In addition to the amazing LEGO models created by builders all over the world, The Brothers Brick brings you the best of LEGO news and reviews. This is our weekly Brick Report for the first week of April 2019.
LEGO Education launched a brand new system to help kids learn. Read on to find out about the new system and all the new elements inside it.
TBB NEWS & REVIEWS: The newest minifigure series is here, plus we have a close up look at an upcoming exclusive LEGO product.
- Review of LEGO Collectible Minifigures 71024 Disney Series 2 – We’ve got a hands-on review of all your favorite Disney character minifigs, from Jack Skellington to Jafar.
- Review of LEGO 75259 Snowspeeder – 20th Anniversary Edition – How does the new Snowpeeder compare to versions LEGO has previously released?
- Instructions to build the Exclusive LEGO Star Wars 75227 Darth Vader Bust – We have instructions for the Star Wars Celebration exclusive, and surprise–we’ve already built it!
- Saying goodbye to LEGO legend, Arthur Gugick (1960-2019) – We are deeply saddened by the recent passing of Arthur Gugick, a phenomenal LEGO builder, teacher, and friend.
MORE TBB NEWS: We had a little fun for April Fools, and there are a bunch of new sets available now. Plus have you ever thought about joining the Brothers Brick team? Now you can!
- April Fools: The Brothers Brick acquires Beyond the Brick YouTube channel – We created the largest LEGO-related online content provider in history–for one day only!
- LEGO Star Wars Box available next week in the UK along with a cute Chicken Skater Pod – LEGO is offering lots of freebies in the UK with an Easter chick and an upcoming Star Wars surprise box.
- Your guide to the 17 new LEGO sets for April 2019 including Star Wars, Avengers Endgame and Steamboat Willie – Check out all the new LEGO sets on sale now.
- Come join us! The Brothers Brick is recruiting now – If you’ve ever considered joining The Brothers Brick team, here’s your chance.
OTHER NEWS: There were quite a few other interesting LEGO news articles from around the web this week. Here are the best of the rest:
- LEGO Education launches SPIKE Prime, a new learning approach for classrooms, LEGO – SPIKE Prime brings together LEGO bricks, a programmable, multi-port Hub, sensors and motors, making it easy for teachers to bring STEAM learning into the classroom.
- New elements found in LEGO Education’s SPIKE, New Elementary – We’ve been playing “spot the new element” in the newly announced LEGO Education SPIKE Prime.
- Disney assembles ‘Avengers: Endgame’ stars for charity — and LEGO time with kids, LA Times – The Lego Group, Hasbro, Funko and Amazon provided $4 million combined in “Avengers: Endgame” toys to be sent to children’s hospitals across the country.
- This life-sized model of Captain Marvel is made from 17,000 LEGO pieces, Mashable – The model took 165 hours to build, 17,661 bricks and stands at 5 feet, 7 inches tall — the actress Brie Larson’s actual height.
- A LEGO Ideas set with a silver lining, LEGO LAN Blog – How did the iconic LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie set box end up with brilliant silver printing? It was harder than it seems.
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