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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.

CK on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter

CK featured in #MohawkMakerQuarterly.
Building a new machine.
Brian demonstrates how a machine project works during spring break week.
Counting down until glue dries on machine project.
PIX11's Mr. G visited our workshop and broadcast a segment on January 9:
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
Work at ConstructionKids

If you love kids and are passionate about inspiring to create, build, and think outside the box, then please check out our job postings. We are always looking to grow our great team.

New Summer Toddler Programs at Lark Cafe

This summer we will be offering two sessions of our popular Toddlers Build! program at Lark Cafe in Ditmas Park. More info here.

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.

CK in the News

Mohawk Maker Quaterly recently featured us in its Impressions issue, under Champions of Craft. The New Learning TimesColumbia University's Teachers College daily blog, recently made a great Seen in NY video about our approach to hands-on learning. Red Tricycle's Anna Knoebel  recommends us for "crafty" summer camp. And Urban Family's Lela Nargi has just published a great profile on Deb Winsor and ConstructionKids. It traces CK's history and its commitment to hands-on learning. 

And in case you missed them, here are links to  PIX11's Mr. G.'s Veteran's Day visitNBC Nightly News's profile, and a piece which aired on NPR's Morning Edition.

CK in Mohawk Maker Quaterly, Issue 6, Impressions

New Learning Times: Seen in NY profile of CK

CK on Red Tricycle

It’s a “G” Thing: ConstructionKids teaches children building blocks of life

Program Encourages Kids to Build, Play the Old-Fashioned Way

Putting Power Tools In The Hands Of 5-Year-Olds

For ConstructionKids’ Deb Winsor, Confidence Comes with the Bang of a Hammer

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.

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

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.

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