Make a LEGO pumpkin this Halloween

LEGO Pumpkin Step 22

Want to make a pumkin out of LEGO? Follow the step-by-step guide below, courtesy of Toronto’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre.

With Halloween around the corner, Toronto’s LEGOLAND Discovery Centre is hosting family-friendly events every Saturday and Sunday for the rest of October (and on Halloween day itself) to get the little goblins pumped!

Along with the regular cool things they offer throughout the year, there’s a haunted display challenge, spooky creative build, Monster Mash scavenger hunt in the Toronto MINILAND area and a costume contest.

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If you’re unable to make it out to the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre you can still join in the fun by making a pumpkin out of LEGO at home! Master Model Builder Noel Straatsma has shared this step-by-step photo guide on how to make one. Check out it out below (click the first image to launch the gallery) and share your finished pumpkins with me on Twitter @bamcatBuzz or on Facebook at

For more information on Toronto’s LEGOLAND Discovery, visit

Disney Castle LEGO set now available for LEGO VIP members

LEGO Disney Castle

Are you ready to build a 4,080 piece LEGO Disney Castle?

If you ever felt the need to build a LEGO replica of Walt Disney World’s Cinderella Castle, you’re in luck as the official set is now available to order for LEGO VIP members.

With a crazy 4,080 pieces, the Disney Castle set measures 48cm wide by 74cm high and features a detailed facade, clock, stone bridge, arched entrance, four-storey main building and a five-storey tower.

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Rooms inside the castle are based off of animated Disney films and include items such as a chest with book of spells, buildable candelabra and a large redbrick-patterned stove.

The magical model also comes with Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck and Tinker Bell minifigures.

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If you’re not a LEGO VIP member (which is a free loyalty program so why not become a member), you’ll have to wait until Sept. 1 to purchase the set, which retails for a cool $399.99 in Canada.

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For more information on the Disney Castle LEGO set or to become a LEGO VIP member, visit

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LEGO Imagine Nation Tour coming to four Canadian cities

LEGO Imagine Nation Tour

The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is a 2.5-acre interactive experience that features 13 different pavilions and 20 life-sized LEGO models.

Canadian LEGO fans are in for a treat this summer and fall as the toy brick company is bringing its Imagine Nation Tour to Montreal, Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto.

The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is a 2.5-acre interactive experience that features 13 different pavilions and 20 life-sized LEGO models, including an 8-foot tall model of Marvel’s Avengers and a 7-foot long LEGO Friends car.

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Attendees will have the chance to speak with Master Builders, compete in a LEGO bridge building competition, build and showcase LEGO Star Wars and Minecraft models, play the latest LEGO video games and build anything they want in the brick pit.

“The LEGO Imagine Nation Tour is an exciting chance for families across Canada to immerse themselves in a newly designed LEGO experience that combines everything that today’s kids love about physical play and digital entertainment,” Michael McNally, senior director, brand relations for LEGO Systems said in a press release.

The tour stops in Montreal at the Palais des Congrѐs de Montréal from Aug. 12 to 14, at the BMO Centre in Calgary from Sept. 9 to 11, at the Vancouver Convention Centre from Sept. 30 to Oct. 2 and wraps up at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from Oct. 14 to 16.

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Tickets are on sale for $22.50 each until Aug. 1. The price goes up to $28.50 after Aug. 1. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit

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