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School Field Trips

Inspire your students' imaginations with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO® bricks.

LEGO Education Workshops are now available for an additional $3 per child!

PRE-SCHOOLS

LEGO® play taps into young children's innate desire to explore, investigate and learn.

See your pre-schoolers imagine, create and explore whole new worlds with oversize LEGO bricks designed to fit perfectly in small hands.

We believe that playing is the best way to learn for pre-schoolers and LEGOLAND Discovery Centers are the ultimate LEGO classroom.

Bookings are now available for a self-guided experience and LEGO Education workshops are now available!

  • School Group Rate: $10.00
  • Add on a LEGO Education Workshop for $3 per student (workshop details below)
  • Receive 1 free chaperone for every 5 paying children.
  • Please note- outside food and beverage is not permitted inside the Center. 
  • Reservations and payments are required a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
  • Please fill out our online booking form or call us at (866) 841-3659.
  • Questions? Contact us at Philadelphia@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com or by calling (866) 841-3659. Please include your preferred visit date and number of guests
  • School group rates are only available Monday - Friday during regular operating hours.
  • Reservations are required a minimum of 2 weeks in advance

      

LEGO Education workshops

Recommended workshops for the pre-school age group*

SEASONS WORKSHOP

Help your young students learn about the seasons the hands-on way. In this workshop students will build and share what they know about the current season; leading to a discussion on changes in weather and important seasonal activities and events. 

More Information

  • Grade Level: Pre-school
  • Subjects Covered: Science, Speaking and Listening
  • Materials Used: StoryTales Set
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed:

  • CCSS: SL.1.1.B; SL.1.4; SL.1.6

SPINNING TOPS WORKSHOP

In this exciting 30 minute workshop students build LEGO spinning tops, collect data on whose spinning top spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance. 

More Information

  • Grade Level: Kindergarten
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Early Simple Machines III Set
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed: 

  • NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3
  • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS

HANDS – ON LEARNING

Inspire your students imaginations with educational play that harnesses the limitless creative possibilities of LEGO® bricks.

LEGOLAND Discovery Centers offer hands-on learning across the curriculum, including science, mathematics, language arts, technology, and engineering design, while building and reinforcing Collaboration, Communication, Creativity, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving.

Our centers facilitate learning through interactive experiences to promote deeper engagement with the subject matter. 

Bookings are now available for a self-guided experience and LEGO Education workshops are now available!

  • School Group Rate: $10.00
  • Add on a LEGO Education Workshop for $3 per student (workshop details below)
  • Receive 1 free chaperone for every 5 paying children.
  • Please note- outside food and beverage is not permitted inside the Center. 
  • Reservations and payments are required a minimum of 2 weeks in advance.
  • Please fill out our online booking form or call us at (866) 841-3659.
  • Questions? Contact us at Philadelphia@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com or by calling (866) 841-3659. Please include your preferred visit date and number of guests
  • School group rates are only available Monday - Friday during regular operating hours.
  • Reservations are required a minimum of 2 weeks in advance

    

lego education workshops

Recommended workshops for the elementary age groups*

SPINNING TOPS WORKSHOP 

In this exciting 30 minute workshop students build LEGO spinning tops, collect data on whose spinning top spins the longest, while also learning about the forces that affect their tops performance.

MORE INFORMATION

 

  • Grade Level: 1st Grade
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Early Simple Machines III Set
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed:

  • NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3
  • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

SPIN THE GEARS WORKSHOP

Gears, gears, gears! In this workshop students will build a series of models and experiment with gears exploring the difference between drive vs. driven gears, clockwise vs. counter clockwise, and discovering the concepts of effort and force.

MORE INFORMATION

 

  • Grade Levels: 2nd - 3rd
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • Materials Used: Simple Machines Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed:

  • NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3
  • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2

WHAT A GREAT EXPERIENCE!

In this workshop students will recount an experience they had, literally building their characters, setting, and plot using LEGO elements. They will also write about their experience using their model as a visual referencing tool and share their story with others. 

MORE INFORMATION

 

  • Grade Levels: 2nd - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: English Language Arts
  • Materials Used: StoryStarter Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed:

  • CCSS: SL.CCR.4; SL.CCR.6; L.5.1.c; L.CCR.1

MERRY-GO-ROUND WORKSHOP

This workshop provides a fun, hand-on way to get students excited about engineering, design, and mathematics. Students build a LEGO merry-go-round to explore gear ratios then experiment with gear trains to see which combination enables their ride to spin the fastest.

MORE INFORMATION

 

  • Grade Levels: 4th - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking
  • Materials Used: Simple Machines Set
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 20 students per workshop

Standards Addressed:

  • NGSS: 3-5-ETS1-2; 3-5-ETS1-3
  • CCSS: SL.CCR.1; SL.CCR.2 

ABOUT LEGO EDUCATION

LEGOLAND® Discovery Centers and LEGO® Education work in partnership to deliver high quality educational experiences that will prepare today’s students for tomorrow’s world. Now educators can discover the learning philosophy of LEGO Education in the thrilling atmosphere of LEGOLAND Discovery Centers, offering a wonderful balance of learning and fun.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center Philadelphia now offers LEGO Education Workshops as an add-on to your visit!

WHAT WE OFFER TEACHERS

We offer teachers well-designed, age appropriate school trips that support educational curriculum standards.

  • All LEGOLAND Discovery Center workshops integrate hands-on materials and activities designed by LEGO Education in collaboration with real-world educators
  • Meet current education standards bringing math, science, engineering, and language arts to life
  • Develop 21st century learning skills of communication, collaboration, critical-thinking, and problem solving

We are thrilled to offer special rates for groups affiliated with educational institutions.

INQUIRY FORM

Please note: this does not book your trip. It sends us your information so we can follow-up to complete your booking.

Email: Philadelphia@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com
Phone: 866-841-3659 (*this number is only for school/group bookings. You can not purchase single same day tickets by calling this number.)