Bricks with Miriam provides a range of LEGO® themed workshops and courses for educators across all levels. New workshops are always in development and some are available online. The workshops are designed so that participants can use and adapt the activities to suit their own groups.
A range of online and face to face courses and workshops are available.
See some examples below.
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Six Bricks is a playful learning programme that can be used to support different areas of development e.g. crossing the mid-line, bilateral integration, inhibitory control, working memory, depth perception, eye teaming and so much more...every child just needs six DUPLO bricks. There are more than 1000 activities/resources available. This incredible programme developed by Care for Education in partnership with the LEGO Foundation is being used across Kindergarten, Primary School at all levels, in Special Education settings, care homes and more...its so versatile and can be scaled with complexity added or removed to suit your group.
For anyone who has already completed Levels 1 & 2
In Level 3 and 4 we:
Using LEGO® to explore Stories & Poems
Using LEGO® creatively in the classroom Using LEGO® creatively in the classroom to support connecting with stories and poetry, and using the imagination to unpack, analyse and enhance stories and poetry while building with the LEGO® bricks.
Suitable for Primary School Teachers, Early Childhood Care and Education Staff and Parents.
Building with LEGO®: Supporting Creative, Social and Language (descriptive) Skills
Building with bricks can help children to creatively develop social skills and language and descriptive skills either in one to one or classroom settings.
This is especially important for children who struggle to verbalise or describe their world.
Suitable for Primary School Teachers.
What’s the Quack? - Building with LEGO® to support team building, creativity, critical thinking and memory
Guiding and facilitating participants through a range of powerful activities can help to engage the brain into thinking with the hands and develop skills such as memory, decision making, problem solving, lateral thinking, executive functioning, team building, communication, and more…
Suitable for educators across all levels – Primary, Post-Primary, Further Education and Training and Higher Education.
A programme developed by Care for Education, that provides certified training in using LEGO® DUPLO® bricks and elements to provide engaging and challenging play-based learning activities designed to support the development of younger children. A range of PLAY BOX courses available for different groups e.g. Primary School Teachers, Early Childhood Care and Education staff and parents.
Christmas LEGO® based activities
is a great workshop for staff who like to have fun and be a bit playful; while at the same time it provides an
opportunity for participants to be reflective and focus on what went well
during the year, what they are grateful for, and what they appreciate in each
other. The workshop finishes with a Kris Kindle that’s very different from the
Suitable for educators across all levels e.g. Primary, Post Primary, FET and HE. Available as an online workshop.
Using LEGO® to explore Well-being
A LEGO® based workshop designed to provide a space for thinking and reflection based on building activities and tasks set around well-being themes.
Suitable for educators across all levels e.g. Primary, Post-Primary, Further Education and Training and Higher Education. It is also suitable for Early Childhood Care and Education groups, Parent groups and any other groups that love LEGO® and are interested in Well-being themes.