What could be more exciting for a kid than walking into math class and seeing a box full of LEGOs on their desk! Not only does it catch their interest, but it really is an amazing way to explain a lot of math concepts visually, and really get kids to understand how to deal with fractions, patterns, skip counts and more!
That’s exactly why schoolteacher Alycia Zimmerman started using them in her classroom! She recently wrote an article for Scholastic, showing how she uses them with some graphs and charts.
Figuring out equations, step-by-step.
Parts and totals.
Addition, subtraction and equals.
Dividing a large whole LEGO into smaller pieces.