Lego Unit Study



Welcome to our Lego Unit Study!

First head on over to my other blog to check out the links list I put together with lots of FREE Lego learning resources.

There will be continuing updates on this post including free printables and project ideas!

Click this link to download Noah’s Ark Homeschool Academy’s FREE Lego Unit Study Notebooking Pages!

Lego Quests
* Car – build a car using your imagination only (no instructions aloud).

* Monochromatic – The only rule is that it has to be all one color.

* Vessel – Look up the definition for vessel in the dictionary, there are several different meanings for the word, then pick one and start creating!

* Two Dimensional – You can create anything you want as long as it only has the dimensions of height and width.

* Tool – Make a tool that already exists or create a new one.

* Creature – You can build a creature (a non-human living organism) that already exists or one you just discovered. This would make a great extended writing project.

* Collaboration – The only rule this time is that you work with someone else. It can be your whole family or a friend.

* Your Favourite Book – Create anything from your favourite book.

* Maximum Height – Build a vertical structure that has nothing holding it up, and then measure it.

* Spring – Create something that reminds you of Spring.

* Shadow – Create something that would cast a great shadow and then take a picture of only the shadow.

* Mixed Media – Combine your Legos with other objects to create whatever you like.

* Earth Day – Use your imagination to represent Earth Day. Could you invent something new to make the Earth a better place?

* Ancient Monument – Try and recreate an ancient monument, or use one for inspiration.

* Kinetic – Challenge yourself to create something that has at least one moving part.

* Bird House – Design a bird house and maybe even a bird that lives in it.

* Metamorphosis – Can you make a Lego design that transforms from one stage to another? This may be something from real life, or a brand new idea!

* Flags – Replicate a flag design with Legos or make your own flag creation.

* Wrapped Object – Make any Lego creation that you want, then wrap it with another object until no Lego’s are showing.

* Repair or Replace – Improve or fix something in your environment with Legos.

* Buoyancy – Can you create a Lego vessel or structure that actually floats? Keep trying until you get it right!

* Display Your Art – Design something out of Lego that will display your art.

* Cityscape – A cityscape is an urban landscape. This is a great opportunity to study a city, write a report, then build it with Legos!

* Illumination – Creat anything you would like, but have in mind how you will incorporate light into your design.

* Bridge – Make a simple bridge or you could study the engineering behind the bridge building and try to construct a sturdy bridge or make a replica of a famous bridge.

* Playground – Create you dream playground and test it out with your minifigures.

* Archeology – What do you know about archeology? Use what you know or learn about archeology in the building of this Lego Quest.

* Fall Harvest – (This is an alternative Halloween) What reminds you of Fall? Make a list of everything that comes to mind and create a fall scene or just one of the listed items.

* Two Cups of Random Bricks – Create something awesome with 2 cups of random bricks. Remember, you get what you get and you don’t throw a fit.

* Map – Making a map of Legos would make a great geography lesson, or you could even make a treasure map. Another idea would be to study the different types of maps and create a map in each type.

* Holiday Scene – Create a scene or object that reminds you of Christ’s birth and how your family remembers and worships him.

* Coral Reef – Study coral reefs and create one out of Legos.

* Favourite Hymn or Worship Song – Can you create something out of Legos that remind you of the meaning of the song or could convey the meaning to others?

* 30 Pieces – Click the link and use the exact pieces that are described, but in any color you want.

* Maze or Labyrinth – Design you own maze or recreate one.

* Food – Recreate anything that represents something edible.

* Natural Disasters – Read a few books on natural disasters and then create a scene that depicts a natural disaster in action and/or the aftermath.

* Wearable LEGO – Create something out of Lego that can be worn.

* Occupation – Represent a job that you would like to do with Legos.

* Country – Create something that reminds you of your favorite country or of a country you are studying.

* Garden – Read the description of the garden of Eden and create what you imagine it to look like or create any garden you like.

* Aircraft – The sky is the limit! Create the ultimate flying machine (or just a plain old plane)

* 2×2 Bricks Only – Build anything you like as long as you ONLY use 2X2 bricks.

* Surrealism – Create something that couldn’t happen in real life. Think outside the box.

* Self Portrait – Create something in the image of yourself.

* Modern Marvels of Engineering – Engineer a modern man-made marvel.

* Micro-Scale – Make your Lego creation smaller than a normal Lego creation.

* Functional – Make something out of Legos that serves a purpose and is a useful household object.

* Growing – What can you make grow in a tree or in the ground that you create with Legos?

* Macro Scale – Pick a Lego and then use as many Legos as you want to create that Lego on a larger scale. Make a large replica of a Lego.

* Olympic Event – Recreate your favourite Olympic event or sport with Legos.