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OLD SCHOOL TOOLS for NEW SCHOOL LEARNING

Children Are Born to Build

ConstructionKids introduces new builders to a broad range of materials and tools. We study the natural and man-made world around us, while learning to work individually as well as part of a team. Our goal is to share the joy of building, revising, and repairing.

Real Tools for Small Hands

Our kids work on individual and group projects with real tools and materials that are scaled and selected for small hands. Creativity and problem solving are fostered. If your child can imagine it, we'll help him/her build it—safely and with the guidance of experienced grown-up hands.

Try a Program

Learn about our after school programs here. We also offer special programs for school field trips, Girl and Boy Scout troops, and toddlers, as well as birthday parties. Contact us, if you're interested.

NEWS

New Summer Camps at Williamsburg Northside Lower School

We just opened up 9 great summer camps at our newest location in Williamsburg Northside Lower School's brand new building.

Spring Break Camp Registration Open

In March and April, we are offering three spring break week-long camps: two at Industry City, March 16-20 and March 23-27, and one at BLDG92, April 6-10.

We're on PIX11, NBC, and NPR!

PIX11's Mr. G. visited us on Veteran's Day and broadcast a segment called ConstructionKids teaches children building blocks of life, which aired on January 9. NBC's Rehema Ellis visited us and produced a segment called Program Teaches Tech-Savvy Kids to Build With Old School Tools, which aired August 28, 2014. And on August 11, 2014, WNYC’s Beth Fertig profiled us on NPR’s Morning Edition Putting Power Tools In The Hands Of 5-Year-Olds.

New 2-Week Summer Camps at Corlears School

We are pleased to announce 3 sessions of 9- and 10-day summer camps at Corlears School in Chelsea. Go here for more information.

Work at ConstructionKids

We're pleased to announce the launch of our  Work at CK webpage. If you love kids and are passionate about inspiring to create, build, and think outside the box, then please check out our postings. We are always looking to grow our great team.

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PIX11's Mr. G visited our workshop and broadcast a segment on January 9: http://pix11.com/2015/01/09/its-a-g-thing-constructionkids-teaches-children-building-blocks-of-life/
More figures from Greek myths by Greene Hill School students.
Greene Hill School students created figures from Greek myths.
Greene Hill School students created characters from stories they love like Where the Wild Things Are and Bad Kitty.
An "awesome" end to Buildings & Cities week: campers gave tours of the cities they built! #awesometown #ohyeah
CK on NBC! Many thanks to Rehema Ellis and the NBC Nightly News for such a wonderful feature. If you missed it last night, watch it here: http://nbcnews.to/Z0eIL6
Hands are busy and cities are growing at the Brooklyn Navy Yard! #summercamp #kidcity #birdseyeview
...and here are the cities! Young builders at @bldg92 work with counselors to plan them out on cardboard. #creative #cityplanning #brooklynkids

BLDG92, Brooklyn Navy Yard
63 Flushing Ave.,
Brooklyn, NY 11205
(718) 522-2902

Industry City, Sunset Park
241 37th St.
(btwn. 2nd & 3rd aves, across from Costco)
Brooklyn, NY 11232
(718) 522-2902

Lark Café
1007 Church Ave.
Brooklyn, NY 11218
(718) 522-2902

Corlears School
324 West 15th St.
New York, NY 10011
(212) 741-2800

Williamsburg Northside Lower School
299 N. 7th St.
Brooklyn, NY 11211
(718) 522-2902

Support Our Foundation!

Learn about how our new foundation is going to bring ConstructionKids programs to more schools and kids, particularly in underserved communities, and how you can help.

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Brooklyn Navy Yard, BLDG 92, 63 Flushing Ave, Unit 130, Brooklyn, NY 11205