Introduction

During the 1980s, the LEGO company used the phrase “Toys to Grow Up With” as their slogan. While many play with these “toys” at a young age, most stop playing with LEGO as they reach adolescence. I stopped playing when I was 12, simply because I thought this is what a person of my age was “supposed” to do. Even though I had “quit” LEGO building, I never got rid of my old LEGO sets. Eventually, I remembered the joy that building with LEGO had brought me and went back to building.

Like it or not, LEGO is one of the easiest ways that a child or adult can create. A LEGO user is not required to draw or sculpt in order to make masterpieces, and the only tools required are their bare hands with very standardized pieces. The LEGO medium ...

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