All About the Challenge

Variety Kids Challenge

The Variety Kids Challenge was the coolest comp in town during 2020’s COVID-19 lockdown! Legends of LEGO Masters Australia, Maddy and Jimmy set the kids of Australia a weekly challenge to build from LEGO at home. Once complete, kids uploaded pics of their creations to their Variety Kids Challenge Profiles for a shot at some awesome prizes.

We had dream pets, dream homes, a Variety Bash Car and even Maddy and Jimmy themselves recreated in LEGO by kids from across the country! The best and most creative build of the week picked up some sweet LEGO prizes, plus heaps of kids also chose to fundraise for Variety – the Children’s Charity too.

Thanks to everyone’s efforts, we managed to raise over $12,000 for Aussie kids in need! How awesome is that?! 

Maddy and Jimmy 

A big thanks to the wonderful Maddy Tyers and Jimmy Eaton for lending their talents and time to the Variety Kids Challenge!

You can follow Maddy & Jimmy on Instagram at @maddytyers and @jimmyjameseaton, check out their website (, like their Maddy and Jimmy Facebook Page or subscribe to their Youtube Channel for lots of LEGO tips, tricks and hacks (plus a little extra fun too)!

The Cause

Variety – the Children’s Charity believe all kids deserve a fair go. So we help kids who are sick, disadvantaged and have special needs by delivering support in four key ways.

We grant a range of equipment – such as wheelchairs or all-abilities playgrounds - to provide practical help to kids, schools and organisations in need. We run programs to educate & empower kids in need. We give scholarships to encourage the talents of kids living with disadvantage or disability. We hold special events to bring joy & engage kids in need and their

If you want to kick this challenge up a notch, you can also choose to fundraise for Victorian kids in need by sharing your Variety Kids Challenge profile and asking friends and family to consider making a donation. Plus, you can also share it on social media to let everyone know how you’re making a difference!


All funds raised in the Variety Kids Challenge help kids in need get the assistance and support they require to live, laugh and learn. Whether it was $1 or $100, we are truly thankful to all who participated and their supporters. You guys ROCK!

Raised so far


Our Goal


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Variety Kids Challenge
With LEGO Master legends Maddy and Jimmy