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Tao enjoys this activity!

It’s interesting to see how carefully he handles the bricks and that he is sorry he accidentally broke the structure!

By the way, when Tao places the classic bricks in the bowl, he is not following the instructions. Of course, this is not a problem! As practitioners, we want to guide students to success as well as allow their own organization of work.

The first step can be done by a younger child: the differentiation between LEGO Braille Bricks and classic ones is easy and usually helps the child to gain confidence!

The second part is trickier because the child has to write words using only a few bricks. Tao manipulates the letters, reads aloud, thinks, and repositions the bricks… which is not possible with a text embossed on paper!

This activity shows us how useful LEGO Braille Bricks can be for writing words through a manipulation, trial-and-error process.

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Learning through Play with LEGO® Braille Bricks

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