LEGO New Jerusalem


When studying the book of Revelation with your kids, you can have them build a LEGO New Jerusalem. This will help them to visualize what it will be like. It is a city with square walls. So you will build a wall around the city, with three gates on each of the four sides.

A river runs through the city. The river flows from the throne of God. The Tree of Life is also along this river, and its leaves give healing to the nations. All of our tears will be wiped away, and there will be no more crying or pain.


If you look at the bottom LEGO base, you can picture each of the bumps as buildings in the city of God. These would be the mansions that Jesus mentions to His disciples:

Do not let your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. If I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you to Myself, that where I am, there you may be also. -John 14:1-3 NASB

You can also choose to make larger buildings with individual LEGOs, making streets and neighborhoods. You have now completed your LEGO New Jerusalem.

If you would like to make drawings or crafts of the New Jerusalem, here are a few more activities you might enjoy:

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10 Responses to “LEGO New Jerusalem”

  1. Alice Mills says:

    At first I thought Lego had this as one of their kits! What a great way to make this accessible to kids! Shared on google+.

  2. Melissa says:

    What a neat way to get your kids involved and help the visual and hand’s on learners to understand!

  3. What a neat idea! I love how legos can be used as an educational tool.

  4. Amy says:

    This is a great idea. Kids love to play with Legos, so why not make it applicable to the Word of God. Thanks for sharing. – Amy

  5. Kristi says:

    How fun! I’d never thought about having kids build scenes from the Bible using Legos!

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