Founder of Unit Bricks Timothy Stuart play unit bricks with children at home in Lantau, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

Why this Christmas a set of building blocks could be the best thing to buy your kids

  • Early childhood pioneer Caroline Pratt came up with the idea of the wooden blocks as an alternative to the ‘repression of formal education’ in 1913
  • Modern research shows they help children improve their mathematical skills and pay attention
Topic |   Education

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Founder of Unit Bricks Timothy Stuart play unit bricks with children at home in Lantau, Hong Kong. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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