Day 9: LEGO

LEGO is a universally recognized symbol of childhood.  Children love it – the colors, the mini-fIgures, the sense of accomplishment.  Parents sometimes have a love – hate relationship with it though – the storage, the price of an elaborate set, or stepping on a piece!! But then they see their children’s determination to finish a set and the hours of play time it evokes, and it makes a bit of that pain worth it!

Day 9: LEGO - 31 Days of our Favorite Homeschooling Activities

We have had LEGO in the house for a few years now.  A favorite request at Christmas or birthdays, they now have some traditional kits mixed with specialty sets in their favorite characters and themes. 

Day 9: LEGO - 31 Days of our Favorite Homeschooling Activities

It is a great activity for improving fine motor skills, problem solving and following instructions. Taken a few steps further, LEGO can also be used to discuss fractions, patterns, dimensions and area. 

Is LEGO a favorite activity in your house?  Do you build along with your kids? 

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