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My boys LOVE Star Wars… My boys LOVE Lego….So, can you imagine our delight to  be invited to the launch party of the new Lego Star Wars: The Yoda Chronicles which is out now on DVD!
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picasion.com_1476d8d10095e989f2e0063bfad316beWhat a fab way to spend an afternoon, AND we got to meet a rather imposing REAL Darth Vadar, AND play with Lego too – all of us piecing together parts of a giant Yoda ‘jigsaw’ made of single lego pieces, it was quite a challenge! We have a great affection for Yoda, click here for our finger puppets!)

DVD-StarwarsThe kids really enjoyed watching the new DVD stories, and we are saving watching it again on our own DVD player, for a trip down the M4 to Swansea at the weekend, I’ve no doubt it will be on loop… ‘one more time please’! 🙂

facebook-button_Lego-StarWarsAnd if you would like to WIN one of three copies of the #LegoStarYodaDVD click here!

Disclaimer: we were invited along to a family day out with the Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment  team

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Felt Finger Puppets Yoda and Jar Jar Binks
Felt Finger Puppets Yoda and Jar Jar BinksSo – the challenge was on… several scraps of felt, and half an hour to kill… the boys wanted a Yoda, so we got to work.

Ingredients:
Felt
Googly Eyes
Scissors
Glue Gun (or PVA)

We each of us drew the Star Wars character Yoda from memory on a piece of paper, to establish a 2D representation, his ears and BIG eyes seemed to be the main recognisable features. We cut him out, glued him together and built up some fiddly layers to create his creased face and ears.

We had a bit of a debate about which eyes to use, as I was super keen to use the googly eyes with eyelashes. Funny how that got knocked on the head by the two boys… I was desperate to use them, so 10yo allowed me to add them to his Jar Jar Binks – you like?! Not perfect, but you can see a resemblance!
Google+ Hangout Crafting with FeltI hung out on Google+ with some craft buddies to share these finger puppets – Anthea from Zing Zing Tree made some lovely hair pinwheels. And some beautiful rings (we’ve put our orders in! Lizzie’s little felt mice were adorable, and our host Maggy from Red Ted Art showed us my favourite felt doughnuts and strawberries.

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