Looks like LEGOS are the manipulative that everyone needs this year!!
Check out these LEGO ideas....
Have students use real LEGOS to make the letters of the alphabet.
Spelling Words with LEGO Blocks
LEGO Math Worksheets
Have students use real LEGOS and a recording sheet to solve addition problems or for building number sense.
Letter Work With LEGOS
Spelling With LEGO Letters
LEGO Spelling You Tube Videos
LEGO Math Activities
And don't forget.... LEGOS are really great for building spatial ability in children, so look for some lessons where you can have kids consider perspective, build 3-D maps, flip, and rotate LEGOS.