Creating a Bay Earthquake Resiliency Map at the Bay Area Science Festival

On November 5th, 2016, we created the Bay Area Earthquake Resilience Map out of LEGO at the Bay Area Science Festival’s Discovery Day.  The goal was to educate families about where they lived on the earthquake resiliency map and inspire them to create an earthquake preparedness plan.  Check out the pictures and video from the event.

img_5243

CONGRATULATIONS CHICAGO CUBS FANS! Wear Your Pride with a Chicago Cubs LEGO Bow Tie!

Congratulations Chicago Cubs Fans on a historic season and an amazing World Series.  To commemorate this World Series win after 108 years, we built the Cubs celebration out of LEGO.pic_worldseries16

To celebrate this amazing accomplishment, we are giving away 4 Chicago Cubs LEGO Bow Ties.

chicago-cubs

In order to enter to win a LEGO Bow Tie, here is how to participate.

#1. Create a LEGO build that shows your love for the Chicago Cubs using LEGO

#2. Add the picture to one of these social media platforms:

Don’t have a Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram Page? No problem.

We will choose 4 winners by Wednesday, November 9th, 2016.

Congratulations on absolutely epic win!

chicago-cubs-celebration

Picture Source: WGNTV.com

 

Rebuilding Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford

 

Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital to undergoing a building redesign.  We had built the first version of Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford University out of LEGO.  So, we helped add the redesign in LEGO and dropped off the new version on Halloween, October 31st, 2016.

If you’d like us to build your building or city out of LEGO, simply complete the special request form.

 

Playing At Dreamforce with Students & Daily Show’s Aasif Mandvi

On October 4th, 2016, we helped run the STEM Zone in the Trailhead Kids Coding area at the largest tech conference in the world, Dreamforce. We showed local middle school students how to use incorporate basic engineering principles in building complex LEGO Motorized projects, as well as taught them about the value of failure and resiliency.  At one point, former Daily Show Correspondent Aasif Mandvi came by to play with the students.  Quite a surreal experience.  Here are pictures and video from the event.

 

 

We Built Alameda County District 2 & Hayward out of LEGO

On Saturday, October 1st, 2016, we helped Supervisor Richard Valle and the Hayward Area Parks and Recreation District build the District 2 Map out of LEGO, as well as the city of Hayward out of LEGO.  It was for Science In The Parka Biennial FREE family event that makes STEM and health compelling and accessible to children, families, and the general public in Alameda County District 2. 

Families were able to find where they lived in a map of District 2 and create their neighborhood out of LEGO.  They also were able to build Hayward out of LEGO, as well as play with other LEGO-Inspired STEM projects.  Check out the videos and pictures of the event below.  If you’d like us to run a similar event for your government agency, simply complete our Special Request Form HERE.

We are building Hayward out of LEGO at Science in the Park. #scienceinthepark #lego @alamedacountysocialservices

A video posted by Play-Well TEKnologies (@playwellteknologies) on

We are building the map of District 2 of Alameda County out of LEGO. #scienceinthepark #lego #playwell #learningthroughay

A video posted by Play-Well TEKnologies (@playwellteknologies) on