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25+ LEGO Building Ideas
LEGO is loved by people young and old, it’s one of the most popular toys in the world and there’s a reason for that, it’s so damn fun and the possibilities are endless. Sometimes though when there’s so many LEGO building ideas to pick from it makes it very hard to decide what to do!
I have crawled the internet to find the best ideas for fun things to build, it’s easy to get a little stuck when you can’t decide what to make, which is why we decided to put together this list of 25+ cool LEGO creations to help you keep busy!
1. Build a LEGO catapult
This is an amazing idea that will keep you busy for hours. Why not create a LEGO catapult of LEGO building or some sort with minifigures on top standing guard and try and use your catapult to knock them down.
2. Build a LEGO Plant Pot
How many plants do you have around your house? Let’s be honest every other plant pot in comparison to this one is going to be rubbish! Use the massive selection of coloured bricks to brighten up your house.
Source: Flikr – H.Y.Leung
3. LEGO Ice Excavation
This is a great activity for a hot summer’s day, take a minifigure and pop him in a jug of water and freeze. Let them pretend to be an archaeologist excavating using toothpicks, salt or warm water to melt down the ice and find the minifigure inside!
4. LEGO Challenge Wind Racer
This is a nice and simple one that will keep the kids occupied for hours. All you need to do the challenge are loose LEGO bircks, paper, a stick that can be used for the mast and a fan. The one with the best LEGO building skills WINS!
5. Get a LEGO MOC From Our Shop
We have loads of LEGO building ideas in our shop, take a look and you will have an endless supply of building to keep you all busy. If you want some help getting any bricks that do not have at home you can check out our blog which walks you through using BrickLinks wanted list feature.
6. Make Some LEGO Jewellery
Feeling adventurous? Why not see if you can start a new trend with LEGO earings or necklaces… this ones not really for kids unless supervised by an adult. Click the link below for a step by step guide how to make your own!
Source: Instructables – Jessyratfink
7. Make a LEGO Photo Frame
Do you have a lot of photo’s in your house? Perhaps its Mother’s Day, Father’s day or any other special occasion coming up. Why not use your LEGO building skills to make this one today? It’s nice and simple but if you get adventurous you could personalise this very easily.
Source: Dad vs Wild
8. Build a LEGO Volcano
Did you ever do the volcano experiment at school? This experiment is so much fun but be warned it is very messy. If you want to teach your child about volcanoes or have a hands-on science session with them this is the perfect LEGO building idea!
Source: Little Bins for Little Hands
9. Make Your Name In LEGO
This is a simple but fun idea, some easier than others depending on your name! You could even glue them together once you are finished and stick them to your bedroom door or up on a shelf somewhere. Get creative and see how cool you can make your name!
10. Make a LEGO Puzzle Box
Build this and keep your friends and family busy trying to figure out how to solve the puzzle. This is a great video which gives you step by step instructions, another simple by very cool idea!
11. Build Yourself a LEGO Vending Machine
I have seen these around a few times now but not actually found instructions how to build one, this video does a great job at showing how to build a vending machine. Why stop at building just a vending machine, why not build loads of of different types of vending machines and create your own store!
Source: YouTube – pieproductions1999
12. Build a Mini LEGO Soda Machine
There are so many good tutorials on YouTube, this is another example of one that is awesome!
Source: YouTube – BRICKS TUTORIALS
13. Make All Your Friends Friendship Bracelets
This is a great last minute, cheap idea that you can give to any of your friends.
14. Build LEGO Balloon Cars and RACE!
There’s nothing like a bit of competitive racing… make these cars, blow up your balloons and off you go! Why not make it so the loser has to take a challenge or forfeit 😉
15. Build Your Own LEGO Chess Set
Are you a any good at playing chess? Perhaps this will appeal to you if you like the odd game or two… Don’t feel that you have to stick to the conventional pieces, why not get creative!
Source: Instructables – chessman908
16. Make Yourself a LEGO Clock
If you have a spare clock in the house this is a must DIY project for you to do! I have seen some like this one and some where people have used their favourite minifigures to replace the numbers around the clock.
17. DIY LEGO Birdfeeder
This must be the most colourful birdfeeder I have ever seen, the best thing about it is because its LEGO you can make it as big and extravagant as you would like. You can also make it, so it fits the space you have too. I wouldn’t advise gluing it together though and I wouldn’t advise handing it up otherwise it could end up in pieces when one of the bird’s land on it!
18. DIY LEGO Coasters For Hot Drinks
These are great if you are person who drinks hot drinks like tea, coffee or hot chocolates. These inexpensive coasters will protect your table, give enjoyment whilst making them and look damn cool too. Try out a few different patterns to see what looks best…
19. Patch Up Your Brickwork With LEGO
There are some cool patch ups you can find all over the internet. Jan Vormann started a big trend with this, why not join him and get some LEGO brickwork patching done at your house… Just don’t go around smashing your walls to do it and if you do don’t blame me!
20. Make a Working LEGO Minifigure TV
Ever wanted to give your minifigures a home cinema? Well now you can with thi sgreat build!
Source: YouTube – Let’s Do This
21. Make a Simple LEGO Mobile Phone Stand
This is a real simple build but it does the job!
Source: Instructables – crosendahl
22. DIY LEGO Fidget Spinner Holder
Do you still have a fidget spinner laying around? If so you might like this LEGO building idea to save you having to hold it…
23. Tidy Your Cables Using LEGO Minifigures
What a great LEGO hack this is, with one piece of LEGO and a minifigure you can keep two cables tidy and hang your keys on it!
24. LEGO Sweet Dispenser
What an amazing design, one that you know for certain every child (and adult) will absolutely love building and playing with afterwards!
25. DIY LEGO USB Stick
A great way to modify your USB stick so it fits inside a LEGO brick!
Source: Instructable – Emsaid
26. LEGO Soap and Hand Sanitiser
What a great way to encourage children to wash their hands, why not let them pick the pieces to go in there or even let them pick a minifigure to pop in. You can always wash it afterwards and at least you know if will be clean!
27. DIY LEGO Cufflinks
These are a brilliant addition to any LEGO lover’s wardrobe or a perfect gift for Father’s Day or a special occasion. This is one that adults and children can enjoy making together or apart, either way it’s just a great DIY idea.