Looking for a new way to use those bricks?! A DIY Lego® Tic-Tac-Toe board is super simple to build, but can be as easy or difficult as you’d like it to be. For this version of the game, you can either do a quick 5 minute set-up of the board and pieces or come up with something much more complex. It’s all up to you! Other games you may want to try building include ring toss, checkers and chess – – the possibilities are endless!

Looking for more inspiration? Check out these books at the library!

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LEGOs are great fun but expensive. This book creates hours of fun, new worlds and new toys from the collection of LEGOs kids already have. Each project includes a parts list so you can verify that you have all the pieces and even buy supplemental pieces if you want, but most projects avoid specialty pieces and feature ones likely to be in most people’s collections. The book engages kids with fun, kid-friendly language and cool facts about the things they are making. Like other popular LEGO idea books, our book is packed with characters and life-like scenes, but takes the next step with detailed step-by-step instruction photos to help kids build more complex animals, robots, vehicles and buildings. The book features full-size photos of life-like scenes that are simple enough for kids to build on their own. Also included are a few no-instruction challenges where kids can create a unique toy using only the photo as inspiration. This family-friendly book is sure to spark the imagination of your kids and keep them entertained for hours.

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Calling All Tinkerers, Experimenters & Inventors! Unleash Your Creative Powers with Exciting LEGO® Innovations

Use science and engineering to transform your bin of LEGO® bricks into amazing, movable toys, machines and gadgets. Bestselling author Sarah Dees is back with an all-new collection of projects featuring ingenious designs and simple scientific principles that real engineers use every day. Make yourself a robot pal whose legs move as he rolls along, or a drummer who really plays the drums. Build a wind-up car complete with a flywheel that’ll send your minifigures zooming. Or challenge your friends to a game of pinball on a LEGO® pinball machine you built from scratch. Each project is cooler than the next!

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Break out the bricks, it’s time for awesome family fun! LEGO® bricks can be an endless source of imagination and joy for kids of all ages, and now dads can join in and help build amazing new creations. LEGO® With Dad is the ultimate guide to utilizing your bricks to make creative new projects. No expensive new sets required! With detailed instructions on the basic building techniques as well as more advanced and complex builds, this book is perfect for parents and kids all skill levels. Featuring step-by-step lessons for fun projects including: Working train and car, customized rocketship, menagerie of colorful animals, helicopter with rotating blades, and much, much more! Whether you and your kids are LEGO® novices or aspiring Master Builders, this book will show you how to explore the world of bricks together to create amazing projects and lifelong memories.

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The Ultimate LEGO Book contains everything that LEGO fans have ever wanted to know about the LEGO Group and the LEGO System of toys. The book begins with a detailed visual timeline that tells the remarkable story of the company that grew from a village carpenter’s workshop into one of the world’s best-known family brands. The LEGO Masterbuilders section reveals how professional LEGO model makers work, and how several incredible LEGO models are made. The book then explores the LEGOLAND theme parks and reveals the secret of many of their most exciting attractions. The final section examines the unlimited possibilities of the LEGO brick, and how this apparently simple toy has inspired numerous architects, designers, and artists.