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Lego - The est toy

Updated on November 11, 2012

Lego bricks must be the best toy ever made

Children all ages and skills can enjoy to build what ever they like with these building blocks.

When my children were small, I bought Lego now and then when there was a sale or at flee markets. We had eventually a big box full of lego that we all appreciated so much. Look at the modul E-bay. There is lots of lego for a rather good price.

The name Lego comes from Danish leg godt, which means "play well"

Just a week ago, I was at a flea market and watched a lady buying a really big bag full of lego pieces for a fairly small sum! That is the way you can build up a box full of exciting building bricks for children and grandchildren and their friends!

Lego in my house

I have three children and Lego has been absolutely the best!

28 of January 2008 was the 50 years anniversary of Lego bricks!

Lego is a line of building toys manufactured by the Lego Group, a privately held company based in Denmark. There are other Lego pieces which can be assembled and connected in many ways, to construct such objects as vehicles, buildings and even working robots.

The company name Lego was coined by Christiansen from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means "play well". The name could also be interpreted as "I put together" or "I assemble" in Latin, though this would be a somewhat forced application of the general sense "I collect; I gather; I learn"; the word is most used in the derived sense, "I read".

In our family we had a big box full of them. Now and then there was an upgrading avalable so we bought some. When we were at Legoland (scroll down for more info) we could buy some space ships and engines a little cheaper.

I can say that lego and the legofamily has kept my children more happy than anything else you can buy for money!

When the children were younger I gave them Lego Duplo. They are the same but larger for small hands. You can build high towers and crash them. You can build rings and squares and boxes. Lego duplo is for smaller ones.

Nintento - Lego in fantastic combination

1500 hours of moving legobricks and take photos of them.

Get this book - you will need it - A lot of good suggestions

Discover the LEGO Universe! This unique book brings DK style to the world of LEGO, one of the world's best-selling toys. It presents amazing LEGO sculptures -- from life-size dinosaurs, to a time machine, to Einstein's head, more than 15 feet tall.

LEGO Indiana Jones Temple of the Crystal Skull

What is the secret of the Temple of the Crystal Skull? Indiana Jones and Mutt want to find out, but first they'll have to get past Irina Spalko, and then survive the temple's collapsing stairs, firing spears, hostile warriors, and many other tricks and traps. Includes Indiana Jones, Mutt Williams, Irina Spalko, Russian Guard, two Ugh Warriors and three Akator Skeleton minifigures, plus top-secret features straight from the movie's action-packed climax. 929 pieces.

Lego house - Can keep you busy for the rest of your life

Cafe street corner model features activity, colors, and architecture of real town building

Modular design allows town corner to be expanded

Built in 3 sections; breaks down for easy storage and transport

2,056-piece set

Includes three mini-figures

Welcome to another incredible Lego world! The Lego Make & Create Cafe Corner features all the activity, colors, and architecture of a real town building. Realistic decorations include cafe tables with umbrellas, striped awning, hotel sign, trash can, street light, bench, and more.

Lego Make & Create Café Corner
Lego Make & Create Café Corner

From 16 years and UP! Gramas and granpas! Come on!

LEGO City Corner (7641)
LEGO City Corner (7641)

Includes over 31 minifigures from all different occupations


you can create your own world with buildings, people and vehicles.

you can create your own world with buildings, people and vehicles.
you can create your own world with buildings, people and vehicles.

Lego links - First Legos own page and then another about Legoland

The Legoland parks are marketed to young families, and although they have a number of roller coasters, they are not as numerous or as extreme as those in other parks, and there is a greater emphasis on rides suitable for young children.

You find them in Billund, Danmark, California, US, Germeny and UK Windsor.


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    • DrBillSmithWriter profile image

      William Leverne Smith 5 years ago from Hollister, MO

      We keep them at the cabin for the Grandkids when they come to visit... ;-)

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Lego is so popular. All the children in the world love Lego, I believe. Thanks for sharing this fantastic lens. Two thumbs up! Great topic!

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      cdevries 6 years ago

      Great idea for a Lens! My kid was a devoted Lego builder... now he's an engineer.