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Who was LOUIS BRAILLE?
The genius who transformed the education of the blind with and proved that blind people could learn.Nov. 17. 2023Braille3 min read
Let's OPEN the box!
Discover the contents of the LEGO Braille Bricks toolkit in this unboxing video.Nov. 13. 2023Tips & Tricks1 min read
What is BRAILLE?
Braille is a writing system that can be read with the fingers. Everyone knows that. But how exactly does it work? How is the code invented by the brilliant Louis Braille organised, and how do children learn it?Nov. 12. 2023Braille5 min read
Play with braille VOWELS
"An angry elephant in orange underpants (yelling) : A, E, I, O, U, Y!" How well do your students know their vowels? Bridget Thompson, a curriculum resources officer from UK has designed a fun game to learn and use the vowels.Oct. 27. 2023Literacy2 min read
An OPERATION and a game
845 431 x 3? Try this multiplication with LEGO Braille Bricks and the help of Melissa Fanshawe. Then, you've earned a game!Oct. 9. 2023STEM1 min read
Units, tens, hundreds, thousands? In maths, every number has a place value.Sep. 27. 2023STEM1 min read
"Souvenirs de VACANCES"
Using shells, water and sand, young children go on a hunt for LEGO fish. "Holiday memories" is a pre-braille manipulative activity.Sep. 21. 2023Pre-braille2 min read
Back to SCHOOL rituals
Writing their first name, the name of the day and the date, the weather: these small everyday activities are part of the learning process for all children learning to write.Sep. 11. 2023Daily Living1 min read
Addition or Multiplication BATTLE!
An inclusive game to practise addition and multiplication tables.Jun. 26. 2023STEM2 min read
How to get the most out of the LEGO Braille Bricks blog?
In order to make this space a rich place of exchange between practitioners, experts and parents, it is necessary to follow some simple rules.May. 26. 2023Daily Living2 min read
ORGANISATION is key !
Kerri discovered LEGO Braille Bricks early on. She shares her interest in the method and some tips on how best to use them with her students.May. 5. 2023Daily Living2 min read
Part, part, WHOLE
Before they understand the symbolic nature of numbers, it is important that students understand a number can be broken up into different things.Apr. 29. 2023STEM1 min read
FRUITS or VEGETABLES?
Pick and choose what you like best. And practice recognising closely related Braille characters on LEGO Braille Bricks.Apr. 21. 2023Literacy1 min read
IN or OUT?
Thanks to a zebu and LEGO bricks, Lucien distinguishes between IN and OUT. Try with other favourite animals!Apr. 21. 2023Pre-braille1 min read
Build ALPHABETICAL towers
It is important to have your toolkit ready for an activity quickly. Alphabet and storage boards are a good solution.Apr. 20. 2023Tips & Tricks1 min read
Welcome to the new LEGO Braille Bricks BLOG!
This is a new place to find and share articles written by specialists from all over the world, experts and parents.Apr. 19. 2023Tips & Tricks1 min read
Bricks around the CLOCK
Build a LEGO Braille Bricks clock and learn to tell the time.Apr. 19. 2023Tips & Tricks3 min read
Why is BRAILLE still relevant today?
Because braille code is the only writing system that allows blind people to access culture, knowledge and information.Dec. 21. 2022Braille3 min read