Build, Deconstruct, Repeat!


This lesson plan is centered around meaningful play with hands-on, creative building activities and experiments to engage preschool-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 3-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for circle time, outside play, and table activities. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare for kindergarten.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival Activity – Spell Your Name With Bricks
  • Circle Time – Types of Building Bricks
  • Building Brick Patterns
  • Outside Play – With Extra-large Building Blocks
  • Imaginative Free Build
  • Center Play – Block Area
  • Reflection
  • Arrival Activity – Number Match
  • Circle Time – Facts About Legos®
  • Building Brick Blueprints
  • Outside Play – Tall Towers
  • Build a Shape
  • Center Play – Block Center
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Create your own “mini-fig”
  • Circle time- LEGOLAND®
  • Brick prints in salt dough
  • Outside play- Cross the bridge
  • Measure with building bricks
  • Center play- Building brick ring toss
  • Reflection
  • Arrival Activity – Ring Toss Game
  • Circle Time – Facts About Volcanos
  • Build a Volcano
  • Outside Play – Shadow Trace
  • Building Brick Maze
  • Center Play – Dramatic Play
  • Reflection
  • Arrival Activity – Draw Your Favorite Activity
  • Circle Time – Share Your Drawing
  • Color Hunt
  • Outside Play – Roll and Build
  • Roll a Tower
  • Center Play – Art Center
  • Reflection