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As a lover of all things toys, we have a special place in our hearts for those larger than life, crazy toy creations that make us stop and say, “Whoa!” Take a look at our favorites and be amazed by what toys can do, create, or lead to when at the hands of inventive kids, and adults!

Turn Traditional Designs into Modern Day Wonders – An Ode to Origami

Tweet My first experience with origami failed miserably – the paper was too small, the crane figure was too ornate, and my fingers were like plump sausages trying to create delicate folds. Though I was (and am still to this day) inexperienced with origami, I blame my utter failure on the tiny piece of paper [...]

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All Good Things Must End – Rest in Peace Lego House

Tweet “James May is on a mission to celebrate Britain’s best loved toys, and celebrate them on a massive scale” – James May’s Toy Stories   “Massive scale” takes on a new meaning with James May at the helm because in August 2009, James, along with 1,000 volunteers, built the world’s first and largest fully-functioning, [...]

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Why bake it when you can build it? – A birthday cake to remember

Tweet I’ve heard of cake as hard as brick, but have you heard of the cake made of bricks – LEGO bricks that is? LEGOLAND California celebrated its 10th birthday this past March with a big birthday bash and an even bigger birthday cake (the world’s largest in fact)! Made from 100,000 LEGO bricks, LEGOLAND’s [...]

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