Play-By-Ear Guitar?

One weekend, we brought the kids out for dinner. After dinner, our daughter a toy acoustic guitar while our son asked for a water gun.

Kids being kids, they wanted to play with each other’s toys…anyway, we ended up buying another water gun.

The acoustic guitar?

Interestingly, my robot-Lego-b-Daman-Transformers crazy kid kept himself busy fiddling with the tuning pegs, the strings and did a bit of strumming.

Since I am *always* busy with cooking, cleaning, laundry or homework, I was just relieved to see him having a nice, relaxing time.

Surprise, surprise…he came running excitedly into the kitchen while I was stir-frying a veg or something:

“Mummy, mummy! Look, I can play ‘Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star’ ” on the guitar!”

True enough, he plucked out the song on the little, toy guitar :D

I thought that was really cool – one of my colleagues shared with me that he’d taught himself how to play the guitar when he was teenager.

Hmm…maybe it’s time for an early investment in a fender acoustic guitar for the budding rock star? ;-)

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Takara Tomy CrossFight B-Daman eS

Both my kids are obsessed with Cross Fight B-Daman.

Last Christmas, they begged me for it but since I couldn’t find them, they got home made Christmas cookies instead LOL.

This year, we stumbled upon some fake B-Daman at the wet market that I bought them one each. Unfortunately, a plastic part broke after repeated play…

To his credit, my son disassembled both fake B-Damans and re-created one that both of them could share. I was impressed by how they used some plastic box lids to create their own “B-Daman Crossfire Break Bomber Battlefield Set“.

Since both of them are such super kids, I decided to buy them the original B-Daman.

First, we went to Toys R Us but all the B-Daman were sold out! Poor things.

Anyway, it’s a blessing in disguise because they spent hours reading reviews on YouTube (can you believe it!!!)  and finally decided that they wanted:

Takara Tomy Cross Fight B-Daman eS CB-51 Starter Sonic = Dravise Rapid Fire Type (US$15.99)

My son chose this character because he liked the feature where the marbles could be stored in the feet the feet had wheels?

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Takara Tomy Cross Fight B-Daman eS CB-60 Special Set Garuburn DX Version-Up Set Power Type (US$20.99)

My daughter chose this fiery-red B-Daman because she likes the 2 springs???

Takara Tomy Cross Fight B-Daman eS CB-60 Special Set Garuburn DX

 

Let’s see if I can find these marble shooters!

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