We learn, we build, we play with LEGO<sup>®</sup> Bricks

 

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After-School Programs

Bricks 4 Kidz® after-school classes build on the universal popularity of LEGO® Bricks to deliver high quality, educational play. Every class is a fun, enriching experience for your child, using the classic bricks loved by generations of children.

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In-School Workshops

A Bricks 4 Kidz® workshop uses LEGO® Bricks that kids love, to deliver hands-on lessons correlated to cross-disciplinary curriculum objectives. The Bricks 4 Kidz® approach to learning is imaginative, multi-sensory and fun, creating a dynamic learning experience for your students.

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Camps

Bricks 4 Kidz® camps are a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their school or holiday break! Children will enjoy using LEGO® Bricks to build specially-designed models, play games, explore the world of engineering, architecture and movie-making.

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Parties

Celebrate your child’s birthday and build memories with a unique Bricks 4 Kidz® party experience. The timeless fun of LEGO® Bricks is sure to be a crowd pleaser for boys and girls from pre-school to pre-teen.

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Robotics

Experience our exciting Jr. Robotics and Advanced Robotics classes! Build a motorized model and watch it come to life using simple LEGO® WeDo® software. As your skills improve, advance to LEGO® EV3 Mindstorms® classes for more challenging robot-building and programming!

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About Bricks 4 Kidz

Experience our exciting Jr. Robotics and Advanced Robotics classes! Build a motorized model and watch it come to life using simple LEGO® WeDo® software. As your skills improve, advance to LEGO® EV3 Mindstorms® classes for more challenging robot-building and programming!

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Scout Workshops

 

 

We offer a variety of Scout workshops for Cub Scout Dens or fun events for a Pack meeting.

Scouts

Scout Workshops

 

 

We offer a variety of Scout workshops for Cub Scout Dens or fun events for a Pack meeting.

Scouts

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We learn.  We build.  We play.

 

BRICKS 4 KIDZ – Based in Belleville, IL and serving the St. Louis, Metro East Area

Our programs provide an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun using LEGO® Bricks. The activities are designed to trigger young children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence.

Click Here for more information and to enroll in the activities scheduled below:

BRICK DERBY:  Saturday, March 10, VFW Post #805, O’Fallon IL.  Two divisions of LEGO car racing on a Pinewood Derby size track:  Boys & Girls ages 4-12; Teens & Adults 13 and up.  Click here for information:  https://www.bricks4kidz.com/illinois-belleville-ofallon/brick-derby-march-10-2018/     

Our monthly Kidz Nights Out have moved to Katy Cavins Center at O’Fallon Parks & Recreation.  Click on “External Registration” on our site or call 618-624-0139 in order to enroll.  The programs will still include three hours of LEGO play centered around the theme of the day as well as pizza, dessert, and a drink.Feb. 10- Heart O’ Bricks   Mar. 10- Brick Animal Safari   Apr. 14- Mining & Crafting (Minecraft)    May 12- Jurassic Brick Land (Dinosaurs)

CUB SCOUT WORKSHOPS:  We have a variety of workshops available for all levels from Tiger-Arrow of Light, and we can come to your Pack or Den’s site of choice to do the program.  Here is a link to our Cub Scout page:   

https://www.bricks4kidz.com/illinois-belleville-ofallon/cub-scouts/

Call 618-218-5590 or e-mail dfefferman@bricks4kidz.com in order to make arrangements.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS:  We will presenting programs in the O’Fallon, Wolf Branch, and Mascoutah Districts as well as at Zion Lutheran this Winter.  Click on the link above to see the schedule.  If you would like us to come to your school, contact your Principal and let us know at 618-218-5590 or e-mail dfefferman@bricks4kidz.com


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Bricks 4 Kidz - Belleville, IL

Bricks 4 Kidz is closing our classroom space and going back to being just a mobile operation, renting classroom space as needed. So we are selling our furniture. Pick up at the Center. POOS
Star shaped tables: 1 red = $50 and 1 yellow (needs minor leg repair) =$45
6' Lifetime brand white folding table (3 tables) = $40 each
Maestro Chrome Metal & Plastic Stacking Chairs = $12 each
Blue = 6 chairs
Lt. Blue = 6 chairs
Green = 6 chairs
Red = 6 chairs
Gray = 6 chairs
Rolling Computer/Video projector cart with key locking cabinet = $70
Stanley Fat Max mobile work station = $50SOLD
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Bricks 4 Kidz is closing our classroom space and going back to being just a mobile operation, renting classroom space as needed.  So we are selling our furniture.  Pick up at the Center.  POOS
Star shaped tables: 1 red = $50 and 1 yellow (needs minor leg repair) =$45
6 Lifetime brand white folding table (3 tables) = $40 each
Maestro Chrome Metal & Plastic Stacking Chairs = $12 each
Blue = 6 chairs
Lt. Blue = 6 chairs
Green = 6 chairs
Red = 6 chairs
Gray = 6 chairs
Rolling Computer/Video projector cart with key locking cabinet = $70 
Stanley Fat Max mobile work station = $50SOLD

Enjoy Presidents Day and the day off from school. Speaking of time off from school... It’s never too early to start planning what camps to send your kiddos to over the summer. Visit our website to begin registering for Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps. We are loading them up with more LEGO fun, creativity, STEM, coding, movie making, video game creation, robotics, and great take home items. Camps will be bigger and better than ever before! www.bricks4kidz.com/stl-metroeastPresidents' Day is a day to imagine just how excited baby George Washington would be to visit the Park Rangers and farm animals at George Washington Birthplace National Monument. #FindYourPark #PresidentsDay ... See MoreSee Less

Enjoy Presidents Day and the day off from school.  Speaking of time off from school...  It’s never too early to start planning what camps to send your kiddos to over the summer.  Visit our website to begin registering for Bricks 4 Kidz Summer Camps.  We are loading them up with more LEGO fun, creativity, STEM, coding, movie making, video game creation, robotics, and great take home items.  Camps will be bigger and better than ever before!   www.bricks4kidz.com/stl-metroeast

3 days ago

Bricks 4 Kidz - Belleville, IL

We will be sponsoring our second annual Brick Derby on March 10, 2018, held at VFW Post #805 in O’Fallon, IL at 10 am. This year the proceeds will benefit Bikers Against Child Abuse: Metro East Chapter. The race will be similar in format to a Pinewood, Powder Puff, or Awana Derby but will use LEGO cars. Boys & Girls from 4-12 will race in one division, while those 13 & up will race in the Open Division. Prizes, including trophies, Bricks 4 Kidz programs, restaurant coupons, and others, will be awarded, and there will be door prizes for those attending as well. Those racing must arrive by 9:30 am in order for your car to be numbered and logged in.

2nd Annual Metro East Brick DerbyMar 10, 9:00amVFW Post #805, O'Fallon ILWe will be sponsoring our second annual Brick Derby on March 10, 2018, held at VFW Post #805 in O’Fallon, IL at 10 am. This year the proceeds will benefit Bikers Against Child Abuse: Metro East Chapter. The race will be similar in format to a Pinewood, Powder Puff, or Awana Derby but will use LEGO cars. Boys & Girls from 4-12 will race in one division, while those 13 & up will race in the Open Division. Prizes, including trophies, Bricks 4 Kidz programs, restaurant coupons, and others, will be awarded, and there will be door prizes for those attending as well. Those racing must arrive by 9:30 am in order for your car to be numbered and logged in.
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2nd Annual Metro East Brick Derby

We are headed to this Derby Race tonight. This is the track and group that will help us out with the Bricks 4 Kidz Brick Derby on March 10!

2018 Adult Pinewood DerbyFeb 17, 5:00pmOur Lady of Sorrows SchoolFREE admission! Bring a date and friends!! Car NOT required for admission!

Do you think you have what it takes? Build your extreme machine and race in the stock, modified, and/or NEW electric classes. Create a masterpiece and try for the peoples vote of best design. It is about bragging rights!

$12 per car to race, or $10 in advance if you preregister using the link in this invite. ** Car rentals available in advance and day of for those not able to build **

Beer, wine, food, live music, silent auction, kick @$$ time, etc. - all for purchase. 100% of all the proceeds go to the scouts.

VIP tables (all inclusive food and drinks and single car registration), Pit passes (cannot touch your car during the race otherwise), sponsorship open as available!! Book TODAY!!

(Kids welcome from 5pm to 6pm, but adults only after 6pm, please)


Custom, hand crafted, trophies for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place for fastest cars in both stock and modified classes, plus Trophies for best design in the viewers choice. Electric is winner take all single trophy race at half-time (and all the bragging rights you can handle).

** special note: trophies are limited to one per person. We prohibit sweeps so everyone has a chance to win one of these one-of-a-kind bad boys. Actual winning times are available upon request. **


OLS PINEWOOD RULES

Official Rules:

1. Material: Race cars shall be constructed from the parts contained in the Official Grand Prix Derby Kit.
2. Weight: Race cars may weigh no more than 5 ounces. (141.75 grams) . No loose or moving weights are permitted.
3. Wheels and Axles: Cars shall roll on the wheels from the kit. The wheels shall turn about the axle nails from the kit. The axle nails shall be firmly affixed to the wood of the car body, and MUST be placed in the original ‘axle grooves’ in the supplied wooden block.
4. Size: Race cars may be no longer than 7 inches, or wider than 2 -3/4 inches. Underside clearance of at least 3/8 inches and inside wheel to wheel clearance of at least 1- 3/4 inches.
5. Gravity Powered: Enough said
6. Lubricants:. Only lubricants such as graphite or Teflon “white lube” will be allowed for lubricating
the wheels and axles.


Modified/Electric Rules:

1. Material: The official Grand Prix Derby Kit is not mandatory.
2.Weight: Race cars may weight no more than 8 ounces.
3. Wheels and axles: Race cars are NOT restricted to official BSA wheels and axles.
4. Size: Race cars may be no longer than 11inches (length of starting gate), or wider than 2 -3/4 inches. Underside clearance of at least 3/8 inches and inside wheel to wheel clearance of at least 1- 3/4 inches. The car may be no taller than 5 inches (height of finsh line).
5. Power: The use of compressed gas or pyrotechnic propellant is prohibited.
6. Lubricants: Any lubricant will be allowed for wheels and axles as long as it does not affect the
integrity of the track( ie dripping).

** More event and track info on 'About' section of the Facebook main page **
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2018 Adult Pinewood Derby

6 days ago

Bricks 4 Kidz - Belleville, IL

Happy Valentine's Day! We made hearts with our friends from Montessori St. Clair School. ... See MoreSee Less

Happy Valentines Day!  We made hearts with our friends from Montessori St. Clair School.

Comment on Facebook

I have been helping Diane out with a program at a Montessori school on my day off, and will take either this or another program over solo when she has two things going at the same time, in a couple of weeks.

They think it’s COOL. You know it’s EDUCATIONAL.

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We learn, we build, we play with LEGO<sup>®</sup> Bricks

 

Copyright © 2015 Bricks 4 Kidz. All rights reserved. PRIVACY POLICY | CORPORATE CONTACT

LEGO® and DUPLO® are registered trademarks of the LEGO® Group of companies which does not sponsor, authorize or endorse these programs or this web site.