Big Boy: Ooh yes please. Can I go when I'm big ? I'd love to go to Legoland. Baby Boy would love it too - they have things for small children too don't they ?
Baby Boy: (prods his brother and laughs)
Big Boy: Is it far to get there ? How will we go ?
Me: Well, there are plenty of options. We can go by car, or by bus or coach.
Big Boy: What if it's a lot of traffic ?
Me: Well we could go by train ?
Big Boy: Oh yes that sounds good.
Me: Well we're quite lucky we live not that far from Legoland, but when me and Daddy were little there was a Legoland in another country and the only way to get there would have been to go by plane.
Baby Boy: Wow !!
Big Boy: Can we take a plane ?
Me: Erm, we don't have to, but I'll see what I can do.
Big Boy: When we get there what will we do ?
Me: It's up to you. Like when you start with Lego you have a lot of different pieces don't you ?
Big Boy: Yes. I have a lot of Lego. Baby Boy keeps trying to take mine.
Me: He does. So when you start you don't always know what it's going to turn out to be do you ?
Big Boy: No. I sometimes make lots of different things and sometimes I make one big thing.
Me: Exactly. Going to Legoland is just like that. You can do as much or as little as you like. It's all there for you to explore and find.
Big Boy: So we might see a dog on a skateboard ?
Big Boy: Or R2D2 driving in a car ?
Me: Anything is possible
Baby Boy: (incoherent babble)
Me: Yep they might have a lego bike too baby
Big Boy: Can we be different characters when we get there ?
Me: Of course you can.
Big Boy: Brilliant - I can have a lightsabre or a sword or a backpack
Me: You can be anyone you want to and have lots of fun.
Big Boy: I can't wait to go
Baby Boy: Lego ! Go ! Go !
(Just for clarity, despite their love for it my children aren't actually made of Lego)