Can you build a picture of yourself using only LEGO bricks? All you need is a base plate and a handful of basic bricks. Make it as easy or complicated as your imagination wants. Set a time limit if you like for an easy LEGO challenge that is sure to provide heaps of laughs! Simple LEGO building ideas are the best!
BUILD A LEGO SELF PORTRAIT
LEGO SELF PORTRAIT CHALLENGE
In this challenge, you will try and build your own face using LEGO bricks and accessories.
- Printable LEGO self portrait template
- LEGO blocks
- background pieces
- accessories (circles, wheels, lights, windows, etc). Anything goes!
HOW TO BUILD YOUR LEGO SELF PORTRAIT
STEP 1. Start by sketching some ideas on our printable LEGO portrait template above. Think about what color you want for the eyes, what shape could you use for the mouth, which block would you like to use for the nose etc. How many accessory pieces can you work into your design?
STEP 2. Choose a base plate.
STEP 3. We started our self portrait at the top with hair.
STEP 4. Add eyes, nose and mouth.
STEP 5. Make an outline of the face and you are done!
EXTEND THE CHALLENGE
Set a time limit: 30 minutes (or more if time allows). Or make your LEGO self portrait building challenge into a race! Who can build their self portrait the fastest?
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HOW TO MAKE A LEGO SELF PORTRAIT
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