BrickSpace, a LEGO® Learning Center for girls and boys to Imagine, Build and Learn! Using lego bricks and LEGO® educational products, our center provides hands-on and project based learning activities to introduce Science, Technology, Engineering and Math in a fun way!
BrickSpace offers after-school programs, preschool classes, birthday parties and drop in play. The center is clean and bright, it is set up to let kids both explore on their own and have a structured time for building with LEGO® bricks. Their instructors are friendly and knowledgeable. And they also have a little LEGO®store with new and gently used products.
Brickspace strives to provide opportunities for:
+ creative thinking and problem solving
+ social collaboration and teamwork
+ fine motor skills
+ better understanding of how things work, and most importantly self-confidence growth!
Classes are available such as:
Jr. Brick Builder’s Club (ages 3-5)
Our Jr. Brick Builder’s Club is open to Preschoolers (potty trained) ages 3-5. Club Meetings are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 10:30am – 12:20 pm. Each week your child will learn about a different theme through fun, hands-on, teacher directed LEGO® education activities. Along with learning about the theme, activities will provide opportunities for children to improve their fine motor and communication skills. They will work and play cooperatively, and even learn public speaking skills through our build and share time!
Jr Session 1: All About Animals!
Nov. 27th & 29th : Dry Dry Desert
Dec. 4th & 6th : Down on the Farm
Dec. 11th & 13th : Under the Sea
Dec. 18th & 20th : Dinosaurs!
Cost for the 2 day class is: $30.
Math for Young Engineers (ages 4-5)
This class helps our Young Engineers strengthen their knowledge of math concepts such as sorting, ordering, counting, and classifying objects. Children will also gain knowledge in fundamental brick building while following directions and using their fine motor skills. The foundations of basic engineering are explored in a fun and creative environment. This math program is aligned to the Common Core State Standards.
YE Session 2 - Numbers
Our Young Engineers will learn to recognize numbers up to 20 and beyond. The children will sort, order and classify objects based on their attributes. We will introduce and reinforce addition and subtraction skills. We will measure and compare objects of various lengths, weights, shapes and sizes through build-ing fun projects like "shaky sky -scrapers," clowns, creatures and aliens. At the end of class, there will be plenty of free building time!
Monday and Wednesday 9:30 - 11:30 am. Class begins Monday, January 7, 2013. Cost is $15 a class.
Tuesday and Thursday, 1:45 - 3:45 pm. Class begins Tuesday, January 8, 2013. Cost is $15 a class.
Please call Brickspace to reserve session space at: 707.745.8088
They also have drop in sessions
Need a couple of hours to run errands, are your "kids bored with nothing to do"? Bring them to our bright, clean Building Center filled with tons of loose LEGO® bricks for unstructured model building in addition to LEGO® Ninjago, Hero Factory, Star Wars, Technics, Bionicle and Duplo® Legoville sets. Your child will be busy creating and building while learning at the same time. We offer drop-in sessions for kids of all ages. Each day we offer a mini-building challenge where your child can get a prize for completing the challenge. Your child can bring their own set to complete. First hour is $10 and following hour is $5 with a maximum of two hours.
Moms' Groups and Play Dates
Rainy days ? Drop-In Play for Moms' Group is available Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:30 am to 10:30 am.
Build and Drop In Play Open Hours are:
Mondays through Thursdays 4 pm-7 pm
Fridays 2 pm-7 pm
Parents' Night Out (first Fridays of each month)
BrickSpace makes it easy for parents to spend an evening out on the town! Just pre-register your kids ages 5-12 for a night of LEGO® fun that includes pizza, a themed activity and tons of time to build and play. Cost is $35. Siblings discount available. Drop-off at 5 pm. Pick-up at 10 pm.
Brickspace is located in Benicia, CA, at 418 Military East -- in the Sunshine Plaza across from Big O Tires.