1. January Lego ProjectBuild a Lego snow globe following a simple tutorial from Handimania. A similar project (with more detailed instructions) can be found on Lemon Lime Adventures.
2. February Lego Project
For the last Valentine’s Day we built this working Valentine lantern that holds electrical tea candles. If you celebrate Chinese New Year which usually takes place in February, you might build animals of Chinese Zodiac out of Lego (this post contains video instructions for each build).
3. March Lego Project
Have you ever built a leprechaun trap? This is a great open-ended engineering challenge for kids with many outcomes. Check out these two different Lego leprechaun trap ideas from Brain Power Boy.
4. April Lego Project
We built these Lego egg racers first in 2014 and repeated them again in 2015. Now there is a talk from my husband about building a race track for Lego egg race 2016!
Fibonacci Lego garden with a Fibonacci sequence of various Lego pieces used in the build.
6. June Lego Project
Take Lego outside with this terrific Lego water wheel engineering project from Frugal Fun for Boys. Your kids can also build Lego boats and investigate buoyancy while they are at it.
7. July Lego Project
Traveling in summer? Take along this terrific portable Lego kit from Mama. Papa. Bubba.
8. August Lego Project
This is a science project and a fun outside summer Lego play at once – knocking down Lego towers with ice bowling balls. Source: Lemon Lime Adventures.
9. September Lego Project
Some kids that are more interested in art than in engineering will appreciate creating mosaic art with Lego pieces. Here is a beautiful apple tree Lego mosaic from Little Bins for Little Hands.
10. October Lego Project
Also from Little Bins for Little Hands – let your kids design a Lego jack-or-lantern or Lego candy corn. I am thinking of building a Lego haunted house this year!
11. November Lego Project
Stuck inside because of rain or snow? Combine engineering and art and build a Lego drawbot or a Lego spin art machine.
12. December Lego Project
Build your Advent calendar out of Lego using these ideas from Frugal Fun for Boys. Or, perhaps, you celebrate Hanukkah or both holidays like we do? Then build a Lego menorah!
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