It was more than I usually spend on a Christmas present, but given Dan's obsession with Harry Potter and Legos, I caved and got him the Hogwarts castle:
I smiled and congratulated myself on being the smartest mom ever as Daniel spent 4 days straight working on this masterpiece. Money well spent, right?
These brass fasteners arrived a few days ago and the boys have been spending every waking moment making paper people with movable arms and clocks with movable hands:
Total cost for fasteners: $1.
I am the dumbest mom E-V-E-R.