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Build the Change (Lego)

Express your hopes and dreams for the future with LEGO® bricks and other creative materials, plus your own imaginatiosn. 'Build the Change' explores really important topics to do with the environment and society. Watch short video clips and build your ideas for change.

Skill Level:

LEGO username is needed to access the tool. It’s simple and free to sign up. Then, here’s all you need to get started:

  • LEGO® bricks and/or other creative materials
  • Time – set aside at least  45 minutes
  • And a bit of space to get creative in!

Recommended for 7-12 year olds

Parents/teachers find out more here:

More downloadable challenge materials and fact sheets are available here:




Bitz and Bob Pin Wheel

In this video Bitz and Bob show you how to make a pinwheel. Watch it spin in the wind!

Scale of the Universe 2

Explore this lovely zoomable interactive to really understand the size of things in the world around you.

Make your own thaumatrope

Make your own thaumatrope - a popular 'optical illusion' toy in the 19th Century