How’d That Happen?! Awesome ideas from EllieV
Ready to let your imagination free by creating your own How’d That Happen?! moment? LEGO® creator EllieV has some amazing tips to get you started. Take something ordinary and put an extraordinary twist on it Have fun There are no wrong answers! Click here to find fun How’d That Happen?! games, challenges and story inspiration.
A race against time
A series of mishaps cause chaos for the friends as they race to get the community center ready for the grand opening.
Animal antics at Autumn’s house
Uh oh! Autumn’s new foal is causing chaos at her family house. Can the friends save the day and restore calm? Saddle up and click here to find out.
SURPRISE!! Matthew’s top tip for creating a How’d That Happen?! scene
LEGO® designer Matthew reveals why surprise is the key to creating a memorable How’d That Happen?! moment. Watch the video to learn more and discover which adventurous character from LEGO Friends has inspired him! Feeling creative? Share your stories and you might get a special shout-out from the LEGO Friends Storyteller Panel! #HowDidThatHappen
Take a tour of Heartlake International School
Ready to see what’s going on inside Heartlake International School? Take a tour with Olly and friends as the classmates enjoy a fun-filled day. Meet Bunsen the class hamster, then visit the cafeteria. Try outdoor activities or relax with friends in the media room. Click here to discover all this and more.
Your BIG invite!
Hey! Aliya here. I’m super-excited because we’re starting the How’d That Happen?! story challenge. Nova and I have discovered some surprising stories in Heartlake City and we don’t know how they happened. Check out the video to find out more. Then tell how you think these moments happened and we might give your story a shout-out! #HowDidThatHappen
Meet the new Friends: Nova
Hi, I’m Nova. Gamer, coder and drone-builder – that’s me! Online, I’m a streamer, but offline I’m playing with the best dog ever, Pickle! He’s no ordinary dog... you should see him! Come meet us at the Dog Rescue Center, where my friend Autumn also volunteers.
Meet the new Friends: Aliya
Hello, I’m Aliya! If you need them, you can borrow my class notes! Autumn and Leo use them when we do homework together. When I’m not studying, I love going horseback-riding and swimming. If you can keep a secret, I’ll show you my favorite spot to read at the beach.
Meet the new Friends: Leo
Hello, I’m Leo! Want to try a bite of this? I just cooked up something new in the kitchen because I need fuel for soccer practice! I was nervous when I moved to Heartlake City, but new friends like Zac from school make me feel excited to live here. Movie night anyone? I’ll bring snacks!
Leo’s secret recipe for success
Leo summons his super spy skills to follow Aliya around the library. He’s spotted that she’s researching all the wrong recipes! Can he plant the perfect cake recipe right in her path? Check out the video, then tell us if you think Leo’s plan will work in the comments.
Get creative with my emojis challenge!
Hey, Aliya here. I had a bad case of writer’s block recently ✏️. I just couldn’t think of what to write! Luckily my super-creative friend Olly came to help 😎 Hop on the LEGO® Friends group on LEGO Life and join the fun by making up your own emoji stories🥳
Take a sneak peak at the first ever Hey Friend! episode
Guess what?! Heartlake City now has its very own chat show called Hey Friend! In each episode, the LEGO® Friends get to meet different influencers, content creators and talented individuals to find out more about them. The first episode is available right now. Check out the trailer to find out more!
Nova makes a new friend
When Nova finds a pup in need of help, she turns to her friends at the Dog Rescue Center. With a little teamwork, the pals nurture the pup back to health. Want to find out how this paw-some story ends? Click here to watch the animation.
Heartlake Party Shop
Join Stephanie at the Heartlake Party Shop to choose decorations and gifts for a special party! Browse the helium balloons and fancy dress accessories—what will she dress up as? Turn the carousel to find party hats and sweet treats, then discover the chocolate fountain in the window—it's the perfect centerpiece! Pay Laurie at the cash register, and stop at the gumball machine on your way out.
Andrea's Car & Stage
Vroom! Andrea’s here to pick you up in her new car. Hop in and crank up the LEGO® boombox. Cruise to Heartlake City Beach where Andrea’s performing tonight. Roxy’s already there, waiting for the show to start. Pepper the parrot helps Andrea with her sound check. Someone's been shopping – Andrea looks great in her pretty new skirt. As the sun sets, the show begins. It's going to be an awesome night!
Get to know Liann by visiting her room! Art-loving Liann has invited her friend Autumn round for a fun painting session. Her room is full of inspiration with lots of art supplies and comics. Use the easels to paint a picture of Liann's pet gecko, Popcorn. Enjoy a snack in the window nook. There's special food for Popcorn too. Check out Liann's bed – it's hidden behind the bookshelf!
Emma's Creative Workshop
Emma is sewing beautiful hair bows to sell on her e-shop. Check the sewing pattern on her whiteboard and use the sticky notes to add changes or new ideas. Then it's time to get cutting, but which colour will make the nicest bows? Get to work at the sewing machine to help Emma turn her designs into beautiful creations ready to buy—she just needs to take pictures and upload them to her website.
It’s time to go camping in style! Olivia and Mia have escaped to the countryside, but they won’t be slumming it. Help them set up their luxurious glamping tent. It has proper beds and a beauty corner! Olivia has brought her phone. Help her send some wildlife pics home while Mia chills in the hot tub. Later roast marshmallows round the campfire as Olivia scans the heavens with her telescope.
Mia's Tree House
Help Mia turn her brother’s tree house into the perfect park hangout spot for all her friends. Pack Daniel’s belongings into a box in the roof before he leaves for college, then help decorate LEGO® Friends 41335 Mia’s Tree House by putting up pictures of her friends and family. Scramble up the net to the second floor and use the water gun to keep out any unwanted visitors! Then slide down the zip wire to visit Mia's bunny Mimì in her little house and give her a carrot.
Heartlake Surf Shop
Pick up all your holiday supplies with Mia at the Heartlake Surf Shop! Buy postcards, sunglasses and water, and hire all kinds of watersports equipment. Choose from flippers, surfboards, a kayak, paddle and even a waterproof camera. Then launch from the Surf Shop jetty and explore Heartlake's coastline—can you spot the friendly seal? After an action-packed afternoon, cool off in the beach shower.
Heartlake City Airplane Tour
Cruise the skies over Heartlake City with Olivia, Zobo the robot and Rumble the hamster in this fun LEGO® Friends 41343 Heartlake City Airplane Tour set! Use the plane to promote the latest big event in the city, or just enjoy flying with friends. First, help Olivia refuel the airplane and use the tools to carry out any maintenance work. Head up to the control tower to check the skies are clear and slide back down to board the plane. Zobo will marshal you on your way to a smooth take-off!
Andrea's Family House
Welcome to Andrea’s family home! She’s invited you and Stephanie over to put on a show for her mum and dad in her cool garage studio. After the show it’s time to freshen up in her pool. Go up to her bedroom to dry off and hang out with Andrea’s sister Liz in their bedroom. Andrea’s dad, Martin, calls you to the kitchen – he’s taken some cupcakes out of the oven. Mmmm, they’re delicious!
There’s no medical emergency that Heartlake Hospital can’t handle! Launch the helicopter or send out the ambulance to rescue the sick or injured from Heartlake City. Enter the Emergency Room via the swing door and use the x-ray machine to check for broken bones. Then look at samples with the doctor in the examination room, before helping Olivia care for the newborn baby in the hospital nursery. There's always someone who needs your help!
Andrea has sent invitations to all her friends' pets for the birthday of her rabbit Daisy! Help her decorate the garden for the party while Daisy and Violet the bird have fun on the swing. Then Andrea and Violet take the stage for a special performance. Time to put the birthday hat on and enjoy the enormous carrot cake before giving Daisy her birthday gift!
Heartlake Grand Hotel
Have the vacation of a lifetime at the Grand Hotel in Heartlake City! As the cab pulls up in front of the hotel, help Andrea, Stephanie and Olivia hand their luggage to Nate the bellboy who is waiting for them with a trolley. Head through the revolving door and enter the glamorous hotel lobby under the amazing chandelier to start exploring. Collect the keys from Andrea's aunt, Susan, at the check-in counter and pet the hotel cat. Take the elevator up to the second floor to find the rooms. Which will you choose, the double or the single? Check out the view from the balcony and freshen up in the shower before heading to the rooftop pool. Take a dip or relax in the sun lounger with a freshly made drink from the smoothie bar. Later on enjoy cake and coffee at the hotel café or get an ice cream served on the terrace by the fountain outside. In the evening give Andrea the chance to shine as she sings on the stage of the cozy hotel bar accompanied by her friends on the jazz piano and saxophone. Take the lift to the top floor where Nate is spinning some tunes from the DJ booth, accompanied by his friendly dog. What will tomorrow hold? At this incredible hotel there's enough to keep them busy for the whole vacation! Includes 5 mini-doll figures: Andrea, Olivia, Stephanie, Susan and Nate, plus a dog and a cat.
Watch Paisley and me play Two Truths and a Lie
Hi! It’s me, Leo. I love guessing games. So, I challenged Paisley to play two truths and a lie. Have you ever played it? Watch the video to see how Paisley did. (Spoiler alert! She’s pretty good at guessing games!)
How’d That Happen?! Top tips from Fenella
Want to create your own How’d That Happen?! moment? LEGO® Friends Design Director Fenella has some awesome top tips to help your story sparkle. They include: Don’t let reality limit your ideas. When it comes to LEGO stories, anything is possible! Make your story funny Random ideas can be the best Check out the video featuring Fenella to discover more. You can join in the fun by submitting your stories with the hashtag #HowDidThatHappen and you might get a special shout-out from the LEGO Friends Storyteller Panel.
Can YOU guess what I’m pretending to be in my charades challenge?
Hey friends, it’s me, Zac! I love playing charades with Nova. She couldn’t guess what I was pretending to be even though I thought it was obvious! Watch the challenge to see if you can guess it!
Meet the new Friends: Liann
Hi! I’m Liann. Want to go to do a prank? Come with me! I also like doodling, painting and comic books. When those get boring, I grab my board and meet Zac at the skatepark for some fun. Sometimes we have too much fun and that gets us into trouble...oops!
How’d That Happen?! Matthew shares his No. 1 tip
LEGO® designer Matthew reveals why surprise is the key to creating a memorable How’d That Happen?! moment. Watch the video to learn more and discover which adventurous character from LEGO Friends has inspired him! Feeling creative? Click here to find fun How’d That Happen?! games, challenges and story inspiration.
It’s time for the latest episode of Hey Friend!
No spoilers but the new episode of Hey Friend! is totally AWESOME. Olly and Autumn meet up with super talented content creators Millie and Chloe. See them take on the fast friend questions as they chat about everything from favorite hobbies to crazy hairstyles and the importance of friendship. AND find out what Olly has in his haul!
See the cool way I get ready for school
Hey, it’s Zac here! Getting ready for school can be fun. All it takes is some pizza and ninja inspiration. Don’t believe me? Check out the video and see how I do it. I’ve been practicing my transitions 😊
I’m loving the creativity!
Hi, it’s me, Autumn! I love drawing and painting so when Liann invited me over to hers for an art session, I was sooo excited 🏠 🎨! We have very different artistic styles but that just made the day even more fun 🌞. See what happened when we painted Liann’s pet gecko Popcorn.
Hi everyone! It’s Alex here. Meeting all the new friends in Heartlake City has shown me just how important friendship is. Now that we’ve met everyone, it’s time to have some fun! Check out the video to find out what happened when the gang came together to create a musical tribute to their friendship. Then explore the LEGO® Friends group on LEGO Life for more fun times with friends!
Get ready to groove!
Hi, it’s me, Paisley! Did you know Heartlake City now has its very own chat show and that you can watch it right now? The show is called Hey Friend! And for this first episode Aliya and I got together to interview one of our heroes – superstar drummer Nandi Bushell! ✨ Her energetic performances and dedication have inspired us both! We loved chatting to Nandi, and now you can find out more about her – including 3 fun things nobody knew about her – as revealed by her very own brother! Click the button to watch the episode.
Meet the new Friends: OIly
Hey, I’m Olly! Want help with the School News Channel? No problem. Need me to design costumes for the school play? On it. Curious about what to wear and what not to? Watch my show. Ask Aliya or anyone else in Heartlake City, if you want something done, I can do it!
Meet street-skating icon Ryassa Leal
Discover what happened when skateboarding legend Ryassa Leal joined the latest episode of Hey Friend! Find out how she got the nickname Skateboard Fairy and learn about her friendship with fellow street skater Filipe Mota.