Major Play-Well Announcement & New Curriculum!

After so much anticipation, we are thrilled to announce our new teaching curriculum based on the popular, Pooparoos Surpriseroos by Mattel.  Now, kids can learn potty training all while playing.

OUR NEW POOPAROOS CURRICULUM

EVEN BIGGER ANNOUNCEMENT

With LEGO® materials becoming increasingly more expensive every year, we have had to come up with a unique solution to supply our teaching kits.  So, we are excited to announce our partnership with these amazing “LEGO-Like” Partners.  They will be supplying us with “LEGO-Like” Products for the foreseeable future.  Check out some of their amazing stuff below:

And by the way…April Fool’s!

Take Our Classes From Your Own Home with LEGO® VR Glasses

We are excited to announce that after many months of research and develop, we have come up with a way for kids to take our Play-Well Classes from the comfort of their own home.  This is done with the help of these LEGO VR Glasses.

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Now kids can virtually be in our classes.  It provides the same quality Play-Well experience, except you’ll play with the LEGO you have in your house.  The VR experience will be rolling out to our Alaska and Idaho locations first and if successful will then expand.  Let us know what you think of this new of way of teaching classes the VR Way.  And if you haven’t heard yet…April Fool’s!

LEGO or Mega Bloks: Which One Is Better? April Fool’s!

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After 18 years of working with LEGO and teaching over half a million kids with LEGO, our organization has decided to make the switch to Mega Bloks.  We know that some of our families may not agree with our decision, but based on factors outside of our control, we feel our hand has been forced.

The main reasons for this change:

  • Cost
  • Dynamic Theme Sets
  • Non-Stickability

The cost of LEGO keeps going up, and the only remaining options are to use Mega Bloks or Lincoln Logs. We opted for Mega Bloks.

We had to document our first purchase of Mega Bloks.

Our first store purchase of Mega Bloks.

We also have been very pleased with the new Mega Bloks lineup of non-violent theme sets, such as Halo, Assassin’s Creed, and Call of Duty.  We recently sent out a survey to our families asking: do you find more of an educational component in kids shooting aliens as in Halo, or building Minecraft Biomes?  To our surprise, “shooting aliens” was the answer.

We have found that Mega Bloks have far superior non-stickability, a word recently added to the Webster’s dictionary.  We enjoy the fact that sometimes Mega Bloks simply just fall off each other for no reason, creating an extra challenge for the kids to figure out.  Now, when a student asks “Why did my house fall apart,” we can say, “it’s not our fault.”

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One great thing about ordering Mega Bloks. They are never out of stock.

 

We have amassed over 5 million pieces of LEGO over the years and are open to selling them at a fraction of the price.  If you’d like to purchase our LEGO, simply email us at YouCannotBuyOurLEGOOnAprilFools@play-well.org.

We will miss you, LEGO, and all that you have done for us over the years.  We look forward to our new partnership with Mega Bloks and their gender-neutral Barbie line.

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Giving Away LEGO on April 1st!

While doing inventory, we realized that our instructor kits have too much LEGO. So, we need to get rid of thousands of LEGO pieces. If you’d like some, just comment below. One last important piece of information: APRIL FOOLS!

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