Childhood development essentially makes up the cognitive evolution, social interconnectedness, and physiological makeup that takes place between birth and adolescence. Autonomy, or self-sufficiency, is the ultimate goal for children. While the rate... (Read More)
Childhood encompasses an exponential amount of curiosity, interest, and enthusiasm. All that energy is better used when harnessed in constructive and creative environments.
After school programs allow children to direct this vigor in a consistent... (Read More)
As we are entering the giving season, it's the perfect time of year for teaching kids about giving. A great place to start is by helping your child understand the importance of sharing. For any child, sharing can sometimes be a challenge. And let's... (Read More)
When your child is struggling in school, that struggle often spills over into life in other areas, like home and extracurricular activities. Learning is fun. But if you have a child who struggles, chances are that school will become dreaded, which... (Read More)
Some anxiety is normal. We all experience anxiety on some level in the course of a normal day. As adults it may come from rushing to get kids to school on time, navigating a busy grocery store or meeting a deadline at work. For kids it may come from... (Read More)
You have a lot to do.
But do you ever find yourself at a loss when it comes to deciding what to do next?
There can be various reasons. Maybe you just don't want to do what needs to be done. Maybe it is boring. Or a little bit hard. Maybe... (Read More)
Play is important. Research proves it. But really we just know it from personal experience, don't we? Isn't that why there is so much talk about work-life balance?
It goes beyond just finding a happy medium between work and life, though. That... (Read More)
It can be tempting to give schedules the boot when the kids are out of school for summer. However, sticking to a schedule is actually better for them (and will make your life much easier). Of course, with the longer days and - hopefully - slower... (Read More)
It's important to encourage kids to dream big. It's also important to inspire them to make those dreams happen. And it's even more important to teach them the skills they'll need to do so.
Bricks 4 Kidz® is committed not only to teaching kids... (Read More)
On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier in a plane nicknamed Glamorous Glennis, an X-1 rocket plane built by the Bell Aircraft Company. At the time, it was a feat considered impossible. (Did you know the speed of sound actually... (Read More)