Best! Birthday! Party! EVER!!

by DaniGirl on March 7, 2010 · 16 comments

in Tristan

So I have to admit, I’ve been looking forward to today’s Lego birthday party with equal parts excitement and dread. Custom Lego birthday party for eight boys? Wicked awesome! Eight boys in my house? Questionable. Four of five family members felled by stomach flu in the five days leading up to the party, leaving the birthday boy vulnerable? Nerve-wracking. Three of said party guests, including the birthday boy, spontaneously and independently naming the party-in-progress “Best birthday party EVER!”? Priceless.

This is what an eight-year-old’s perfect birthday looks like:

creator 2

creator 1

Creator 3

Tristan's gears

Paper crinkler

Lego mindstorm movie

Meeting the mindstorm

Building bots 1

Building bots 2

Building bots 3

building bots 4

Sumo lego robots

Bow to the enemy

Robots ready!

Sumo lego

a banana

Lego cake

Blowing candles

The boys were astonishingly well-behaved, and utterly engaged with the Lego Guy’s instruction at every step of the way. Things only got a little crazy when they took their newly assembled Lego Mindstorm Robots into the wresting ring for a final challenge. Take a quick peek, it’s only 30 seconds but I bet if you’re even a little bit in touch with your inner eight-year-old boy (what, you don’t have one?) it makes you smile!

Did I mention? Best! Birthday! Party! EVER!


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{ 16 comments }

1 Angela ( jhscrapmom) March 7, 2010 at 9:20 pm

veryveryvery cool:)

we have that first lego game and it is a hit with everyone all the time!
what a fab idea:)
i will be looking for that number in a few years,lol!

and glad the bday boy gotto enjoy his day flu-free.

2 colleen March 8, 2010 at 9:57 am

Can I come next year?

3 underthebigbluesky March 8, 2010 at 10:56 am

sometimes i wish i had boys. we have a box of legos, but they don’t come out much.

this was brilliant though. seeing these pictures makes me wish i was there!

found you again now that i am back on twitter!

4 suze March 8, 2010 at 11:07 am

That looks like SO MUCH FUN!!! So glad it went well :)

5 DaniGirl March 8, 2010 at 11:36 am

Thanks all! And you know the best part? I just scored one of those wicked cool Lego Creator board games on eBay. YAY!!

6 Aron Feuer March 8, 2010 at 2:18 pm

Hey – great post. How do I find this Lego Guy to host a party?

7 Moraima Pride March 8, 2010 at 3:52 pm

RT @DaniGirl: Most awesome bday party ever!! The Lego party post: http://danigirl.ca/blog/2010/03/07/best-birthday-party-ever/

8 Andrew Plumb March 8, 2010 at 4:19 pm

When X is older we'll definitely do one of these: Most awesome bday party ever!! The Lego party post: http://j.mp/aY4PuT /via @DaniGirl

9 Kim March 9, 2010 at 10:37 am

Best CAKE ever, too!

10 Anne Marie March 9, 2010 at 6:15 pm

Sounds like something my Sam would like. Where can I find the Lego Guy?

11 marisol March 10, 2010 at 12:11 pm

Great party!
My boy, Dario (1 year old), just looooves the blocks. I’m pretty sure he’d be more than excited to have a party like Tristan had once he gets older.

A-W-E-S-O-M-E for kids(and let’s say that for parents too must of the time, jejejeje).

12 Sharon September 11, 2010 at 8:47 am

This seemed like an awesome party. My boy LOVES LEGO can you give me the Lego guy’s number ?

13 Moe October 6, 2010 at 4:09 pm

This is a great idea!! How do I get in contact with this Lego Guy??? Please let me know.
Thank you

14 Ian Dudley October 23, 2010 at 11:52 am

Danigirl blogged her son's LEGO party.
http://danigirl.ca/blog/2010/03/07/best-birthday-party-ever/ (@jennyjag)http://yfrog.com/n5vf7qj

15 Heather October 23, 2010 at 11:54 am

How do you get in touch wtih the Lego guy? I’ve googled till I can’t google anymore!!!!!

16 DaniGirl September 15, 2014 at 3:39 pm

Hi Angie, your comment came through as “Anonymous” so I can’t reply to you directly.

To everyone who has asked – I haven’t had contact with Ian for several years now and I’m not sure if he is still even offering Lego parties.

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