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Lego wants to see your 'Star Wars' holiday creations

It's time to get festive in a galaxy far, far away with your Lego sets.

In the days after Disney Plus wrapped up the second season of "The Mandalorian," Lego is offering some special Force-themed activities for the holidays.

Wednesday (Dec. 23) is the last chance to join the "Star Wars: Force for Change" challenge with the For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST) Lego League, which asks fans aged 13 and up to reimagine Lego bricks into " 'Star Wars' holiday-inspired builds," Disney and Lego said in a press release.

"Share a photo of your Lego Star Wars holiday designs on Instagram or Twitter with #LEGOStarWarsHolidayContest, and one grand prize winner will be selected to receive the Lego "Star Wars" Millennium Falcon set and a FIRST Lego League team or classroom registration," the press release stated.

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Fans can also submit virtual holiday designs for the contest using Lego Digital Designer or BrickLink Studio, according to a Dec. 9 statement.

Four runners-up will be selected to receive Lego Star Wars The Child (aka "Baby Yoda" from "The Mandalorian"), Lego Star Wars Poe Dameron's X-wing Fighter (a popular character from the sequel series of 2015-2019), and various Lego Star Wars vehicle sets from different franchise eras: the Sith TIE Fighter, the AT-AT and The Razor Crest.

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Lego has posted plenty of examples of holiday-themed "Star Wars" designs in recent days on social media and on YouTube. 

A Dec. 8 Twitter post showed The Child, the Millennium Falcon, an AT-AT and a TIE fighter adorned with garlands, Christmas trees, presents and even festive hats.

On YouTube, recent videos include how to create a Lego Santa hat and beard for your AT-AT, how to build candy canes for and throw a party with "Star Wars" characters, and an omnibus video featuring holiday themes for sets such as Anakin's Jedi Interceptor, General Grievous's Starfighter and 501st Legion Clone Troopers.

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Elizabeth Howell

Elizabeth Howell is a contributing writer for who is one of the few Canadian journalists to report regularly on space exploration. She is the author or co-author of several books on space exploration. Elizabeth holds a Ph.D. from the University of North Dakota in Space Studies, and an M.Sc. from the same department. She also holds a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University in Canada, where she began her space-writing career in 2004. Besides writing, Elizabeth teaches communications at the university and community college level, and for government training schools. To see her latest projects, follow Elizabeth on Twitter at @howellspace.