After School STEAM Enrichment Programme
Empowering Todays Student to Become Tomorrow’s Innovators and Problem Solvers.
Bricks 4 Kidz® operates in 15,000 schools in 46 countries around the world and has won multiple awards for the programmes which have benefited more than 3 million children aged 5-13.
In New Zealand, our Bricks 4 Kidz after-school enrichment programme is available in over 50 schools in Auckland and Christchurch. We have the advantage of being a global evidence-based STEAM based programme, but we are most proud of our New Zealand based curriculum development team which has worked to align the global programme with the values, key competencies and learning areas of the New Zealand curriculum.
Bricks 4 Kidz® After-School Classes build on the universal popularity of LEGO® to deliver high quality, educational play. Every class is a fun, enriching experience for your students, building new projects each week based on a variety of themes, using the classic bricks loved by generations of children.
Our trained and police vetted Bricks 4 Kidz instructors lead a discussion related to that day’s model. Instructional content is multi-disciplinary and designed by educators to increase the student’s general knowledge and introduces STEAM (science, technology, engineering art and maths) concepts related to the day’s model. Lessons are designed around students’ interest, with themes such as animals, space, transportation and sports. Kids will learn about everything from gears, torque and friction, to robotics and MORE!
Kids experience the hands-on fun of model-building, from concept to completion. While exploring principles of engineering, architecture, physics, coding and more, students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.
Learn more about the programmes available at After-School Classes
Build on the child’s LEGO® experience and take it to the next level with this fun, engaging class. We will challenge your young LEGO® enthusiasts with technic building and computer programming.
In these fun, educational classes, students will experience hand-on engineering fundamentals as they build motorised models using LEGO® Bricks.
Benefits of the Bricks 4 Kidz Programmes
- Inspires growth mindset through design and critical thinking
- Reinforce science, technology, engineering and maths concepts
- Build self-confidence and problem-solving skills
- Develops information processing skills and ability to converts to ideas
- Shapes innovative and creative thinkers for the future
- Develop an appreciation for how things work
- Foster teamwork and collaboration
- Spark imagination and creativity
- Provide a safe, enriching environment to create and play
Find the full list of schools that offer Bricks 4 Kidz after school programme nationwide below. If you would like to Offer Bricks 4 Kidz programmes to your school, please contact us at 0800 LEGO 4 K (534 645) (Select option 1) or email email@example.com we’ll do our best to assist.