Are your kids bored with school today? Get them all gathered around and recharge with a glimpse of some amazing, useful, and even educational things you can do with LEGO® bricks! My children and I have been looking for amazing LEGO projects to share with you and these are the ones we think take the cake! Watching these videos and studying these pictures will inspire creativity, thinking-outside-the-box, and critical thinking skills. Use the links below to inspire writing prompts, art projects, essay assignments, science experiments, and more! If you had a bad week — start your day by visiting these sites and then declare a LEGO “engineering” day for school!
One man took pictures of his LEGO photographer minifigure every day for a full year. The pictures are amazing, inspiring and just totally cool. Whether you have a budding photographer in your home, or just the biggest LEGO fans ever – you will enjoy a glimpse of his series.
Mashable has collected some of the 17 coolest *useful* LEGO projects for real life from around the web. I want my kids to build the Tootbrush holder!
Have you ever thought about having one of your precious family photos turned into a LEGO mosaic? Brickworkz can do that! I was shocked at how beautiful these turned out to be. Even though the price is crazy, it is fun and inspiring to see examples of what can be done.
Nathan Sawaya is an amazing LEGO artist and has been featured on PBS and several television shows. His art can sell for more than $20,000 per LEGO sculpture. You can see photos of the Brick Artist‘s work with your kids. Maybe it will inspire an afternoon of LEGO art in your home!
Sean Kenney is also a brilliant LEGO artist and his solo exhibition of LEGO art called Nature Connects is touring the United States as we speak! Visit his website to see some gravity defying displays of LEGO art and find out when Nature Connects will be near you.
HongKiat.com has gathered 35 LEGO mega-constructions you probably haven’t seen before and some of these are beyond amazing! The Mount Rushmore replica alone is worth a visit and perusal of the post. Of course, we loved them all!
Barnorama has a great post of Awesome Kids Rooms, but the LEGO wall is our hands-down favorite.
Make your own LEGO flashlight! (Fun science lesson for boys.)
The 7 Most Ridiculously Advanced Machines Built Out of LEGOs is a testament to just how far you can go with LEGOs if you have unlimited funds and time.
Just in case you have a LEGO fan’s birthday coming up soon — check out this huge collection of LEGO birthday cakes!
Have you enjoyed these LEGO projects with your kids? Follow our All Things LEGO pinterest board for an endless supply of educational LEGO ideas.
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