Minecraft: The Four Little Pigs - Structure Activity

Explore the Houses of the Three Little Pigs and Build a Fourth Stronger House!


In this lesson, students will complete a challenge to examine the houses of the three little pigs, and then build a house for a fourth little pig using better, stronger materials that will be more durable against external forces.


  • Learn about the relative strengths of materials, namely hay, wood, or brick.
  • Learn how to judge the strengths of potentially better materials.
  • Learn how certain structures are stronger against certain forces due to their design.

Curriculum Connections Summary

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

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