LEGOs have been around since 1949, and both children and adults have built so many different things out of them. From fictional creations born again out of LEGOs to actual houses you could live in, people have been tinkering with LEGOs to build all sorts of easy LEGO buildings.
While your little ones won’t be building a new home for you any time soon, you can get them inspired to build new and interesting LEGO structures with these activities.
These LEGO engineering activities are the perfect way to get your kids interested in LEGO and to help them start building something new with their own two hands.
Easy to Make LEGO Structures with Instructions
Sometimes LEGO instructions are too complicated for kids to make. But these LEGO buildings all have easy-to-follow directions that kids can make alone!
Read on to learn how to make LEGO structures like a LEGO police station, LEGO firehouse, LEGO landmarks, LEGO castle, LEGO bridge, LEGO towers, and a whole lot more!
The Best LEGO Bricks for Structures
Here are my favorite LEGO bricks for building structures with! And you can also find some of my favorite LEGO engineering sets as well.
LEGO STEM Kits
Here are some LEGO STEM products you can use in your classroom!
All of these LEGO STEM sets have working, moving parts and are a great way to introduce complete STEM builds and activities to your students.
More LEGO STEM Activities for Kids
Easy LEGO Structures You can Build with Classic LEGO Bricks
If you have a box of LEGO bricks in your house, you might be wondering what to do with them, especially if you lost the directions! But never fear, most of these LEGO structures can be made using classic LEGO bricks!
There are a lot of fun LEGO tower ideas to make in this list!
If you want to build a famous landmark, did you know that the Eiffel tower was once used as a science tower? Here’s how to make the LEGO Eiffel tower as a historical LEGO science tower!
Here are some directions to make easy LEGO house ideas!
Did you know the Mada’in Salih tomb in Saudi Arabia translates to “The Lonely Castle?” It was built to be a tomb carved directly into a rock but it was never finished. This LEGO tomb is inspired by the Mada’in Salih tomb and is an easy LEGO castle to make.
Learn how to build houses with this Houses for the Three Pigs with LEGO activity.
Using these Free LEGO World Landmark Building Cards you can start building LEGO structures inspired by landmarks such as the Taj Mahal, London Bridge, the Colosseum, they Sydney Opera house, and more!
Learn how to make bridges with this Bridge Building Challenge.
Build a LEGO Playground to create fun pretend play fun right in your home own.
Using these Free LEGO World Landmark Building Cards you can start building LEGO structures inspired by landmarks like the Pyramids, the Great Wall of China, the Eiffel Tower, and Big Ben!
Learn how to build cool LEGO Tensegrity Structures and learn about how they work.
Use this Famous Landmarks STEM Challenge to learn how to build famous landmarks out of LEGO using these challenge cards.
Use LEGOs to learn all about Building World Landmarks and challenge kids to make
Use LEGOs to try out this Bridge Building STEM Challenge for Kids.
Build a windmill out of LEGOs with this Wind Powered LEGO Contraptions activity.