Build Your LEGO Christmas Event Recap

~ Posted on Monday, November 14, 2016 at 5:30 PM ~

I had earlier wrote about the "Build Your LEGO Christmas Event", the day after the post went live, I delivered our 4th kiddo and returned home the next day and was caught up with settling down with our newborn, breastfeeding routine and all. So on the 9th November 2016, hubby went ahead with our 2 older kiddos (age 5 and 7.5) leaving mummy to catch up with her rest with baby #4.

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Just in case you have no idea what is happening, with few weeks left to approach the season of joy and giving, LEGO Malaysia is currently hosting an exclusive "Build Your LEGO Christmas" event at the LG Oval Concourse area at 1 Utama Shopping Centre from 9th to 20th November 2016, 10 am-10 pm. If you want to find out more about the event, here is the info:

Date:  9-20 November 2016

Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 Venue: 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Lower Ground Oval Concourse area

FB Link on the event: http://bit.ly/BuildYourLEGOXmas

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

The customary picture before causing havoc stepping into the event area. Our kiddos are big fans of LEGO related stuff so they were very excited to see the many things being featured in the event.

There are tons of dioramas of various LEGO CITY and LEGO Friends scenes, organised by 3 LEGO-certified user groups in Malaysia – LOM LUG LEGO User Group of Malaysia, Synergy, and Asia Bricks. I loved looking at dioramas like this, makes your mind wander how cool it is to be living in these miniatures world as well as to be in awe with the patience and creativity poured into each and every diorama on display.

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

When you enter the event area, you will also notice there is a LEGO Friends amusement park ferris wheel ride. The maximum weight capacity of each ferris wheel car is approximately 80kg so don't forget to let your kiddos try this! There are also lots of free-playing area for children to build and display their LEGO creations as well :)

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

Our kiddos also sat through watching some popular LEGO TV series at the mini cinema and they also played some games at the mini booths around the event area.

Our kiddos also sat through a LEGO free-build session. Within a short allocated time frame, the children are encouraged to build a vehicle to their imagination. Check out what our kiddos made!

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

Btw, LEGO is asking children to save Christmas this year by designing and building Santa a new, modern, cool sleigh. From 1st November until 4th December 2016, children can lend a helping hand to Santa by joining the Build Your LEGO Christmas contest on www.LEGO.com/XMAS. There are suggested sleigh building instruction sheets available on the website which participants can use to build and upload a photo of their very own LEGO Santa’s sleigh with a matching description.

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

There are attractive prizes that you can win such as a total of 5 consolation prizes of LEGO products worth RM200 each, as well as a Grand Prize of LEGO products for a year worth RM2,000, which you can choose from your preferred theme. The Grand Prize winner will also have their winning sleigh featured in a final stop motion digital video aired in mid-December. How cool is that huh?

All in all, this is a fun and exciting event that you must bring your kiddos along to enjoy together!

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

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Renting a Family-Friendly House in Kuala Lumpur

~ Posted on Saturday, November 12, 2016 at 12:05 PM ~

With the rising in population, accommodation has become a major problem that makes house hunting a key issue in today’s world. When searching for an apartment, there are several things to consider: place of work, amenities, location and security among other factors. For a family friendly apartment, this calls for more. The location of the house has to favor your kids since it means a lot to them as they gradually mature. Anyone looking for a house for rent in KL especially young parents with has to keep the following in mind:

Renting a Family-Friendly House in Kuala Lumpur

Learning institutions
Before moving in to a new house, do a thorough survey of the area to make sure there’re ample learning institutions such as schools and tuition centers. Usually such area will see quite a number of families with kids that will definitely make up a family-friendly neighborhood.

Security
The security of the area is crucial especially for the little ones. Several areas of the house have to be under locks to avert the trivial matter of “missing child” that pretty much can be related to child abduction. Yikes!

Windows
This should be the case in a storied building. For floor-to-ceiling window, make sure the window is locked always or ensure the opening is small enough to not being able to fit a person. For toddlers, the opening should be high enough to be out of reach. Not forgetting windows with broken handles should be repaired as soon as possible before the family moves in so as to be sure of safety.

Balconies
The porch should also be child friendly and tough enough to sustain any kind of pressure exerted on the fencing. It should also be raised to prevent any child from going over it.

The rest of the house should also have few turning points to prevent the child from knocking over hard objects, which might lead to serious injuries. Another factor to consider is the compound outside. Is the house fenced well enough to prevent stray animals and idlers from accessing your property and hurting your kids? Does the pool have proper fencing to rub away the idea of small children drowning in it?

Apartments with drive way should also include road signs within the perimeter of parking cars to avoid knocking down children playing in the hallway. The houses should always have adequate space where children can play as you watch over them from the kitchen.

Neighbors
It shouldn’t come as a surprise for parents to have
A lot of parents want their children developing a healthy relationship with other parents’ children of the same age like playing football in the hood. This way, even parents themselves get to bond making it a big happy family. A set playground for kids is an added advantage.

Sanitation
Always cross check the interior part of the apartment before giving out the cheque. A place filled with molds or other contaminants should be dealt with by either renovating the place or calling a specialist in such cases to help you out. Your family health should be your top priority

Size
The house should have a decent size that is huge enough to contain all the necessities that your family will need especially for your children upbringing. Extra spaces will always come in handy to keep things organized.

Renting a Family-Friendly House in Kuala Lumpur

These are the ultimate qualities to look for in a new house to move in with your children before making a final decision of buying it. Ultimately, you can always rely on property portal as the like of PropertyGuru to look for a house for rent in KL that will give you a good idea on whether the house is a right fit for your family!

However, if you have already settled down in a rented home and would like to keep your home safe to your children, you might find this guide handy and helpful.


Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

~ Posted on Friday, November 4, 2016 at 6:00 AM ~

Our family is a big fan of all things LEGO. Check out the robot made by our 7-year-old boy 2 years ago!!!

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

Our kiddos are constantly creating new things with LEGO, so I created an album on my Facebook fan page to share the pictures of Lego creations made by them, do feel free to hop over and check them out in my FB album. Also a while back, I reviewed some LEGO books and even wrote a post to share my personal tips on buying LEGO for your child.

Now, recently I heard that LEGO will be having an upcoming "Build Your LEGO Christmas Event" but unfortunately, as much as I would like to attend this cool event with our family and kiddos, I had to restraint myself from any public functions... images of birthing in public is not a comforting thought at this phase of pregnancy LOL and hence, I told hubby to go ahead with our kiddos (so that mummy can rest before baby #4 pops out anytime hahaha)

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Now you wonder what is going on? FYI, with few weeks left to approach the season of joy and giving, LEGO® Malaysia will be hosting an exclusive "Build Your LEGO® Christmas" event at the LG Oval Concourse area at 1 Utama Shopping Centre from 9th to 20th November 2016, 10 am-10 pm.

If you want to find out more about the event, here is the info:

Date:  9-20 November 2016

Time: 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.

 Venue: 1 Utama Shopping Centre, Lower Ground Oval Concourse area

FB Link on the event: http://bit.ly/BuildYourLEGOXmas

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

Some of the exciting series of activities to look out for during the event includes:

• A mini cinema screening popular LEGO® TV series

• Dioramas of various LEGO® CITY and LEGO® Friends scenes, organised by three LEGO-certified user groups in Malaysia – LOM LUG LEGO® User Group of Malaysia, Synergy, and Asia Bricks

• A LEGO® Friends amusement park ferris wheel ride

• A free-playing area for children to build and display their LEGO® creations

• Meet-and-greet sessions with LEGO® CITY mascots, as well as a LEGO® Santa

• LEGO® CITY photo booths with props and costumes for fans to take memorable pictures

• Workshops for children to learn how to build their very own Santa sleigh

On 19 November 2016, there will also be a special meet & greet session with LEGO® product designer and master builder, John Ho, the creative mind behind LEGO® series such as LEGO® Bionicle and LEGO® Star Wars Buildable Figures.

 

In addition to that, during the ‘Build Your LEGO® Christmas’ event, shoppers will be able to take home a free Photo Printout with any purchase of LEGO® Play Sets/ Play Materials (exclusive to all ONECARD Kids & ONECARD members), and 1 free pack of LEGO® Christmas Cards with purchase of LEGO® Play Sets/ Play Materials worth RM100 and above.

Additionally, customers who purchase LEGO® Play Sets / Play Materials worth RM200 and above are entitled to one free pack of LEGO® Geoffrey & Friends Set (exclusive to Toys R Us Star Card members whose birthday falls in the month of November or December) and 1 box of LEGO® Santa’s Visit Set with any purchase of LEGO® Play Sets / Play Materials worth RM300 and above.

 

ANY CONTESTS?

In case you are wondering, yes yes yes, LEGO® is asking children to save Christmas this year by designing and building Santa a new, modern, cool sleigh.

Build Your LEGO Christmas Event

Hence, from 1st November until 4th December 2016, children can lend a helping hand to Santa by joining the Build Your LEGO® Christmas contest on www.LEGO.com/XMAS. There are suggested sleigh building instruction sheets available on the website which the participants can use to build and upload a photo of their very own LEGO® Santa’s sleigh with a matching description.

There are attractive prizes that you can win such as a total of 5 consolation prizes of LEGO® products worth RM200 each, as well as a Grand Prize of LEGO® products for a year worth RM2,000, which you can choose from your preferred theme. The Grand Prize winner will also have their winning sleigh featured in a final stop motion digital video aired in mid-December. How cool is that huh?

 

ANY OTHER OFFERS?

Yes, yes, yes of course there are!! Customers who shop at LEGO® certified stores and LEGOLAND will also be entitled to 1 pack of free LEGO® Christmas Cards with purchase of LEGO® Play Sets / Play Materials worth RM100 and above from 1 November (while stocks last), and 1 box of free LEGO® Santa’s Visit Sets with purchase of LEGO® Play Sets / Play Materials worth RM300 and above (starting 21 November, while stocks last).

Additionally, customers who purchase LEGO® products worth RM500 and above at LEGO® Certified Stores and online at http://brickmagic.asia also stand a chance of winning awesome prizes such as a LEGO® Star Wars Super Destroyer, LEGO® Star Wars Ewok Village, LEGO® Star Wars B-Wing Starfighter and many more!

Customers who shop at outlets such as Toys-R-Us, Hamleys, Box of Bricks, AEON, Parkson and Isetan will be able to enjoy one free pack of LEGO® Christmas cards with LEGO® Play sets / Play materials worth RM100 and above from 1 November, while stocks last. Exclusive deals are offered at Toys-R-Us, Hamleys and Box of Bricks where customers will be entitled to a LEGO® Reindeer set with purchase of LEGO® Play Sets / Play Materials worth RM200 and above from 21 November, while stocks last.

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