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'Lego offers combination of fun and educational development for kids'

1 February 2016 2:14 PM
Exposing children to Lego contributes to how the brain develops for various skills, says child development expert Linda Smith.

The educational and developmental benefits of exposing children to Lego contribute to how the brain develops for various skills.

702's Azania Mosaka on Monday spoke to child development expert Linda Smith about the issue.

Listen to the interview below:

This little company which has now grown into a very large one looks very closely at helping children develop and help in the learning process as well.

Linda Smith, child development expert

Research has shown that children at a very young age who are engaging with these 3D concrete manipulatives benefit from a wide variety of skills.

Linda Smith, child development expert

Playing with Lego gives children the opportunity to develop the brain.

Linda Smith, child development expert

1 February 2016 2:14 PM