Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Lego Fest 2011

This past weekend we traveled to Raleigh, NC to visit my sister and her husband. My parents joined us there too. About a month ago, my sister let me know that LegoFest 2011 would be visiting there. We got tickets as Michael is really starting to get into building Legos. We were able to leave Katie at my sister's so that we could take our time with Michael and really enjoy the experience.

There were several areas where Legos were on the floor for building whatever the kids wanted. They had an area of Duplo blocks and two other areas with one color of blocks only. It was neat to see kids building different things in each area.

In one area, employees were handing out small squares. You took the squared to a table that had different color Lego cubes on them. You matched them up on the square to put on a large mural on one side of the room. Michael enjoyed this so much that he did it more than one time.

There was also a portion of the room dedicated to lifesize Lego models of different characters. It was very interesting to see how something as small as a Lego could turn into something bigger.

Michael won a Ninjago toy after we dueled in the arena with Ninjagos that we created. He also won a free month of membership to play Lego Universe online because he picked the green block out of the box. He was so excited and could not wait to play when we got home.

We all had a great time!


JenFen said...

So jealous. I have a friend who took her kids this past weekend too. I wish they would come to our area but I guess we live within driving distance of Legoland so I can't complain. Glad you got to have such a fun outing with M.

Carrie77 said...

Nathan would have loved this! So neat! ANd, how nice to share it with just Michael. Sometimes it is so hard to take both kids to something.

Stacey said...

So cool! Since you mentioned it we looked it up and are thinking of taking a mini-road trip to the Cleveland one in a few weeks.