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.

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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!

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Picture Source: WGNTV.com

 

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

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

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Breaking The World’s Longest LEGO Chain Record For Jamesy

On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016, 2 years from the day that 7-Year-Old James “Jamesy” Raffone was diagnosed with the rare disease, Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD), we, Play-Well TEKnologies collaborated with Jar of Hope, to break the record for the World’s Longest LEGO Chain.

With the help of many volunteers, Jamesy’s classmates, as well as devoted teachers and principals from both Clark Mills School and Milford Brook School, we were able to break the record by 12 meters. The new record is 3108 Ft. or 919.89 Meters.  Check out videos from the event below.

If you’d like to help Jamesy, please visit Jar of Hope at jarofhope.org.

The story got picked up by AJ+.

New Jersey Local News Channels also picked up the story.

Even LEGO recognized the effort.

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Building The San Francisco Tenderloin District out of LEGO

On Sunday, July 10th, we joined Glide Church as part of Sunday Streets SF, and helped the neighborhood build the Tenderloin District out of LEGO.  We even created a scale LEGO model of Glide Church.  Check out some of the video and pictures from the event below.

 

Building The World’s Longest LEGO Bridge in Tempe

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On Saturday, March 19th, Play-Well TEKnologies and the City of Tempe will collaborate with families in the community to build a replica of the Tempe Old Mill Avenue Bridge out of LEGO.

We are hoping to build a 200-Foot Long LEGO bridge and we will need your help in order to do it. Come learn about various types of bridge architecture, play with LEGO, and be a part of one of the longest LEGO bridges ever made in the state of Arizona, maybe even the country. The best part about it is the event is free.

There are two separate time slots to register:

  • 10 AM – 12 PM
  •  12 PM – 2 PM

Click HERE To Register!

This event will be held at Tempe Public Library.

Feel free to share this with family and friends. Be sure to sign up fast though, as we only have so many slots available.

Play-Well has broken a World Record in the past for the World’s Longest LEGO Chain. Check out the video below.

For more information about Play-Well’s Engineering with LEGO Summer Camps, click HERE.