Sunday, May 13, 2012

Project #9: Lego ninjago lollipops

I originally found this idea while searching the web for birthday ideas but I can't seem to find it anymore to give credit! These were super easy to make. All you need are Tootsie pops for the dollar store, tissue paper in the right colors (couldn't find black!), and the official lego ninjago eyes printed from the net. Liquid glue works like a charm (I used Glossy Accents)

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Project #8: DIY Lego minifig swords

In preparation for my little guy's lego ninjago birthday he decided that weapons for minifigures were a must to go in the favor take-out boxes. Of course like all things Lego these are pretty pricey so we decided to make our own. This project is so easy. One $2.50 container of plastic sword toothpicks (we used the Touch brand) from the grocery store and we were set. To make them minifig size I cut off some of the handle (the plastic cuts surprisingly easy with good scissors). We also trimmed the blade down and reshaped it. So for $2.50 we made 30 new ninja swords that fit perfectly in a minifig hand. They are already great colors but we may spray paint some gold because according to my 6-year this will make them extra powerful. And we are all about that around here. More Lego ninjago posts to come!