Games & Challenges
This is a fast-paced and fun team event. Which team can complete the most challenges and score the most points? Not a master builder yet? That's okay, because explaining each build to the judges is key—we love hearing the stories behind LEGO creations! This session is easily adapted for any age group and topic of study.
Age range: 5-13+ years old
Session Length: 60 minutes
Price: $5.50 per child per hour (Minimum $70 per hour) + GST
Capacity: Up to 50 children
- - Storytelling is a form of art and an important skill.
- - Thinking creatively and flexibly can help achieve goals together.
- Teamwork is an efficient way to increase speed and productivity.
In small teams or pairs, your class competes to finish the most challenges, earning points for each successful build - provided they can deliver a sensational story about their creation to the judges! Involves plenty of teamwork, imagination, and verbal communication.
We are learning to:
- - Work together to follow instructions
- - Think creatively
- - Tell interesting stories
- - Create recognisable sculptures from LEGO
Nature of Science: Communicating in Science (Levels 1-2)
- Build their language and develop their understanding of the many ways the natural world can be represented. (1-2)
Visual Arts: Communicating and Interpreting (Levels 1-3)
- Share the ideas, feelings, and stories communicated by their own and others’ objects and images. (1-2)
- Describe the ideas their own and others’ objects and images communicate. (3)
Speaking, Writing and Presenting: Ideas (Levels 1-4)
- Form and express ideas on a range of topics. (1)
- Select, form, and express ideas on a range of topics. (2)
- Select, form, and communicate ideas on a range of topics. (3)
- Select, develop, and communicate ideas on a range of topics. (4)
Speaking, Writing and Presenting: Purposes and Audiences (Levels 1-4)
- Recognise how to shape texts for a purpose and an audience. (1)
- Show some understanding of how to shape texts for different purposes and audiences. (2)
- Show a developing understanding of how to shape texts for different purposes and audiences. (3)
- Show an increasing understanding of how to shape texts for different purposes and audiences. (4)
- Creative and flexible thinking is encouraged to help each team develop interesting and convincing stories to accompany each challenge.
- Using language, symbols and text:
- Oral delivery of a creative story earns each team their points. Students must follow written instructions in each challenge.
- Managing Self:
- Students manage their own behaviour in a small group setting, and appropriately during their visit to a public library space.
- Relating to Others:
- Students are encouraged to consider what others will find entertaining and interesting when developing a story to accompany their build.
- Participating and contributing:
- Teams work collaboratively on challenges, and are encouraged to develop an accompanying story together.
More resources are coming soon, but in the meantime why not check out our free worksheets?