Ready to build LEGO spaceships? This great book Incredible LEGO Creations From Space with Bricks You Already Have inspired us to try out hand at building LEGO spaceships. The best thing is, this book and tutorial is easy enough kids can make their very own LEGO spaceships making this not only a fun space craft, but a STEM activity that can promote pretend play as well.

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These mini Pocket-sized spaceships are so easy to make.

LEGO Spaceships

Spaceships, rovers, aliens, and more — these incredible LEGO creations from space can be made with bricks you already own! If your kid is LEGO obsessed, you need this book. It’s not only a great guide to building super cool things, it’s a great guide to building super cool things FROM SPACE.

You’ll find step-by-step directions on how to make everything from space cruisers to transporters to simulators for astronaut training. And the coolest part is that each tutorial uses common LEGO bricks so you can easily build the creations for yourself.

Don’t have a ton of LEGO bricks? No problem. The book guides you through the creative process of making your own spaceships, so you can use what you already have and don’t need to go out and buy a ton!

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Related: Have you ever wondered how LEGO blocks are made?

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Let’s build spaceships from the book Incredible LEGO Creations From Space with Bricks You Already Have!

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LEGO Spaceships: Mini Pocket Sized Ships

We decided to make the Pocket-Sized Mini Ships from the book, which seemed like a good place to start. These LEGO spaceships don’t require a lot of bricks, and the book gives you some basic designs that you can embellish or change and make your own!

We made the Starcruiser following the step-by-step directions, then used what we learned to create our own mini LEGO spaceship!

Supplies Needed TO Build A LEGO SpaceShip:

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Here are all the LEGO pieces you need.

Here’s what you need to build a LEGO Spaceship:

  • 3 — 1 x 1 black bricks with studs on 4 sides
  • 2 — 1 x 1 black round plates
  • 2 — 1 x 2 black plates with a handle on the side
  • 4 — 1 x 1 dark gray round plates
  • 1 — 2 x 2 translucent red dish
  • 2 — 1 x 6 medium azure plates
  • 1 — 1 x 4 red plate
  • 1 — 1 x 4 red tile
  • 1 — 1 x 1 red tile
  • 3 — 1 x 2 red slopes with four slots
  • 1 — 1 x 3 red curved slope
  • 2 — 4 x 4 light gray wedge plates, cut corners
  • 2 — 1 x 2 light gray plates with two clips on the side
  • 2 — 1 x 6 light gray plates
  • 1 — 1 x 1 translucent red plate
  • 1 — 1 x 1 translucent yellow slope, 30 degree
  • 1 — 1 x 1 translucent red round plate

Learning How To Make A LEGO Spaceship

Unfortunately the video we had previously is no longer available showing you how to build these particular LEGO spaceships. However, all the directions are available inside the book: Incredible LEGO Creations From Space with Bricks Your Already Have.

But don’t worry! We have other great LEGO spaceships you can build!

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The video may not be available, but there are plenty of other LEGO spaceship tutorials to follow.

Best LEGO Spaceships For Kids To Build and Play With

Now that you know the basics, try making a ship on your own. 

Our Favorite LEGO Spaceship Sets

While building spaceships with the LEGO pieces you have is easiest. We also have some great spaceship sets you can get! Perfect for decorating the room of someone who loves space as much as we do! When you’re done, you can put these spaceships somewhere everyone will see them!

Get Your Copy Of Incredible LEGO Creations From Space Today!

This simple project is just one example of the awesome tutorials found in Incredible LEGO Creations from Space. You can purchase Incredible LEGO Creations from Space with Bricks You Already Have on Amazon and at bookstores today!

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How did your LEGO spaceship turn out?

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