What... (i.e. camp, dance class, birthday party)
        
 
Pick a NYMetroParents Region: All Regions   Manhattan    Brooklyn    Queens    Westchester    Rockland   Fairfield    Nassau    Suffolk  

Resources

   

LEGO-BASED PROGRAM FOR KIDS OPENS IN RYE BROOK

     Home  >  Articles  > Local News - Westchester County
by Shanay Ortiz

Related: bricks and motors westchester, birthday parties for kids in rye brook, lego programs for kids,


Bricks and Motors opened on March 1 and offers a curriculum that encourages hands-on projects that allow the students to design, think critically, and communicate with one another.

Max Crothall, 6, uses a computer to build and program a robot to move and make sound. Kids can do this at Bricks and Motors in Rye Brook, Westchester.

Bricks and Motors opened on March 1, introducing innovative Lego-based enrichment programs using robotics and offering mobile birthday party packages. In the program, Lego bricks are used to teach children about technology, engineering, and science. The Bricks and Motors curriculum encourages hands-on projects that allow the students to design, think critically, and communicate with one another. The program allows children to develop a love for technology and science, says Amy Mandavia, director of Bricks and Motors, especially because they are being exposed to it at a young age.

Several age-appropriate programs are available for students in pre-K through sixth grade that introduce students to robotics and teach them how to bring their creations to life. During these 10-week sessions, students develop communication, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills. Mandavia says the program is “a non-traditional way of learning through engineering and science.” Students will work on projects using Legos in order to build robotics and simple machines.

Bricks and Motors also hosts birthday parties that can arrive on your doorstep. Entertainment is provided with party themes such as “Lego Mystery,” “Robotics,” “Junior Engineers,” and “Road Warriors” for children 5-10 years old. Lego projects, games, music, and food are included in the packages.

Boredom buster
Be a parent in the know
Receive our weekly highlights newsletter
Over 1,000 local activities

More Local News - Westchester County Articles

Your Driver Is Here Offers Car Service for Minors
Clay Art Center Begins Saturday Drop-In Class
The Milestone School Begins Weekly Capoeira Class
JCC of Harrison Offers New Early Childhood Programs
Westchester's Ridge Hill Welcomes Santa to Town at North Pole Adventure

Be a good fellow parent and share this with a friend who would be interested
Email Friend

Local Local News - Westchester County Sponsors

Grandmaster B. M. Kim's Tae Kwon Do
60 S. Broadway
White Plains, NY
914-428-0085
Grandmaster B.M. Kim's Tae Kwon Do is a special pl...

Cross County Shopping Center
8000 Mall Walk
Yonkers, NY
914-968-9570
Cross County Shopping Center is Westchester County...

Paint Your Own Pottery
Midway Shopping Center
Scarsdale, NY
914-472-7281
P.Y.O.P. is a great meeting place for friends and ...

Language Workshop for Children
212-628-2700
The Language Workshop for Children is the oldest a...

Scarsdale Ballet Studio
696 R White Plains Road
Scarsdale, NY
914-725-8754
The Scarsdale Ballet Studio was established in 199...
See Our Local News - Westchester County Directory

local zones

Nassau

Nassau cont.

Suffolk

Suffolk cont.

Westchester

Westchester cont.

Fairfield

Rockland

Rockland cont.

Queens

Queens cont.

Brooklyn

Brooklyn cont.

Manhattan

Copyright 2014 NY Metro Parents Magazine Site Design: THE VOICE