This FREE 45-minute taster session hosted by Wexford Education Centre will give some background to SIX BRICKS and a chance to sample some of the SIX BRICKS activities. It’s ideal for anyone new to SIX BRICKS or for anyone wondering what SIX BRICKS is all about!
Six Bricks Introduction
SIX BRICKS, developed by Care for Education in partnership with the Lego® Foundation, are short simple exercises and activities, many of which only take a couple of minutes to do. They are not a curriculum but they are designed to support all areas of development in the curriculum. They help to wake up a child’s brain and get them moving, thinking and remembering.
Every child has a set of SIX BRICKS, one of each colour (Red, Yellow, Orange, Green, Light blue and Dark blue). The teacher or SNA can then quickly and easily facilitate an activity at any time. Repetition brings about better organization of the brain and the secret of the success of these activities lies in their regular repetition which enables children to consolidate new knowledge. SIX BRICKS activities are in development all the time and there are now more than 500+ activities supporting different areas of development.
Participants will have the opportunity to explore some SIX BRICKS activities so it would be helpful to have some large DUPLO type bricks (2 x 4 studs) ideally in red, light blue, dark blue, green, orange and yellow....whatever you can get your hands on will be fine and also bring a clothes peg. If you don’t have bricks then you can observe.
The SIX BRICKS taster is suitable for teachers and SNAs new to the SIX BRICKS programme. SIX BRICKS activities are very versatile and can be adapted and scaled up or down depending on the age and stage of the children you are working with.
This short 45-minute SIX BRICKS taster session is completely Free
Miriam O’Donoghue is a certified and approved lead facilitator and trainer of the SIX BRICKS Method Certificate Levels 1 - 4 and is one of only five LEAD trainers for SIX BRICKS in the world. Miriam is also a qualified Teacher and Teacher Educator with 40+ years experience.
|Course Start Date / Time||26-08-2021 3:30 pm|
|Course End Date / Time||26-08-2021 4:15 pm|
|Registration Start Date||06-07-2021 9:00 am|
|Cut off date||26-08-2021 1:30 pm|
|Fee||FREE OF CHARGE|
|Number Hours||1 hour|