25 Must-Try LEGO Activities

May 12, 2015

Activities for ages 3 to 8.

Little engineers will love these 25 LEGO activities. They’re hands-on, motivating ways to practice math, literacy, engineering… even science! So grab your bucket of bricks and get ready for some serious LEGO learning fun.

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25 Must Try LEGO Activities

Getting Ready

Before jumping in to the LEGO activities (below), the kids grabbed our growing collection of bricks. Although we have a variety of sets, we always seem to pull out DUPLOs most often. They’re not too big for Big Brother (age 6.5) to complain that they’re for babies and not too small for Little Sister (age 3) to swallow them. They’re a win-win!


LEGO Activities

Introduce kids to addition with these awesome LEGO addition cards.

LEGO Addition CardsMake a batch of clever picture puzzles. // I Can Teach My Child


Work on counting, number recognition, addition and subtraction with this colorful LEGO Math Mat.

The LEGO Mat plus fun ways to use it

Stretch kids’ problem solving with a batch of LEGO challenge cards! // The STEM Laboratory


Practice adding and reading color words with these free LEGO Addition Cards. // The STEM Laboratory


Memorize those tricky teens as you Race to Twenty.

LEGO Game: Race to Twenty

Make a fizzing, foaming, erupting volcano. // The STEM Laboratory

What an awesome STEM activity for kids! Make a LEGO volcano that really erupts. So easy to make and it would be perfect for a science fair project.

Build a LEGO balance that really works! // Frugal Fun 4 Boys


Strengthen vocabulary with a fun round of Where’s LEGO Man?

LEGO Game- Can You Build It.jpgBuild a LEGO camping lantern that actually lights up. // LalyMom


Read, build and write sight words. // This Reading Mama


Measure tables, chairs, shoes… everything!

LEGO Game: How Many Legos Long?Whip up a sensory bin for future builders. // Toddler Approved


Stick together LEGO word families.

Lego Word Families - Featured

Work on fractions. // JDaniel4s Mom


Practice number recognition and counting with LEGO towers. // All Our Days


Learn about magnetism with a homemade maze. // Science-Sparks


Study the famous artist Piet Mondrian with some free art printables. // Mama Miss


Piece together some colorful LEGO names.

LEGO Names!!

Design a symmetrical butterfly. // Fun at Home with Kids


Build the numbers 0 to 9. // One Beautiful Home


Practice patterns!

Super fun LEGO pattern cards

Enjoy a fun afternoon of science with a LEGO  ice excavation. // Lemon Lime Adventures


Place the days of the week in order. // 1 Plus 1 Plus 1 Equals 1


Build a LEGO zipline. // Frugal Fun 4 Boys


Work on greater than and less than. // One Perfect Day

Lego-math-gamesAnd create a batch of uppercase letters. {There’s a lowercase set too!} // Wildflower Ramblings


That’s 25 awesome, must-try LEGO activities in all.

More LEGO Fun

Add some motivating STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) to your next LEGO play session with our LEGO Challenge Cards!

Awesome STEM activity for kids! Famous landmark challenge cards!


  1. Heather O.

    These are great tips! I especially love the fraction application. I can’t wait to use it to help kids struggling with fractions.

  2. Erica Fortner

    I love all of these ideas. I will definitely be using these in my classroom. Thank you so much for what you do.

  3. Bukola

    Great work. Thank you very much. This was really helpful.

    • Kimberleigh

      Thanks Bukola,
      I hope you find hours of fun and inspiration!
      Kimberleigh // Happiness Ambassador

  4. Char C.

    So many great ideas to use all of the Legos laying around my house!

    • Kimberleigh

      Thanks, Char!
      I hope you and your kind find hours of fun and inspiration!



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