Homemade Lego Advent Calendar 2015: Day 1 - Baymax

Yes, for the 3rd year, I'm embarking on my month-long Lego adventure building a new Lego creation each night for the Dude's Homemade Lego Advent Calendar.

Ok, if you're new to this let me break it down for you:

The story behind the Homemade Lego Advent Calendar

We opted not to buy the Dude a Lego Advent Calendar for the past few years. The Dude was quite amenable, countering with: "Ok, then you have to build me something every day until Christmas." Challenge accepted!

There is no manual, and there are no shortcuts. Each day, I try to think of something to build, head to Google for ideas or instructions if necessary, and then head to the playroom for anywhere from half an hour to sometimes 2 hours, to source all the pieces and build the item(s). Then I leave them out for the Dude to find first thing in the morning.

So, today being December 1st, here is the first build:

Lego Baymax (Credit: Spydergrrl)

In case you need a hit: fist bump someone and say "La-la-la-la".

Almost there? Here, take a look:

Baymax (Credit: Disney Wiki)

Yes, this is my take on Baymax. It's loosely based on instructions I found over at Frugal Fun For Boys. But naturally, not having all the same pieces, I had to spend some time re-engineering to suit what I could find. It's a larger piece, coming in around 4 inches high and 3 inches wide at the base. While my favourite builds are usually the micro ones, I am really happy with how this one turned out.

*fist bump*
La-la-la-la

See you tomorrow for Day 2!

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Next build - Day 2 - Hot Tub