Daniel loves to make and build things out of anything and everything, but his favourite toy is definitely Lego. It certainly came as no surprise when he asked if he could have a Lego theme for his first solo birthday party, and his Lego-loving Dad was eager to be part of the planning. To replicate one of their favourite activities at Legofest, Keith built this race ramp which he and Daniel painted and decorated together. They even made a trip to a craft store to find just the right embelishments.
Keith helped the boys create their lego vehicles which they could race down the ramp. They also made up stories about their cars and drove them all around the basement. It turns out that under the ramp was a fun place to hang out.
What would a party be without cake? Daniel's Grandma S and Auntie Melissa made this amazing Lego cake. Yes, all those big pieces are chocolate cake. The "bumps" are peanut M&Ms. The platter and border was made out of actual lego, but everything else was quite edible and delicious.
Eventually the boys gave the Lego man craft a chance, but only because I would't let them race back downstairs until everyone had a chance to eat their cake.
To ease the sadness of leaving a Lego party, we handed out these cute marshmallow pops to our guests. They were very easy to make, and the kids loved them.
Daniel thoroughly enjoyed his party, and has been enjoying building and playing with his new lego sets ever since. Welcome to being 6, Danny boy!