Lego LIFE Lesson Plan

Lego Life

By Meghan Montgomery May 2017

Applies To:  Understanding and Participating in Community, Life Skills, Critical Thinking, Creative Expression

Purpose: To better understand the concept of Lego LIFE—a creative new APP designed by Lego


  • To learn the term APP—if unfamiliar to members
  • To download the APP and do a demo of how it works. See link: https://www.lego.com/en-us/life
  • To practice customizing a character, practice Lego challenges, learn more about other Lego fans, etc.

Materials needed:

  • iPad
  • News-2-U Lego Life Story published on May 22, 2017
  • News-2-U Worksheets
  • Coloring and writing implements
  • Lego Life Worksheet
  • Physical Legos if available to make more concrete
  • Interactive White Board—to project if available
  • Access to the Web

Activity Steps

  1. Read the Lego LIFE News-2-U story asking each member to read a page if able and/or willing (Higher Version)
  2. Watch 2 videos on Lego LIFE—see links:
    1. One Person’s Lego LIFE Stop Motion Film—emphasize all the Life Skills happening in this! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9gCvImO9DpQ
    2. From the Lego LIFE website—Press play: https://www.lego.com/en-us/life
  3. Have staff slowly read the Advanced Version of the News-2-U story to reinforce concepts.
  4. Download the APP as a group and do a community demo via projection onto the IWB
  5. See if members have interest in exploring this concept further—why or why not? Tie to social media and alternative community connections. Elaborate.
  6. Do the News-2-U worksheets related to the Lego LIFE story


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