FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (IRL/UK) Watch video

Lead a hands-on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) programme in your school or community for 6-9 year-olds.

The Programme

FIRST® LEGO® League shows young people what it means to be an engineer and work with STEM skills and subjects, but focuses on practical, hands-on learning, so they are doing, not watching. FIRST® LEGO® League Explore is designed for 6-9 year-olds and it's an exciting, non-competitive STEM challenge that rapidly develops teamwork, design, programming, digital and communi...

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The Programme

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There is no funding available for this idea in Denmark, but these resources will still help to make your project happen!

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"There are no words that can express my appreciation for what this programme has done for the children involved. It is for me without doubt of huge value to UK and Irish education. I often tell the students that there are days that stay with you a...

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FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (IRL/UK)
Neil Corrigan
Team Coach and Teacher

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Great for

  • School teachers or someone who works with children
  • Someone looking for ways to engage kids in STEM
  • Someone working with 6-9 year-olds

FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (IRL/UK) project essentials

5 Step Guide

  • Register for your Class Pack with the IET
  • Purchase 5 x LEGO® Education SPIKE Essential sets
  • Visit the IET and Learnit resources pages
  • Receive kit and read through Team Meeting Guide
  • Run your first session!


Suggested: This can be done during curriculum time in 1 lesson per week.


More information on how to get started and any resources shared by the FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (IRL/UK)

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Meet the Social Innovator

"Welcome to FIRST® LEGO® League on ChangeX. FIRST® LEGO® League introduces science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) to children ages 4-16 through fun, exciting hands-on learning. Our three divisions inspire young people to experiment and grow their critical thinking, coding, and design skills through hands-on STEM learning and robotics."

Demi Cornell, Institution of Engineering and Technology FIRST® LEGO® League Programme Manager

1024 FIRST® LEGO® League Explore (IRL/UK) projects have already been started

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