As any legit LEGO lover knows, if you can dream it you can build it. For proof, all you need to do is check out our roundup of brick-tastic LEGO builds found in the U.S. and beyond. From a full-scale Star Wars X-Fighter to a ginormous dragon in a lake, these crazy creations are enough to inspire all kinds of architectural masterpieces.

T-Rex

How terrific is this T-Rex? It’s yet another highlight of The Art of the Brick exhibition and clocks in at 80,000 LEGO pieces and a 20 foot length. Ol’ Rex also took an entire summer to build, each bone pieced together bit by bit. Talk about a LEGO creation for the history books!

photo: Simon Q via flickr

Which of these would inspire your LEGO-crazy kids to start building a masterpiece of their own?

— Abigail Matsumoto