My mission was this:
And with online instructions because who knows where the instructions wandered off to (what did we DO before the Internet?) I managed to accomplish this:
Although, somehow I ended up with these pieces leftover (but it still looked pretty good):
And a little girl who was jealous that she wasn't in on the picture:
Now the bigger question? We've already had one complete crash and burn and a need to start-over. So do you glue the pieces together to prevent crashing? Or do you allow him to crash and rebuild? I mean, I'm pretty sure he's at least a year away from being able to follow the directions himself. Advice lego mommies?