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In this activity, learners will put together towers using building bricks, then take the tower apart and challenge themselves to use the same bricks used to build a bridge. This activity explores structure concepts, including how structures can be made of smaller parts. Activity includes step-by-step instructions, extension ideas and STEM connections.

Quick Guide

Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
$10 - $20 per student

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Type:


Materials List (per student)

  • Various sizes of LEGO bricks or similar building bricks. The more the merrier!


  • Physical Sciences
    • Structure and Properties of Matter

Informal Categories

  • Arts and Crafts
  • Model Building
  • Toys


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards:

Access Rights:

  • Free access