LEGOs are an awesome childhood toy that many children love to play with, but did you know that there is also an educational/developmental way for teachers or parents to use them. Alycia Zimmerman, a 3rd-grade teacher in New York, uses them to explain fractions, squares and other mathematical concepts. Absolutely brilliant!!
“In the classroom, the tiny bricks are now my favorite possibility-packed math manipulative,” she writes in an article for Scholastic that goes more into depth about these bricks’ potential uses.