LEGO Movie Maker with Build to Express

LEGO Movie Maker with Build to Express

Author: Samantha Arnone

-Students will take pictures and record and audio file to create a movie.

-Students will use Build to Express kits to assist in the creation of the movie.

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This project is going to be around using an app called LEGO Movie Maker. This app is used to create short movies using pictures, audio and other effects. To create this video you will need an iPad with the LEGO Movie Maker app as well as Build to Express LEGO kits. The iPad will be used to take all the pictures and put the movie together. The Build to Express kits is full of LEGO bricks. The kits will be used to create a physical representation of a short story written. This story will be written with a beginning, middle and an end. This story can be written about anything you desire as long as grade level vocabulary words are used throughout the story. This is a great way to be creative and physically see a story you create.

Step 1 – Download LEGO Movie Maker app to iPad.

Step 2 – Watch tutorial video below to assist in learning to use the app.

Step 3 – Below the tutorial video is an example of a movie created using the app.

Step 4 – Brainstorm ideas and create a story using vocabulary words.

Hints - Make sure vocabulary words are on grade level and look at rubric, which is at the bottom of this page.

LEGO Movie Maker Tutorial

This video is a great tool on how to use the LEGO Movie Maker app. This video has wonderful tips about using the app and will be a helpful resource when creating a video of your own.

LEGO Movie Maker Example Using LEGO Bricks

This is an example of a movie made using the LEGO Movie Maker app.


Below is the rubric for the LEGO Movie Maker Project.

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