1977, 1980, 1983…I was 6,9 and 12 and used my allowance money t head to the theater to see what are, in my opinion, 3 of the best movies ever made. AS a kid I was a huge fan of the Star War series and at the time had no clue I would be able to relive that through my children two more times.
1999,2002,2005… The next three Star Wars installments arrived, although not my favorite in the series. Non the less, it rekindled my love for the movies and introduced the phenomenon to my eldest two children and started them on their Jedi journey.
2015 … My love for the Star Wars of old is once again renewed and my two youngest children, who of course we well on their Jedi journey to many rainy day Star Wars marathons. Got to experience the magic of seeing the Millennium Falcon hit warp speed on the big screen.
To get ready for May the 4th we thought about watching all the movies again but my 8 year son asked if we could have a Star Wars Lego video game marathon instead. Not gonna lie…this option would not be my first pick, I am not much of a gamer.
Instead we compromised with these amazing books from DK Books Canada.
These books are filled with really cool Star Wars knowledge, fun facts, mixed with the fun and sillyness if the Lego Star Wars Video game and cartoon characters. They were a huge hit with my crew and they sat for hours..yes hours…reading through them, laughing and chatting all things Star Wars and all things Lego…
I…poured myself a large glass of red wine and sat and enjoyed watching them …Be sure to check out DK Canada’s Heroes and Villains Boutique for more great titles.
To celebrate May the 4th Be With You…DK Canada has fun downloadable Star Wars activity pages for free. With coloring and trivia it is the perfect way to brush up on your Star Wars knowledge before the big day.
Of course we ended a fun day of reading, learning and playing with a tribute to the original masterpiece…
Looks like someone is already working on her Dark Side …
Thank you to DK Canada books for sending us such a great surprise …It was a huge hit!