All of us enjoyed doing numerous projects when we were in school, right? Did you use to have fun while doing various science projects? Well, one of the most common things that we all got to make in our school life was making a windmill. This is why we are going to tell you how to make a LEGO windmill at home.
Is it that your kid has got a science project to make a windmill? Or is it that you want to teach your kids about the working of a windmill at home? If your answer is yes, then you can easily succeed in teaching your kids using LEGO bricks. Yes, you heard it right, as there’s no better way to make a windmill than doing it with LEGO bricks.
We all know that LEGO is one of the best manipulative toys that can make you go create stuff. It will not only be fun, but also it will help in the development of your kid’s cognitive skills. You can keep on telling them about its functions at the same time while making it.
So, without wasting any time, let’s have a quick look at the tools and materials we are going to need to make a LEGO windmill.
You just need to gather the given LEGO pieces, and you will be able to make a good windmill on your own.
- No tool required
- LEGO bricks of different colours
- Round LEGO pieces
All you need to do is do as we are instructed in the given steps, and you can make your windmill with LEGO bricks.
Step 1: Take two long Lego bricks and put them criss-cross. Attach a round LEGO piece at the centre.
Put two bricks criss-cross
Step 2: Add one more layer of bricks to each blade.
Add one more layer
Step 3: On the backside, put an attachable LEGO brick.
Put an attachable brick
Step 4: Now, start building the base of the windmill by joining LEGO bricks.
Begin creating the base
Step 5: Keep adding layers and then put two bricks at the centre.
Keep adding layers and add two bricks in the centre
Step 6: Put four sloping bricks to give the perfect shape to the top of the windmill.
Put sloping bricks
Step 7: Now, attach the blades to the windmill, and it’s ready!
When you are making this windmill, keep in mind to follow the instructions carefully or else you won’t be able to make it perfect. Also, keep teaching about it to your kids simultaneously so that they can learn.
So, now that you are aware of how to make a LEGO windmill at home get started and make one yourself.
An Indian nuclear physicist, founding director, and professor of physics at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research.