Digital Building Bricks Summer Build and Count Challenge

Ten fun and engaging EDITABLE summer-themed digital building bricks challenges for distance learning with Google Slides and Google Classroom.

Students can practice skills such as

  • copying & pasting,
  • dragging & dropping,
  • typing in text boxes,
  • and counting.

in a super-engaging way.

You can even add your own learning content because all of the text and the colored rectangles are easily editable in Google Slides.

Pinnable image for Digital Building Bricks Summer Challenge. At the top, it says Digital Building Bricks in black on a yellow background and Summer in rainbow colors. In the middle of the image, there's a laptop screen showing one slide from the build and count challenges. At the bottom, it says For Google Slides in white on a blue background.

Button that leads to the product in the Simple Fun for Kids shop. It says Get it here! in a script font in black and displays an icon with the SFFK shop logo. The button is white and has an orange border.

Easy to use:

  • Make copies for yourself to easily choose which images to assign and which ones to omit.
  • Edit all of the text and the colored rectangles but keep students from interacting with everything except the text boxes and colored building bricks. (Instructions in the file.) Please note that the building bricks templates are flattened with the background and can’t be edited or extracted.
  • Includes consistent visual instructions for required digital skills (copy & paste, drag & drop, click & type).

Mockup of a Google slide from the set of Digital Building Bricks Summer Build and Count Challenges: a prompt to build a watermelon from digital lego bricks. It's displayed on a laptop screen. The laptop is on top of a gray desktop with a yellow cup with yellow pencils next to it. The wall behind the laptop is blue.

Easy to use:

  • Make copies of the file to easily choose which images to assign and which ones to omit.
  • You can edit all of the text and text boxes while keeping students from interacting with anything except the text boxes and colored counting cubes. (Instructions are included in the file.) Please note that the counting cube templates and the tray that holds the counting cubes are flattened with the background and can’t be edited or extracted.
  • The Google Slides document includes consistent visual instructions for required digital skills (drag & drop, click & type) as well as written instructions. These instructions will help students complete the tasks successfully.

An image showing a screenshot of a slide from the digital building bricks summer challenge. There are arrows to certain areas of the image explaining the features of the build and count challenges.

View the preview video below for an explanation of all features and a look at all of the images included.

– Summer drink.

– Palm tree.

– Popsicle.

– Watermelon.

– Pineapple.

– Beach ball.

– Ice cream.

– Sailboat.

– Sunglasses.

– Strawberry.

Button that leads to the product in the Simple Fun for Kids shop. It says Get it here! in a script font in black and displays an icon with the SFFK shop logo. The button is white and has an orange border.

(You can edit the titles to your liking. This resource is also very well suited for converting to different languages or different spellings! Need British or Australian English, German, French, or any other language? No problem, just edit it!)

After purchase, you will receive a PDF file with instructions and a link to click to make a copy of the activity directly in your Google Drive.

Mockup of one slide from the digital building bricks summer set where kids are prompted to build a beach ball from digital building bricks. The slide is displayed on a tablet. The background is a blurry image of a beach and water.

If you like this type of activity, make sure to check out the entire digital building bricks product line!

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