Fairy Tales, Imagination and Architecture

I have always been fascinated with the way children retell and re-imagine stories or real events with blocks and construction toys. For a number of years I have been presenting workshop for teachers exploring the blocks and literacy connection. I came across this...

Lego for Girls – Stereotyping Toys?

From the basic simple form developed by Ole Kirk Christiansen that came with no directions, to specific model kits and licensed theme-kits and now to Lego girls- What does this trajectory say? Is what is best for children’s development the same as what is best for a...