LEGO building has been a huge hobby of mine for over 25 years, so naturally I was eager to share this pastime with my children. I got my start with LEGO bricks around my 9th birthday, so as a child I was never too interested in DUPLO Bricks, which are the larger version of LEGO bricks for young children.
However, being anxious to introduce LEGO building to my kids, I loaded up on DUPLO bricks when they were toddlers so I could begin building with them at a young age. My older kids are now 8, 9, and 10 years old now, so our DUPLO bricks have been put away for several years – until recently. My youngest daughter is now 18 months, which means the time has arrived to dust off the DUPLO bricks and start building with them again.
A few weeks ago I did just that, and since then we’ve been building almost daily. She loves them and can easily attach them together, often building brick stacks of 10 or more bricks. Pictured above is a six-story house we built together. (OK, so I did most of the work!) READ FULL ARTICLE »