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LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential

Part No :45345
Grade K-5
2 Students
Part No :45345
Grade K-5
2 Students
LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential is the cross-curricular STEAM solution for primary education. SPIKE™ Essential engages pupils in hands-on investigation of STEAM concepts while contributing to literacy, math, and social-emotional development. Curriculum-aligned learning units use everyday themes, relatable Minifigures with different personalities and familiar LEGO® building elements to solve problems through storytelling.

What is in the box?

Grade K-5 / 2 Students

This 449-piece set comes with 4 minifigures with their own personalities, who act as storytellers to make problem-solving relatable to all students. Icon- and word-based block coding with simple hardware – including an intelligent 2-port Hub, 2 Small Motors, a Light Matrix, and a Color Sensor – also bring students’ creations to life. The set also includes a colorful selection of familiar and age-appropriate LEGO® bricks, replacement elements, and a durable storage box with color-coded sorting trays to ease the building process and classroom management.Part of the LEGO® Learning System,

Education Resource Information

LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential curriculum units are designed around playful narrative-based problem-solving with relatable themes that can develop young pupils into independent STEAM thinkers.

LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential includes 5 units that focus on national standards for both lower and upper primary grades. Each unit is comprised of seven to eight 45-minute lessons, plus language arts and math extensions for each lesson. This is 50 hours of classroom content in total! During each lesson, pupils brainstorm and develop creative solutions through trial and error while collaborating with their peers.​


Standards-aligned STEAM lessons covering:

• Computational thinking • Design engineering

• Oral communication • Energy, energy transfer, and collision

• Social-emotional development

New LEGO® Education SPIKE™ Essential for Primary School Students