Fun, Patriotic Memorial Day LEGO Flag!

Celebrate this Memorial Day with Classroom Antics this Memorial Day LEGO build. This patriotic build is a salute to our country and those who have sacrificed for it. From barbeques and parades to lake days and get-togethers, there’s a lot to do this weekend! If you are looking for a fun way to keep your …

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Top 10 Colleges to Study Animation in the U.S.

“Animation offers a medium of storytelling and visual entertainment which can bring pleasure and information to people of all ages everywhere in the world.” -Walt Disney According to the Princeton Review, “It is extremely difficult to achieve the level of professionalism expected in this industry (animation) without study.” This is just one of the reasons …

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LEGO Americana Roadshow Coming to Cincinnati

The LEGO® Americana Roadshow: Building Across America, an exhibit of very popular American buildings built with LEGO bricks, is coming to Cincinnati. The show will be held at the Kenwood Towne Centre in from July 4-19. This traveling display of large scale LEGO models replicating some of the nation’s most well-known landmarks is traveling across …

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Build with LEGO

Build With LEGO in Your Web Browser

Google announced on Tuesday that their Australian LEGO Web Building desktop web application has gone global. You can build with LEGO bricks in your web browser without the need for physical LEGO material. Instead, you can build it in 3D space inside your favorite web browser. Build With Chrome uses WebGL, a 3D graphics technology that works …

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FIRST LEGO League Competition

What You Might Forget to Bring to LEGO Robotics Tournament

FIRST LEGO League does a great job of preparing you for competition. There are numerous phone meetings, endless emails, and on-site scrimmage meets that are made available to participating teams. There are three (or four) judging rounds (Core Values, Project, and Robot Design, and Competition). The reason I’m not quite sure if there are 3 …

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Mindblasters FIRST LEGO League

What We Learned From FIRST LEGO League

It is mid-November, and this past weekend, our Classroom Antics sponsored team, the MindBlasters, took home the Best Robot Design award. Now that the event is over, I wanted to recap my thoughts from this competition. It is my hope this blog helps make other parents aware of what to expect. I was one of four …

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