Are you looking for LEGO ideas and tips? Do your kids love LEGOs? We have a big collection of unexpected LEGO ideas, LEGO building ideas and cool things you can make out of LEGO bricks.
So many LEGO creations…so little time! Legos are a blessing and an obsession at our house. It is a rare day when I don’t find at least one minifigure and a collection of bricks in someone’s pocket.
Top LEGO Ideas from Kids Activities Blog
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Lego Ideas and LEGO Creations
1. Lego Belt for Boys
Delia Creats’ Lego Belt Buckle is super easy to make. This tutorial created the whole belt, but I bet you can repurpose an old belt with a similar look.
2. Fancy Lego Jewelry
What a fun gift idea – a baggie with build-your-own-ring with LEGO parts by Chez Beeper Bebe. Great party favor idea.
3. Lego Character Snow Globe
A Snow Globe! With a Lego Character by Mini Eco. What a fun way to create a new world! You’ll need a baby food jar, super glue, legos and glitter.
4. Unique Lego Keyholder
Lego Key Holder via Mini Eco- there are SO many ways you can customize this to fit your personality!!
5. Minifigure Lego Neck Charm
You can also make a LEGO minifigure into a necklace via Lil Blue Boo using some superglue and a tiny screw.
6. Lego Super Hero Bracelet
Create a bracelet of your favorite Lego Super Hero characters from Instructables.
7. Lego Friendship Wrist Charm
You can also use Lego to build The Centsible Life’s friendship bracelet using a flat brick as the “charm” and adding threads on each side.
LEGO Tips and Tricks
8. Heart Lego BFF Charms
Create hearts – a fun twist on BFF charms by Pysselbolaget- for necklaces your kids will love.
9. Lego Character Necklace
Have Cut Out + Keep’s LEGO Necklace with all your friends – or if you’re a mom, with your kids favorite characters, laced around your neck. Cute.
10. Lego Block Tie Clip
A Tie Clip – made out of a lego block from Etsy. I bet, I might, just might get my son to wear a tie if he could literally play with it!
11. Customizable Lego Minifigure Clock
So stinking Cool! You can create Instructables’ clock with interchangeable “number” LEGO minifigure people.
12. Lego Lamp Collar
Transform a simple lamp into a bedroom statement. Build legos around the base… and your kids can rebuild portions of it when they get bored with its look. via Impatiently Crafty
Lego Building Tips
13. Cute and Handy Lego Case
Create a cute little LEGO case via Kids Activities Blog which is super little fun.
14. Lego Wipes Container
Build with Legos on-the-go when you travel with this nifty hack. Glue the base plate into a wipes container. via Mommy Tester (unavailable)
15. Wooden Lego Travel Box
Another version of a travel Lego box from All for The Boys is made from a wooden shoe box. This version is more roomy and less likely to break open.
16. Lego Tic-Tac-Toe
Fun Travel Game Idea by Kids Activities Blog – play Tic-Tac-Toe with a brick game board.
17. Handy Lego Kit
Transform a lunch box into an on-the-go LEGO land via Mamma Papa Bubba. Love how the bricks stay in the box when you are building!
Lego Game Tips
18. Cool Lego Light
Create a Lego light using a pattern of dark and transparent bricks – it looks super cool when lit! Link does not go to a tutorial. Will try and replicate it later. If you have made one, tell us about it!
19. Lego Rings Bling
Create some built-able bling, make Chez Beeper Bebe’s rings of lego pieces and your kids can use the small pieces and embellish them!
20. Lego Bird House
A home fit for kings, or at least finches. Create a bird house by Lego Quest from bricks in your backyard.
21. Tropical Lego Bird Figurines
Tropical birds from This is Colossal. Some of these even have movable wings so the birds can take flight – at least in imaginary play. Wish it had a tutorial or instruction book.
22. Lego Chess Board
Build a chess board by 100 Directions. Perfect. Now the pieces won’t fall off whenever the board is jostled.
Tips for Building with LEGOS
23. Lego Rubber Band Car
Rubber band powered car from Frugal Fun 4 Boys. Build it. Wind it up. Watch it fly!
24. Lego Pencil Holder
If I were a teacher I would have Kids Activities Blog’s pencil container, made of tiny bricks!
25. Lego Race Track
Create Frugal Fun 4 Boys’ race track for your Lego cars to speed down! It’s brilliantly simple.
26. Lego Marble Maze
Race marbles in a maze labyrinth that you can make out of Lego bricks via The Crafty Mummy
27. Cape for Lego Minifigures
Dress your minifigures with capes made from duct tape from Frugal Fun 4 Boys. Cool!
28. 3D Lego Map
If you like maps, graphs and statistics, you might *love* this 3D graphed map made from legos. via Infosthetics (unavailable)
Legos for the Adults
29. Lego Drinking Mug
30. Lego Journal Notebook
This journal via Amazon rocks. You can plan your week on the inside and refill the pages when you run out of room.
31. Lego Flash Drive
A USB drive that’s sure to make your boys giggle when you remove the Lego figures’ pants. Note: This particular USB drive is no longer available, but here’s an awesome alternative! via Amazon
32. Lego Phone Case
Build on your phone – this phone cover doubles as a brick base plate. via Amazon (unavailable)
33. Lego iPad Case
Brick iPad case. I am pretty sure my hubby would think this is awesome! via Smallworks (unavailable)
Who Needs LEGO Sets to Build?
34. Lego Brick Box
All you need are these Brick Packs – no instruction books to lose.
35. Lego Wheels
Wheels. You can never have enough! It seems like those are the bricks we lose the fastest. Sidenote: Did you know LEGO makes more tires than any other company globally? via Amazon (unavailable)
36. Lego Construction Set
For kids who love to build houses, and more houses, and MORE houses. Here is the construction set via Amazon for you!
37. Lego Minifigures Set
Minifigures via Amazon are great to mix-and-match and create all-new characters to live in the pretend worlds your kids have created.
38. Lego Building Plates
Building Plates via Amazon. These are fought over more than any other toy in our house. Get twice as many as you think your child will need.
39. Lego Bricks & More Builders of Tomorrow
Bucket-of-Bricks via Amazon. No set. No instruction manual, just hundreds of bricks! Creativity in a bucket.
40. Lego Storage head
There is a giant jar Lego head via Amazon is perfect for storing not only Legos but also any toy collection. They come in girl or boy faces.
Learning with LEGOs
41. 3D Lego Rainbow
Create a LEGO rainbow as you learn the colors with your preschooler and match the legos to the stripes of color to create a 3D toy rainbow via Kids Activities Blog
42. Lego Building Manual
Create your own Lego Instruction book by Kids Activities Blog to help your kids learn to follow directions and copy patterns.
43. Learn Math with Legos
Teach your kids how to predict patterns via Simple Play Ideas. It is great to predict what color comes next if you are creating a checkerboard wall, or even in figuring out what piece you need next.
44. Enhance Spelling with Legos
Use these blocks to help your kids learn to spell – how do you spell activities via Kids Activities Blog. Write one letter of the word onto each block. Your kids get to “build” the word.
45. Science Experiments and Legos
Science experiments to do with Legos: Explore surface tension of water experiment via Kids Activities Blog. See if you can float bricks.
46. Master Symmetry via Legos
Practice filling space with Lego blocks via Fun at Home with Kids. For preschoolers, this can be a great lesson in symmetry, like the butterfly activity.
47. Storytelling using Legos
Your kids can create stop animation using legos via Imagination Soup and a nifty software that LEGO has created. What a great way to encourage kids to tell stories.
48. Learn Multiplication with Lego
Legos for multiplication via Frugal Fun 4 Boys – make math come alive by creating a 3D graph of the times tables.
Lego Party Ideas
Almost all of the tips and ideas in this post could be adapted to a party, but here are our favorite party hacks.
49. Lego Cake Topper
Have a minifigure cake topper – holding the candle. This is great for cupcakes or times when you don’t want 11 candles on the cake but want something special. via Angel Navy Wife (unavailable)
50. Lego Party Piñata
It’s so easy! It looks like all you need are milk bottle caps, a tissue box and something to wrap it up – and you have a brick themed piñata by Delia Creates!
51. Edible Lego Cake Pops
I am not a baker, but if I were, or had a pal who was, what a great way to 1) stay in the theme of legos with your “cake” and 2) portion control the sweets! Make edible Lego heads. (Image credit: My Cake Pops) the link no longer exists, but here’s a similar recipe via Cherished Bliss!
52. Lego Catapult
Have a contest to see who can build the biggest catapult from a set of bricks via Kids Activities Blog… and who can launch a marshmallow the farthest after it is completed!
53. Lego Brick Costume
Dress up as your favorite mini-figure via Kids Activities Blog
54. Lego Memory Game
For a fun party game, play a game of memory using LEGO cards by I Sew, Do You?, or hide them around the room and see who can find the most figures.
55. Lego Beds for Lego Men
For a fun twist to the lego man party favors – have the kids make a bed for their lego mini-figures from a matchbox via Kids Activities Blog
Lego Organization Tips
56. Under Bed Lego Storage
Make an under the bed play area and a storage with a rolling “drawer”. This Lego Storage Idea from Daniel Sicolo Blog even has sections to hold the various creations.
57. Shoe Hanger Lego Organizer
Organize the Legos in a way you can easily organize LEGO bricks by color with an over the door shoe hanger via Kids Activities Blog
58. Top Bunk as Lego Zone
Keep the small pieces out of reach for young tots with a bunk bed – the top bunk is the lego zone via The Organised Housewife!
59. Handy Lego Tray
Do your kids like to have their own space to work? Try making lego trays by Jaime Costiglio to help quarantine their legos into “their” area.
60. Modular Containers for Legos
Totally impractical for the average family, but if you have access to one of those plastic printers, here are free LEGO instructions to make modular containers for your bricks. P.S. Send me a set and make my day! via Thingiverse (unavailable)
Lego Storage Tips
61. Binders for Lego Manuals
62. Lego Drawstring Play Mat and Storage
Cleaning up LEGOs is a breeze with a drawstring play LEGO mat via Kids Activities Blog.
63. Lego Case Organizer
Go vertical and color coordinate with this organization system. You can put the different sets in different cases and build on the top plate. Note: Unfortunately this product isn’t currently available. Here’s a handy alternate option via Amazon!
64. Lego Pencil Box
For your Lego fanatics, get a pencil case via Amazon for their backpack. Getting pencils will be more fun!
65. DIY Lego Table
Best Small Lego Table by Kojo Designs – I love how it has storage in buckets on the side and a magnet strip for small parts.
66. Toddlers’ Lego Table
Lego Table for toddlers – We started small with our stash of legos. Durable, and perfect for the kids. via Amazon (unavailable)
Legos for Lunch!
There are a ton of things that will make lunch fun.
67. Lego Bento Box
A lunchbox via Amazon shaped like a giant lego brick. You can get smaller snack sized boxes to fit inside.
68. Lego Water Bottle
A minifig-inspired thermos via Amazon- perfect for a veggie smoothie or soup.
69. Lego Utensils
Buildable silverware via Amazon! Just add a baggie of blocks and your kids will have fun being creative until their lunch is over.
70. Lego School Bag
Lego backpack – bring your stuff to and from school. via Amazon (unavailable)
More Lego Tips and Ideas
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What is your favorite LEGO idea?