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Archive of posts published in the category: teach it!

Teaching Kids about Architecture in Spain

This program has it all – hands-on learning, skill-building, and FUN. Architecture for Kids, or…

Teach about Architecture to Kids

This week we received a great letter from an art teacher in Arizona who teaches 7th…

5 Minute Origami House for Young Children

Click on the image on the left to see this animation and learn how to fold a…

Join the Green Dollhouse Challenge

We just heard about the Green Dollhouse Challenge, a competition of the most politically correct…

Design.Build.Transform.

What a great series of words. Design.Build.Transform. If you design something and build it, you…

Architecture Playground for Kids

Besides great jazz music, yummy beignets (donut-like treats) and a great architectural bike tour of…

Architecture Camps for Kids in Illinois

Two architecture camps are planned for this summer 2015 for kids grades 4-6 and 7-9…

Summer Skyscraper Class for Teachers

Want to visit Chicago and learn about skyscrapers? If you are a teacher, come on…

Architecture Video Candy

This video is so sweet, you may just want to eat it for a snack.…

SO you want to teach about architecture to kids…

Design is a difficult thing to learn – sometimes it seems like people either have…

A Bit o’History of Architecture

Back in Ancient Rome, in the First Century B.C.E., an architect named Vitruvius wrote a…

READ About Making Great PLACES

One of our favorite people in the world of architecture writing and thinking is a…

How Convenient! EVERYTHING you need to know to be an architect

So I guess if you want to be an architect, this man, Doug, who is…

Something to think about: URBICIDE

Sometimes we make up a word. Like “Kapow” when Batman hits the Riddler in the…

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Contact us at info@archKIDecture.org If you are doing some great stuff with architecture in your classroom or with kids at home, in a library, or in some other place, please let us know. We would love to share it with others and spread the word!

What are we?

archKIDecture was established in 1996 to encourage visual literacy and explain math, science and visual arts concepts through the medium of architecture. We have educational programs, a website and an exhibit.