Now this is a good way to spend your time with Legos! Happy Phun Phriday!
There. I said it. I never thought I would. Growing up, I had ZERO interest in Legos.
As an adult, I’ve continued to have ZERO interest in Legos.
Until a couple of years ago.
It turns out that Legos are a lot more versatile than I thought.
I briefly related my newfound respect for Legos in one of the posts I did for my Maker Space Essential Series. If you do a search on my blog, you will find plenty of other posts related to Legos.
Since this is the National Week of Making in the United States, I thought I would curate a few more resources for you that offer opportunities to use Legos for more than just following the instructions in the box.
The Lego Quest blog has 52 Lego challenges on it, one of which was to use Legos to represent a favorite song.
Finally, here are 25 Lego Learning Activities, which include making a balloon powered Lego car.
Don’t have your own Legos? Well, you might have great success, as I did, just asking for donations. Or, you could always make your own, like this student did on his home 3D printer to make a gift for me. (He made the green ones.)
Yep. I used to think the only way Legos could make me cry would be to embed themselves in the bottom of my bare feet at inopportune moments.
Now they make a different kind of impression on me.
What can’t be done with Legos? I wish I had recognized the potential of this versatile toy when I was a kid! Legos appear quite a bit on this blog because I am regularly astonished by how creative people can be with them, and certainly not because they pay me any money – which they absolutely don’t. For today’s Phun Phriday post, I offer you links that show Legos making music, Legos keeping track of appointments, and Legos that will make your mouth water!