Inspire Creativity with Brick Building Challenges for Kids of All Ages

By Sarah Hauge, Macaroni KID Englewood-Greenwood Village-Centennial Publisher January 20, 2024

Plastic building bricks have been a staple toy for generations. Not only are they enjoyable to play with, but they also promote creativity, problem-solving, and fine motor skills. There are endless possibilities when it comes to building with these bricks, and the fun never ends.

Whether you're a kid or an adult, plastic building bricks provide endless hours of entertainment. You can build anything from a simple house to a complex robot, and the only limit is your imagination. For those who are looking to push their creativity, here are 20 fun brick-building challenges for enthusiasts of all ages:

Brick Building Challenges:

🔲 Build a random household item using only one color of bricks.
🔲 Create a single item using all the Brick Separators in your collection.
🔲 Use an assortment of bricks to spell out your name.
🔲 Recreate the logo of your favorite business or brand.
🔲 Build a marble maze.
🔲 Build a scene for a book or movie that you enjoy.
🔲 Make something that you can wear.
🔲 Create a replica of your favorite board game.
🔲 Build an epic snowman.
🔲 Build a comic strip.
🔲 Build a pizza with your favorite toppings.
🔲 Randomly pick a Minifig and rebuild it as a MEGAfig.
🔲 Build a zip line. Attach your creation with a string and watch it soar!
🔲 Tape your building plate to the underside of a table and build upside down.
🔲 Design and build a new monument for your hometown.
🔲 Create a frame for a photo or piece of artwork in your home.
🔲 Create a bridge and see how much weight it can hold.
🔲 Build an instrument. Bonus points if it can make noise!
🔲 Build a collection of items that represent a specific US state.
🔲 Build a multi-tiered cake.

Let your imagination run wild and build something amazing. Who knows... you might just build the next architectural wonder!