MakerKids Comes to Ottawa!

MakerKids Comes to Ottawa!

We are super excited to announce that we will be in Ottawa this summer! Our coding and robotics camps will be the at Ashbury College. We are happy to partner with them. Their mission is to provide a dynamic learning environment and to inspire kids to become...
Get to Know a Mentor!

Get to Know a Mentor!

My name is Amy, and I am a mentor at MakerKids. This is me. (My co-worker from YMCA Camp Chief Hector is on the left and I’m on the right! We had just spent a day canoeing the Red Deer river in Alberta, and somehow our lunch break turned into a mud party.) If I...
Coding for Kids: 3 Toys to Help Them Learn

Coding for Kids: 3 Toys to Help Them Learn

You may have heard it’s important for your kids to learn how to code. You may also be wondering how to actually teach your kids coding. One of the easiest ways to help them is using toys – and we’ve found 3 that you might like. “Why toys?” you may ask. Well, the...

Learning and teaching through Minecraft

Learning and teaching through Minecraft   Kids will always learn in their own world, where they are comfortable, where they know the rules, and where they can experiment. When I was a kid, I could tell you more about Pokémon or Neopets than most subjects in...

MakerKids Fall Programs

MakerKids News We have been having a grand old time at our summer camps! Here is the latest video from our Minecraft and Remote Control Camp: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=84x7HhnARh4&feature=youtu.be Also, we will be at Maker Faire New York! For those of you we...