Legos

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History

Build historical buildings and learn about the people who created and used them.

Use Lego people to represent different countries interacting with, or fighting against, one another throughout history.

Create ships and trains and carriages and other modes of transportation to discuss how technology and travel have changed throughout time.

English

Create a script for family members to act out a play using Lego characters.

Write a letter to the manufacturers of Lego suggesting a new design or theme. See Write a Letter.

After assembling a castle or house, write a short story using it as the setting.

Science

Biology

Use Lego animals and plants to discuss biology.

Chemistry

Learn how plastic is made.

Create a periodic table using Legos to teach chemistry.

Geology

Create mountains and hills using blocks to learn about topology, elevation, soil erosion, etc.

Physics

Learn about weight, lift, thrust, and drag using Lego airplanes.

Math

Introduce fractions by using the different sizes of Legos to represent parts of a whole.

Geometry

Teach geometry using the shapes and sizes of Legos.

Calculus

Explore differential calculus by plotting Lego curves on a coordinate graph created with blocks.

Art and Creativity

Create custom instructions to help a sibling or friend learn how to assemble something unique.

Build a model version of your home.

Create a Rube Goldberg machine using Legos.



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