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&mdashwe love hearing the stories behind LEGO creations! This session is easily adapted fro 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 team work, 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 understandings 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?