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)
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)
At Bricks 4 Kidz® we're all about building. Exciting, hands-on programs give kids ages three to 13+ the chance to learn, build and play with LEGO® Bricks. Our unique approach to educational play means kids are exposed to STEM concepts that will... (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)
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)
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)
Our children are our most precious resources. We love them. We protect them. We provide for them. But do we talk to them? In our rushed world, one thing that often gets pushed to the side in the rush is quiet time with our kids. The next time you... (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)
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)