LEGO has been used as the building blocks for our imaginations since the 1950s. It is the preferred toy as it is believed to promote creativity, encourage you to use your fine motor skills, and LEGO is considered as a highly educational toy.
There are many reasons to play with LEGO, no matter what your age. But being fun as well as educational is one of the most appealing reasons to choose LEGO as your or your child’s next toy.
From developing important fine motor skills in small children’s hands, to teaching them colours or developing your spatial reasoning skills, LEGO has many educational uses and benefits. Most doctors, teachers, parents, and specialists agree that kids learn best through play. LEGO appeals to kids’ natural curiosity, teaching them without them even realising it. As they pick them up and figure out how to use them, they use all their senses. LEGO also introduces kids to STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) in a way they can easily relate to and enjoy.
The popular building bricks have come a long way since the company was started back in 1949. Since then you’re able to get so many different LEGO blocks and sets, that they can truly be enjoyed by everyone in the family. What makes the diversity of LEGO’s offering so exciting is that you’re able to start off with the big blocks for babies 9 months and up, advancing to bigger sets, containing smaller pieces as you progress through your skills.
Do you or your children enjoy playing with LEGO? Do you consider these building blocks to be educationally beneficial? Let us know in the comments section below what you think of LEGO.