LEGOs are one of the best ways to express yourself and allow your children to grow creatively. While adults like to collect and preserve, children like to create and destroy with equal abandon. So whether you’re looking for decor or toys for your home, LEGO animals promise to deliver. In either case it’s a fun way to spend an afternoon, at least!

”With a bucket of LEGOs, you can tell any story. You can build an airplane or a dragon or a pirate ship - it's whatever you can imagine.” - Christopher Miller

The Rainforest

Colorful tropical birds made from LEGOs
Some assembly required, that's half the fun! Source: Amazon

There are many animals from the rainforest you can craft, as long as you have the right colored pieces. Not only that, but the exotic nature of rainforest creatures provide some eye-popping examples of colorful decor around the home. Here are some examples of different LEGO animals minifigures that you can craft around the home or in the playroom:

  • Frogs
  • Parrots
  • Tigers
  • Gorilla
  • Alligators
  • Zebras
  • Leopards
  • Cheetahs
  • Sloths
  • Toucana
  • Monkeys

Make Your Own Animals!

Simple can sometimes be better
Sometimes only a few pieces are needed. Source: Instructables

The beauty of having building blocks as toys is that you can come up with many different creations. With that in mind, create your own animals with construction toys and customize your own plastic zoo! Here’s a tutorial on how to build 15 animals; choose the ones that catch your eye! On the list, you’ll find the tutorial for a:

  • Duck
  • Dragon
  • Elephant
  • Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Roadrunner
  • Penguin
  • Shark
  • And many others!

Easter Animals

Another unique LEGO brand toy
Buy the kit now at Amazon! Source: Amazon

These cute little critters are perfect either for the Easter holidays or just to have tiny colorful friends around the home. They serve as either decor for the season or simply as toys for your kids, which is the beauty of all LEGO animals sets. There are a few variations, but for the most part bunnies, chicks, and chickens tend to be the most popular Easter choices for spring.

Cat Legos

To the person who really loves cats
For cat lovers and cat homes. Source: Blaze Press

A category all on its own, cat LEGOs are a special brand of decorative toy. Not only do they make superb decor pieces, they also carry a certain charm that other animals just don’t quite seem to have. Of course, they are ever popular with crazy cat ladies. They’re one of the most popular LEGO animals ebay has to offer!

Make Your Own Pets!

Even dogs can come to life with LEGO
No matter what you're into, LEGO has you covered. Source: Frugal fun

Why stop at cats? There are so many other animals friends to be made, figuratively and literally. An assortment of dogs, lizards, birds, and fish can also be your new plastic pets. And go a step further and design a home for them! It’s not everyday that you can make friends this easily.

The Farm Animals

The farm house is a good place to start.
Again, sometimes simple is better. Source: Amazon

It always goes back to the farm, no matter what the medium is when it comes to animals. So why should LEGO animals be any different? It’s super fun to play with chickens, cows, goats and pigs, especially when they’re miniatures and can’t run after you.

Make a Unicorn

Have an imaginary magical fried!
How fun are these two? Source: Frugal fun

Who wouldn’t want their own unicorn buddy? You can build a unicorn easily using these simple steps. Not only are they magical, but they’re very easy to build, as well. Or if you don’t have a horn piece, you can simply make another horse!

Single Pieces

The whole farm came to play
When the entire farm is at the ready. Source: Amazon

Sometimes you just need a little decor… for the LEGO structure you were building! When the animal is more a part of the background than an actual piece you’re working on, LEGOs have a great deal of selection to work with. Whether it be bats, crocodiles, or lobsters, there will always be a LEGO piece for you. Create your own zoo!

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