1. Build a LEGO Race Track for Hot Wheels Cars

    We are having so much fun being a part of LEGO® week hosted by Toddler Approved! LEGO® Race lanes for cars - Release all the cars at once! The boys…

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  2. Math with Legos: An Activity for Improving Word Problem Skills

    Word problems. Ugh. I used to hate word problems in math when I was growing up, mainly because it was often hard to figure out what to do. Isn't that…

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  3. Build a Lego Pinball Game

    Here's a fun LEGO® building challenge - build a LEGO® pinball game! Aidan and I saw this idea on Pinterest from Crafts Ideas for Kids and decided to give it…

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  4. Living with Legos: Reality-Based Storage and Organization Ideas

    Oh, LEGO®. While I do love LEGO® (and the way it keeps the boys creatively busy!), I get weary of the little pieces everywhere. Both couches have LEGO® bricks under…

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  5. Activities for Teaching Fractions with Legos

    We've been doing all kinds of math with LEGO®, and most recently it's been fractions! Gresham (2nd grade) is new to fractions, and so we used LEGO® bricks to look…

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  6. Two Ways to Build a Lego Catapult

    LEGO® Building Challenge: Build something that will launch a ping pong ball! For those of you who enjoy participating in our LEGO® Fun Friday building challenges, I apologize that we…

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  7. Multiplication with Legos: Candy Store Math Problem

    This candy store math problem is a fun way to introduce 2nd and 3rd graders to the geometric model for multiplication, and kids really don't need to know much about…

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  8. Hands-on Multiplication with Legos (A 3-D Graph!)

    This LEGO® activity is a great way to introduce the concept of multiplication to 2nd and 3rd graders in a very hands-on way. Math doesn't feel like work when you're…

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  9. Math with Legos: Grouping and Getting Ready for Multiplication

    We have been having a lot of fun using 1 x 1 LEGO® bricks for math! Owen (age 4.5) has been using them to play a roll and count game.…

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  10. Lego Fun Friday: Build a Christmas Ornament

    It's time for LEGO® Fun Friday! If you're new to Frugal Fun for Boys, LEGO® Fun Friday is a twice-a-month LEGO® building challenge. Your kids can participate by linking up…

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