it works for everything movable but lego is a good example.
it is easy once you get into the hang of it.
Step 1: Plan
make a storyboard if you are doing a long story. Also you might want to plan what sound effects you want
Step 2: 2.make Some Props and Charicters
here are some things I recommend
Step 3: The Animation
all you do is move, take picture, move, take picture, move, take picture, and so on
Step 4: Effects
using cotton thread you can do a flying effect by tying the cotton thread over the prop or minifigure and hold the other end up. simple as that!
using paint or another photo editing software you can add bullets, plasma and much more
Step 5: Making Pictures Into Animation
what I use is windows movie maker so I am going to tell you how to do it with windows movie maker.
first open your photos (can have effects on).
second highlight all your photos and go on tools, options, advanced, picture duration, 0.125 or 0.250 and press ok.
third put them in (in order).
fourth add sound (if needbe).
fifth your done!.
I have done 2 test movies.