Bricks 4 Kidz - Glenview/Park Ridge, IL

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Basic Information

Address: 1314 N Northwest Hwy, Park Ridge, IL, 60068
Phone Number: 847-440-6365

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Bricks 4 Kidz - Glenview/Park Ridge, IL
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Additional Information

Focus: LEGO Engineering Club, Class, Camps, Birthday Parties & Workshops
Director: Katie Macios
Schools Served: Mary Seat of Wisdom, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St. Andrew's Lutheran School, Science Academy of Chicago, St. Raymond's, Washington Elementary Park Ridge, Field School Park Ridge, Franklin School Park Ridge, Carpenter School Park Ridge
School District: D64
County: COOK
Schedule: all schedules are posted on our website
Ages: 5-12
Capacity: 35
Membership/Pricing: various, all enrollment and pricing on our enrollment page

Bricks 4 Kidz classes are in a Lab Type Setting. Students work with our proprietary model kits. Most model builds have gears, axles, motors and battery packs. Specialty camps and classes also use remote controls and IR Receivers.


Bricks 4 Kidz is the #1 LEGO Engineering Program in the world. There are over 750 locations globally with over 600 in the United States and the remaining International in 43 different countries.

Program Highlights:

Bricks 4 Kidz© has a formal curriculum and learning progression within the curriculum which builds over time. We have over 26 Unique Units with hundreds of proprietary model builds. Students learn about Science, Engineering, Math, Architecture and History while participating in the classes. Each class has a short lesson plan which engages the children within the subject as well as a proprietary LEGO© Engineering model build.

Our camps run very similar to our After-School Classes except more games, activities and challenges are added to make the setting FUN! We have a variety of camp themes with new themes introduced based on the popular children's themes.

Program Information:

Bricks 4 Kidz classes provide an extraordinary atmosphere for children, where we learn, we build, we play… with LEGO® Bricks. Programs are built around our proprietary model plans, designed by engineers and architects, with exciting themes such as space, construction, and amusement parks. Our specially designed project kits and theme-based models provide the building blocks for the Bricks 4 Kidz approach to educational play. At Bricks 4 Kidz, we believe that kids learn best through activities that engage their curiosity and creativity. DESCRIPTION • This is a hands-on class where students build machines, buildings, vehicles and other structures out of LEGO® bricks, using one-of-a-kind model plans designed by Bricks 4 Kidz. • While exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics and more, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills. • Participants build a new project each week. • Each class begins with a teacher-led discussion related to the day's model. • Once the project is completed, children use the rest of their time to expand their gadgets and collaborate with one another. CURRICULUM/INSTRUCTIONAL CONTENT • Students will work in a lab-type setting using LEGO® components such as gears, axles and beams. • Instructional content is multi-disciplinary and designed by educators to increase student's general knowledge and introduce S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering and math) concepts related to the day's model. • Lessons are designed around students' interests, with themes like animals, space, transportation and sports. We will work with each school to create a session curriculum that ties into the science class. • The material covered each session will vary depending on students' ages, experience, and skill level. • All materials will be provided. Each week this includes an instruction manual as well as a take home handout which summarizes that week's lesson. • Each child will receive a Lego© minifigure which they will use throughout the session and then be able to keep upon completion as well as a Bricks 4 Kidz certificate of completion. GOALS • For children to play and socialize with friends while learning fundamentals of engineering and architecture in a non-competitive setting. • To build problem-solving skills, provide an opportunity for creative expression and foster an appreciation of how things work. • To help students understand that Architecture and Engineering are viable career choices. BENEFITS • Kids already know how to build with LEGO® bricks, but with a little coaching they can learn about engineering, architecture, physics and math using specialized components. • When lessons are related to something kids enjoy, like building with LEGO® bricks, kids are more motivated and retain more of what they learn. • Working with a partner fosters teamwork and cooperation. • Completing a new challenge each week builds self-esteem. DURATION/FREQUENCY/COST • The program runs throughout the school year and follows the school calendar. • Classes are to be held in your School Facility. • Classes meet 1 hour per week for 8 -12 weeks. • Price per class agreed to at time of contract

Slogan: We Learn, We Build, We Play with LEGO Bricks.