A Bricks 4 Kidz® workshops is a fresh and fun way for kids to spend their school break! With specially-designed Bricks 4 Kidz® models, LEGO® games galore, and plenty of time for free-play, the kids are always having fun. Workshops are specially designed for kids ages 5-12 and are staffed by trained, screened Bricks 4 Kidz® teachers.
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Kids have loads of fun (and learn a bunch!) as they use LEGO® bricks to explore the world of engineering, architecture, robotics and animation movie-making in an open, friendly and team-based environment. Bricks 4 Kidz® workshops keep the pace fast and varied with guided projects and challenges as well as time for free-play, so the kids are always having fun. Workshops activities are specially designed for kids ages 5-12, built around themes kids love, like Amusement Parks, Space, Robotics and more. Screened, trained Bricks 4 Kidz® staff provide friendly, qualified supervision for your children, so you can rest assured they are safe and happy.
Age Groups & Activities
Workshops are divided into two age groups: 5-7 year olds and 8-12 year olds. Children work in pairs to build projects using Bricks 4 Kidz® model plans. They also get to make creations of their own during our free play periods. We keep the action going with unique games and challenges using LEGO® bricks as well as LEGO® board games and LEGO® video games to make sure they get their fill of LEGO® fun! The children will work and play with specialized LEGO® Technic pieces such as gears, axles, and beams as well as electric motors, sensors, remote controls and more!
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Get your ticket to ride at Bricks4Kidz® very own Amusement Park! Campers will build a new ride each day, learning how to make things spin, roll, turn and rock. Then they will take what they have learned to design their own thrills and challenges. Motorized models maximize the action and the fun. Each workshops day includes carnival-themed games, group challenges, model-building and more.
Animal “Grossology” Workshop
If you’re fascinated by the weird but true, wild and wacky, gross and yucky, then this is the workshops for you! Spend the week discovering the zany biology of our animal friends. Each day we’ll explore fascinating facts about the animal kingdom, focusing on a “creature of the day”. Build a different animal model each day and fill your very own “Animal Grossology” booklet with crazy and cool facts you learn, complete with a picture of each model, to become a certified Bricks4Kidz® Grossologist.
Extreme Expedition Workshop
Form a team to face the challenge of our extreme adventure workshops. Search the globe for bricks and other resources needed to construct a secret base and complete your expedition. You will encounter worst case survival challenges, face forces of nature and have to quickly build transportation equipment to bring your team together from around the world. A great workshop for those kids who love a good adventure and love to use their creativity to build.
Minute to Build It
Based on the popular NBC game show “Minute To Win It”, this workshop is packed with fast-paced, fast-action building and good old-fashioned friendly competition. 60-seconds on the clock. Think you can do it? You’ve got a minute to complete the crazy challenges using exciting Bricks4Kidz® LEGO® models & every day household items! Each day offers new models and challenges as teams compete for the title of “Minute to Win It-Bricks4Kidz® Style” Champions Day five features camper-created challenges to be played out by fellow competitors. And of course there’s plenty of time for classic LEGO® building and fun!
Space Adventures Workshop
Inspired by NASA and Star Wars™, our Space Adventures workshop is packed full of models that will make your imagination blast off! Each day, campers will learn about real-life space exploration and build models related to the NASA space program. In addition, the day includes LEGO® Star Wars™ themed models, video games, group games, challenges and more. Bricks4Kidz® Space Adventure workshops provides the spark for imagination and creativity to take off on an adventure that’s out of this world!
“Bricks 4 Girlz” Workshop
Grab your friends and come hang out with us for a girls-only week of crafting and creating with LEGO® bricks. Introduce your friends to our “Friends” as we get to know LEGO® brand’s newest line of girl-themed models. Build adorable houses, cafes and more for a brand new cast of female characters including Olivia and all her friends. We’ll do lots of other unique things with bricks, from jewelry making to brick art and origami, with a take-home project each day.
Model Designer 101
How do LEGO® brick model-designers come up with their ideas? Where do they begin, and how do the ideas go from concept to completion? This workshop will explore the creative process of model design. Campers will learn the function of different LEGO® components and discover how those components can work together to create all kinds of solid structures and moving parts. At the completion of the workshop, each child will have the opportunity to present his or her own design.
Super Hero Workshop
Join Bricks4Kidz® for a week building Superheroes with LEGO® bricks. Explore all the caped crusaders and discover their super powers. Create a fantasy world and protect it against all the evil arch enemies with custom contraptions made with LEGO® bricks. At the end of the week, all SUPERHERO CAMPERS will go home with a custom mini figure! For ages 5+. This workshop is not affiliated with Marvel Comics.
Bricks 4 God
In 2014, we have expanded our programs to include Bricks 4 God. During these classes, we will explore great stories of faith as we build models with LEGO® Bricks of the tree in the Garden of Eden, Noah’s ark, a lion such as Daniel faced in the lion’s den, the Ark of the Covenant, the whale that swallowed Jonah, and a house of worship. These models engage students’ imaginations as they retell the stories from Scripture and identify key lessons from each account. Build faith while having fun in our Bricks 4 God classes.
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