Lego Challenge Tuesday: Build Summer Treats!

It’s starting to get warm out there! Or maybe it already is! Today’s Lego challenge from Gather. Love. Grow. is to build summer treats! Ice cream, popsicles, milkshakes, pick your sweet cool treat.

With my kids done with homeschool for the summer, they have been enjoying the Lego Challenges every week. It keeps them busy and in their room for a little while instead of telling me that they are bored. They always enjoy showing off their creations to each other and to me!

We had ice cream sandwiches (neapolitan and dark chocolate!), cold soda with a straw, melted ice cream in a bowl, a popsicle, and some easy summer treats by my two youngest. Gwen and Rhys have Duplo sets with ice cream cones and a picnic basket. Rhys made a yummy-looking tall cone of ice cream, and Gwen made something out of lettuce and hamburger buns with grapes on top.

Thank you to Isabelle for another fun challenge! I’m glad my youngest two were able to participate too!

-Lynn

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Reveal the Geek: Lootcrate – Star Wars Limited Edition Crate

The second crate I ordered was Lootcrate’s Star Wars Limited Edition Crate. This one was more expensive than the Firefly Cargo Crate, but it also had more items in it.

We won’t be able to use two of the items until wintertime, but that is okay. They are still cool, and they seem to be good quality too!

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The items were packed neatly into the crate. The box was yet another nice design so we are keeping it also!

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Right on top was this adorable BB-8 3/4-sleeve shirt. I had to get size small because all the x-large sizes were gone. Either Corran or I will wear this shirt.

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Isn’t this hat cute? We can’t use it until winter (and possibly not even then!) but it is still neat to have.

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Here is Josh modeling the really, really long scarf that came in the crate. Isn’t he a handsome guy?

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BB-8 as a mug. I’m not sure how easy it will be to drink out of, but we actually collect coffee mugs, so BB-8 will fit in perfectly!

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I didn’t know that they made collectible quality Mr. Potato Heads! This Darth Vader Mr. Potato Head is a lot sturdier than the toys. He is standing beside Jayne Cobb on top of our homeschool bookcase now.

There was also a gadget bag. At first I thought it was a cosmetic or toiletry bag, but I guess gadget bags are a thing now!

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A Lootcrate exclusive: Vader Down comic book

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I’ve never seen a model like this before. It uses metal sheets instead of wood or cardboard!

The front and back of the full Star Wars Little Golden Book set. The kids aren’t allowed to read them unless we give them permission!

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One of the reasons we want to keep the Star Wars box. This image of the Millennium Falcon inside the top cover was gorgeous.

-Lynn