Education

About FIRST® LEGO® League Explore

FIRST® LEGO® League Explore is an exciting STEM programme for 6–9-year-olds which rapidly develops teamwork, design, programming, and communication skills.

It makes children feel proud of what they have achieved – encouraging them to continue engaging with STEM.

Working in teams of up to six, FIRST® LEGO® League Explore can be delivered in two ways:

Curricular or extra-curricular

Teams work towards attending a regional festival event along with other teams to share their accomplishments.

Go to Join a Festival near you!

Kit provided

  • 1 x Explore Set (box of LEGO® based around the annual theme)
  • 6 x Engineering Notebooks (one for each child)
  • 1 x Team Meeting Guide (for the coach)

Within the curriculum with Explore Class Pack

Explore Class Pack engages a whole class, with an in-school festival to celebrate their achievements.

Go to About FIRST LEGO League Explore Class Pack

Kit provided

  • 1 x Explore set per team (box of LEGO® based around the annual theme - maximum of 8)
  • 2 x Team Meeting Guide (for the coach)
  • 1 x Engineering Notebook per child
  • 1 x LEGO medal per child
  • 1 x Digital certificate per child
  • Digital class pack guide

“I have found the introduction of FIRST® LEGO® League Explore into our schools extremely beneficial in terms of embedding the necessary skills earlier in the key stages.

"Not only does it promote the skills needed to build and program, it encourages the essential skills of independent learning, critical thinking and team work. FIRST® LEGO® League Explore provides a safe environment to explore these skills without fear of failure or the pressure of attaining a result.”

Fran Ward, FIRST® LEGO® League Explore Host

“Excellent programme, brilliant engagement with students and can be such a confidence booster for students.

"Creativity, resilience, and coding skills all learnt through LEGO®.

"I really hope that more schools specifically with disadvantaged students engage in such activities.”

Saman Jawad Qarni (NMSEY Hub)