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Free Play

15 min1 participant

Opportunity to explore, create, enjoy, play and have fun with LEGO Braille bricks toolkit.

Let's play!

  1. Let’s have a free play session with the entire toolkit!

How to prepare

  • 1 toolkit

Give the toolkit to the child.

Facilitation tips

  • Observe, listen to and acknowledge children during play.

  • Provide inspiration, support and encouragement.

  • Suggest new experiences and challenges if free play becomes repetitive.

Possible variations

  • Peer play: share the toolkit to cooperate, collaborate, co-create.

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Children will develop these holistic skills

cognitive skills

  • Solve problems: Anticipate the result of a manipulation, calculation, or measurement

creative skills

  • Identify various leisure activities to be done alone or with other people

physical skills

  • Manipulate: make an intentional movement with an object

emotional skills

  • Express emotions and feelings in a socially acceptable way

social skills

  • Distinguish between personal and collective interests

Did you know?

  • Free play is often physically active, highly joyful and meaningful to children.

  • Free play is linked to executive functions, self-regulation, social skills, self-esteem, health and well-being.

  • Children set own goals in the play, following their interests. They are often very active: exploring, asking what if, re-inventing ideas and creating new meanings.


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