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10712 Bricks and Gears | Building Instructions | LEGO Classic
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Building Instructions - 10712 LEGO® Bricks and Gears

Create a bright and colorful world of moving models and fun functions with this exciting LEGO® Classic set. Build a helicopter with spinning rotor, a carousel, a swinging monkey, bright sunflowers that turn their heads or a funny owl with moving eyes—the possibilities are endless! You can dream it, build it and play it with LEGO Classic building sets!

Fairground Carousel

Fairs are magical places full of fast rides and yummy foods – recreate that feeling of fun with a LEGO® Classic Fairground Carousel that really spins! Pretty in pink and purple, this carousel is an adorably mini version of the real thing. Download the free building instructions to get started on your LEGO Classic Fairground Carousel. Once you finish building, use the gears in your LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set to build other fair rides that spin! Would you rather ride on a carousel that was spinning too fast or too slow? What if the carousel was spinning backward?

Sunflowers

Did you know some sunflowers can grow to be twelve feet tall? Bring some flower power into your life and brighten up your garden or your toy bin with these cheerful Sunflowers! Download free and easy building instructions to learn how to create these pretty plants, then turn the gear and spin the flowers so they get plenty of warm sunshine. Use bricks from the 10712 LEGO® Classic Bricks and Gears set to build these LEGO Classic Sunflowers and other flowers to complete your LEGO brick garden. You can also see how tall the tallest flower you can build is!

Helicopter

Take to the skies in this clever LEGO® Classic Helicopter with a spinning propeller and smart red color scheme. How high can this Helicopter fly? What if you made the propellers longer, would that make it fly higher? What if you combined a plane with a helicopter, what would that look like? Download the free building instructions and use bricks from the LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set to build this Helicopter, then see what else you can build using gears to make it move. Do you think if you add propellers to your homework you’ll get higher grades?

Orangutan

Orangutans have thumbs on their hands and their feet, giving them double the building power! You may not be able to build with LEGO® bricks using your feet, but download these free building instructions and use bricks from the 10712 LEGO Classic Bricks and Gears set to build a sweet, swinging LEGO Classic Orangutan. What other animals do you think would be good at building with bricks? If animals could build with bricks, what do you think they would build to play with?

Barn Owl

Who, who, hoooo should you build next? Look no feather, we have the answer! In owl seriousness, download these free and easy LEGO® building instructions to build this fun and friendly LEGO Classic Barn Owl that can roll his eyes with a special built-in gear. What do you think the owl is looking for? With lots of different eye elements in 10712 LEGO Classic Bricks and Gears, you can build other animal friends to keep the owl company and take your creativity to the nest level!

Walrus

How do you know the ocean is friendly…? Because it WAVES! This friendly LEGO® Classic Walrus waves too when you turn the gear to move his flippers back and forth. Download the free and fun building instructions to build this cute Walrus. Once you’ve finished building him, build this merry mammal some friends, like seagulls, penguins, or maybe even a whale! With the gear elements from the LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set you can add moving parts to all your builds just like the Walrus’ waving flippers. What other animals can you build with moving parts?

Working Windmill

This hard-working LEGO® Classic Working Windmill doesn’t even need wind to move! Just twist the gear and watch the windmill blades turn. When you download these free building instructions and use bricks from the LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set, you can build your own Working Windmill! Traditionally, windmills have 3 or 4 blades, but sometimes they only have 2! Once you finish building your LEGO Classic Working Windmill, see if you can build more blades onto the turning gear. Or, for an even harder challenge, try to build a windmill with only one blade! What will that look like?

Heron

Why did the Heron cross the road? Because the chicken was on vacation! Before this LEGO® Classic Heron can cross the road however, he needs YOU to build him! Get out your LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set, then download the free building instructions to learn how to build this long-legged Heron with wings that flap! Did you know that some species of Heron have wingspans up to 6 feet? That’s huge! How big is the biggest bird you can build out of your bricks? Challenge yourself to see if you can build a friend for this LEGO Classic Heron that’s twice as large!

Turning Drill

For creative jobs you need creative tools, and this LEGO® Classic Turning Drill that really moves can handle any drilling job! Use bricks from the LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set and follow the steps in these free-to-download LEGO building instructions to create your own Turning Drill! After you get done building, see what else you can create using the gear mechanism you built for your drill. Maybe you can build a vehicle that uses the gear to steer. Or a spinning Ferris wheel! Count and see how many ways you can use the gear elements in your builds!

Duckling

This bright yellow, fun-loving Duckling is always ready to play! Download the free and fun LEGO® building instructions and use bricks from the LEGO Classic 10712 Bricks and Gears set to build a LEGO Classic Duckling. Once you are finished, turn the gear on the swing to watch her sway back and forth! This Duckling really loves to play on the swing, but what other playground rides do you think ducks would enjoy? Use your LEGO bricks to build more things for this energetic Duckling to play with, like a slide, or a sandbox, or a duck-sized swimming pool!