at the Russian Academy of Sciences featured Lego bricks. Research has shown that building with Lego bricks allows children to hone their motor, spatial and language skills. When children play with Lego bricks, they analyze what parts make up the whole and how each block relates to one another. Kids, it seemed, were more interested in playing video games and logging on to the internet than they were playing with Lego bricks. In addition, there's a good chance the scientists of tomorrow are currently playing Lego bricks.