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WINDSOR, ENGLAND - JULY 03: LEGO bricks in the Model Making Studio at the LEGOLAND Windsor Resort on July 3, 2013 in Windsor, England. LEGOLAND Windsor Resort, which has been open since 1996, has 55 interactive rides and attractions and thousands of LEGO models made from around 80 million individual bricks. LEGOLAND Windsor employs 4 Model Makers who design, build and maintain all of the LEGO models on site. (Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Kids love building with LEGO bricks and now a new line of the toys is coming out for the blind and visually impaired. The LEGO Foundation has designed a line of bricks molded with studs that correspond to the numbers and letters in the braille alphabet. And they’re sending them to school districts across the country for free.

For schools that aren’t reopening this fall, the LEGO foundation hopes that teachers or administrators will be able to help get the braille bricks to the students at home. For the project, LEGO is working with American Printing House, a nonprofit that promotes independent living for blind and visually impaired people.

“We couldn’t be more excited to be working with LEGO to distribute an incredible tool to help introduce students to braille,” American Printing House President Craig Meador said. “Reading braille means literacy that connects students to lifelong learning and opportunity.”

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SourceCNN