You know that at Bricks 4 Kidz we are all about building academic skills as kids learn by doing. The holidays offer the perfect time to teach kids some lessons that lie outside the realm of academics, but are still so important to success in... (Read More)
There are some things we all need to know. We might not have learned it in kindergarten, but we did learn a huge portion of it in school. That's not to downplay the importance of learning through discovery, play and imagination, but we may need to... (Read More)
It may be true that “failure is proof that you are trying” and “every failure teaches you something,” but for kids, failure can be tough. (And let’s be honest, failure can be hard to handle no matter your age.) That’s why it’s... (Read More)
Finally! Our fall favorites are here: brightly colored leaves, football, pumpkin spice everything. Here’s something else to add to your list of fall favorites: humor. Okay, so really this should be on your list of favorites no matter the season... (Read More)
What did you want to be when you grew up? Was an astronaut at the top of your list? It is often one of the first careers to come to mind when thinking about STEM careers - and it is a pretty cool one! But when it comes to getting kids interested in... (Read More)
Fun. It's one of the main goals at Bricks 4 Kidz®. That's because even though learning can be (and should be) challenging, it also can be (and should be) fun!
Learning is a lot like parenting. Parenting can be challenging - but it is so much... (Read More)
Ah, a kid's life. Playing, snacking, hanging out, watching TV. Sounds like a stress-free life, doesn't it? But in reality kids get stressed too - and they need to learn how to handle that stress.
Name it. First teach kids to recognize their... (Read More)
Just leave me alone! If you have kids in your house, you’ve probably heard this demand before. (And it may not even have been from the youngest members of the household.)
There's nothing wrong with being active and involved. In fact... (Read More)
Summertime – time for lazy afternoons, soaking up sunshine, swimming and enjoying a baseball game. (Oh yes, and freedom from school and homework). Isn't summer all about letting go of the routine and just going with the flow? Well, maybe ideally... (Read More)
Fear is a big part of life - no matter your age. But for kids, fear can be especially difficult to face. They are setting off on the great adventure of life, exploring, learning, growing. Even though it is great fun, it can also be... (Read More)