LEGO Activities for Kids

I’m sure I don’t have to tell you that LEGOs are a fun, universal activity that kids of all ages enjoy.

Even some adults still love playing with LEGO bricks!

That’s because LEGOs are timeless.

From LEGO Duplo for kids as young as 1.5 years old all the way through more technical building sets like LEGO Technic, there is something for everyone.

On For Modern Kids, we love LEGOs, too!

As the creator of this site, and a mom of four kids who have gone through a LEGO obsessive phase, I’ve gathered a bunch of LEGO ideas and LEGO activities for kids for kids of all ages.

My aim is to make it easier on you as the parent to find the right LEGOs for the the right age.

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LEGO Themes for Kids

To get started, let’s take a look at some of the product spread that LEGO offers so you’ll have an idea of what kind of LEGOs to use with your child.

In the LEGO world, we call these themes.

Some popular LEGO themes include Classic, City, Dots, Duplo, Friends, LEGO Education, and Technic.

There are many more, but these are the themes I see the most.

LEGO Activities for Kids

There are so many things kids can do with LEGOs.

They don’t have to be limited to just building LEGO sets.

With imagination, they can make their own creations, add LEGOs to other projects to create unique ideas and so much more!

Here are some of the best ideas of LEGO activities for kids.

LEGOs for Kids By Age

If your kids are into LEGOs and love playing with different sets, the options for what to buy can be overwhelming.

I get it. Sometimes as parents we need a little help with what to buy our kids.

That’s where this list comes in handy.

From the youngest kid to the biggest LEGO fan, there should be a LEGO set that your LEGO fan will enjoy.

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LEGO Activity Sets for Kids

On the hunt for gift ideas for your kids?

These LEGO sets are the perfect thing to fill their stocking or add to their birthday gifts.

Whether you need something for a boy or a girl, this list has you covered.

LEGO Food and Fun

Did you know LEGO food is a thing?

Some people are into making miniature food items out of LEGO bricks, but this list gives you real recipes to make real LEGO food.

These LEGO recipes are perfect for parties, holidays, celebrations or for everyday snacks.

How to Use LEGOs for Family Activities

A fun way to use LEGOs is to get the whole family involved in playing together.

Make it a family game night by getting a book of LEGO Chain Reactions and having a contest to see who can make the most elaborate reactions.

Another idea to do LEGO activities with kids is to build a city together.

Give each family member a section of the city to work on.

When everyone is finished with their section, put them all together for a mega city.

My kids always enjoyed making LEGO stop-motion videos when they were younger.

It was fun watching their creations.

You could also do family movie night.

This is a favorite in our house!

Make it a LEGO-themed movie night and choose from popular titles including The LEGO Movie, The LEGO Movie 2, The LEGO Batman Movie, The LEGO Ninjago Movie, or LEGO Batman: The Movie-DC Super Heroes Unite.

You could even watch a LEGO documentary and learn all about the history of LEGOs if your kids are into that.

Get creative and get everyone involved in coming up with fun LEGO activities for kids and the family.

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