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Lego Birthday Party Ideas & Free Printables

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Throw a Lego party hit with these tips for invitations, decoration, and food ideas!

Throw a Lego party hit with these tips for invitations, decoration, and food ideas!

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LEGO party ideas by other creatives with LEGO-loving kids. I found heaps of great ideas for you to hopefully be inspired by and/or find useful.

In This Article

  • Free Printables
  • Game Ideas
  • Party Favors
  • Party Food
  • Plus photos, ideas, and tips from past Lego parties!

Free Printables

This invitation is the size of a standard photograph: 6x4 inches. You can print them at your local photo shop or even upload them to a print-on-demand site and order them to be printed on photo paper (choose matte printing if possible, so it's easiest to write on). Or you could print at home on photo paper and set it for two or four to a page and then cut after printing.

Printable LEGO invitation

Printable LEGO invitation

Game Ideas

Once you've got your invitations sent out, you'll need to start planning activities for the party itself. Here are some ideas I thought of:

  1. Highest Brick Tower: Use just bricks (or any Lego pieces if you prefer) to make a tower. Whoever can make the highest tower that can remain standing for at least 10 seconds wins.
  2. Building Race: Give each party goer a small activity $5 Lego building pack. Do a "ready, set, go" thing and whoever can build the set first wins a prize.
  3. Car Contest: Award prizes for the best-designed car, the one that goes the furthest, the car that wins a race, etc.
  4. Toss the Lego Game: Set up buckets or paper rings of different colors that are each worth different points. The ones furthest away or smaller are worth more points. Have the kids take turns tossing Legos, and whoever gets the most points after a certain amount of turns wins a prize.
  5. Best Figure Drawing: Use the blank Lego figure below and set up a coloring table. Each child is to create their own unique Lego figure. The best idea (chosen by the birthday child perhaps or by vote) wins a prize.
Color-in Mini-Fig

Color-in Mini-Fig

Party Favors

After the party is over, you might want to hand out some gift boxes or party favors. Here are some ideas and printables that will help.

Lego Minifigure free printable favor box

Lego Minifigure free printable favor box

Make your own Ninja Ninjago balloons

Make your own Ninja Ninjago balloons

If your little one is particularly into Ninjago Lego, then I would guess balloons like these are going to make them super excited.

The folks at Halegrafx have created these awesome eyes repeated on a sheet for you to easily print locally or on your home color printer.

Print them directly onto a full A4 or Letterhead sticker sheet and then cut out to easily stick directly to your helium or air filled balloons.

Printable balloon eyes

Printable balloon eyes

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Party Food

Themed snacks are always fun. Here are a few ideas for Lego-themed cakes and snacks that will surely get party-goers chatting and enticed.

Make cupcakes and top them with chocolate or candy Legos!

Make cupcakes and top them with chocolate or candy Legos!

How to Make Lego Chocolates

If you can find a Lego-shaped mold, it's really easy to make Lego chocolates.

  1. Put chocolate buds in a microwave-safe bowl.
  2. For about a cupful, microwave for two minutes.
  3. Don't worry if the buds still look whole because you'll stir them, and they'll slowly melt away. You don't want to overheat the chocolate as it will burn.
  4. Then just pour or spoon the chocolate into the mold.
  5. Freeze or refrigerate, and voila! When they're hard, you just turn them upside down and gently tap or twist them out.
Sweet Sugar Belle's recipe for the Lego cookies is a hit.

Sweet Sugar Belle's recipe for the Lego cookies is a hit.

Sweet Sugar Belle's Cookies

Sensationally talented Sweet Sugar Belle has written a step-by-step cookie tutorial.

If you haven't already seen Sweet Sugar Belle's blog, then you must have a look around while you're there. Not only does this lovely girl make the most delicious and creative cookies ever, but she shares all her tips, how-tos, and recipes with everyone!

I made her cookies, and honestly, they were the best sugar cookies I'd ever had. Every time I see her work, I marvel at her creativity. She is a joy to behold.

I hope these photos will give you heaps of ideas and inspiration if you're planning a party, or perhaps it will just provide some fun eye candy or creative inspiration.

In regards to a party theme, sticking with primary colors is always a great way to keep a theme working well. In this one, they stuck to the same primary green, primary blue, primary yellow, and primary red colors throughout; it makes the party really pop!

Tried and Tested Party Tips From Kristen

  • Black marker on yellow cups is all it takes to create these awesome mini figure head cups!
  • Marker on yellow bags with a cut-out top piece stuck is how to create Kirsten's mini Lego-head goody bags!
  • I love her idea of the table runner, which she made herself using paint and a texta/marker lid. Quick thinking.
  • And her idea of homemade Lego wrapping paper is great and the perfect activity to get the kids involved. She used Duplo, stuck it in the stamp pad (or you could use paint), and then used them like a stamp! (The same could be done with Lego bricks, for sure).

Awesome Ideas From Tau's 5th Birthday Lego Party

Photos and ideas used with permission from Sue (Tau's Mom).

How cool are the lego pop holders in the photo? Sue obviously used rectangle polystyrene. She cut rounded pieces, then glued them together to look like a Lego brick, then painted them blue! So creative!


Photo Cut-Out Stand

After finding a giant cardboard box on the neighbour's front lawn, Sue thought up the idea of a photo face cut-out stand for the party.

When I saw her idea, I realised this could also double not only as photography memorabilia but also for personalized party thank-you cards. If each party goer gets a photo taken soon after the party, have the photos printed on cards (Zazzle can do that) Then, handwrite or type a thank-you message. It would be a personal keepsake for each friend/attendee.


Lego Racetrack

Sue also made a wonderful party game suited for young car and building enthusiasts.

She set up a table and filled it with just Lego pieces, and the kids spent as much time as they wanted building their own Lego racing cars (as did most of the parents, too!).

When they'd all finished, they raced them. Sue had a very special drag racing track made for the occasion, but you could create any kind of racing track (downhill is obviously required to create the momentum for the cars to race).

Check out the rest of the details of this party by clicking on the link below.

Check out the rest of the details of this party by clicking on the link below.

Amy Locurto's Stylin' Lego Party

How great does cheese cut into circles and put atop crackers look? A fabulous party table item that looks like lego blocks . . . and so easy too!


This content is accurate and true to the best of the author’s knowledge and is not meant to substitute for formal and individualized advice from a qualified professional.

© 2011 Pip Gerard

Did you find this page helpful? I would really love to hear?

THH on July 01, 2017:


To print, click on the word "source" at the bottom of each article.

karen on May 05, 2017:

There no link

Ann on April 21, 2017:

I can't find a link to print, am I missing something?

All great ideas!

Thanks :)

shree on April 12, 2017:

how do i print invitations ?

Justin on April 09, 2017:

These are great, but where are the links to print out. Looking for the link for the ninja eyes and the invitation. Maybe I am just missing it... still looking....

karen on February 26, 2017:

Great! BUT how do you print them out. You have no links. :(

Ayse on January 06, 2017:

Absolultely loving all of these ideas! thank you for putting the hard work in to get this together!

I think i'm being slightly dense but I can't see links underneath the photos of the different printables. I'd love to use the invites and the printout masks.

Does anyone have any idea what i'm doing wrong?

suzan on January 04, 2017:

how to print them?

Kimberly on October 01, 2016:

Thank you!!!!! These ninjago printables were the finishing touches I needed!

Arlene on January 31, 2016:

How do you access the links to print theses?

TAMMY on May 18, 2015:

THANK YOU!! I am throwing my 7 year old a lego party and used your invites. Thank you so much for sharing. Hope his party is half as awesome as yours!

Cathy fraser on March 27, 2015:

How can I print off the labels for the goodie bags please?

anonymous on June 18, 2013:

Very helpful. Thanks

anonymous on April 13, 2013:

Cool lens

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@anonymous: hehe!! Thanks Jennifer. That makes me so thrilled to hear that.

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@anonymous: cool Chris... hope all his celebrations are a lego blast!!

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@Ijivirus: me too ;)

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@TommyPotter: thanks heaps

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@anonymous: so happy to hear this kind of feedback! thank you for taking the time.

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@mihgasper: couldn't agree more! :)

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@anonymous: shucks... thanks Laura. I quite enjoy putting together these pages... and I especially enjoy searching and finding all the stuff. It gives me so much pleasure that from that joy I can help others in these small ways. Plus... I even get paid for the advertising and referrals!! Real win win for me :)

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@anonymous: wow... all the way from Turkey... thank you!

Pip Gerard (author) on February 07, 2013:

@bloggerjon: glad to hear it... thanks for the visit...

bloggerjon on February 02, 2013:

Amazing ideas here and my son would love them

anonymous on January 26, 2013:

I amazed really thanks from turkey...

anonymous on December 14, 2012:

Wow what an awesome list you have put togther. Thank you so much. You are really one kind person Cheers and big big big thanks

Miha Gasper from Ljubljana, Slovenia, EU on December 11, 2012:

You can't miss with a LEGO themed party:-)

anonymous on November 14, 2012:

Simply amazing! Thank u!

anonymous on November 03, 2012:

Thank you for posting this page! So many great ideas to help my little guy's day extra special!

TommyPotter on November 01, 2012:

Wow, what a spectacular lens! I love it!

Ijivirus on October 29, 2012:

Even as an adult, I would love any of these ideas on my birthday.

anonymous on October 03, 2012:

oh yeah, it's a treasure for me who wants to organize a lego birthday party soon !! Many many thanks for all ;-)

anonymous on August 15, 2012:

INCREDIBLE information, and fantastic ideas! Thank you!!!

My son's nursery is all LEGO - real LEGO sets on the walls, so all these ideas are perfect for upcoming celebrations.

anonymous on August 14, 2012:

AMAZING!!! You just saved me hours of searching. You are my new BFF!!

Onemargaret LM on July 15, 2012:

Excellent lens! I love Legos!

jediboy on July 06, 2012:

Great page! Very nice ideas and pictures, thanks!

anonymous on June 09, 2012:

awesome page and lots of helpful and useful ideas! Thanks

anonymous on June 03, 2012:

Wow, I am all inspired to do a wonderful lego Birthday party now... thanks so much :)

anonymous on May 30, 2012:

AMAZING Thank you so much! Obrigada

Millionairemomma on May 25, 2012:

Great stuff!

Kevin Wilson 2 on May 17, 2012:

I used to take a van full of LEGO models to folks houses to put on a LEGO birthday party for them, including a 29" long car ferry which held 18 LEGO cars and trucks. Some of the ideas here would have been great additions!

Tjoedhilde on May 11, 2012:

Absolutely fantastic resource for a LEGO birthday party!

anonymous on May 03, 2012:

Excellent resource. Thanks for taking the time to put together all this information :)

anonymous on May 01, 2012:

really great. i´m going to pepare a party!!!!

anonymous on April 25, 2012:

Great ideas!! Thank you so much!! I am sure this will be very helpful for my son's 6th bday party!

anonymous on April 24, 2012:

Thanks for putting this together. Lots of helpful sites, ideas, free printables. Excellent.

anonymous on April 22, 2012:


anonymous on April 18, 2012:

AMAZING!!! Thank you so much!!

chookyco on April 04, 2012:

Nice lens, thanks for putting it together! :)

MelonyVaughan on April 01, 2012:

What a stunning lens! I especially love the lego sweets - yummy!

anonymous on March 31, 2012:

Well done on creating a page that links lots of ideas together! I have researched lego parties and thought I had seen it all until I found this page! Thank for your help.

anonymous on March 21, 2012:

OMG, my son is going to be ecstatic if I can replicate any of the great ideas at his birthday party! Thanks for such a comprehensive list of ideas and stockists. It would have taken me a month to find all that information. Jenni

getmoreinfo on March 13, 2012:

These party ideas are fun.

rewards4life info on March 13, 2012:

Brilliant ideas I can imagine lots of happy, smiley faces with theses awesome party ideas. Lego is such a timeless toy great for all ages, it's my birthday soon and I know what I would like. Very cool lens.

anonymous on March 01, 2012:

@Pip Gerard: I am blind also. I have looked all over the page for the lego font and cannot find it. Is there any chance that you can email me the link please?

anonymous on February 24, 2012:

@Pip Gerard: Love all the ideas, but I must me blind also. Where can we find the link to the lego font?

anonymous on February 14, 2012:

I try to find a free ninjago poster, but unfortunately you don't have.

JohannaBaker on February 01, 2012:

Great lego lens, my kids played with it for ages and a themed party is wonderful!

Edutopia on January 15, 2012:

I disagree that the Lego party is a great idea for boys. It is a great idea for kids regardless of gender! My girlfriend has been a life long fan of Legos and our favorite shop to window browse at is the Lego Store. Great lens!

WriterJanis2 on January 14, 2012:

Love the Lego party invitation.

anonymous on January 11, 2012:

@Pip Gerard: where is the link to the Lego font? I must have missed it.

anonymous on September 18, 2011:

@Pip Gerard:

Ben 10 parties are so cool too, I did one for my sons 5th birthday, and another for his best friends 6th, the coolest invitations with spinning omnitrix are still talked about.

anonymous on September 18, 2011:

Best Lego part information site I have found, thank you.

anonymous on September 16, 2011:

@Pip Gerard: I cannot access the website either...... it's saying there is an error

anonymous on September 10, 2011:

@Pip Gerard: I still cannot get the LEGO font page to pull up. Are there any tricks. Love your site. Can't wait to start on my son's October birthday with all your help! Please e-mail if you do.

Pip Gerard (author) on August 22, 2011:

@anonymous: thanks for letting me know... all fixed now. :)

anonymous on August 22, 2011:


i-m looking for the lego fonts and was glad to find it here, but i clicked on the pi