Lego Puzzle Cards

For my six-year-old, the best toy is a brand-new LEGO set to build. He loves to carefully follow the instructions, which is why I was so excited to find these instructions for DIY LEGO Instruction Books from Kids Activities Blog. For my little building fans, this is a great activity to bring the energy level down and focus-- for a little while, at least!

  1. Ages: 3 - 11

  2. 30 minutes - 1 hour

  3. A little messy


Materials you'll need

Step-by-step tutorial

  • Step 1

    I created two sets of cards so the game would be fun for both my kids. I just photographed on a light background and printed on cardstock. Printing the pictures at 4 by 6 inches (10.2 by 15.2 cm) gave me roughly life-size LEGO shapes.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 1

  • Step 2

    For my 3-year-old, I created some simple shapes out of Duplo blocks. And for my car-obsessed 6-year-old, I grabbed some of the little vehicles from our LEGO bin.

    Photo reference of how to complete step 2

  • Done!

    Then I turned the kids loose with their puzzle cards. My 6-year-old raced through building each one and then asked for more. We'll definitely be bringing out our puzzle cards again for pre-dinner playtime!

    Photo reference of how to complete step 3

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