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How To Help

Want to start your own program? You can! It's easy. Follow these easy steps:

1. Find an elementary school that is interested in having volunteers work with kids after school.

2. Collect lots of Lego® or other types of bricks.

3. Choose a picture book that has a theme that can be used to build.

4. Go to the school, read the picture book to students and ask them to build a design based on the book.

Book Suggestions and Building Themes

  1. Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
    Building Theme- create a vehicle

  2. Sam and Dave Dig a Hole by Mac Barnett
    Building Theme- create a treasure

  3. Off the Wall by Theodore Taylor III
    Building Theme- create something that is art

  4. Hair Love by Matthew Cherry
    Building Theme- create something about yourself that you love

  5. Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
    Create a monster

  6. What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada
    Create an idea

  7. Let’s Do Nothing by Tony Fucile
    Create something that you like to do as a hobby

  8. The Adventures of Beekle: the Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
    Create an imaginary friend

  9. Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
    Create something that makes you mad

  10. The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats
    Create something that reminds you of winter

  11.  Story Boat by Kyo Maclear
    Create something that reminds you of home

  12. Watercress by Andrea Wang
    Create a type of food you love

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