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May LEGO Programs

Due to time constraints, I’m combining both LEGO Builders Club and LEGO Story Time photos today. Such fun!

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April LEGO

For LEGO Story Time, I told The Girl Who Loved Danger from the Steve Light storybox and a ‘cut & tell’ story called Baby Bird.

Here are the creations the kids made after the stories…

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For LEGO Builders Club, our theme was “Lights, Camera, ACTION!” The idea was to build something from a movie. Or, better yet, to build something from a book that was turned into a movie. However, the kids were also welcome to just free-build from their imagination. Here’s what they came up with…

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This year, I decided to keep things fairly simple. Here’s what we did.

Origami with Eiko:

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LEGO Story Time

Stories read were Tops & Bottoms by Janet Stevens and Memoirs of a Goldfish by Devin Scillian.

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Sadly, we didn’t get any pictures of the Spring Puppet Play, but it was a lot of fun. I had 4 school aged children help me, and they did a marvelous job!

Week 2:

LEGO Builders Club

The theme was Pirates, and the team building activity was to help build the pirate’s ship.

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Japanese Calligraphy with Eiko

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LEGO Catch-Up

Wow! I just noticed that I haven’t been on here since December. Where has the time gone?? I’ve now got a monthly LEGO Builders Club for older kids and a monthly LEGO Story Time for the younger kids. Here are the LEGO pictures from the last 2 months.

Here are the pictures from our February LEGO Story Time. The stories were Valentine’s related. It was fun to see how some people tried to stick with the theme.

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And here are the pictures from our February LEGO Builders Club. The theme was Favorite Things. We had a small but very creative group that day.

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We had a drop-in LEGO Builders club during Unplug & Play week in January, and over 70 kids and parents showed up! Sadly, I was a little too busy to take pictures of that event.

Hi Folks!

Story Time & Toddler Time are now breaking for the holidays. Story Time will start up again on Wednesday, January 21 and run at 10:30 every Wednesday and Saturday through to Wednesday, May 20. Toddler Time will start up on Thursday, February 5 at 10:30 and continue weekly through to Thursday, May 28.

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays to all!


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Our first LEGO Building activity on December 10th was Wild, Wild West themed, and Mayor Nancy Cooper joined the group. The theme for December 16th’s LEGO program was Sugarplum Visions.  

LEGO Builders: November 2014

This week’s theme for LEGO Builders was Dinosaurs!

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