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Not Just A Toy – How Lego is Helping Children Express Themselves

Lego isn’t just a plastic brick loved the world over. It’s also a tool which can be used therapeutically as children, teachers and experts are discovering in Gloucestershire. Education experts in Gloucestershire are using construction toys such as Lego to help children express their emotions and improve their mental health. With data showing that children [...]

By |2017-10-06T12:17:40+11:00October 6th, 2017|Categories: Mental Health & Wellbeing|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Lego faces are getting angrier, study finds

The number of happy faces on Lego toy mini-figures has been decreasing since the 1990s, and the number of angry faces has increased, giving rise to concerns that children could be affected by the negativity of the toys. In a study of 3,655 figures produced between 1975 and 2010, Dr Christoph Bartneck, a robot expert [...]

Lego bid to banish page 3 ‘girls’

Since February 1970, The Sun's page 3 girls have been a national institution, as British as soggy fish and chips or not turning the central heating up enough. But a new campaign to rid the newspaper's 7 million readers of their daily dose of smut may be making headway. Two weeks ago, after opponents mounted [...]

By |2013-03-18T13:09:54+11:00March 13th, 2013|Categories: Society & Culture|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments