1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Lego Fun Friday: Build Something from a Movie

    It's time for LEGO® Fun Friday! This week's building challenge was to build something from a movie. Aidan built a scene from Peter Pan. He made Captain Hook's boat with…

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  8. Math with Legos: Preschool Roll and Count

    A few weeks ago, I shared two preschool math activities using Duplo Legos. Well, lately we have been using regular LEGO® bricks to create some more math activities, and I…

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  9. Lego Fun Friday: Nerf Target Building Challenge

    It's time for LEGO® Fun Friday! The building challenge for this week was to build targets for Nerf guns with LEGO®. This idea was completely Aidan's! I told him that…

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  10. Two Preschool Math Activities with Duplo Legos

    I recently created two math activities for Owen (age 4.5) using Duple LEGO®'s. Duplos definitely make school more fun! Activity #1: Put the numbers 1-12 in order. Build Duplo towers…

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