One of the most popular of all the kids’ toys in their toy box, Lego continues to be a hit with children of all ages. If you think of Lego as the old standard sets, you may need to reconsider. No longer just a plain set of interlocking blocks, Lego now offers a wide variety of standard sets as well as theme packages. Racing cars, dinosaurs, Star Wars and city building are just a few of the theme sets available. These sets combine the fun of building with the imagination of children and adults alike to provide entertainment for the whole family. Parents and children enjoy working together to create imaginative buildings, projects and just spending time together doing something fun.
Pictures and directions are included in the theme and standard Lego sets to help children get started with projects. Blocks, figurines and other accessories are also included, and this varies from set to set. If your child is between the ages of 1 month to 18 months, 1 year to 3 years or 2 to 6 years Lego has a customized set of preschool toys that have larger blocks and more figures to help with small hands and developing imaginations.
Help Stimulate Creativity with Lego Toys
Creativity is the key to Lego. Children and adults alike can use their imaginations to design whatever they can picture. The easy to manipulate and interlock blocks allow for easy construction of projects. The sets can all be interchanged, so it is possible to use parts and pieces with one set in combination with another. This will really allow the imagination of both adults and children to be able to create some unique projects and designs.
Lego Resources Online
The Lego online club is free for children to join. It is a place where kids can exchange information and pictures on projects, as well as download cool stickers and coloring pages of Lego characters and designs. There are message boards that allow children all over the world to discuss their Lego projects and get new ideas. A newsletter is also part of the site and children are encouraged to send in pictures and Lego ideas.
Many parents feel that children spend too much time with high tech items, and are forgetting about the fun toys. Lego is able to allow your children to develop creativity, imagination as well as motor skills in building and constructing their ideas and projects. Children of all ages love Lego, and with the new theme packages even older children will enjoy playing. The easy way in which pieces of Lego can be interchanged between sets leads to interesting and one of a kind projects.
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