- 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.
- 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.
- Use Lego animals and plants to discuss biology.
- Learn how plastic is made.
- Create a periodic table using Legos to teach chemistry.
- Create mountains and hills using blocks to learn about topology, elevation, soil erosion, etc.
- Learn about weight, lift, thrust, and drag using Lego airplanes.
- Introduce fractions by using the different sizes of Legos to represent parts of a whole.
- Teach geometry using the shapes and sizes of Legos.
- 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.