You could call us a company full of neat freaks. And that’s fine. Because at BISSELL, all we care about is finding ways to make your home a cleaner place. For more than 130 years, our family-owned corporation has developed and created the world’s best cleaning tools. And our BISSELL Perfect Sweep Turbo sweeper is the perfect tool for picking up those small LEGO bricks that always seem to be underfoot. The sweeper picks them up, and then you can quickly place them right back into the brick pile!
Look for us sweeping bricks throughout the show. See for yourself how well it works.
DK Publishing is the New York Times bestselling publisher known for its distinctive, highly visual books, ebooks and apps that inform, inspire and entertain readers of all ages.
Stop by: Visit the Reading Rest Stop and enjoy an assortment of books from DK Publishing.
For more than 50 years Guidecraft has proudly provided quality educational toys and furniture. Please visit us at www.guidecraft.com for more information and to see our products.
Stop by: Visit the Reading Rest Stop, furnished by Guidecraft.
New York Life
New York Life Insurance Company, a Fortune 100 company founded in 1845, is the largest mutual life insurance company in the United States and one of the largest life insurers in the world. New York Life has the highest possible financial strength ratings currently awarded to any life insurer from all four of the major credit rating agencies: A.M. Best (A++), Fitch (AAA), Moody’s Investors Service (Ana), Standard & Poor’s (AA+).
Stop by: Visit the New York Life booth (next to the Lost Parent Zone) to receive a free Child I.D. card complete with your child’s photo, digital fingerprints, and other pertinent information.
Texas Connections Academy at Houston is a tuition-free, online public school program for students in grades 3-12. Learn more at www.ConnectionsAcademy.com, or call 800-382-6019.
Stop by booth 800: Build at the Construction Zone and display your LEGO creation with a Connections Academy Creation Card, letting everyone know what you built! Visit the Connections Academy table for prizes and information on the free K-12 online public school.
The next generation of family entertainment is here. With the Wii U console from Nintendo, you can experience an all-new way to play with video games, connect and share with people all around the world and experience TV shows, Movies, Video-On-Demand and the Internet like never before.*
Stop by booth 2700: For the first time, your favorite vehicles and play sets come to life to create a world of intrigue, mystery and action. Assume the identity of undercover police officer, Chase McCain, and put a stop to the crime wave that is plaguing LEGO City. Experience it now on the new Wii U™ or the Nintendo 3DS at booth 2700, near the show floor entrance.
*Broadband Internet access required. Paid membership may be required.
Play-Well TEKnologies provides programs designed to teach principles of engineering to children using over 100,000 pieces of LEGO. We have been growing future engineers since 1997.
Stop by booth 850: Come by the Technic booth and participate in our LEGO Battletrack Challenge and try our motorized LEGO Engineering projects.
Children’s Museum of Houston
The Children’s Museum of Houston is America’s No. 1 children’s museum and A Playground for Your Mind.™ Can your mind come out to play?™
Stop by booth 265: Be challenged to make a balloon-powered vehicle! Explore forces and motion, designing a hovercraft that floats on a cushion of air coming from a balloon.
The Houston Astros are a Major League Baseball team in the American League that plays their home games at Minute Maid Park in Houston, TX.
Stop by booth 275: Meet the Astros “Shooting Stars” street team and who have games, giveaways and raffle items.
The Dynamo moved to Houston from San Jose in December 2005 and played their first season in Houston in 2006. The club won consecutive MLS Cup championships in 2006–07 and has been one of Major League Soccer’s leading franchises, domestically and internationally, since its inception.
Stop by booth 280: Check out the Dynamo inflatable goal kick interactive game for a chance to win Dynamo prizes. Sign up to receive information about upcoming Dynamo games and enter-to-win autographed items.
Houston Public Library
The Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express Lab serves the city’s culturally diverse community by offering a broad program of free educational, informational and recreational activities.
Stop by West Terrace (Red Lot): Visit the Houston Public Library’s Mobile Express program a LEGO alligator to move and make sounds using LEGO computer software and sign up for a library card while you are having fun!
Located in Hermann Park, the Houston Zoo provides a fun, unique, and inspirational experience fostering appreciation, knowledge, and care for the natural world.
Stop by booth 270: Be entertained and educated! Meet our Zoo educators and some small animals, plus hands-on activities with animal bio facts.
At each tour stop, the LEGO KidsFest partners with national and local organizations and businesses whose products/services/promotional efforts are kid-friendly and beneficial to our attendees. Information regarding such partnerships will be made available on this page as our tour date nears.