Legos are the perfect toy. My kids can play with them for hours. Every time they can create a new and different world. As the kids have gotten older there is more waiting in our weeks, waiting for siblings, waiting for sports, waiting in the car to get to our destination, etc.
We made a pocket lego case to help fill those down moments. It is loved!
Pocket Gift Case
What you’ll need (affiliate links):
Sturdy Glue. You want something really strong as it will have to hold up to a lot of pulling and prying. We suggest Gorilla Glue – it is the hardest glue out there that is easy to use… if you don’t have that you can use liquid nails… a touch overkill, but we had fun squeezing it out.
Gum Container. We used Ice breakers as they had a durable plastic container that was still small enough for our pockets. I bet there are other small containers out there. I love that the colors of the containers matched Lego plates we had on hand.
Small Lego piecess. Anything that is “one-wide” or the thin pieces works great. Stuff your container full. You will be surprised at the amount of bricks you can fit!
Glue the plate down onto your gum container. If there are any edges overlapping, you will want to file them down before you glue it together.
Press the plate onto your container and hold it tight for a couple of minuets to make sure the bond is strong. Then let the case cure overnight. Do not begin stacking bricks on the plate until it has fully cured.
Ah, the little worlds you can make if you had a spiderman-lizard with a flower house in your pocket. The possibilities are endless.
This gum case also makes a terrific stocking stuffer gift idea for Christmas. Kids will have a blast with them for ages – it’s a frugal DIY gift idea.