Working on group projects. Getting along with siblings. That's cooperation, right? Not necessarily. What does it really mean to CO-operate, and how can you help children achieve it? More importantly, why do we need to teach such a skill?
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All kids are different in the way they process and remember information. Some are visual, and some learn best with audio. Other children need movement and tactile experiences to learn best. These are known as kinesthetic learners, and a vast number... (Read More)
If your kids are like many, they have participated, at least briefly, in activities at school that expose them to coding. Hour of Code events are being held in schools all over the world. But, is it enough? According to a Gallup research study... (Read More)
For so many school districts, Back to School time is getting close! Depending on your child(ren), this may be a time of great joy or a time of apprehension. Either way, it's fun to create enthusiasm around the upcoming year and make Back to School a... (Read More)
Adults spend a lot of time teaching things to young people. But, what if we took a moment to think about the things that kids can teach us? The lessons we can learn from youngsters really could improve - and simplify - life in big ways.
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In our technology-focused world, it's easy to forget that we don't always communicate with people via text or email. It's important to know how to speak effectively with people, no matter what your age. Modeling good communication skills for our... (Read More)
If you’re curious about all we have to offer at Bricks 4 Kidz, look no further! Some of our popular programs are outlined here with information provided about a variety of services. From birthday parties to robotics, we’ve got something for... (Read More)
Learning should be meaningful and relevant. And FUN! We know that kids will remember more and will be more likely to continue pursuing a subject if it's exciting and interesting.
Some kids are hesitant to seek out STEM courses, workshops or camps... (Read More)
"What can I dooooooo?"
You'll never hear that complaint of boredom ever again with a bit of creativity and planning. One fun way to quell the question is to create a Boredom Jar. This site has a great list of ideas, but it's best to adjust the... (Read More)
Your toddler or teen may or might not grow up to be a scientist. Even so, developing scientific thinking skills at a young age will help them with early learning, later in school, and eventually in whatever profession they choose! You can help your... (Read More)