1. Ole invented a new kind of toy using a simple idea. Now it's your turn! What kind of toy would you invent? Sketch it out on paper, or make a prototype (a model that shows your idea is possible) out of cardboard or other materials. You can even use LEGO bricks!
2. LEGO bricks can be used for all sorts of learning activities. Check out these ideas with the permission of an adult!
3. Go build with LEGO! You can build a track for cars, a house for your guinea pig, or a spaceship flowerpot. Don't like what you made? No problem! Take it apart and try again! Some of the best learning happens when you make mistakes.
Lego sets have been around for 90 years! Chances are, you’ve built something yourself or seen something built from LEGO bricks. But how much do you really know about Lego? Who invented Lego? What does the word LEGO even mean? And why should you only say LEGO and never LEGOS?
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