LEGO Friends for girls is another great tool in developing the STEM skills for girls

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  • Head over to Amazon find your LEGO friends collection on sale:
    • Heartlake Hair Salon set is currently on sale for $17.60 at Amazon
    • 41% off with FREE Prime shipping
    • What does this set include:
      • Features a 1-story building with opening door, revolving and reclining chair, washing station with basin
      • Contains styling station with mirror and drawer, rolling trolley, coffee machine, counter, display
      • Include scissors, shampoo hair products, brush & comb, hairdryer, mirror, wigs, accessories, cup, magazines, cash register, coin, sign and flower pots
      • Heart lake Hair Salon measures over 5″ (14cm) high, 7″ (18cm) wide and 5″ (13cm) deep
      • Rolling trolley measures under 1″ (2cm) high, 1″ (2cm) long and 1″ (2cm) wide
  • How does LEGO encourage STEM? (Science, technology, engineering and math)
    • LEGOs provide structure building according to a blueprints that will produce a product outcome
    • Kids will analyze pictures, shapes while trying to build structures
    • Kids will develop hand & eye coordination in moving
    • Kids will see LEGO block structure in math shapes

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  • References:
    • http://www.parentingscience.com/Lego-bricks-construction-toys-and-STEM-skills.html
    • http://www.npr.org/sections/monkeysee/2013/06/28/196605763/girls-legos-are-a-hit-but-why-do-girls-need-special-legos
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