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Lego League & Junior First Lego League Robotics Day

Lego League & Junior First Lego League Robotics Day

 

LegoLeagueGraphicAll day on Saturday, Nov. 23rd, everyone is invited to check out Central Library’s inaugural LEGO robotics tournament! LegoLogoThis is your chance to meet 18 real-life central Indiana FIRST LEGO League and Jr. FIRST LEGO League robotics teams who will be showcasing their research, ideas, and solutions for extreme weather! The morning will highlight Jr. FLL teams presenting natural disaster preparedness and response projects, while the afternoon will feature this year’s exciting robot game challenges which face the FLL teams! Be sure to drop in, experience the fun, share the enthusiasm, and cheer the teams on! Event Details.

There are some things you can just never have enough of…M&Ms…and Legos! Here are some websites & books to keep ideas coming little brick by little brick.

There are two places you can go in Indianapolis this summer to experience exceptional Lego play – The Library and the Children’s Museum of Indianapolis:

Lego Library books to keep you building:
LegoCity LegoMinifigs LegoStarWars LegoAdventure
LegoSuperheroes LegoSith LegoSummer LegoBook
LegoMan LegoIdeas LegoCool LegoBible
LegoFarm LegoCoolCars LegoCoolCastles LegoCoolCity
LegoRobots LegoToys
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Craft: Star Wars Painted Rock Buddies

Craft: Star Wars Painted Rock Buddies

These simple faces really do look like Star Wars characters. You can choose a large rock to make a paperweight or choose smaller rocks to make refrigerator magnets. For more inspiration  turning a rock into a work of art look at these.

You Need:

  • Flat rocks
  • Paint
  • Paint Brush
  • Ideas for Star Wars Faces (or anything else!)
  • Optional: Magnets

 

Step-by-Step Directions from Starwars.com

 

Some Star Wars Ultimate Guides::
Star Wars the Ultimate Visual Guide Star Wars Beware the Sith Star Wars the Secret Life of Droids Star Wars the Complete Saga
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Frozen Bubbles

Frozen Bubbles

This would be REALLY cool to try outside this winter…just blow bubbles and watch them freeze right in the air, but since it’s hot we’ll have to settle for the freezer version.

You Need:

  • Bubble Solution ( or Make your own with dish soap and water!)
  • Straw
  • Freezer

 

 

How to Make A Freezer Frozen Bubble Step-by-Step Directions via Dollar Store Mom

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Craft: Star Wars Pool Noodle Light Saber

Craft: Star Wars Pool Noodle Light Saber

These nerf-like pool noodle light sabers can withstand many epic battles without inflicting a single scratch – even more fun in a sprinkler or pool.

You need:

  • a pool noodle
  • scissors
  • duct tape
  • black electrical tape or a black sharpie

 

Step-by-Step Directions from Muddy Boots

 

 

If you want a really official looking handle, you can use this Printable Light Saber handle for a pattern.

Ultimate guides to the Star Wars Universe::
Star Wars the Ultimate Visual Guide Star Wars Beware the Sith Star Wars the Secret Life of Droids Star Wars the Complete Saga
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