Learning with LEGO: Insects

Do you have a LEGO lover who’s into insects as well? Me too! Since co-authoring The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO I’ve realized that these little plastic bricks are a great manipulative for learning about many topics, including insects! In this post I’ve rounded up several hands-on LEGO activities for learning about insects!

Learning about insects can be made fun and hands-on using LEGO!

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Learning with LEGO: Insects

For these projects you will need some basic LEGO bricks and baseplates. Remember, even if you don’t have these exact LEGO® bricks you can always use what you have! Learning will take place anyway! 🙂

LEGO Ant Life Cycle

The LEGO Ant Life Cycle from Stir the Wonder is a brilliant way to teach kids about the science of life cycles.

Exploring Symmetry with LEGO Butterfly from Mama.Papa.Bubba. is a wonderful way for kids to learn about symmetry.

LEGO Bug Hotel
This LEGO Bug Hotel from Stir the Wonder is an awesome way to bring LEGO into nature!

Use this LEGO Monarch Butterfly Life Cycle from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls will be a magnificent addition to your next butterfly unit!

LEGO Insect Anatomy with labels
Hands-on learning about insects is made fun with LEGO Insect Anatomy from Stir the Wonder!

Build a Bug Challenge from Frugal Fun for Boys and Girls is a fun way to get kids engaged in S.T.E.M. thinking!

Exploring Symmetry with a LEGO Firefly from Crafty Kids at Home is an excellent way to teach kids basic geometry.


Are you interested in more learning with LEGO® ideas?

Check out our new book The Unofficial Guide to Learning with LEGO®! In it are over 100 hands-on learning activities from literacy to S.T.E.A.M. using LEGO® bricks!

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