Time to ‘brick’ it – Lego club is back at the library

Lego Club is back in Runcorn – by popular demand!

You can get creative with those little bricks on Thursdays at Halton Lea Library, 3.30pm-5pm. Free, drop in sessions.

To whet your appetite, here are some Lego facts.

The plural of LEGO is LEGO. It doesn’t matter if you have one or one hundred pieces of LEGO, it’s still LEGO.
There are more than 400 billion LEGO bricks in the world.

If all the Lego bricks in the world were stacked on top of one another, they would create a structure nearly 2.4 million miles tall, which is 10 times the distance to the moon.

However, you can only build a Lego tower to be 2.17 miles high before the bottom Lego brick would break.

LEGO comes from the Danish word leg godt. Leg godt means “play well” in Danish and LEGO is made from the first two letters.

The LEGO Group began in 1932 in Billund, Denmark and was founded by Ole Kirk Christiansen.

Lego was recently named the world’s most powerful brand, overtaking Ferrari for the top spot.

An estimated 85 million children played with Lego products in the last year alone

LEGO was originally called “Automatic Binding Bricks”. LEGO was not actually the first company to market the bricks. It modified and improved the original Kiddicraft bricks to create its own.

 

 

 

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