Saturday, February 22, 2014

LEGO Love Week 8: Learning the Alphabet with LEGO

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Young children love getting in on the action of their big siblings, and LEGO is a great multi-age toy.  LEGO DUPLO is especially well-suited to toddlers and preschoolers because they present less of a choking hazard and are easier for small hands to manipulate as they are developing fine motor skills.  Another activity that most preschoolers enjoy is learning and practicing the alphabet, so one thing you can do to engage your little LEGO Lovin' Learner is to let them explore the alphabet with LEGO bricks!

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Books
Shhh...don't tell my 4 year old, but I am planning to get both of these books for him!

Amazing ABC: An Alphabet Book of Lego Creations by Sean Kenney



Brick ABC by Brick Pals



Build It Yourself!
LEGO Alphabet from Steve on Behance
The alphabet built with LEGO bricks

LEGO Animal Alphabet Cards from Play-Learn-Love
A fun A-Z animal building adventure that utilize LEGO DUPLO

Alphabet LEGO Cards -Uppercase from Wildflower Ramblings
Printable cards that use LEGO DUPLO to build the Alphabet

Teaching With LEGO - Preschool Ideas from Milk and Cookies
An easy idea for making your own alphabet blocks and creating a capital/lowercase matching game.

Learning with LEGO from One Perfect Day
This LEGO letter stamping idea is great for sensory play and fine motor skills

Cat in the Hat Inspired LEGO ABCs from Life by Ashley Pichea  


LEGO Sets


LEGO DUPLO Play with Letters



LEGO Education DUPLO Letters Set 779530 (156 Pieces)






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