Fun things to do on Lego Day:
measure things with your Legos
get a new Lego set
go to a Lego store
watch The Lego movie
make Lego art: Dip your Legos in paint and make creative picture prints with them
try to do some robotics with Legos
make a marble course with Legos
use them in any kind of sensory item, playdough, sand, etc.
make a boat that floats and see how many minifigures you can attach to it before it sinks
Get different colored stamp pads and construction paper. Stamp designs on the paper to make some fun note cards
make a birdhouse out of Legos
make a Lego mosaic
make a pencil holder out of Legos for your desk
have a Lego Minifigure hunt
take pictures of minifigures doing different things around the house and/or outside and make up stories to go with the pictures.
Lego Building Challenges
Building challenges can be anything you can think up! Challenge each other to build for a specified amount of time, then decide who built the most creative, detailed, best-themed, etc. Or, use some of the ideas below.
Give everyone the exact same Lego pieces and see what everyone builds out of them.
Have a blindfolded building challenge.
Pick a theme!
For example, use something specific like:
build something from a specific movie or book, something from a specific geographical place, or a specific thing or animal.
Themes can also be broad like:
Add Sound Effects to Your Legos
Fun Lego Facts
There are over 4 billion Lego minifigures in the world
The name Lego comes from the two first letters of the two words leg godt. These are Danish words that mean "play well."
Lego helps make prosthetics for kids
A set of Legos went to the International Space Station in 2011
There are roughly 7 sets of Legos sold every second
Lego makes more tires each year than Goodyear and Bridgestone
The most expensive Lego minifigures ever made were two 14k gold Star Wars figures, both C-3PO