Program Overview

Students get to:

Design and build challenge solutions using LEGO® elements and motorized parts
Apply real-world math and science concepts
Research challenges facing today’s scientists
Learn team-building and presentation skills
Develop Show-Me posters to present their research journey
Build comradery and make new friends
Share ideas and talents
Build self-confidence, knowledge and life skills

FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values

What it offers:

Discovery of the fun in science and technology
Culture of sharing and learning from others
Engagement of kids in meaningful, hands-on experimentation
Mentor role models
Opportunity for fun family activity
Presentation skills development


How it works:

Teams of up to six children ages 6-10 (grades K-4)
Two or more adult coaches or mentors needed to guide the team
New Challenge each year, based on real-world topic
Community-hosted events and official FIRST LEGO League Jr. Expos

Focused on building an interest in science and engineering in children ages 6-10, FIRST® LEGO® League Jr.  is a hands-on program designed to capture young children’s inherent curiosity and direct it toward discovering the possibilities of improving the world around them.  Just like FIRST® LEGO® League, this program features a real-world challenge, to be solved by research, critical thinking and imagination. Guided by adult coaches and the FIRST LEGO League Jr. Core Values, students work with LEGO elements and moving parts to build ideas and concepts and present them for review.



What is FIRST LEGO League Jr.?

What is included with registration:

A LEGO Inspire set to get students started
A fun and interactive engineering notebook for each student
A step-by-step meeting guide for mentors, complete with warm-up activities and multimedia links

*Season passes are available to large groups, allowing these materials to be recycled throughout the year for additional cost savings

What’s the best fit for you?  Explore the cost differences between single teams and season’s passes.

What is it like to coach a FIRST LEGO League Jr. team?

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