Why do we use Minecraft at Makerkids?

Why do we use Minecraft at Makerkids?

When it comes to computer games, Minecraft is definitely tops with kids. It lets them build a Lego-like world with their friends. From farms and cities to elevators and roller coasters, kids are creating things they may have otherwise only dreamed about. Don’t forget...
Coding for Kids: Benefits and Resources

Coding for Kids: Benefits and Resources

The Benefits of Coding and Coding Resources for Kids While coding used to be something reserved for the highly technical and programmers, it is now a valuable, universal language that is surprisingly easy, fun, and useful for our kids to learn! Computer coding for...
5 Tips for Student Success

5 Tips for Student Success

The smell of freshly sharpened pencils and the sound of crisp new notebooks being cracked open can only mean one thing. A new school year is upon us. With all the excitement comes the challenge of helping your student become as successful as possible. While the nitty...
Meet Our Maker Mentors

Meet Our Maker Mentors

Have you met the MakerKids Team? MakerKids is a local Toronto company and growing each year. We are so happy to have new maker mentors come teach with us and impart inspiration. We have a close ratio of 1 mentor for every 8 kids, with our support team always nearby....
Summer Camp Open House

Summer Camp Open House

What happens at a MakerKids camp? Well, come and join us for an evening of fun! On June 9, you can experience a taste of our camps. Choosing summer camps can be a hassle. We’ll answer all of your questions, you will meet our instructors and try out our...
We’re hiring event staff in Ottawa

We’re hiring event staff in Ottawa

MakerKids is hiring! We are looking for event and promotional staff to lead some amazing events and workshops in Ottawa. See job description below: How many of these are true about you? You’re… A maker or tech lover An actor, performer, and life of the party (or...
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...