Lego has always been a fun activity for kids of all ages, this is because it provides endless opportunities for kids to use their imagination and creativity to build whatever they want. With Easter Legos, kids can create anything they can imagine, from simple structures to complex, multi-level buildings. Here is a step-by-step guide to how to build a Lego Easter Tomb.
Lego-building activities such as building an Easter tomb using LEGO bricks can be an educational activity that also helps tell the story of Easter. An Easter tomb is a true portrait of what Easter is really about.
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How to Build a Lego Easter Tomb?
Building with Lego also requires kids to think critically and solve problems. They need to figure out how to fit the pieces together to make their creations stable and functional. Building a Lego Easter Tomb can be a fun and meaningful activity this Easter season.
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Supplies needed to Build Easter Legos:
Various leaves, vines, flowers, and/or 1×1 round plates to decorate the garden tomb
For the Easter tomb:
1 white 6×8 plate
1 white 2×6 plate
3 white 1×6 bricks
4 white 1×4 bricks
5 white 1×3 bricks
7 white 1×2 bricks
1 white 1×1 brick
1 white 1x2x2 brick
1 yellow 1×2 brick
Legos needed to make the Stone:
1 white 2×2 round brick
4 white 2X2 with inside and out bow
1 white 4×4 round plate
How to Build an Empty Tomb?
You can lay everything out on a flat and clean surface first before starting the activity. So that you can check if all of the parts are complete along with the green baseplate.
You can start by building the archway of the tomb by using (2) 1 x 2 white Lego bricks and (1) 1×6 white brick with arch
Then you can add square and rectangle white bricks (2 x 2, 2 x 3, 2 x 4, 2 x 5, 2 x 6) to build the walls of the tomb surrounding the arch.
The round bricks can be used to illustrate the stone door that Jesus rolled to the side of the tomb.
Easter Legos Building Ideas
Then you can add more white bricks as layers that can build up the walls of the tomb.
This is optional but you can also start adding the yellow bricks towards the front of the tomb, this could be an added effect to your Lego Easter tomb.
Afterward, you can then use the remaining white bricks to complete the tomb
How to Make a Resurrection Easter Tomb
Voila! You now have your Lego Easter Tomb. You can now design the baseplate to give more life to the surrounding garden.
The Easter Tomb story is the foundation of the Christian religion that recounts the events surrounding the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, as described in the Bible.
According to the Bible, Jesus was crucified by the Romans on a Friday, known as Good Friday. After Jesus’ body was taken down from the cross, it was placed in a tomb owned by a wealthy man named Joseph of Arimathea. Then, a large stone was rolled in front of the entrance to the tomb, and Roman guards were posted to ensure that no one could enter.
On the third day after his death, which is celebrated as Easter Sunday, Jesus’ followers were surprised to discover that the tomb was empty. According to the Bible, Jesus had risen from the dead and appeared to his followers, telling them to spread the good news of his resurrection.
The story of the Easter Tomb is a central tenet of Christian belief, as it is seen as evidence of Jesus’ divine nature and his power over death.
The symbolism in this story is rich and carries deep meaning.
- Tomb – It represents the end of life on earth and the beginning of eternal life.
- Stone – The stone that covers the tomb represents the finality of death. It is a heavy and unmovable object that symbolizes the permanence of death.
- Empty Tomb – The empty tomb symbolizes the resurrection of Jesus. It represents the victory over death and the triumph of life over darkness
This is often depicted in artwork and religious ceremonies during the Easter season. It is a symbol of hope and renewal, representing the triumph of life over death. In various traditions, the Easter Tomb is recreated as a physical representation of this event, such as the building of a temporary tomb or the creation of a miniature Lego Easter Tomb.
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Building a Lego Easter Tomb is a creative and engaging way to celebrate the Easter season and reflect on its significance. By constructing a miniature representation of the tomb, kids and adults can explore the story of Easter and contemplate its meaning in a hands-on way.