Minecraft: Blocklympics

Explore Blocklympics as it will take place in the form of a fictional Olympic games-style event!


In this lesson, students will learn that Blocklympics is a one-to-five-hour creative introduction to the design of an inclusive, competitive, and fun Olympic games-style event. Students will be challenged with making their games come to life through the creation of inclusive venues, living spaces, and a mascot in the middle of the Athlete’s Village.


  • Understand the importance and benefits of athletic and social competition.
  • Working as a team on individual parts of a much larger challenge to produce an overall exceptional product or experience.
  • Design an inclusive environment accessible for all citizens.
  • Establish a game and communicate its rules and how to determine the winner.

Curriculum Connections Summary

  • Ontario - Science & Technology
  • Quebec - Science
  • New Brunswick - Technology
  • Nova Scotia - Science & Technology
  • Alberta - Science
  • British Columbia - ADST, Science & Language
  • Manitoba - Science
  • Prince Edward Island - Science & Technology
  • Saskatchewan - Language Arts
  • Newfoundland & Labrador - Language Arts
  • Yukon Territories - Follows B.C.'s Curriculum
  • Northwest Territories - Follows Alberta's Curriculum
  • Nunavut - Follows Alberta's Curriculum

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Minecraft: Education Edition
Minecraft: Education Edition

A game-based learning platform that promotes creativity, collaboration, and problem-solving in an immersive digital environment.