Lego Man Jump

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In this activity, learners are challenged to create a parachute using easily sourced materials in order to transport a LEGO figure safely to the ground. Activity includes material suggestions, STEM connection, extension activities and more.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
30 to 45 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$1 - $5 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - adult

Resource Type:


Materials List (per group of students)

  • A variety of household materials that may include:
  • parchment paper, rubber bands, balloons, plastic bags, tin foil
  • Tape
  • yarn/string
  • LEGO Figure (or other similar-weighted object)
  • paper and pencil


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Engineering

Informal Categories

  • Toys
  • Transportation


Access Rights:

  • Free access