​NEWS & EVENTS

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Make Your Way Around The World With The LEGO Globe Set

January 17, 2022 by LEGO

Explorers, get set for adventure! The LEGO Group has revealed the LEGO Ideas The Globe, sure to spark fans’ imaginations of traveling around the world, exploring new places and building new memories. The 2585-piece set beautifully shows a realistic, customizable vintage ...

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Best LEGO Sets of 2021: Check Out Our Favourite Sets

December 30, 2021 by Blair Altland

Another year of LEGO is now one for the history books. While we’re gearing up to start covering all of the new creations come 2022, beforehand we’re taking a retrospective look at what this year already delivered. Ranging from new creations that take the throne of largest set to authentic ...

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LEGO Celebrates 15 Years of Modular Building - Boutique Hotel 

December 5, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group reveals a luxurious new address with the LEGO® Boutique Hotel set (10297), the latest addition to the modular building collection. Colourful and quirky, the new 3,066 piece LEGO Boutique Hotel is full of character and details that will have fans stepping back in time to a by-gone era.

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LEGO Masters: Season Three Renewal FOX Competition Series

December 4, 2021 by Trevor Kimball

FOX is ready to keep building. The network has renewed the LEGO Masters TV show for a third season. Casting for season three is underway. A competition series, the LEGO Masters TV show pits teams of LEGO enthusiasts against other teams in challenges of imagination, design, ...

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Spike Essential Review: A Box of Contradictions

Nov. 8, 2021 by Ola Syrocka & Dominika Skrzypek

Out with the old, in with the new! SPIKE™ Essential by LEGO® Education is a recently launched set of bricks and electronics for kids in primary school education. The new educational robotics kit has arrived, but its welcome is saturated with mixed feelings. In this review, ...

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New LEGO Holiday Campaign Celebrates The  Creativity

October 31, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group has launched a new campaign that celebrates the magic and creative potential of children’s imagination this Holiday season. This year’s festive campaign shows how LEGO® play helps to unlock children’s creativity as they build, unbuild and rebuild the world ...

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Upcoming Events 2022

 

FRIDAY MARCH 11 
 

CRC ROBOTICS COMPETITION
Laval, Quebec

TUES APR 05 -  FRI MAY 27
 

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Three Provinces Across Canada

THUR APR 07 - SUN MAY 22
 

FIRST ROBOTIQUE FESTIVALS

Montreal, Quebec

WED APR 20 - SAT APR 23
 

FIRST CHAMPIONSHIP

Houston, Texas

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ROBOCUP QUEBEC

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ROBOCUP 2022

Bangkok, Thailand

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BRICKS IN THE SIX

Toronto, Ontario

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BRICKO-MANIE
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WORLD ROBOT OLYMPIAD

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LEGO Reveals Fan-Designed Set Based - The House of Home Alone

October 20, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group has revealed the new LEGO® Ideas Home Alone set, an incredibly detailed recreation of the McCallister family residence from the much-loved Home Alone movie, where mayhem ensued as Kevin was left to his own devices and the bumbling burglars Harry and ...

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The Grandest Ship in History Joins The Lego Family - The Titanic

October 6, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group has revealed an authentic replica of the most famous ship of all time, the RMS Titanic. For the first time, fans can now recreate the luxury liner in detailed LEGO® brick form, 110 years since it was launched in Belfast in 1911. The LEGO Titanic is one of the ...

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Take To The Pitch With The Iconic Nou Stadium - FC Barcelona

August 31, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group announces the new LEGO Camp Nou – FC Barcelona set (10284) – a detailed tribute to the iconic stadium that is home to one of football’s greatest teams and some of the game’s most passionate fans. FC Barcelona and LEGO fans alike can now build the Camp Nou Stadium ...

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LEGO Education Spike Essential Expands Playful Portfolio

August 16, 2021 by LEGO

Today, LEGO Education announced LEGO Education SPIKE™ Essential for primary school students (Grades 1-5) to ignite enthusiasm for STEAM learning through playful problem-solving and storytelling. Part of the LEGO Learning System, SPIKE Essential engages students in hands-on investigation of ...

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LEGO Reveals First Prototype Brick Made of Recycled Plastic

June 22, 2021 by LEGO

The LEGO Group today unveiled a prototype LEGO® brick made from recycled plastic, the latest step in its journey to make LEGO products from sustainable materials. The new prototype, which uses PET plastic from discarded bottles, is the first brick made from a ...

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5 Pesky Bugs of EV3 Classroom and How To Fix Them

June 1, 2021 by Dominika, Adrianna & Ola

No one is perfect, let’s make this clear. We love robots and programming, but the harsh truth is that each and every one of them has certain flaws that us users just have to accept. The programming app for MINDSTORMS EV3, the EV3 Classroom, is no different. This software also ...

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Robotics Lesson for Spike Prime: Manipulator Robot

May 11, 2021 by Ola Syrocka & Dominika Skrzypek

The star of the latest robotics and programming lesson for kids is the Manipulator robot. This friendly robot is dexterous, perceptive and ready for action. Before it is able to fulfill its task, the robot needs your help. Connect bricks to create mechanisms of the robot and combine ...

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EV3 Classroom or EV3 Lab? Programming Apps Comparison

Feb 24, 2021 by Ola Syrocka & Dominika Skrzypek

New MINDSTORMS® EV3 programming software is finally here and is ready to shine! EV3 Classroom was released gradually, first for MacOS in November 2019, then for Windows 10, Android and Chromebook a year later in 2020. Now that it’s available for everyone, we decided to test it out.

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Ultimate Review 2021: LEGO Education WeDo 2.0

Jan 15, 2021 by Ola Syrocka

In 2016, LEGO Education launched the WeDo 2.0 Core Set. Several months later, we published the original ultimate review, where we compared the two versions of this set. Today, after almost 5 years working with this set, we state with confidence that WeDo 2.0 is the best set for teaching ...

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Santa Robot For Kids To Build From Mindstorms EV3

December 24, 2020 by Dominika Skrzypek

Merry Christmas! Santa Claus is super busy this time of year. He wants to deliver wonderful gifts to kids around the world and he needs all the help he can get. Take your MINDSTORMS EV3 kit and make Robot Santa – the real Santa’s robotic little helper. Besides the bearded Santa, ...

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How To Use LEGO WeDo With Scratch

Oct. 29, 2020 by Ola Syrocka & Dominika Skrzypek

Programming LEGO Education WeDo 2.0 in Scratch 3.0, or connecting two phenomenal tools for learning robotics and programming, is easy as rolling off a log. Although it wasn't always this way, fortunately today, just a few clicks do the trick. Instructions on how to prepare Scratch for ...

In conjunction with our in-person coverage of the LEGO Fall 2018 Preview event, we’re bringing you all the new product reveals in the LEGO Technic line, scheduled for release later this year. There are several fun sets coming up in this series, and we even got an up-close look at the new Volvo Concept Loader today.

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Review: 51515 Mindstorms Robot Inventor

October 25, 2020 by Nathan

It's been 7 years since the LEGO Mindstorms 31313 EV3 set was released, which was a huge hit. It's use in schools and competitions is very wide-spread. Now, LEGO have retired the EV3 set so you can no longer buy it from them. Can the new Robot Inventor replacement live up to ...

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EV3 vs Robot Inventor: LEGO 51515 and 31313 Sets Compared

October 11, 2020 by Anton

This article has an in-depth comparison of MINDSTORMS 51515 Robot Inventor vs EV3 (set 31313). Are you considering an upgrade from EV3? Or maybe you want to get into LEGO robotics, and you doubt whether to buy an EV3 set on sale or shell the full price of a shiny new Robot Inventor set.

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New LEGO Mindstorms Robot Inventor

June 11, 2020 by LEGO

The LEGO Group has announced the first addition to the much-loved LEGO® MINDSTORMS® theme in seven years. The new LEGO MINDSTORMS Robot Inventor 5-in-1 set unleashes a new world of fun, creative coding possibilities and provides the ultimate playful learning experience ...

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LEGO 2020 Star Wars, Creator, City and Technic Sets

November 19, 2019 by Blair Atland

LEGO is back with a collection of new kits due out next year. Ranging from some detailed Star Wars creations to a massive Technic crane and more, it’s looking like 2020 will have a plethora of sets to assemble. Take a look at all of the new 2020 Star Wars, Creator, City, and Technic LEGO sets.

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LEGO BOOST Star Wars Droid Commander Set

May 4, 2019 by Dave Schefcik

LEGO has revealed Star Wars Droid Commander, a 1,100-piece set that lets you build and program three droids from the Star Wars universe including the iconic R2-D2, a Gonk droid and a Mouse droid. The set uses the LEGO Boost platform in combination with a new free app to help learn ...

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LEGO's Spike Prime Kits Give Kids The Confidence To Code

April 2, 2019 by Kris Naudus

STEM has a bit of an image problem: Despite efforts to make it colorful and friendly, it's still intimidating to a lot of students. When there are parents shoving electronics kits at them while offering no help and teachers insisting that learning to code is fundamental to their career prospects, ...

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11 Best New LEGO Sets of 2019

February 12, 2019 by Chris Rowlands

And what better way to celebrate the return of Emmet and co. in The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part than by tipping out a big bucket of bricks, firing up your imagination and piecing together a plastic fantastic tribute to the Minifigures of Bricksburg? Which is exactly why we’ve rounded up ...

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LEGO Powered Up Questions and Answers

August 10, 2018 by Thita

With the launch of the new LEGO Power Functions 2.0 (now referred to as LEGO Powered Up) system in the #60197 LEGO City Passenger Train, #60198 LEGO City Cargo Train, and #76112 LEGO Super Heroes App-Controlled Batmobile, a lot of questions and concerns surfaced from the LEGO fan ...

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LEGO App-Controlled Batmobile 76112 Review

August 1, 2018 by Edwinder

The LEGO Batman App-Controlled Batmobile (76112) made its debut earlier in the year and has been quite anticipated since then. LEGO sets are pretty static in general within the System theme, with exceptions like vehicles running on tracks and rails such as trains and the recent ...

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LEGO Technic Fall 2018 Sets Revealed in New York

May 17, 2018 by Bre Burns

In conjunction with our in-person coverage of the LEGO Fall 2018 Preview event, we’re bringing you all the new product reveals in the LEGO Technic line, scheduled for release later this year. There are several fun sets coming up in this series, and we even got an up-close look at the new ...

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LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 – HOME OR EDUCATION SET

March 14, 2018 by Aleksandra Ziemacka

LEGO Mindstorms sets are counted among the most widespread tools for teaching robotics and programming. The third generation of this set (after RCX and NXT) is presently available on the market in two versions: Education, for general school use, and Home, for individual consumers. 

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LEGO BOOST OR LEGO WEDO 2.0
REVIEW AND COMPARISON

December 14, 2017 by Aleksandra Ziemacka

LEGO Boost #17101 is the newest robotics set produced by LEGO. This product, unlike the LEGO WeDo series created for educational purposes, was designed for individual customers – children and their parents. RoboCAMP team decided to check how far the differences go. 

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What is LEGO Ideas about?
Activities - Contests - Prizes

Love getting imaginative with LEGO bricks? Fancy yourself as a LEGO master builder? Well, this is the place to be. Share your cool creations and creativity, enter prize competitions, showcase your proposals for new LEGO Ideas sets and vote for awesome models dreamt up by your fellow fan designers.