Mighty Utan Petaling Jaya

~ Posted on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 12:28 AM ~

I have been cutting down on doing product reviews ever since our 3rd kiddo came along in end of Sept 2013 and especially now with 4th kiddo due in mid of November 2016. I do still accept review pitches but only when time permits and if it is something that I can see it being useful and beneficial to our family. Also, as busy as I am with 3 kiddos, being preggy, home cooking, taking care of hubby's administration site of the business and swamped up with managing my FB page and blog, I just can't say no to reviewing awesome Lego stuff! Our kiddos (and hubby) are fans of Lego so all the more I gotta say yes!

Extreme Colouring- Amazing World

Mighty Utan

About the company:

"Mighty Utan is a 100% Malaysian owned and operated Lego toy store. We strive to bring your/your child's favorite toys such as Lego, Funko Pop, Play-Doh, Fisher-Price, Playskool, Disney Frozen, Thomas & Friends and more. We love to let every child enjoy building LEGO and let his/her imagination run wild!

Our team share a wealth of experience, knowledge and enthusiasm for toys such as LEGO, Funko Pop, Fisher-Price, Thomas & Friends and are looking to bring in more variety of products. You can visit us at our retail store located in Dataran Prima, Petaling Jaya or shop online 24 hours a day. Our team would love to help you with any queries or assistance with your purchase, just drop us a message at customer service."

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We arrived at the Petaling Jaya outlet at 11.30am after having a light breakfast nearby as we were informed opening hours on Saturday is 11am to 7pm.It was easy for us to locate the stores (using Waze) and there is proper signage that directs us to the correct tower and floors. When we reached the front of the store, the first thing we see is the toilet with the cute signage. Toilet is unisex, clean and bright just in case you are wondering.

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Next, as we stepped into the stores, we were bombarded with the sights of TONS of Lego products.

E-V-E-R-Y-W-H-E-R-E!!!!

You see them on your left,

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you see them on your right,

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You see many more far ahead,

Mighty Utan

Mighty Utan

Then there's a couple of big tables with lots of Lego bricks and some customers were holding a plastic container to store their bricks. Our kiddos ran off to the nearest table and started scouting for Lego bricks to build stuff. I went to check with the staff and explained the reason we were at the outlet.

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Upon explanation by the friendly staff in the store, I found out that they have this concept of 'Pick-a-Brick' where you can choose whatever bricks you wanted from the 2 tables and buy them according to their weights. You can choose to pick loose bricks or build your own Lego creations and buy it after weighing them.

I relayed the information to my hubby and he got down to explaining to our kiddos to look for different type of Lego bricks that they don't see at our home and instructed them to put the bricks they like into the plastic containers he is holding. Of course, with kids being kids, everything looks new and special to them, so all sorts of Lego bricks went into the container LOL!! Hubby had to do a few round of filtering to remove those bricks that we do not want.

There are different boxes underneath the tables if you are looking for specific boats, wheels, or parts like those spaceship capsules or covers etc. You really need lots of time and patience to look through and get what you really want.

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There are also some pre-packed Lego bricks in plastic pouches that clearly states the weight of the bricks (if you are lazy to choose and wants specific theme of bricks)

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I managed to score an awesome find from one of these pre-packed plastic pouches. I saw some MegaBlock Halo soldier figurines inside and immediately grabbed it and showed it to our 7-year-old-boy. He goes crazy with soldiers looking stuff and when he noticed the plastic pouch contains Halo soldiers, he hangs onto the bag real tight. Some of the figurines are not complete (missing hands or legs or heads) but 80% of it are complete, nobody's complaining!! I am so very happy with this find!

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If you are a beginner in Lego stuff and looking to get a starter set for your kiddos or as a gift, I would recommend you to read my "Tips on Buying Lego For Your Child" blog post first then to skip the 'Pick-a-Brick' section and opt straight for those ready sets.

I do notice there are some sets in the stores which I do not see anywhere else, even if other places sell it, they sure do not have so much variety as found in the Mighty Utan Petaling Jaya outlet. Many different sets of the Lego Education theme can be found here, as well as those Lego Technics sets.

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Mighty Utan

There are some rare or old sets as well but some of them are not complete. I almost wanted to get the LEGO SpongeBob Heroic Heroes of the Deep 3815 but had to consoled myself after being told that the figurines are missing and they are selling the set without the figurines. Sigh....

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We were given a complimentary voucher to exchange for Lego bricks from 'Pick-a-Brick' section so our final loots after almost 2 hours of digging, filtering and finalizing... we just need to pay extra RM2.50 for the additional weight from our loot.

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Overall, we have a very enjoyable visit at the Mighty Utan Petaling Jaya outlet.

Friendly staff, lots of brands and options available, surely there will be something for everyone.

Do check out the stores!!!

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There are currently 2 physical Mighty Utan stores which are located at:

  • Petaling Jaya outlet (Address: Level 7, Unit 03, Menara A , The Tube, Dataran Prima,Jalan PJU 1/37, Petaling Jaya 47301, Selangor, Malaysia)
  • Kuala Lumpur outlet (Address: Level 1-23A, Cheras Sentral Mall, Cheras 56000, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

You can also shop online at http://mightyutan.com.my/

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Do note that I received no monetary compensation for this review, I was provided with the products in order to facilitate my review. All opinions expressed in this post are my own. Please do your own research when purchasing products, as your opinions may differ from mine.

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Birthday Party Packs

~ Posted on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:17 AM ~

We just celebrated Benjamin's 5th birthday last week and this is the first time I prepared his birthday party packs for his classmates. I was already fussing over what to put in the party packs as I definitely do not want it to contain junk foods (well, trying not to). Few days before his birthday, I managed to buy some items which I think were suitable and here they are:

I printed and pasted a small note in each party packs thanking his classmates for celebrating his special day with us...

Picture below of the preparation process and one of the party packs...

What's inside? 2 mini maze activity worksheet, a color pen, an eraser, some mini stickers and a packet of chocolate wafer (Meiji brand - I got from a Groupon deal)

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Children Crafts - Snowman

~ Posted on Saturday, December 1, 2012 at 7:36 AM ~

Sharing some pictures taken yesterday when we had some crafts work to get into Christmas mood hahaha... I actually used MS Word to insert some basic shapes like circles, smiley face, oval, triangles and printed it on a piece of A4 paper. I don't have designing experience but if you would like a copy of the snowman template I created, feel free to download it here (20121201Snowman.pdf (79.95 kb). I didn't do the stick hands though...

I also used a piece of pink color A4, cut into half (one for each of my kid), then print out the snowman template, cut out the items in the template and let my boy glued his while I glued my girl's one.

Alyson did some doodling on hers with coloring pencils and stuck all the stickers herself while Ben did everything from gluing the snowman template onto the pink paper background, to doodling (coloring cancelled due to wet glue tearing off part of the snowman's chest hahaha and then replaced with stickers)

And their artwork here... tadaaaaaa!! Alyson's artwork on the left while Benjamin's on the right. I like them both!

That's all the updates I can share for now, feel free to ask and share if you have feedback!