His service was bought by Forbes: Mark Tabatsky, a schoolboy, proved the benefits of construction sets for children by his own example
First-year student Mark Tabatsky, who at the age of 17 developed a service that was bought by Forbes Ukraine, said that as a child he loved to build Lego. He shares that he used to create something new rather than make figures according to instructions.
In an exclusive interview with OBOZ.UA, the student said that since childhood he had a technical mindset and loved to take apart everything he saw. This also influenced him to create a service in two days that helps journalists decrypt audio and video files.
"The rights to the service were bought by the publishing house that publishes Forbes Ukraine, where my mother works. She was my representative in this deal because I was a minor at the time, I was 17 years old," the young man says.
What skills does a construction set develop in children?
Construction sets are one of the most popular toys in the world. Both children and adults love to build it. Thanks to this game, you can create entire cities or your favorite fairy-tale characters. This process develops fine motor skills, trains concentration, develops attention, memory, coordination, and logic. It is known that assembling it also trains the child's muscles, hand dexterity, and speech apparatus.
The construction set also teaches a child to spend time on their own and builds knowledge about shapes, colors, and the world around them.
Moreover, it is a good way to spend time with friends, building cities or other areas for play. In this way, social skills are developed - roles are distributed, imagination is formed when children play different professions - builders, engineers, architects, directors, etc. Even if the child is shy, the construction set helps them find a common language with their peers.
The process of assembling parts also helps develop math and physical skills. After all, you need to take into account the size, weight, shape, and add or subtract their number. This way, logical thinking also develops, because children plan in their heads what they want to do and think about what parts they need for it. This also develops the skill of finding different ways to solve a problem.
Lego is also known to help calm down, including adults. It's easier for children who are worried about something to switch gears and relax by assembling parts.
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