One idea that I got from Pinterest was to make a large lego man and cut an oval out of the face so that kids could poke their heads through. Pete drew one to scale on a large piece of cardboard, and I set about painting it with washable paint…before I could even finish the first coat, Timmy decided to “help” me and drew on it in marker and red pen while I was teaching. I was so annoyed! Before I threw the whole idea out the window, I borrowed tempura paints from Jenny and that covered it up nicely.
They loved their little friend. Pete didn’t want me to cut a hole out of the face, so the compromise was that I’d draw a face on the man, take pictures of the boys with it, and then cut out the hole.
But after I drew the face, I couldn’t cut it out!
So we had a random lego friend floating around the party 🙂