Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Why you Should Let Your Kids Play With Lego

Why you Should Let Your Kids Play With Lego is a guest post by Chris Zuckerman of D-Mac Industries.

Lego is company created by Christiansen. It comes from the words leg godt – a phrase which means “play well.” This company primarily manufactures lego bricks, a type of toy which provides children with an avenue to be creative. Lego is not only fun to play with, it is educational as well. It has an interlocking brick system that permits kids to design their own creations. Still not convinced? Here are the top five reasons why you should let your kids play with lego.

Educational. Like I mentioned, lego is an educational toy. It has an interlocking brick system which allows children to design anything they want. You can create various things using lego – buildings, boats, roads and even people.

Stimulate creativity. Lego is composed of bricks which give children the chance to get creative. It also comes in vivid primary colors which provide stimulation to developing minds of children and also produces a cheerful play environment. Practically anything can be constructed with lego. By providing an avenue for your child to get creative, who knows what he can become in the future?

Improved verbal skills. According to a study, toddlers who participate in block play regularly showed a faster development with their verbal skills compared to those who didn’t.

Improved social skills. Playing lego with other children can improve your kids social skills greatly. Lego promotes interactive play which is advantageous to a child’s development.

Parent-child bonding. Lego is a great way for you to build your relationship with your kid. It’s a fun toy that can be played by adults too so you can use this to bond with your child. Set up a time where both of you can relax and fool around with these colorful bricks. Build something together. Create good memories while your child is young. He will be sure to treasure these moments with your when he grows up.

It’s fun! Playing lego is fun. In fact, even adults play with it. What better way to stimulate your kid’s creative side and let him have fun at the same time than by buying him a box of lego bricks.

Lego has many benefits. This is one toy that’s considered a good investment.

Author Chris Zuckerman is the President at his b deck and steel deck fabrication facility located in Atlanta GA. He loves to play golf and travel around the world with his wife and 3 kids.

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