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Lego Birthday Party Ideas

Updated on December 7, 2014

Every Kid will love a Lego Birthday party!

Lego Birthday Party Ideas: Are you wondering how to have a Lego birthday party? Do you have a kid who is a huge Lego fan?

My son is a huge Lego fan. He wanted a Lego party for his sixth birthday. With a big box of assorted bricks and 8 friends, we had an awesome Lego birthday party.  He had a Lego Birthday cake, Lego games, and Lego party favors.  This was one of his favorite parties.  It's so easy to do! I have included ideas for games and activities to make your Lego party a success.

Make a Lego Birthday cake

The Lego brick birthday cake is one of the easiest to make. Simply bake a 9x13 cake and six cupcakes. Turn the cupcakes upside down on top of the 9x13 cake and ice the whole thing in one color. I added the word "Lego" to the top of each circle with gel icing.

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Lego Party Games and Activities

Here are some ideas for games and activities to get your party started. Each game or activity has a description below.

  • Pin the logo on the Lego Brick
  • Lego toss across
  • Lego drop in the bucket
  • Lego tower contest
  • Building and racing Lego cars
  • Free play with Legos
  • Guess how many Legos in the jar

Game: Lego Toss Across

This game was played with rectangle Duplo bricks. I drew several different size and different color large Lego bricks on a piece of posterboard. I labeled each brick with a point value. I placed this posterboard on the floor. The boys then tossed six duplos onto the board and tried to have them land on the Lego bricks that were drawn on the posterboard. We tallied the points and the kids who got the most points won.

Game: Pin the logo on the Lego Brick

This game is played like "pin the tail on the donkey." For this game I drew a large rectangular red Lego brick on a piece of poster board. I made the rectangle and had the six circles on the top to resemble the brick, but I did not write "Lego" inside the circles. I cut the same size circles out of red construction paper and wrote "LEGO" on each one. The kids were blindfolded and had to "pin" their logo circle on the brick. I just used balls of tape on the back of each circle to make them stick. The one who came closest to putting his circle in the actual spot on the brick won.

Lego Toss Across Game
Lego Toss Across Game

Game: Lego Drop in the Bucket

For this game I cut the tops of of several plastic gallon jugs. I put the jugs on the floor. I had the boys stand on a chair above the jug and drop 10 Legos. The goal was to get the Legos into the jug. The one who got the most Legos in the jug won.

Game: Lego Tower Contest

I divided the guests into two teams. Each team had a box of Lego bricks. Then each team had to build a tower that would stand by itself within a certain time limit. At the end of the time, we compared to see which team's tower was tallest. That team won.

Building and Racing Lego cars

I got the small racers as a party favor for each boy. During the party, I had them build their race car and then we raced them down a ramp that I made from cardboard. The car that went the farthest won. To make it easier for the boys to keep up with their bricks while building, I gave each boy a plate to keep his pieces on.

Here are the boys building their Lego cars
Here are the boys building their Lego cars

Game: Guess How many Legos are in the jar

I used the candy Legos for this activity. I took a jar and counted out candy Legos. This is a great idea for the beginning of your party since not everyone arrives at the same time. As the kids arrived, I had each one guess how many candy Legos were in the jar and fill out a slip of paper with his guess. The one who guessed the closest got to take the jar home.

Get some Lego candy for the game and as party favors!

Candy Blox 2 Lbs
Candy Blox 2 Lbs

This candy looks just like little Legos! Perfect for "Guess how many Legos are in the jar game" described above or for party favors!

 

Free play with Legos

Make sure to give the party guests plenty of time to just play and build with any Legos you already have. This is where a large box of assorted bricks comes in handy. I'd suggest getting a box of basic bricks to use during your Lego party. My boys have a huge Lego table in the basement and the kids had free time during the party tocreate and play with all kinds of Legos. This is also a great activity to use as the kids are arriving.

Legos make great gifts! - Get some bricks for your party

A great assortment of bricks! Get a big box for the kids to play with at your Lego party and then send some home as party favors. Legos are the best toy ever!

How to Throw a Lego Party

How about a Lego Video Game? - My kids love regular Legos and the Lego Video Games

Need a present for a Lego lover? How about a Lego video game for Wii or DS, or Xbox?

Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga - Nintendo Wii
Lego Star Wars: The Complete Saga - Nintendo Wii

This game has been played over and over at my house. Everyone enjoys it from my teenagers to my preschoolers. You can't go wrong with Star Wars and Legos!

 

Are you ready to have a Lego Party? - Do you like Legos as much as we do in our house?

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      Doc_Holliday 4 years ago

      You can never go wrong with Lego for the kids.

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      PaigSr 4 years ago from State of Confussion

      Not so much of a party here. But defiantly on the top of the wish list are several Lego's for our youngest.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I am going to share this with my daughter! She is doing a Lego party for her son who is turning 7! Excellent page...

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      BuckHawkcenter 5 years ago

      Personally, I love Legos, so a party like this for me would be great. When will you throw it? :-)

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      PhoneGuru LM 5 years ago

      What a fun idea! I love it!

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      yayas 5 years ago

      Who could resist the thrill of a Lego party? I don't know anyone who does not like Legos.

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      Firestartoys 5 years ago

      Some great ideas! You could even let them build them self as a LEGO minifigure character. We stock loads of accessories as well, why not check us out!

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      AJ 5 years ago from Australia

      Dropping by again to leave blessings for a wonderful party!

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      Teri Villars 5 years ago from Phoenix, Arizona

      Interesting. I bet they have a lot of these at LegoLand! Blessed!

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      Annamadagan 5 years ago

      Legos are so much fun! Thanks for sharing some great ideas. Blessed :)

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      bechand 5 years ago

      we gotta do one of these parties !

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      i used to collect legos. great ideas for kid

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      Ben Reed 5 years ago from Redcar

      I love Lego. Have done for nearly 40 years.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      We have one of the lego star wars games. It's amusing watching your character fall apart. Your kids must really love it when their birthdays come around. Great lens.

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      Pangionedevelopers 5 years ago

      great info

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      MGuberti 5 years ago

      Oh yes! I collect Legos when I get the chance!

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      TTMall 5 years ago

      great lens!

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      Heather Bradford 5 years ago from Canada

      Yes, we LOVE lego and have several tubs. We always buy kits for christmas for everyone (including daddy) and spend the whole day building! One lego game that is fun is to put a small kit inside a ziplock sandwich bag. The child then has to build the kit from the instructions.... without opening the bag. My kids loved it!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      cool lens:-)

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      Edwardjames81 5 years ago

      I have many fond memories of playing with lego when I was a child - I used to spend hours and hours. My nephew is now a large Lego fan and your lens has inspored me to throw him a Lego party. Some great ideas in here - thanks!

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 5 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Legos continue to gain in popularity. Sure wish I had thought of them. I think a Lego Party is a wonderful idea.

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      AngryBaker 5 years ago

      I loved playing with legos (and mine are still being used) All of my kids played with Legos...they love just hauling out the bricks and creating things out of their heads. And even the BIG kids get involved when the lego train comes out... they fill the living room with an elaborate railway.

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      VBright 5 years ago

      I'll bet my GRandson would love to have a party like this !

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      goo2eyes lm 5 years ago

      legos were overtaken by nintendo ds but i am sure that legos will stay forever. my nephews have legos stacked up in a plastic container. we can always play with them whenever possible just like scrabble.

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      writerkath 5 years ago

      What a creative and fun idea! Whenever I see a lens like this, and I say, "Wow, I wish MY mom would have had a party like this for me when I was growing up..." then I say, THIS is my kind of mom! :) Blessed! Kath

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Great lens! Legos are great for boys and girls alike and a Lego party is the never a bad choice.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Love all the family pictures, you folks know how to have Lego birthday party fun....adding a little angel dust to the recipe!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      great lens,,,, and thanks to blessing my lens

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      spartakct 6 years ago

      Nice lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I am definitely ready would be a lot of fun for the kids.

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      Natalie W Schorr 6 years ago

      Another idea would be to invite a Lego Robotics Team from a local high school to do a Mindstorms demonstration for the party. Teams are often looking for service/outreach projects, so a demo opportunity might be a great idea.

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      rayshin124 6 years ago

      Great Lens. Thanks for the information I learn a lot from it

      keep up the good work and keep on sharing.

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      Peggy Hazelwood 6 years ago from Desert Southwest, U.S.A.

      Nice ideas! Legos were a hit with my kids and are with my grandkids too. They are almost the perfect gift!

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      cbessa 6 years ago

      Hello, Blessed mom.

      Just stopping to tell you that this lens is featured on my Top 5 lenses from my Squidoo Neighbours lens!

      I will be glad to have your feedback!

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      mivvy 6 years ago

      what an interesting lens, I almost wish my children were still the Lego age

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      JackNimble 6 years ago

      Awesome Lens! I grew up loving legos and have enjoyed duplos with my young twins. I can't wait until they are ready to graduate to legos. Then I can break out all my old legos. They are one of the few childhood toys I never got rid of.

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Very fun lens, thanks! I will use some of these ideas with my young boys, who always love to play with Legos...

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      sushilkin lm 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing such a nice lens.

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      chrispell017 6 years ago

      nice lens!

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      LegoLegoLego 6 years ago

      Great Lens great ideas for Lego Parties!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Lego is wonderful. I lensroll this to mine about Lego so they can visit.

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      MargoPArrowsmith 6 years ago

      Great ideas, I am sending them on to my daughter

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      Heard_Zazzle 6 years ago

      My boys and nephews LOVE legos. Having a lego party is a great idea!

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      JoshK47 6 years ago

      What a fun idea! Great work on your lens! :)

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      darciefrench lm 6 years ago

      We love lego in our house- these ideas would be a real hit- even my hubby who's turning 39 this year would love a lego party! -:)

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      monkeyDluffy24 6 years ago

      What a fun idea for a party! I think the cakes turned out great. Somehow, I must have missed the recipe!

      Lego Party Supplies

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      Blackspaniel1 6 years ago

      Interesting lens

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      Kevin Wilson 2 6 years ago

      I used to put on LEGO birthday parties locally which resulted in me becoming known as "LEGO man". Small boys would run up to me in the grocery store crying "It's LEGO man!!!"

      I did i t in a rather different way than anything yo describe here: I took a large number of big, very detailed buildings that I had built (custom, not standard sets, and all with detailed interiors and removable roofs) and laid out a LEGO city in a room (around 20ft x 10ft minimum needed) with all the road plates etc, added cards, planes, boats, and hundreds of people, and then let the kids loose to play with it. The most popular model was a 29" long car ferry which carried 18 LEGO cars and trucks. There was also a big pile of pieces for the kids to build their own models, but they mostly played with the ready-built stuff.

      I found that once a couple of ground rules were set (no taking apart anything that anyone else has built, no taking LEGO out of the room) the kids were very respectful of the models, hardly anything got broken (and I didn't worry if it did: it's LEGO, right, you can put it back together again!) and although I think a few minifigs disappeared into pockets even that was pretty minimal.

      Oh, and girls love LEGO too. Even if it's not pink.

      Some great suggestions here, the more LEGO parties in the world, the better!

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      Carolan Ross 6 years ago from St. Louis, MO

      My 'lego boys' are now 17 and 18 years old and this lens sure brings back fond memories... or maybe not so fond - like when there were legos in every room and I'd step on them barefoot (ouch!) or when it seemed that 'picking up legos' was just one more part-time mom job. Love your lego party ideas! Yes, we had a few lego birthday parties in those days, wish I'd had these ideas then. Once I made lego picture frames (just glue legos around a plastic frame) and took photos of every kid at the party, then slid them inside the frame to take home as a party favor... a big hit! I found one of those recently during a move (from a decade ago). By the way, legos sell VERY well on eBay, so do NOT let them go for pennies at a garage sale. I made hundreds of dollars from the lego collection my sons no longer care about, some sold by the pound in ziplock bags...and the little mini-figures are an especially hot item.

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      photofk3 6 years ago

      Great lens, I loved palying LEGO when I was a child.

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      Vikki 6 years ago from US

      *blessed by a squid angel*;)

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      thesuccess2 6 years ago

      Came to see how you'd changed your intro text and like the improvement, those first few words are so important and so difficult to get right.

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Love legos and still enjoy playing them sometimes.

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      Mary Norton 6 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Love legos and still enjoy playing them sometimes.

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      Michey LM 6 years ago

      Very good lens, 5*, and lensroll to my building toys lens

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      AuthorNormaBudden 6 years ago

      I'm trying to add this lens to my Angel Lens since I blessed it a few days ago. However, the URL will not allow me to display it. Would you please furnish me with the actual URL because all I see is http://www.squidoo.com/browse/show/blessedmombygra...

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      Edit Photos 6 years ago from Earth

      I'm probably too old for this, but it still would be fun ;-)

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      Mickie Goad 6 years ago

      My kids really loved legos and I have now put them out for the grandsons and daughters. When I was writing one of my A-Team pages, I found an illustration for a Lego A-Team!

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      hayleylou lm 6 years ago

      We are big lego fans in our house. Love the cake. **Blessed** and featured on My Time as a Squid Angel. Also lensrolled to my Toy Story lego lens :)

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      SnoopyGirl1 6 years ago

      Great lens! I must make that cake for my son's birthday sometime! Too cute!

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      AuthorNormaBudden 6 years ago

      Your lens is very creative. Perhaps I should build a table for my son; it may encourage him to play with the Legos a little more and, better yet, keep them in one place. :)

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      Philippians468 6 years ago

      lego is my absolute fav! cheers

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      KimGiancaterino 6 years ago

      Wow ... I love that Lego table in the basement. Legos have sure come a long way. What a great party theme!

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      Annamadagan 6 years ago

      Blessed by a squidangel!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Our boys love LEGOs! We are considering this theme for one of their upcoming birthday parties. Your ideas are very creative and will be helpful in planning the party.

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      Shelly Sellers 6 years ago from Midwest U.S.A.

      Great job! I have a Lego boy too!

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 6 years ago from United States

      What a really great birthday party! Great ideas and suggestions!

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      Sojourn 6 years ago

      Ooh! This might be what I do for one of my kids this year. The youngest has developed a passion for Legos (ask me how I spent Christmas day...) and you've got some really great ideas here. Thanks!

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      Eighteen18 6 years ago

      excellent ideas for a Lego party. my 5 year old loves Lego too!

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      jgelien 6 years ago

      Your cake idea is adorable and who doesn't love Legos (except when you step on them with bare feet). Looks like your son had a wonderful sixth birthday thanks to his loving and creative mama.

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      norma-holt 6 years ago

      What a super ideas filled lens. My grandson (5) was building a star wars space ship over the week-end. Featured this on Kids Toys

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      ChemKnitsBlog2 6 years ago

      Wow, will you be my mom and throw me a 28th birthday party ;) (My mom did a great job throwing parties, but now I have to come up with themes myself!) I am impressed by your creativity, and I"m sure that your son was thrilled!

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      kellenmadagan 6 years ago

      I want a Lego Party!

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      marsha32 6 years ago

      Great lens and such cool ideas!

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      brmadagan 7 years ago

      mom that was my party

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      What a great idea for a birthday party. I love it.

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      homeschoolgirl1 7 years ago

      cool

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      blessedmomto7 7 years ago

      @homeschoolmomof4: Thanks, maybe it's time to have a Lego Party at your house!

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      homeschoolmomof4 7 years ago

      Looks like a lot of fun.

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      Annamadagan 7 years ago

      Good lense I will go like your lenses (all)

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      Annamadagan 7 years ago

      I like Lego bricks.

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      Annamadagan 7 years ago

      Great job mom! I am iun one of the pics!:-)

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      MusicalKay28 7 years ago

      Great page, I think I recognize some of the boys in your pictures!

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      charder 7 years ago

      I loved legos!

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      dannystaple 7 years ago

      You got my attention because I love Lego, and I have run Lego based parties with robot building before. Kids love Lego too - so it is a great way to grab their attention, and they learn a lot from them. By the way - one minor nitpick - the plural of Lego is Lego, like sheep.

      Anyway - this is to be featured on a lens I am currently working on.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Too much legos already :)

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      TimsAnimations 7 years ago

      u don't need more legos >:( ha ha :D

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      maytheforcebewi 7 years ago

      That's my lego table! I need more legos

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      marsha32 7 years ago

      man, my son would have loved this....maybe still would even though next year he will be 28 LOL I built my lego lens in honor of him.

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      Faye Rutledge 7 years ago from Concord VA

      Unique idea for a birthday party! Lensrolling with my Children's Party Tips and also my Party Planning lens. Thanks for your visit and comment! :-)

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      lakern26 lm 7 years ago

      This is a great idea for a party! My son loves Legos, so he would probably love a Lego-themed party. I also liked the way you adapted those traditional party games to fit your theme - very creative!

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      My favorite are the ones I played with 20-15 years ago(younger dad) The castle ones from the early 90's wolf guys and robin hood dudes all the way. and the pirates! the one's I like the best right now my daughter has are the city ones. Lego's are great.

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      anonymous 7 years ago

      Good idea for a boy's birthday party. Legos have been favorites for a long time. 5* and blessed.

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      poutine 7 years ago

      Excellent ideas for a Lego birthday party.

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      ideadesigns 7 years ago

      Fun idea for a theme! Legos are the coolest. 5 stars

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      Joyfulmusic90 7 years ago

      Hi - Do you have these pictures somewhere on your facebook account? I'd love to have copies for TJ and BJ's scrapbooks!

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      Rhonda Albom 8 years ago from New Zealand

      Some fun ideas here. I love the way you made the lego cake. So clever.

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      eclecticeducati1 8 years ago

      My boys would love this! Thanks for the ideas. Great lens.

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      anonymous 8 years ago

      Great game ideas!!

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      JoyfulPamela2 8 years ago from Pennsylvania, USA

      I want some of those pink legos!