LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago is the perfect destination for a fun, colorful and educational field trip for students Pre-K through 6th Grade. Our exclusive LEGO® educational workshops correspond with Illinois Learning Standards and now Common Core.
School field trips include admission to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center and all the rides and attractions, as well as, a LEGO® Educational Workshop.
School field trips must be booked in advance by submitting a School Registration Form. Pricing, terms, and payment requirements are listed on the form. Space is limited and based on first-come/first serve basis. Suggested registration time is 30+ days prior to the field trip date, but where possible we will do our best to accommodate your group.
Experience what we have to offer:
*Education workshops are not available on weekends, holidays or school days off. Workshops are only available for school fields trips. NOt a school? See group offers for more informtion.
A School Registration Form must be submitted 20 days in advance to secure a school visit. For further questions please use the inquiry form above or contact our group sales office at (847) 592-9708.
Our school workshop classes are designed to correspond with the Illinois State Curriculum to introduce or reinforce classroom concepts. Subjects such as Art, Mathematics and Science come alive in the colorful world of LEGO®.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center Workshops are only available to organized groups.
If you have booked your trip, don't forget to download your Schools Preparation Guide.
Workshops are only available during the school year excluding school holidays.
Recommended Ages: 6-8 years old
Subjects covered: Science and Architecture
The Tall Towers Workshop is intended to introduce young learners to the world of architecture. Students will participate in DUPLO® building challenges intended to teach them the importance of teamwork and communication. Tall Towers provides a classroom setting where participants learn of early elementary science and mathematics. Our instructor will also cover construction principals, natural and man-made structures in their world, and the effects of natural disasters on tall buildings.
For more details on the Tall Towers Workshop, click here.
Recommended Ages: 3-5 years old
Subjects covered: Color and Pattern Recognition and Fine Motor Skills Coordination
Tall Towers Jr. is a hands-on workshop that helps participants learn how to follow directions, recognize shapes and patters, and develop fine motor skills. Participants build LEGO® towers of various shapes, colors, and patterns. A fun, hands-on way to introduce young learners to classroom instruction.
Recommended Ages: 9-12 years old
Subjects covered: Math and Physics
The Race Car Workshop is a fun, hands-on way to get students excited about mathematics and introduce them to elementary physics. Students build LEGO® race cars, race them down our track, collect data and use arithmetic to calculate their car’s performance. Students also learn about the forces that affect their cars and use this information to create lean racing machines.
For more details on the Racecar Workshop, click here.
Recommended Ages: 7-12 years old
Subjects covered: History and Architecture
The Chicago Skyline Workshop is a unique, interactive guided tour through MINILAND Chicago. Participants will learn how the history of Chicago shaped its world-famous skyline. Afterward, students are challenged to think critically about designing a new building for Chicago in a hands-on classroom setting.
For more details on the Chicago Skyline Tour, click here.
Recommended Ages: 7-12 years old
Subjects covered: Art and Mathematics
The Pablo Picasso workshop is a class that introduces participants to the artistic possibilities of LEGO® bricks. Using Pablo Picasso’s Chicago’s Daley Center sculpture as a starting point, students will make their own unique, original LEGO sculptures and will use mathematics to figure out how to create a large scale model of their original sculpture.
For more details on the Pablo Picasso Workshop, click here.
Recommended Ages: 7-12 years old
Subjects covered: Science and Manthmatics
During this workshop, students participate in exciting building challenges intended to introduce learners to the creation of large scale structures with DUPLO® bricks. Students will be encouraged to work as a team and communicate with their fellow classmates to reach a common goal while testing their architectural design to see if their team’s bridge can withstand the weight of additional objects.
For more details on the LEGO® Bridge Workshop, click here,
LEGOLAND® Discovery Center invites Homeschool families to take advantge of our LEGO® Educational experience.
*Homeschool rates are not valid on holidays, weekends, school days off or winter/spring breaks.
How it works:
Homeschool Group Bookings:
If you are interested in booking a homeschool group of 10 or more paying guests, you do qualify to register as a School and can schedule an education workshop with your visit. You may complete a booking by using the School Registration Form. Please keep in mind when booking as a school you must abide by all school booking terms and condiditions listed on the registration form.
Can’t make it to LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago? Then we’ll come to you! Our goal is to provide you with a fun-filled memorable experience.
Outreach Programs last 1 hour and accommodates up to 30 children. Participants will work in groups of 2 – 4 children.
Programs are available for the following organizations:
This hands-on workshop helps children learn how to follow directions, recognize shapes and patterns and develop fine motor skills. Children will build LEGO® towers of various shapes, colors and patterns.
Learn the artistic ability of LEGO bricks. Participants will make their own unique LEGO sculpture and will use mathematics to figure out how to create and build a large-scale model of their original sculpture.
Participants will work in teams to reach a common goal while testing their architectural design to see if their team’s LEGO bridge can withstand the weight of additional objects.
Participants will build a series of LEGO race cars, race them on a track, collect data and find out how fast their creation went.
|30 person Workshop (1 hour)||$275|
|Additional Workshops booked on same day (1 hour)||$175|
|Free Child Admission Coupon||FREE - 1 for each participant|
Outreach programs are available within a 30 mile radius of LEGOLAND Discovery Center and/or within about a 1 hour drive time.
LEGOLAND Discovery Center offers a free educational workshop with every school visit. Each workshop lasts 45 minutes and can accommodate 25 students at a time.
Yes! Enjoy a LEGO® workshop from your own classroom. See our Outreach Programs for more details.
We will provide you with a Preparation Guide to assure you are ready for your visit.
Please request a reservation by submitting a School Registration Form. A representative from our offices will contact you to confirm your requested date.
We require one chaperone for every 5 paying students.
The group sales office at LEGOLAND Discovery Center Chicago will try to schedule your trip and workshop for the first chosen date. If that date is not available, they will move to your second choice. You will receive a confirmation via email informing you of your date, arrival time and workshop or lunch times.
A 50% deposit is required 14 days before your field trip. Final payment is due on the day of the field trip. If you wish to pay for the whole trip in advance you may.
Schools have up to 3 hours in the center.
Buses can pull up to the front doors. We ask that only the group leader come inside to give a final head count and final payment to LDC staff. Once this is taken care of children can enter the center.
Buses can park in the east end of the parking lot or by Dicks Sporting Goods store. Parking is free.
Students booked for the Value Package will be guaranteed a lunch space. If you do not have a lunch booked though LDC and are brown-bagging it, café seating is on a first-com/first-served basis. All adult chaperones are responsible for their own lunch purchases from the café.
To check availability, or book your trip, please call 847-592-9708 or use our Inquiry form above.
Should you have any further questions at all, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org, our schools representative.
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Call us on 847-592-9700