From Trash to Treasure: Eco-Brick Building ​and Toy-Making ​Bonanza!

The Kiva Center - Kasey's House

Saturday, November 5, 2016
Kasey's House 2145 Upland Ave. BoulderCO  80304
Saturday, November 5, 2016
Kasey's House 2145 Upland Ave. BoulderCO  80304

What's Included

​Who knew that playing with our trash could be so much fun?! ​Collect your plastics, gather your wrappers​,​ and like magic, use your ingenuity to turn them into toys, games, and building materials. ​Come join us ​to learn​ the simple process of mak​ing​ Eco-Bricks​. We will gather them over the winter​ ​at a special​ drop off ​location in town.​ ​Then​, at the workshop,​ enter into a ​raffle to win your very own playground installation ​for​ your house​ made​ with the Eco-Bricks​ we gather​! ​If you'd like, join us for the follow-up session to learn the full process of building with Eco-Bricks. The following session of this series is: Building with Eco-Bricks on March 8th, 2017

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The Mission

The Kiva Center exists to nurture the creative potential of young people to become ecological stewards and community leaders. The program was founded in September 2014 by a group of educators, entrepreneurs, artists, and families with the commitment to empowering the experience of life-long learning through community education. We believe that life is the lesson, and each of us have innate gifts to share with each other, and the world.



The Kiva Center, based in Boulder, Colorado is now mobile!  That means we are spreading our wings and "pollinating"  communities all across the Front Range with an ongoing love for learning environmental stewardship and natural living skills.  We collaborate with local schools, homes, farms, community organizations, and churches.



What We Do

We are a nature-based, experiential education community that offers interdisciplinary enrichment to youth and their families through local school outreach, homeschool enrichment, after school programs, family workshops and summer camps.


  • Native and life skills – Meaningful Knowledge

  • Food and water stewardship – Leading to Healthy Communities

  • Guiding children to shape the future – Social Entrepreneurship, STEM

  • Permaculture Practice – Responsibility and Sustainability

  • Eco-Literacy - Literacy and Numeracy through Ecological Knowledge

  • Project-based learning – Problem Solving and Hands-on Practice

  • Opportunities for children with diverse learning styles – Kinesthetic, Co-operative, Play- Based Learning

  • An Outlet for Creative Expression - Music, Dance, Story-telling

  • Improved diet and well being of children - Optimizing Potential to Learn

  • Building community – Service Learning, Community Outreach and Integration with other Local Partners

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