Lego Challenge- Make Something That Floats

Every Tuesday of 2016, I will share with you our Lego Challenge of the day. We invite you to join us and participate in the challenge with my family. Share your photos and comments with us so we can have fun together!

For today’s Lego challenge, I decided to do something a bit different than usual. This is what we did…

make something that floats

Each child started with an empty cup and had to scoop up some random blocks.  They could only work with the Legos in their cup for this challenge. They had 2 scoops each.


Using a minimum of 20 Lego pieces, they needed to build something, anything, that floats.


Once everyone was finished building, we tested them in the bathroom sink to see if they could float. Check and see how well they did…




We have 3 floaters and 3 happy kids. They did well!

Have fun with today’s Lego challenge.


22 thoughts on “Lego Challenge- Make Something That Floats

      1. hmm since I am not sure how to do that, maybe I will swap this weeks,”homeschooling post” and write and “Inspired by Lego Challenge- Make Something That Floats” I’ll link to this post, if that works for you? Ill let them know to sign up to follow you by email so they won’t miss the Tuesday challenges. Also I shared on Facebook because you are awesome. If this is a no go, trust me I understand, just let me know 🙂 Thanks!


  1. This was fun, Isabelle! Thank you for posting about this! My kids LOVE Legos and they were very excited to have a Lego challenge. 🙂


  2. Hey! I posted today,here’s the link in case you haven’t switched over to the new blog yet 🙂 Thank you so much for your permission to link to this page, we had a lot of fun. Looking forward to see what you have next week. Looks like you have a bit of interest, or a link up party on your hands 🙂 🙂

    Thanks again, have a great day!

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