Our Brooklyn Navy Yard Holiday Programs are full day build sessions from 9 am to 4 pm during school holidays. Doors open for drop-off at 8:45 am, with an early drop off at 8 am and an extended day until 5 pm or 6 pm is available. We update our website with future school holidays approximately one month ahead. For dates later in the year, please contact us.

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  • 02/16/2018  ⁄  Lunar New Year - Fire Trucks & Engines  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/16/2018

    Lunar New Year - Fire Trucks & Engines

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A full day of building vehicles that make us all safer! Our Fire Department has fire engines, tiller trucks, and heavy rescue vehicles---plenty of options for our young first responders to build what catches their imagination. We’ll build one or two projects and use our huge floor space to design our fire house. Join us for a day full of creative building and playing.

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  • 02/17/2018  ⁄  Snug Harbor Build - Spinning Drum  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/17/2018

    Snug Harbor Build - Spinning Drum

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 12:00PM
    Tuition: $50.00
    Location: Snug Harbor Cultural Center & Botanical Garden

    Our CK Spinning drum is a take on the Japanese pellet drum, inspired by our teams love of the movie Karate Kid! The drum sounds when spun in between your hands. A great day of exploring another culture through building.

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  • 02/19/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - TAPUT!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/19/2018

    Midwinter Recess - TAPUT!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    We are excited to be bring back a CK classic; TAPUT (Take Apart, Put Together). We start the day learning how to safely use our hammers and nails. We then learn to use the basic hand tools for disassembly of our common household objects. We talk about how it common objects work, but the ultimate result is that the components are turned into another object. We do not place a premium on re-assembly to working condition, nor are we doing repairs. This is about creative, imagination, and whimsy!

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  • 02/20/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - Wagons  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/20/2018

    Midwinter Recess - Wagons

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A crisp winter day, hot chocolate on the stove, all that’s missing is our favorite toys! Join us for a wonderful day of building your own wagons. Fill it out with our favorite games, or our special stuffed animal friend, or make it a cool hideaway for your Pokemon cards. Its a great take-home project that fits nicely with other toys. The CK wagon is an inspiring project for all ages, join us for a day of using real tools to make an American classic.

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  • 02/21/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - Lunch Boxes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/21/2018

    Midwinter Recess - Lunch Boxes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    Since Mickey Mouse first appeared on the Lunch Box in 1935, children have clamored for the cool or hot new lunch box design. But who needs a store bought lunchbox when you can make your own?! Children will build and decorate an originally designed lunch box, certain to be the toast of the cafeteria.

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  • 02/22/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - Boats That Float  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/22/2018

    Midwinter Recess - Boats That Float

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    How does a heavy ship float? We will be making a working boat model including shaping the hull, laying ballast, and installing masts. We will water test our boats and campaign our fleet; all of this right here in our Brooklyn Navy Yard workshop where ships have been built since 1801. Your child will go home with the smartest bathtub toy ever!

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  • 02/23/2018  ⁄  Midwinter Recess - Covered Bridges  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    02/23/2018

    Midwinter Recess - Covered Bridges

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A day off from school and time to do some real engineering! We will build covered bridges and learn about the different shapes and kinds of bridges. Join us for a day of building a real working model to take home.

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  • 03/19/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Super Heroes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/19/2018

    Spring Recess - Super Heroes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    Join us for a fun day of building our favorite super hero. Or maybe creating our own character! Over the course of the day children learn to use hammer, nails and drill to make a super hero who can bring a comic book to life. A low tech and hands-on build that challenges our builders to new heights of creativity.

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  • 03/20/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Vehicle Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/20/2018

    Spring Recess - Vehicle Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A full day of building our favorite vehicles. Our hangar has cars, rockets, planes, boats and a few space vehicles we might see in the future! Plenty of options for a trip to the store or intra-continental travel. We’ll build projects and use our huge floor space to pay with our handy work. Join us for a delightful day full of building and playing.

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  • 03/21/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Forest Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/21/2018

    Spring Recess - Forest Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    As we start to close out the last weeks of winter we enjoy a day of safe and creative tool usage as we learn to hammer, measure, drill and create! We imagine the warm spring days to come outside exploring and build from our imaginations. A creative and really nice way to finish up winter and move into the first days of spring.

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  • 03/22/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Ferris Wheel  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/22/2018

    Spring Recess - Ferris Wheel

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    We have the day off from school but our parents can’t take us to ride the ferris wheel at Coney Island…bummer. But, we are clever…. lets make one! And, as we will learn, the ferris wheels when placed together act a lot like gears…..how many gears can we link? Another smart, creative, fun day of building at ConstructionKids. Join us for this one day building extravaganza.

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  • 03/23/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Elevator Build!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/23/2018

    Spring Recess - Elevator Build!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A dynamic project, children will build a working model of an elevator! Inspired by our instructor Brian who, prior to his teaching career, worked all over and under Manhattan on an elevator repair crew. The model employs a pulley, counterweights, and moves the cab to another floor without getting stuck!... another smart working toy to take home from your friends at ConstructionKids!

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  • 03/26/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Mythical Creatures  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/26/2018

    Spring Recess - Mythical Creatures

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    What a day of creativity! Children will launch into the world of animals, both real and imaginary, and think about our human lives in relation to the world around us. Mythical Creatures is when our imagination and invention runs free. Your child will embark on a fantastical journey as a new theme is explored: mythical and flying creatures, giants, and dragons. A fun and whimsical day of building.

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  • 03/27/2018 - 03/27/2108  ⁄  Spring Recess - Puzzle Boxes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/27/2018 - 03/27/2108

    Spring Recess - Puzzle Boxes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    A puzzle box is traditionally a box that can only be opened by solving a puzzle. At Construction Kids our puzzle box works a little differently. The CK Puzzle box is a 3-D maze designed by our young builders in a multi-layer game. How complex can they make it? What puzzle or trick will they require to solve the puzzle box. A great day or engineering and creativity.

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  • 03/28/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Drums  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/28/2018

    Spring Recess - Drums

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    The Drum is an ancient instrument that has its origin in many different cultures. The CK drum is our way of exploring the world through construction, design and engineering. What drum will our builders make? How will they design its shell? Will it be a drum played with their hands or some type of drum stick? A great day of sound. No music experience required!

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  • 03/29/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Iconic Buildings  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/29/2018

    Spring Recess - Iconic Buildings

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 03/30/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Windmills!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    03/30/2018

    Spring Recess - Windmills!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
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  • 04/02/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Tiddliwinks!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/02/2018

    Spring Recess - Tiddliwinks!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 04/03/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Wind Chimes!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/03/2018

    Spring Recess - Wind Chimes!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 04/04/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Dreaming of Summer  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/04/2018

    Spring Recess - Dreaming of Summer

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 04/05/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Planter Boxes  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/05/2018

    Spring Recess - Planter Boxes

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 04/06/2018  ⁄  Spring Recess - Birdhouses  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    04/06/2018

    Spring Recess - Birdhouses

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition:
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 06/07/2018  ⁄  Anniversary Day - Open Build! Build what you want!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/07/2018

    Anniversary Day - Open Build! Build what you want!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92
  • 06/11/2018  ⁄  Clerical Day - Star Wars Day  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/11/2018

    Clerical Day - Star Wars Day

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92

    What a day….build what and as many as you can: Drones, A-Wing fighter, Anikin, C3PO, R2D2, Millenial Falcon, Tie Fighters, Jedi Starfighter, General Grevious….a very enterprising day. We will test fly our vehicles as our workshop is transformed into a galaxy. Join us, our staff of Star War experts is ready….. may the force be with you.

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  • 06/18/2018  ⁄  Eid al-Fitr - Robot Build!  ⁄  Ages: (4-9)

    06/18/2018

    Eid al-Fitr - Robot Build!

    Ages: 4-9
    Time: 9:00AM - 4:00PM, Extended Hours 8:00AM to 6:00PM
    Tuition: $150 per day, Extended Day & Early Drop Off Additional Fees
    Location: Brooklyn Navy Yard BLDG 92