village would be complete with out Santa, as we didn’t have an “official” Santa, I put one together, I’ve nicknamed him “Mall Santa.” Mall Santa wears a pirate hat, a wizard beard, a costume borrowed from knights, and white “gloves” from a waiter. Mall Santa needs elves, so I found some mid-90s forest … More our Lego Winter Village – Mall Santa & Renaissance Carousel