When it comes to playing with Play-Doh and LEGO building blocks, you can pretty much create anything your heart desires. People worldwide have brought the ideas in their minds to life with some help from these popular childhood toys, and we found a few of the most epic Play-Doh and LEGO creations ever made.
Budapest is the home of the biggest LEGO tower ever made. Standing at 114 feet tall, this tower was built with some help from school children in Hungary. They used about 45,000 interlocking LEGO bricks to build the structure. The finishing touch on the very top of the tower is a Rubik’s Cube. Pretty cool, right? Let’s just hope a huge gust of wind doesn’t pass through anytime soon.
German LEGO fanatic Malle Hawking created this epic replica of the USS Harry S. Truman using over 200,000 pieces of LEGO bricks. The ship is almost 15 feet long and weighs over 350 pounds. Malle went all out with his creation by adding some pretty amazing details, such as working electrical lights, moving elevators and radar dishes. The side of the Naval aircraft carrier even includes a half submarine and a gunboat.
LEGO artist Matt De Lanoy brought “The Simpsons” hometown of Springfield to life with the help of over 500,000 LEGO bricks. Matt’s creation includes some of the city’s most popular landmarks, including Moe’s Tavern, the town hall, Krusty Burger, the Kwik-E-Mart, the nuclear power plant, and the Simpson’s family home. If you look closely inside some of the structures, you may even catch a glimpse of a few of the show’s most popular characters.
At first glance, this may appear to be a real space shuttle. But if you look closely, you will see that this spacecraft was actually created using 65,000 LEGO bricks. It took two Japanese LEGO enthusiasts 1,590 hours to recreate the shuttle. They made sure this LEGO sculpture was as realistic as possible, and it includes flashing lights, rocket booster sound effects, a command center, and a red countdown button.
Harry Potter fans take a look at this! A woman named Alice Finch of Seattle, Washington created this amazing replica Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry using over 400,000 LEGO bricks. Alice paid close attention to every single detail and architectural element of the school to recreate the entire layout. It took her almost a year to finish, but it was definitely worth it. Alice’s creation earned her two awards at the 2012 BrickCon LEGO convention.