LEGO Movie Maker

LEGO Movie Maker

  1. Students will use their BuildToExpress to share their thinking and ideas. 
  2. Students will be able to build, write and narrate a story. 
  3. Students will use LEGO Movie Maker to take pictures of their BuildToExpress scenes and create a movie. 


Students will watch a tutorial demonstrating how to use LEGO Movie Maker. They will then be presented with a challenge to build something with their kits. After building a scene with their kits, they will take pictures using LEGO Movie Maker to create a stop motion film. After compiling their photos, they will narrate their story using the voice over features. 

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Today we will be learning how to use LEGO Movie Maker with our LEGO BuildToExpress kits. LEGO Movie Maker is an app that allows you to create movies by taking pictures of the scenes that you build. By the end of this lesson you will be able to create a movie by taking pictures of your LEGO scenes. 

Begin by watching this video about how to create your LEGO movie. 


LEGO Movie Maker Tutorial

Your Turn

Now it is your turn to practice!

First, use your BuildToExpress kit to build a LEGO scene that describes one thing you did this summer. 

Next, open LEGO Movie Maker on the iPad and take a picture of your scene. Move your characters step by step, taking a picture each time. 

Create your movie! Make any edits that you would like.