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?
What is... (Read More)
School days and extracurricular activities bring packed calendars and stressed parents. It doesn't have to be that way! It's important for families to find ways to prevent stress and unwind to maintain productivity -- and sanity!
Communicate: A... (Read More)
The season of gift giving is getting closer, and with some advance planning and creativity, you can make this year’s presents meaningful, practical and fun! Rather than giving a present that will sit, unused, give one that will encourage the... (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)
We've all been there. Some days you're highly motivated. Other days the thought of learning something new seems like an awful lot of work! How do we show our kids and students that school -- and learning in general -- really matters?
First, set... (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)
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)
Even if your child only uses the English system in early elementary school, chances are good that they'll encounter and have a need to master the metric system at some point in their education. These chances increase if they go on to study in STEM... (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)
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)