LEGO Malaysia Brings the “Gift of Play”

If you’re looking for some fun for the family this Lunar New Year, look no further… (also because we love LEGO because it helps children develop many skills) From 5 January to 2 February, LEGO Malaysia will be ushering the Lunar New Year with the “Gift of Play” at: Mid Valley Megamall in Kuala Lumpur;Continue reading “LEGO Malaysia Brings the “Gift of Play””

Holiday Projects: DIY Lego Board Games

The holidays are upon us and I didn’t want the boys having too much time on their “screens” so I gave them a project. Design a Board Game Why a board game? Because board games for good for executive function development so we’ll have a new game to play after they’re done. See, I like efficiency – one activity,Continue reading “Holiday Projects: DIY Lego Board Games”

STEM with LEGO: Bricks4Kidz

We are big fans of LEGO not just because it’s great for children’s development but also because it’s fun. LEGO: encourages creative expression develops fine motor skills helps children develop focus builds spatial intelligence fosters the development of ideas LEGO is also a great way to promote STEAM education. Now you can extend your child’s learningContinue reading “STEM with LEGO: Bricks4Kidz”

The Master Builder has Arrived

During the Christmas holidays, I was trying to get the boys back into the mood for creative LEGO play so I decided to inspire them with my own creation (MOC). I took the LEGO Mountain Hut… …and modified it by constructing a mountain behind it… …with a secret hideout: I was hoping to inspire G1 to workContinue reading “The Master Builder has Arrived”

Lego Mixels: Introducing the Aquamites

G1 has been wondering about the LEGO Mixels Series 8 – what will new ideas will LEGO come up with next? So I suggested that he come up with his own series 8 instead of waiting for LEGO. Here’s his LEGO Mixels MOC Series 8 (please note, he says, he does not have all theContinue reading “Lego Mixels: Introducing the Aquamites”

Summer Holidays – Beating the Summer Slide

When kids don’t read, work math problems, or aren’t engaged in other learning experiences, not only does their education not continue, it can regress. This problem usually occurs when kids don’t get opportunities to learn over the long summer holidays. It can result in these children coming back to school at a disadvantage. This decline isContinue reading “Summer Holidays – Beating the Summer Slide”

School Holiday Program: RoboCamp

Looking for something else to do with the kids this holidays? Check this one out… Robo Camp Brought to you by The X Factory, Robo Camp is an 8 session program that will introduce your child to all the basics of building and commanding robots that can walk, talk and do everything that you canContinue reading “School Holiday Program: RoboCamp”

Lego Mindstorm: Spiker vs Bug

When G1 first received the Lego Mindstorm EV3, I had secret hopes that he would discover some deep-seated interest in robotics and he would end up something like Hiro Hamada from Big Hero 6 – designing and creating his own robots. Sad to say, once he’d made Reptar, he wasn’t really interested to go further. Bummer. After repeated suggestionsContinue reading “Lego Mindstorm: Spiker vs Bug”

Apps: RPG Lego Harry Potter for Fans of Lego and Harry Potter

Lego Harry Potter… Could anything be sweeter to a boy that happens to like both Harry Potter and Lego? After reading the books and watching the movies, G1 was eager to feed his Harry Potter addiction with more, so I consented to getting the Lego Harry Potter app. It’s an RPG (role-playing game) – the kind I usedContinue reading “Apps: RPG Lego Harry Potter for Fans of Lego and Harry Potter”