The beloved toy building blocks are played with by people of all ages around the world. LEGO is often a kid’s first experience making their own art and this love and talent has the capability to develop as they grow. The colourful bricks allow for imagination to take over and let’s people build whatever they put their minds to. LEGO has created its own subculture with devoted fans and master builders all over the world.
Over its incredible history, LEGO has become one the most popular and recognizable brands ever. And could you believe there’s a place in Ontario’s Central Counties where you can learn, play, and explore everything the famous toy has to offer? LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Vaughn Mills is a magical place filled with larger then life imagination, wondrous creations, and endless possibilities. A trip up to LEGOLAND will be an inspiration for you kids to discover what originality and determination can create!
To celebrate all that is LEGO and encourage a visit to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, here are 7 amazing and interesting facts about the toy that imagination built.
- The word LEGO comes from the Danish phrase leg godt, which means play well. And play well is just what millions of people around the world have done!
- On average there are 80 LEGO bricks for every person on earth. This makes LEGO one of the most popular toys, or phrased more incredibly, most popular things, in the entire world.
- LEGO is the world’s largest producer of rubber wheels, more than Bridgestone and Goodyear. Wow, the largest tire manufacturer in the world! It’s good to know our wheel production is in good hands!
- 915 million is the number of ways you can combine six LEGO bricks. A world of your own creation is right at your fingertips with countless ways to build your LEGO. Everyone’s creation will be unique!
- The LEGO club has 2.4 millions members worldwide. LEGO has started its own subculture with devoted fans all over the world coming together over the toy bricks. Bet the club meetings are a blast!
- 40 billion LEGO bricks built together will reach the moon. Perhaps LEGO will join the toy space race. The possibilities are literally out of this world.
- With over 4 billion around the world, LEGO minifigures are the largest population in the world. If toys ever decide to take over, we’re in trouble.
Show your kids a very fun side of arts and culture with a trip to LEGOLAND Discovery Centre in Vaughn Mills. There are activities for the whole family! Make a weekend of it, by booking a room in one of the many hotel options and continuing the adventure in Ontario’s Central Counties the next day. Embark on a journey into the world of LEGO this weekend and immerse yourself in some incredible artistic creations.