Got girls at home? Got Lego Friend kits? Despite what we told you yesterday, that there are more similarities between the sexes than differences, when it comes to gendered products for kids … well, you know how the story goes. The tinkering-toy empire Lego saw their profits soar 25 per cent last year, mostly due to Lego Friends, the company’s new line marketed… Read More »
Ok, what can’t you do with Lego? Photo: Slack’s Pics Alberta kids had a special purpose at a high level lego competition this weekend – to design a device under the theme “senior solutions”. When one grandfather said his biggest problem was getting up after being in a kneeling position, kids came up with an… Read More »
As we said yesterday, the Lego purse is a good thing, and there’s more than one! Source: Bitrebels.com Bonus: it’s more affordable than the Chanel version. Though not as drop-dead chic as the Lego Hermés Birkin bag. But, oh! so cute.
Can’t afford the real thing? Made from all new black lego pieces, this tribute to the Hermés Birkin bag sells for $142 on Etsy. Dubbed as “fully functional” and “designed for everyday use”, we think the bag is a good deal – considering the original can cost over… Read More »
Curious about the story behind the bricks? Made in celebration of LEGO’s 80th birthday, this animated short film tells the story of the legendary toy sensation by tracing back to it’s beginnings in 1932 in Billund, Denmark. It all began when Ole Kirk Kristiansen hit rock bottom. The hardworking carpenter and Dad had lost his wife and his carpentry company… Read More »
Cynthia Kinnunen blogs about sharing stuff from your childhood with your kids He’s not Darth Vader, but he did oversee the recent construction of the Death Star. That’s my hubby I’m talking about. Actually, he prefers to go by Obi Wan, but that’s a story for another time. Last weekend, on our way back from… Read More »
If you live in the Bloor and Ossington area in Toronto, keep an eye out for these: Bunch dad Jason Cavener was inspired by this post and decided that he and his daughter should do something similar. We hope to stumble upon one or two of these during our commute to and from the office. (Hopefully… Read More »