Programs for the Homeschool Community
ConstructionKids is pleased to offer a series of programs for the homeschool community. Each session is designed to investigate a particular topic, sometimes over several classes. We will look at pictures of our study topic, identify parts and components, discuss how the object works, sketch our ideas, then build it. Homeschooling parents may wish to expand our curriculum in preparation for each class or as a follow-up. This can be a drop-off class for children with previous drop-off class experience.
Winter 2014 Homeschool Workshop
Children will learn to use a wide variety of tools to make projects related to their homeschool areas of study. ConstructionKids will collaborate with families to design single and multi-week projects that incorporate STEM curriculum (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) as well as history and social studies. Integral to the workshop is developing the skills of design, planning, and spatial reasoning, as well as hand-eye coordination and 3-D assembly skills. Many of our projects are based on programs developed with schools and incorporate NYC and NYS Common Core Standards. Projects can range from animal studies, simple machines, balance and motion, mythology, Rube Goldberg machines, go-cart and vehicle making, forest ecology, etc. Exact curriculum TBD based on age levels and areas of interest. For examples of options, go here.