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How to Build a LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament

Finding fun activities to do with your kids during the holiday season is a great way to create lasting memories. And what better way to spend a winter afternoon than playing with LEGOs? This Christmas, have some educational fun with your kids by putting together a LEGO Christmas tree ornament.

This simple brick activity turns a handful of green and brown bricks into an adorable ornament to hang on your Christmas tree. On top of being a fun way to hang out with your kids, this cute craft is also perfect for helping your kids practice their STEM skills during the holiday season.

Build a LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament

What you need to create a LEGO Ornament

2 2X2 brown bricks

1 2X4 brown brick

5 2X2 green bricks

3 2×3 green bricks

4 2×4 green bricks

5 1×2 green bricks

2 1×4 green bricks

1 1×1 yellow brick

1 2×2 green jumper plate

13 round 1×1 plates, various colors

String

Glue

How to Build a LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament

Make the trunk by stacking 2 2×2 blocks with one 2×4 brick on top.

Add one 2×2 brick to the center of the trunk and two 2×4 bricks on each side.

Place one 2×4 brick in the center of the stack, then one 1×4 brick on each end lengthwise. Finish the row with one 1×2 brick on each end.

Place two 2×3 bricks on the next row.

Make the next row with one 2×3 brick, one 1×2 brick, and one 2×2 brick.

Add one 2×4 brick lengthwise in the center of the next row and one 1×2 brick on each side of the larger brick.

The next row is two 2×2 bricks.

Top with one 2×2 brick, one green jumper plate, one 1×1 yellow brick, and one 1×1 yellow round plate.

Decorate each end of the bricks with the remaining 1×1 plates.

Create a loop with a piece of string and glue it to the back of the Christmas tree to hang.

Hang it on the tree and enjoy your masterpiece! 

LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament

LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament

Yield: 1 Ornament
Active Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Difficulty: Easy
Estimated Cost: $10

Create this fun LEGO Christmas Tree Ornament craft with your kids this year and let them enjoy their unique masterpiece as it hangs on the tree for all to see!

Materials

  • 2 2X2 brown bricks
  • 1 2X4 brown brick
  • 5 2X2 green bricks
  • 3 2x3 green bricks
  • 4 2x4 green bricks
  • 5 1x2 green bricks
  • 2 1x4 green bricks
  • 1 1x1 yellow brick
  • 1 2x2 green jumper plate
  • 13 round 1x1 plates, various colors
  • String
  • Glue

Instructions

    1. Make the trunk by stacking 2 2x2 blocks with one 2x4 brick on top.
    2. Add one 2x2 brick to the center of the trunk and two 2x4 bricks on each side.
    3. Place one 2x4 brick in the center of the stack, then one 1x4 brick on each end lengthwise. Finish the row with one 1x2 brick on each end.
    4. Place two 2x3 bricks on the next row.
    5. Make the next row with one 2x3 brick, one 1x2 brick, and one 2x2 brick.
    6. Add one 2x4 brick lengthwise in the center of the next row and one 1x2 brick on each side of the larger brick.
    7. The next row is two 2x2 bricks.
    8. Top with one 2x2 brick, one green jumper plate, one 1x1 yellow brick, and one 1x1 yellow round plate.
    9. Decorate each end of the bricks with the remaining 1x1 plates.
    10. Create a loop with a piece of string and glue it to the back of the Christmas tree to hang.

 

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