Lego - When did you last buiid something out of Lego?

@ellie333 (21029)
December 28, 2008 5:14pm CST
My son got a box of Lego for Christmas and today I have helped build a friction run racing car, a house, a spaceship and some people. I had forgottrn how much fun it was. Have you ever played with Lego, can you remember what you last built? Or do I just need to grow up LOL. Huggles. Ellie :D
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@balasri (26553)
• India
29 Dec 08
Last evening with the three children of my sister in law who has come down from France for the holidays and my daughter.Isn't the timing of your discussion great?
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Balasri, I hope you had fun playing with the Lego. Timing, a bit like your snake discussion LOL. Huggles. Ellie :D
@balasri (26553)
• India
29 Dec 08
Hi Ellie.God I completely forgot about the snake discussion when I responded to the lego one.Something weird is happening here.Help!
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
It does seem a bit strange eh! Huggles. Ellie :D
@maximax8 (28559)
• United Kingdom
29 Dec 08
Hi my friend Ellie. Last night my phone rang and there wasn't a chair near my phone. So I sat down on my toddler's play mat and during the long conversation I built things out of his Lego! I built a little house and thought it would be a great idea for me to buy him some more Lego bricks. Maxine.
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Maxine LOL, so it is not just me then, Oh I can just visualise you doing that, bit like the time I got a bath on my own and ended up squirting his boat to see if I could get the ceiling, playful, childis but FUN. Huggles. Ellie :D
@maximax8 (28559)
• United Kingdom
29 Dec 08
Hi again Ellie. See you are not the only building stuff out of Lego. It must have been funny when you sat in your bath playing with your son's water toy and the ceiling must have got wet. As a teacher I can get away with having a teddy bear picnic every so often. Maxine
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Teachers can get away with it especially at nursey and primary schools. Keep having fun. Love and Huggles. have a great New Year and enjoy your trip away in January. You must be getting excited now as it draws nearer. Ellie :D
@tessah (6621)
• United States
29 Dec 08
yer kidding right? dont EVER grow up! i play withlegos on a reglar basis.. my sprite has a giNORmous container of em and just loves the things. me? im not too fond of having them wedged into my foot in the dark on a blind run to the bathroom in the middle of the night half asleep LOL but i will play with her with em. i got her scads worth of playdo for xmas.. so there goes my rugs.. but i will play with that too! i dont care how old i get.. i wont ever forget how to play, laugh, and have fun! when you do.. its time to roll the dirt on over ya.
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Tess, me grow up, my nan was still a big kid in her eighties and I am just so like her, I really can't see it myself LOL. Ouuch yes they do hurt when trodden on in bare feet, done that one the other day. I still gigle at you chasing Norah through the house for your smiley face and that was playing that was her playing LOL so I can imagine some of the real games. I am not too good with playdoh but we do have something called moonsand which is a mixture between sand and playdoh and less messy and doesn't dry out if left out, you'd love it. Huggles. Ellie :D
@tessah (6621)
• United States
29 Dec 08
we`ve got moonsand!! and yeah.. the neighbors must have the wildest ideas about us if they catch us in the windows at any given moment, specially now we`ve got ourselves a wii LOL AND Norah managed to ninja the damned smiley head, and i cant find it anywhere!!
@GreenMoo (11842)
6 Jan 09
Lego is superb stuff! We have a completely floored loft in this rented house, and it's my eldest son's domain. He has a mattress up there to sit on, and more lego than I imagined was possible! He disappears up there for hours on end, just coming down to the kitchen occassionally to show me his latest creation. I'll be honest though, it's very rarely that you'll find me up there playing Lego with him. It's not heated up there, and at the moment it's the same temperature as outside. It's not my idea of fun to freeze my fingers off!!
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@ellie333 (21029)
6 Jan 09
Hi GreenMoo, It is very cold here too at the moment so I can understand why you don't venture up there LOL. It is great that the lego keeps your son so occupied, I am going to get my son some more for his birthday as he really seems into it. Huggles. Ellie :D
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@GreenMoo (11842)
7 Jan 09
I was really fortunate and got a large collection of Lego via Freecyle from someone who's children had grown up. Lego is great as it doesn't really go out of date.
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
31 Dec 08
you know I was never good with my hands and I never did do anything with lego
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@ellie333 (21029)
1 Jan 09
Hi Winterose, Didn't your son even have Lego as a child and play with it? Didn't you put just a couple of pieces together it is so much fun. You are very good with your mind and your writing though so we all excel in differnet areas. A very happy 2009 to you, a year of positive changes. Huggles. Ellie :D
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@winterose (39918)
• Canada
1 Jan 09
I put pieces together and I had a set with I was a child as well, but I couldn't make anything
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@Humbug25 (12551)
29 Dec 08
Hi ellie333 My eldest got a small lego kit for Christmas too but he disappeared with it and then came back later with it already done. Aww I wanted to paly! I gave my kids a fort with soldiers so we had fun playing with that!!
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Humbug, I got to play with the lego, nah, nah, nah, nah nah. It was great fun. I suggest you dismantle and rebuild. The car I made was excellent. It really brrmmed across the lounge floor. Huggles. Ellie :D
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@Humbug25 (12551)
29 Dec 08
Yeah, I might just do that! Cheers ellie
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
29 Dec 08
I guess I have to be honest here ok here you go how about 20 Years ago but I certainly do not remember what I built lol Hugs
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Gabs, It is very theraputic and such good fun but if not for my young son I guess it is probably a lot longer ago than that that I constructed anything which I think is why it was so much fun LOL. I bet you built a house he, he. Gizzi would build a bone bless. Huggles. Ellie :D
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@gabs8513 (48715)
• United Kingdom
29 Dec 08
Lol I think you might be right there hahaha Hugs
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• United States
29 Dec 08
I haven't played with Legos since my daughter was a kidlet. She's 44. I also played with Legos or maybe it was Tinker Toys when I was a kidlet. It sure was fun.
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Joyce, Thats a long time not to have played with Lego go get yourself some and invite daughter round to play, she'll probably think mum has gone crazy but it will be great fun and a silly happy memory moment. Huggles. Ellie :D
• United States
29 Dec 08
That sounds like something I might do, Ellie. Hopefully my daughter will play too!
@Opal26 (17690)
• United States
29 Dec 08
Hi ellie! I have not seen a set of Legos in years! I would love to have played with you two! I'll bet that was so much fun! I'm sure they don't look anything like I remember either! They were always such fun to build things with! I wouldn't mind getting a set of my own now! It would give me something to do with my hands instead of eating junk food!lol You have to take another picture of the creations that you build so that Auntie Opal can see them and see what I am missing! Did Ziggy help?
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@tessah (6621)
• United States
29 Dec 08
they look EXACTLY the same as they did forever ago.. cept now theres al sorts of new gadgets to play with them as well. and yes, they ARE just a much fun as always
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Opal, Ziggy is banned when we are constructing as he steals the bricks and he could choke on them, still so naughty, but my son and I have lots of fun wih it. As Tessa says Lego is the same as it ever was only you can can extra bits to make things really work. I don't want to go back to work next week I am having too much fun at home. I will take a pic of our next creation. Huggles. Ellie :D
@littleowl (7157)
28 Dec 08
Hi Ellie..you never have to grow up! Stay young in your heart and in your mind you will always be young!! The last time I had so much fun with lego was when my children were children!! That is now 26 yrs ago...until my grandson gets some lego I probably won't be able to play with it, but suppose could get some for his birthday that's in April...not so far away now!! Love and Huggles littleowl
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@ellie333 (21029)
28 Dec 08
Hi littleowl, Oh get him some, it it so much fun, other than the car which was 8+ the Lego box set was 4+ so would be ideal for your grandson and for you to have fun helping. Huggles. Ellie :D
@littleowl (7157)
28 Dec 08
Think I will Ellie, lego is a game for everyone you can make so many things with it, it is a fun thing to have for littleones..Huggles littleowl
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@PearlGrace (3172)
• United States
3 Jan 09
Hi Ellie. Legos are so much fun, aren't they? My son always enjoyed them. So, I'm estimating that the last time I built something with Legos was about 26 years ago. And, I don't remember what I built, but we did make many things with them. Glad you and you son enjoyed Christmas. Have a great New Year also. Take care. Huggles.
@ellie333 (21029)
3 Jan 09
Hi PearlGrace, Oh it we thoroughly enjoyed Christmas, it was filled with so much fun and laughter and mummy helping build things. Hope you had a lovely time too. I think before this Lego build mine must have been about 15 years ago when the girls were little but the bigger bricks as I don't think they ever had lego. Huggles. Ellie :D
3 Jan 09
I haven't built with Lego in years. My big brother loved Lego when we were kids and was always building things with it. It was one of the toys that could never get thrown away. I remember when my parents were in living in Germany, we went to visit Lego Land which was fantastic, I loved it. there was so much to do, I really recommend it especially if your son is a fan of Lego, though you may want to go to Lego Land Windsor, it alot closer!!! lol Glad you enjoyed your son's present aswell as he did. I think its nice when parents help their children build things like this as its not often many parents sit down and play/ spend time with their children!!
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@ellie333 (21029)
3 Jan 09
Hi Cinderella, I think I will chose to go to Legoland Windsor, remember many trips there as a child when it was the Safari Park and come from Surrey originally so could stay with friends after the visit. I was pleased with the car I built as it did actually brrrm along he he., Huggles. Ellie :D
@ShellyB (5244)
• United States
1 Jan 09
Like years and years ago. I think too many to count.
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@ellie333 (21029)
1 Jan 09
Hi Shelly, It had been a few years for me too but I had so much fun helping my son contruct all sorts the other day. Huggles. Ellie :D
@olivemai (4738)
• United States
31 Dec 08
I have made one last week!
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@ellie333 (21029)
1 Jan 09
Hi olivemai, You have a little one too so I can imagine you building things with lego with them, it is fun isn't it. Huggles. Ellie :D
• United States
30 Dec 08
Its been a while but it was fun when we did. Send pics!
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@ellie333 (21029)
1 Jan 09
Hi Gitfiddleplayer, I will take some pics and send, I think the car I built was excellent and my sons imagine with the spaceship was amazing. A very happy 2009 to you. Huggles. Ellie :D
@polachicago (19073)
• United States
30 Dec 08
Oh, how fun. I do remember having only one box of Lego. They have much more now, but I was happy to be creative with simple blocks. Last time I played with Lego? Few weeks ago with my friends son...
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@ellie333 (21029)
30 Dec 08
hi Polachicago, Yes having a small son myself gives me an excuse to play more LOL. Huggles. Ellie :D
@ichandel (47)
29 Dec 08
hi its not about growing up but having fun with your kids i play with both my children all the time and god they are so good at lego much more then i was at building things with it...but its all about the fun with them and them learning from it as well...so enjoy urself with them cause if they see u r having fun they ll propbably enjoy themselves much more..
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Ichandel, Welcome to myLot. Yes playing with the kids whether it is with lego or another toy is so much fun and so precious too. Huggles. Ellie :D
@jillhill (37383)
• United States
29 Dec 08
Not too long ago. My granddaughter has some....one night we were building a train and a plane.....this was when she was two....well we got that plane built and she looked at me and said.....don't do it grandma...then she hit me over the head with it! I was so shocked. We have played since...but she got a time out for that one and she is now very careful on what she does with her lego plane! LOL
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Jill, Kids eh! Why do they do these things. I guess that one did deserve a time out, my son would have certainly got one LOL. It makes you wonder what goes through their heads at times eh! LOL. I hope it didn't hurt too much. Huggles. Ellie :D
• United States
29 Dec 08
I don't remember the last time I played with Lego's. I think it's great that you played with your son, if you grow up to much you forget to play and life becomes boreing. lol your son probably loved it to.
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Binercheri, Oh yes my son did love it and I enjoyed playing too LOL. I agree if you grow up to much there is no FUN anymore eh! Huggles. Ellie :D
@cher913 (25890)
• Canada
29 Dec 08
last summer. i was off work due to my knees last summer and my 11 year old daughter pulled out her legos and we both sat on the floor and made some stuff for her bratz - like a couch and stuff. we had a lot of fun doing that.
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@ellie333 (21029)
29 Dec 08
Hi Cher, Oh wow so you know the fun factor I am talking about then, Bratz furniture thats novel. Thanks for sharing. Huggles. Ellie :D