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School Field Trips

LEGOLAND® Discovery Center has collaborated with LEGO® Education to provide unique, hands-on learning experiences.

Pre-booked school groups of 15 or more receive special discounts when they visit LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Michigan!

PRE-SCHOOLS

Our Pre-school program taps in to 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.

After completing the NEW LEGO Education workshops, children can put their newfound knowledge in to action around the center using the specially developed, unique worksheets and resources available for download.

  Door Price School Price Free Chaperone / Teacher Tickets
Workshop + Admission
Choose from two age-appropriate workshops
Must be prebooked $13.00 1 per 5 students
Admission Only
Pre-K through 6th grade
Must be prebooked $10.00 1 per 5 students
Additional Chaperone / Teacher Tickets Must be prebooked $10.00 N/A

Call 866-622-0605 to book your field trip today!

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: Story Tales Set
  • 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
  • Standards Addressed: NGSS: K-2-ETS1-1; K-2-ETS1-2; K-2-ETS1-3 and 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.

  Door Price School Price Free Teacher / Chaperone Tickets
Workshop + Admission
Choose from four grade-appropriate workshops
 Must be prebooked $13.00 1 per 5 students
Admission Only
Pre-K through 6th grade
 Must be prebooked $10.00 1 per 5 students
Additional Teachers / Chaperones  Must be prebooked $10.00 N/A

Call 866-622-0605 to book your field trip today!

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
  • 30 minutes
  • Up to 30 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

  • Grades: 2nd - 3rd
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 30 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

  • Grades: 2nd - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: English Language Arts
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 30 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

  • Grades: 4th - 6th
  • Subjects Covered: Engineering, Design, Mathematics, Listening and Speaking
  • 30 minutes 
  • Up to 30 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 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.

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.

We offer teacher preview visits to help you plan your school visit. Come and familiarize yourself with the attraction and ask our staff any questions you may have. Please contact us at 866-622-0605 or email us at Michigan@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com to schedule your preview visit in advance.

INQUIRY FORM

Please note: This form does not book your field trip. Instead, it sends us your contact information and we will reach out within 3 business days to make your reservation.


Email: Michigan@LEGOLANDDiscoveryCenter.com
Phone: 866-622-0605