Play-Well Facebook Live Session #9 Building Moveable Animal Models with 1x Plates

In this Facebook Live Session, Ben shows you how to build Moveable Animal Models with 1x Plates.

Post what you build and tag our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest) and use the hashtag #PlayWellAtHome, and we will feature your build with our entire Play-Well community.

Check out our Facebook Live Sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST here: https://www.facebook.com/PlayWellTEK/

Play-Well Facebook Live Session #7 LEGO-Inspired Kaleidoscope

In this episode, Ben, breaks down how to build a LEGO-Inspired Kaleidoscope using only 2×2 bricks that you may have in your home.

Post what you build and tag our social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest) and use the hashtag #PlayWellAtHome, and we will feature your build with our entire Play-Well community.

Check out our Facebook Live Sessions every Tuesday and Thursday at 10 AM PST/1 PM EST here: https://www.facebook.com/PlayWellTEK/

Build A Mini LEGO Bridge At Home

Our amazing staffer, Erin, created a video to show you how to build a LEGO Suspension Bridge at your home with basic LEGO pieces. If you are able to build one, tag us on our social media using #playwellathome and we will feature your bridge to all of our Play-Well families through our Play-Well LIVE broadcast. Check out Play-Well LIVE every weekday at 10am PST/ 1pm EST on our Facebook page – www.facebook.com/PlayWellTEK/ Play-Well LIVE is a fun, interactive way to connect with other kids, learn about STEM and build cool LEGO projects. See you there!

Building Sealife out of LEGO with Maritime Aquarium

In 2018, we started a collaboration with Maritime Aquarium, where we build sealife species out of LEGO, highlighting the different types of species that reside at Maritime. Hundreds of families joined us to build their this underwater world out of LEGO. We are back for the 3rd year and we want to build it even bigger.

If you’d like to join us this weekend, 3/7/20 – 3/8/20 at the Maritime Aquarium, find out the details here.

Super Bowl LIV: LEGO® BOW TIE BUILDING CONTEST

Hi Chiefs and 49ers Fans,

In honor of the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers making it to Super Bowl LIV, we are giving away Play-Well Bow Ties made out of LEGO® Materials to 4 Fans of each team as part of our Super Bowl LEGO® Bow Tie Building Contest!  If you win, you will be one of the few fans in the country that has a LEGO® Bow Tie of your team.

HOW CAN YOU WIN YOUR OWN Chiefs OR 49ers LEGO® BOW TIE?

Here is how to participate:

  1. Create a project out of LEGO that shows your love for your team
  2. Take a photo or a video of LEGO fan creation
  3. Post the picture/video and tag us on one of our social media pages:

If you don’t have any of these social media platforms, no problem.  Just email your photo to jessi@play-well.org and we will post it.

We will take submissions until the kickoff of the Super Bowl at 6:30 PM EST on Sunday, February 2nd, 2020.

Good luck & Enjoy The Game!

Celebrating Mom Through Play

Every year, Mother’s Day comes around and a few days before many of us scramble to get her the perfect gift at the last minute.

This year, we are encouraging our Play-Well students to plan ahead and through play, create an amazing gift for your mom that she will truly cherish.

We have provided below ideas and tutorials on a few gifts that you can build out of LEGO® materials.  And if you need an added incentive to start building now, if you share what you are able to make with us, you could receive a LEGO® gift for your efforts.

Feel free to share your creations via one of our channels:

Check out the projects below for ideas:

A LEGOLAND Master Model Builder shows you how to make the perfect picture frame.

Here are some helpful LEGO® creations you can make to help around the house from Householder Hacker.

Layla Mom Created This Amazing Photo Pen Holder

Little Bins For Little Hands created this cute LEGO Candy Box