I first got the idea for a Lego table when I saw this cute table that this blogger had created for her toddler's duplo blocks.
That really got my imagination going. I have three boys who all love playing with Legos. After a couple of Christmases and birthdays where all they asked for was Legos, we are amassing quite an impressive Lego collection.
I decided to scout out local thrift stores to try to find an old end table to use. On my first stop, I found a great table at Goodwill for $6! That was pretty exciting! By the way, the cost of a new Lego Activity Table is $70+!
We already had paint at home so I didn't have to buy that. A couple of cans of spray paint aren't very expensive though.
You will also need approximately four LEGO Green Building Plates (10" x 10")
. You can usually find these at Toys R Us. You can also buy them on their web site or at Amazon. They are about $7 each. If you buy them from Amazon, you can get free shipping if you spend more than $25. We needed four for our table.
You will also need some strong spray adhesive to glue the base plates to the table.
You will be able to complete this project in an afternoon. Just paint the table (we painted the legs different colors), and then glue the base plates on top. It works best if you apply the spray adhesive both to the table and to the bottoms of the base plates.
That's it! My husband was skeptical of the idea at first, but when he saw how excited our boys were to play with their new Lego table, he was convinced. I only wish it were a little bigger!
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