Castles do not come cheap. More’s the pity, otherwise we’d all be snapping them up. Thank majesty for LEGO® DUPLO® DIY towers.
In today’s uber-modern world, there can be a real disconnect for children about where food originates. It’s easy to believe it comes from the supermarket, or increasingly likely, the internet. Fortunately, you can grow your little one’s knowledge with this LEGO® DUPLO® DIY build.
It’s official: penguins are hilarious. They’re adorably cute. They use their tummies for transport. They’re always impeccably dressed for dinner parties. Penguins really know how to tickle a funny bone.
When it comes to physical appearance, parrots lucked out. Beautifully vivid, they are remarkable – like flying rainbows. Some call parrots show-offs, but we call them a one-stop shop for teaching your little one colors.
From fairies to fire fighters and nurses to knights, preschoolers relish a costume change. Heck, they can happily play more characters in one day than an actor can play in an entire career. So set the stage for another convincing performance with this LEGO DUPLO DIY mustache.
Halloween is here again and it’s time to get the house looking suitably spooky. For obvious safety reasons, little ones sit out the pumpkin-carving fun, so here’s a cool craft idea for them to try instead.
For children, life doesn't get more exciting than when it snows. A crisp-white garden, ready for those first footprints. Snowballs to throw. Icicles to spot.
Preschoolers make pretty intrepid explorers. Whether it’s scaling the kitchen counter or jumping off the sofa, a child’s instinctive need to discover the world can be heart-stopping stuff for grown-ups. This LEGO® DUPLO® DIY build is the perfect compromise for daredevil children and daredon’t parents alike.
On paper, children should be petrified of dinosaurs. In reality, they are OBSESSED. T. rex is a case in point. Ferocious, enormous and harnessing some real anger issues, he’s not an obvious candidate for a toy. But because he’s long gone, and poses absolutely no threat whatsoever, kids love him. Being extinct sure has made the T. rex more likeable.
Just when your little one thought they had discovered every type of vehicle going, up pops a new one. Literally pops up. Yep, we’re talking about a LEGO® DUPLO® DIY submarine. Build it together for a firm new favorite in your little one’s vast fleet of vehicles.
From tiny acorns mighty oak trees grow, or so they say. Nope, no idea who “they” is, but it’s a fair point. Just try building this humble LEGO® DUPLO® DIY tree and watch your little one’s playtime branch off into new directions.
Speed demon racing around the house at 200 miles an hour? Talkathon toddler rambling at 200 words a second? Slow that preschooler’s pace down with this calming, and cute, LEGO® DUPLO® DIY turtle.
Outdoor play is crucial for children. Outside, they can learn about nature, switch their senses up to full blast and run off the boundless energy that exhausts everyone else. When the weather’s next good, get outside with your little one and try building this LEGO® DUPLO® DIY summer garden.
So, if you could own your very own robot, what would you choose? The Housemaid 500, who never bores of chores? How about a cyborg chef to prep meals 24 hours a day? Let’s face it, we’d probably all opt for something really practical and (whisper it) dull. Ask the same question to a child, however, and the answers are genius.
Have you ever met a child who doesn’t like ice cream? Do such mythical creatures exist? In fairness, nothing beats a delicious ice cream from a jingly, jangly ice cream truck on a hot summer’s day. So, these LEGO® DUPLO® DIY iced delights will be music to your little one’s ears.
Atmosphere getting tense with your preschooler? Build this LEGO® DUPLO® DIY sailboat together to steer you out of troubled waters.
Is it possible to think of a stork without a blanket-wrapped baby hanging from its beak? And can anyone actually remember where the story came from?
Heard the saying that children need presence, not presents from their parents? This LEGO® DUPLO® DIY build ticks both gift boxes.
It’s the ultimate battle between parent and child: eating fruit and vegetables. Put simply, parents are in the “yes” camp and kids are in the “no way!” camp. How then, can a truce be called?
Nothing turns a serious and sensible grown-up to mush quicker than a baby chick. The itty-bitty beak! The snuggly-wuggly fur! That teeny-weeny cheeping! If a baby chick can do this to a full-blown adult, just imagine the reaction from your child when you build our DIY chick together.
Chalk in the carpet. Crayon scribbles up the wall. Arts and crafts activities need not have catastrophic consequences on your home. If you want to encourage your little one’s artistic side without the mayhem, try this project. There’s not a splodge of paint in sight.
And the award for 2016’s most fun parent goes to…*dramatic drum roll* … You! At least it will do, when you and your little one build this showstopper together.
Pre-parenting, adults go watch the ducks approximately never. Post-parenting, however, it becomes a frequent hobby.
The first time a child says “I love you” is a beautiful thing – especially as most parents say it about a gazillion times before they hear it back. If you’re still waiting on those three little words, or would like a new way to express them yourself, try this LEGO® DUPLO® DIY build.
Preschoolers are flooded with a whole heap of feelings in their early years, and sometimes only a full-on meltdown can process it all. But there is an unconventional outlet that your little one can try…
This LEGO® DUPLO® DIY rocket is a total blast. It’s (terrible pun alert) jet-packed with so much learning fun, your child will love sending it on missions to the moon. Or, more likely, just up the stairs.
Looking for stocking stuffers for your toddler or preschooler? Gift wrap a few LEGO® DUPLO® bricks along with this free building instruction card, and your child can pass the ENDLESS days of waiting for the holidays by building their own decorations over and over.
What is Santa up to during the weeks before the holidays? If you have these LEGO® DUPLO® bricks (similar bricks should work, too), combine them with our free Santa building instruction card for a creative stocking stuffer.
This time, on “stocking stuffers and holiday decorations” we bring you gifts! All you have to do is make them yourself, of course. The 17 bricks used here are from the LEGO® DUPLO® Creative Suitcase, but they are all basic bricks you can find in any color in almost any LEGO DUPLO set.
Today we spotted a new animal in the LEGO® DUPLO® 10584 Forest: Park set. This handsome reindeer was getting a little tired of being teased about his beautiful red nose, so he decided to get away for a while and visit his dear deer friends at the Forest Park for the holidays.
Every haunted house with any respect for itself needs a family of bats and/or vampires. Jet black, quiet as the grave, and with a mild case of pink-eye, they lurk in dark corners and wait for the night to fall and their prey to expose itself…
If carving pumpkins with your toddler is a challenge, we have an alternative. Create one of the most iconic representatives of the Halloween spirit in just a few minutes: our easy-to-build LEGO DUPLO pumpkin. It’s 100% safe for small hands to work with, and if you’re not happy with it when you’re done, just build a new one.
Did you know there are 17 different species of hedgehog? Well, there were 17, because now that we’ve added this little guy, there are 18. It’s easy to build a LEGO® DUPLO® hedgehog with your children. Just follow the instructions in these pictures.
Setting the table for a cozy dinner? Or just spreading the blanket for a sunny picnic in the garden? Check out the easy and quick steps to build a colorful napkin ring in this new LEGO® Classic video!
Memories are unique, and they deserve a unique place to be cherished!
Brighten up the breakfast table with a splash of LEGO® Classic colors!
Fish come in three sizes: small, medium, and the one that got away!
If your kids have been inspired by a trip to the beach or aquarium, and you’re not ready to add another pet to the household, you can build your own fish tank, maritime museum...
Did you know that some of the smallest dinosaurs that have ever been found were only about a foot long?
Little ones will have big fun bringing the princess tea party to life, so spark imagination and bring a bit more magic to the land of Make Believe, starting with this cute and easy DIY teapot.
The whole family can spread the love with LEGO DUPLO Valentine’s Day decorations
One of the things kids love about Halloween is that they’re allowed to pretend to be dangerous and spooky, and to dwell on scary things. It’s a day off from behaving like a “good kid”, and it’s safe and consequence-free because they’re only pretend-bad, and things are only pretend-scary! For parents, telling ghost stories, impersonating creepy characters and legends of the afterlife are perfect opportunities for playing and being creative with your kids.
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