As my son has gotten older, LEGO activities have taken center stage in much of our play and learning time. Of course, all these awesome LEGO activities include science experiments and STEM challenges too! After all, LEGO is all about building, creating, exploring, and expanding the imagination.

Our LEGO STEM activities are easy to do at home or even at school because we try to use basic bricks or types of bricks you may already have. Our LEGO collection is still growing, so we don’t have everything yet 😉

THE BEST LEGO STEM PROJECTS

LEGO Activities and Play Ideas STEAM challenges

LEGO BUILDING

LEGO is one of the best known toys around, but it’s so much more than a toy if you look closely. LEGO can be used to teach mathematics, science, engineering, and even technology or what’s known as STEM!

What else can LEGO do? LEGO works on developing fine motor skills. Have you seen how small some of those pieces are?

LEGO also inspires kids’ imagination and creativity. It teaches us how to problem solve, and how to use intricate details to make a design come alive.

LEGO STEM

If you take peek at some of our LEGO STEM activities below, they might seem like an unconventional way to use LEGO. We spend a great deal of time free building from a large box, but we also have some inventive ways to play with our bricks and figures too.

Think outside the brick and see how else you can use your LEGO pieces. Build a volcano for a science experiment, carve a pumpkin and make a LEGO scene, or design parachutes for Minifigures and test them out.

LEGO STEM activities can keep everyone busy in so many ways. When you want to take a break from LEGO building, why not try some of our awesome science experiments for something different!

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20 LEGO STEM ACTIVITIES TO TRY 

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LEGO SYMMETRY

Try this fun symmetry challenge! Set up half a baseplate with an abstract image and have your kiddo complete it using the principles of symmetry!

LEGO Hex Bug Maze

Make some simple Hex Bugs Lego habitats with your kids anytime! Can your Hex Bugs navigate through successfully?

LEGO Slime and Glow in The Dark Light Saber Slime

LEGO Zip Line

Lego slime minifigure play activity
LEGO Zip line for kids STEM. Make a homemade LEGO zip line to explore physics with young kids!

LEGO Parachute

LEGO Balloon Car

LEGO American Flag

Lego Minifigure Parachute Coffee Filter Parachute Activity for Kids
Lego American Flag Activity 4th of July Lego Building Idea

LEGO Heart

LEGO Catapult

LEGO Coding

LEGO Hearts STEM Activity Valentine's Day Engineering Project
Learn how to build an easy LEGO catapult using your own LEGO collection. Our catapult building STEM activities also makes a great physics activity for the kids to try! The best LEGO kids activities for kids of all ages to try.
LEGO Computer Coding

LEGO Rubber Band Car

LEGO Leprechaun Trap

LEGO Volcano

LEGO Rubber Band Car Superhero STEM Book Inspired Activity

LEGO Tessellation

LEGO Marble Maze

LEGO Pumpkin

LEGO Tessellation STEAM Math Tiling Puzzle Activity
LEGO Christmas Marble Maze STEAM Christmas Countdown
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LEGO Football

LEGO Skittles

LEGO Minions

Paper Football Game with LEGO Goal Posts Screen Free Activity
Lego Skittles Game
LEGO Minions Made with Basic LEGO Bricks

LEGO Star Wars

LEGO Marble Run

LEGO Math Challenges

LEGO Star Wars Building Ideas Death Star r2d2 Yoda with basic bricks
Build your own lego marble run for a fun and easy STEM activity.
Free LEGO math challenge cards for basic math skills!

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WHICH LEGO STEM ACTIVITIES WILL YOU TRY FIRST?

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STEM projects for kids and STEM ideas to keep kids busy all year! Free printable STEM activities pack.

5 Comments

  1. These are so great. I am loving your website. It’s so full of amazing activities for the kids, and new ways to use our ridiculously huge collection of LEGOs!

  2. LEGO is a great example of informal learning, love these! Thanks for the sharing. You should also check out a subscription educational box called CubbyCase! It is developed by a group of students from Harvard. Full of STEM toys and other educational products.

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