Flood believed that free play was an important part of a child’s development
Flood believed that free play was an important part of a child’s development. And Lego is a toy that helps develop a child’s fine and gross motor skills and manual dexterity.
The Mega Bloks allow the children to explore the environment by constructing their own house or farm etc. It helps develop language skills through verbal communication with their friends as they can use this toy in a group and it allows them all to play together or parallel to each other as the case may be with the younger ones. But even then there will be pretend play as a child may talk to the item they have built and act out a scenario with the items they have built moving them about. The Mega Bloks help children to build and extend their knowledge, understanding and skills in a way that makes sense to them. The Mega Bloks allow the children to develop their own ideas in the construction world. Mega Blocks foster the development of their social skills by interacting with one another as they build their houses or walls. It also helps the children’s physical development as they put so many hours into the play.
It is also a learning toy that teaches the children numbers by counting the bricks and creates the things they