LEGO games are very popular around our house. And my 5 year old is just starting to learn to read, so we’ve been playing reading games also. I combined LEGO pieces and a reading game to create our “LEGO Minifigure Rhyming Hop.” Understanding sounds is a step towards reading, and so we try to play with sounds a lot, especially with rhymes. Creating the Game:
Months before my son’s fifth birthday, he began talking about having a LEGO party. We play with LEGO bricks all the time, so I was not the slightest bit surprised. Here is our LEGO Party Planner. (affiliate links are included) Invitation: Our LEGO inspired invitations is orange because that’s my son’s favorite color (print out your own LEGO invitation here) LEGO Decorations: We kept it
We spend so much time playing with our LEGO collection, that when I had to make a LEGO party favor for my son, I thought LEGO printed socks would be a hit! Making LEGO Printed Socks Supplies: Fabric paint (We chose orange and green, my son’s favorite colors) Sponge brushes to apply the paint 4 LEGO bricks (2 to make the pattern + 2 smaller bricks
We spend hours upon hours making LEGO creations and playing LEGO games. I love our LEGO travel case (super easy to make!) and our LEGO manual storage solution, but I’m on the look out for a storage solution for all our bricks! At first, we stayed organized with desk organizers or muffin tins, but our LEGO collection has outgrown these solutions, and we are in
Today we have a guest post from my husband, who loves to create games playing with math, science, and chess for our sons. He surprised me with a guest post highlighting one of his favorite math games, wasn’t that sweet? Starting a math lesson over breakfast can be a tricky ordeal. The kids are not yet in the mood to study or to answer questions.
My most popular post of 2012 contains a few Lego math activities. This is perfect, because we play with Legos all the time. The Legos are the toy my preschooler plays with when he wakes up, and by bedtime he is still going strong with the little plastic blocks. My husband also loves Legos, and they have spent hours, and hours together, working on their latest Lego creation.
Legos are a daily staple in our home. Legos allow your imagination to run free. Just yesterday we built a giraffe, a treasure chest, a fort, and a plane while dinner was baking. Children can create with Legos on their own for hours, but I’ve also used our beloved blocks for a few other logic and learning lego math games: Lego Math Learning Ideas Look for