Awesome Lego Creations with Bricks You Already Have - by Sarah Dees (Paperback)

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Specifications

Suggested Age: 6-12 Years

Number of Pages: 192

Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction

Sub-Genre: Activity Books

Format: Paperback

Publisher: Page Street Publishing

Author: Sarah Dees

Language: English

Street Date: October 11, 2016
TCIN: 51409107
UPC: 9781624142819
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-0689
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported

Description



About the Book



"This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play."--



Book Synopsis



*More than 100,000 copies sold!* Perfect Holiday Gift for LEGO Lovers Ages 6+

New life for old LEGOs. Sarah does an incredible job encouraging creativity and providing clear examples with photos! -Amazon Customer

Turn your pile of LEGO bricks into a day of fun! This unique activity book has step-by-step instructions and tons of photos to teach you how to build all-new and totally awesome toys and contraptions.

Build a set of robots and a robot lab, race cars to race your friends and jet planes to zoom across the room at lightning speed or fit in your pocket for on-the-go play. You can build wild animals then take your minifigures on a safari to see a lion, tiger, monkey and more! Build your own LEGO town with a playground, skate park and go-cart entertainment arena. Your knight minifigures will have a real adventure when they encounter a green fire-breathing dragon! Help the knights win the battle by building a catapult and a crossbow that really work.

Think you're a LEGO pro? Then try the no-instruction projects, where you can put your creativity and LEGO building skills to the test by building something using just a photo as a guide.

No matter how you use it, this book will help you and your family or friends have a crazy amount of fun building new toys and scenes with your LEGO bricks!

Collect the whole series with Sarah Dees' other bestselling LEGO books:

- The Big Book of LEGO Creations with Bricks You Already Have
- Incredible LEGO Creations From Space with Bricks You Already Have
- Genius LEGO Inventions with Bricks You Already Have
- Epic LEGO Adventures with Bricks You Already Have



Review Quotes




"I love handing this book to the kids and watching them create new things! Well done!"
--Rachel Miller, co-author of 101 Kids Activities and The 101 Coolest Simple Science Experiments, and creator of One Crazy House and Quirky Momma

"This book is a must-have for all LEGO fanatics!"
--Asia Citro, author of 150+ Screen-Free Activities for Kids, The Curious Kid's Science Book and A Little Bit of Dirt

"When it comes to whimsical, one-of-a-kind LEGO creations, Sarah's imagination and talent blow me away. From fun and playful to practical and functional, the easy-to-follow projects in this book will delight children of all ages."
--Jackie Currie, creator of Happy Hooligans

Parents and kids alike will not want to put down this amazing book full of creative ideas to use with the LEGO bricks they already have!
--Dayna Abraham, author of Sensory Processing 101 and creator of Lemon Lime Adventures

I cannot think of anyone more qualified to write a book about LEGO than Sarah and her houseful of master builders! Sarah is the genius behind some of the most creative LEGO projects I have ever seen.
--Jenae Jacobson, creator of I Can Teach My Child

If you have a LEGO lover, this LEGO book is a must-have! Sarah is an expert builder and demonstrates her original creations with incredible detail and clear pictures.
--Becky Spence, creator of This Reading Mama




About the Author



Sarah Dees is the mom behind the popular kids blog Frugal Fun for Boys. She and her husband have five children--four sons and a daughter. They love building LEGO projects together and sharing their LEGO ideas with others. Sarah and her family live in Fort Worth, Texas.
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4.3 out of 5 stars with 6 reviews
100% would recommend
1 recommendations

Misleading title, some projects do not have any instructions

1 out of 5 stars
brj - 1 year ago, Verified purchaser
I was hoping to be able to make awesome LEGO creations with bricks I already have, just like the title promises. Sadly, the title of this book is very misleading for two main reasons. (1) Many of the bricks called for to use in the projects/creations are never (or rarely) found in LEGO's creative/classic brick boxes. In fact, in the brick guide/introduction, the author provides weblinks to where you can buy specialty bricks online. Some of the specialty bricks that you'll need for the projects include modified bricks (for example a brick with a clip or stud on the side), brackets, cones and domes, tiles (bricks that are smooth on top), and technic bricks. (2) Not all of the creations come with step-by-step instructions. There are many projects that are called the "non-instruction creative challenge." The lack of instruction is extremely frustrating and disappointing as I bought this book fully expecting all projects to have instructions.
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Brilliant ideas for using what you have

5 out of 5 stars
Steph - 2 years ago, Verified purchaser
Has given my 6 year old some great inspiration for new things to build using the bricks he already owns. I imagine he'll still be trying the structures in the book for a few years to come as the suggestions range in complexity.
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Awesome Book-Creative Ideas-Easy to Follow Directions!

5 out of 5 stars
Would recommend
Anne - 6 years ago
This book is a total hit with my boys. They tell me daily how much they love it and have already built 10+ of the designs. They are 5 and 7 and can work independently on the designs. It has also sparked their imagination for more ideas. We have the DK Lego Idea book and the Lego Adventures book but this one is so much better because it is suited for the actual construction of projects that kids can easily follow. My son likes it that is uses legos that he already has in his bin. Awesome book and great price from Target. Thanks!
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