The heart of our company is education and learning through play. Since the 1800s we strive to provide opportunities for audiences to play and learn together. Below is a list of potential opportunities focused around education which Milton Bradley can explore to further reinforce our mission and provide support to the community in fun ways.
MB PlayVille Amusement Park
This amusement park is all about family’s coming together to have fun and explore, all the while learning. Not just pure entertainment, MB PlayVille focuses on hands-on STEAM experiments and opportunities for both kids and grown-ups alike to learn through play.
MB PlayVille Amusement Park reinforces our mission of learning through play by offering numerous rides and experiences that feel like play for all ages, but also provide an educational opportunity.
Unlike Lego Land and the Exploratorium in San Francisco which both focus
on a younger audience, MB PlayVille will provide playful learning opportunities for kids and adults alike. By learning together with your family, you are more likely to retain the knowledge, and continue interacting together
to learn in new and fun ways.
ENV.2 | environment
Family vacations should be fun, but they can also be educational!
MB Wii Learn
Together with Nintendo, we will get kids up and moving while they learn. These new series of games are played on the Nintendo game console, featuring Math Golf, Vocabulary Bonaza, and Geography Bowling.
MB Wii Learn reinforces our mission of fostering learning through play by providing active games that teach while requiring physical movement for
a fun and unique learning environment.
While there are plenty of computer video games with educational messages and puzzles to solve, including movement and interacting with other players makes Milton Bradley and Nintendo’s Wii Learn games unique in the industry.
CBO.2 | co-branding opportunity
Utilizing kinetic learning, video games have never been this interactive and educational.
MB Outdoor School
School kids will come together to explore outside and utilize the real world to capitalize on teachable moments and support classroom learning. With a field trip to the MB Outdoor School, classes will practice their same lessons from class-time but in a new setting and with different technique to improve learning for all students.
MB Outdoor School reinforces our mission of learning through play by providing fun and engaging new ways to look at standard classroom lessons and inspire kids through fun.
While many outdoor schools focus on nature appreciation and environmental education, Milton Bradley will focus on utilizing the world around us to support more standard education lessons such as math, writing, and history.
ENV.3 | environment
Some of the best learning can happen outside the classroom, so why not bring the classroom outside?
The MB Adopt-A-Grapdparent program reinforces our mission of collaboration for a life-long pursuit of learning by bringing generations together to share knowledge and have fun together. Whether reading a story together, doing an arts and craft project, or playing a game together, participants are sure to form a bond, and learn together.
MB Adopt-A-Grandparent is unique from other mentoring programs because it fosters a 2-way street of benefits for both members in the partnership. This program is not only about providing mentorship and support for young students, but also providing companionship and stimulation for senior citizens of our community.
Funded by Milton Bradly, elementary students will be paired with nearby retirement homes to visit and connect the generations. There, students will practice reading to their adopted grandparents, or make a painting with them. The interaction will not only form needed social interactions for all participants, but will encourage trying new things and supporting the community.
EXP.1 | experience
Bringing generations together for mentorship, companionship, and community.
MB Interactive Tutoring
Our tutors are trained educators in alternative education. We are here to help your struggling student learn in a different way. When school just isn’t working, let us step in for the afternoons to help with new ways to teach through fun. Your students won’t even know they are learning, but their grades are guaranteed to improve.
MB Interactive Tutoring reinforces our mission of collaborating for improved education by pairing students with trained educators to work together to find the best learning methods personalized for each individual.
Our MB Interactive Tutoring is unique from other tutoring services like Kahn Academy and Tutor Doctor because we focus on kinesthetic learning and alternative education models.
SER.1 | service
Experience innovative new teaching techniques with one-on-one focused education to help students stay ahead.
As a community of life-long learners, MB Labs serves as a central point providing space for workshops, a place to meet like-minded new friends, and an opportunity to explore new tools and share ideas with peers.
MB Labs reinforces our mission of collaborating and learning through play by providing a space where kids and adults can come together with others in their community to play and experiment, all while learning as they go.
The idea of collaborative spaces to foster innovation and provide tools individuals may not otherwise have access to is not new. Where MB Labs stands apart from companies like Fab Lab and Maker Studio, is their focus on children’s learning and tools in collaboration with adults and parents..
ENV.2 | environment
These community centers will offer classes, connect community members and provide tools and space for experimenting.
MB Teacher Training
With Milton Bradley Teacher’s Training, educators can sign up fora wide variety of rotating workshops. Whether practicing conflict resolution techniques, learning the newest trends in Biology from experts in the field, or group problem-solving sessions, there is a workshop for everyone.
MB Teacher Training Workshops reinforce our mission statement of collaboration through education by bringing teachers and experts together to create improved learning environments for students everywhere.
While competitors currently provide online resource classes for teachers, MB Teacher Training has the added benefit of learning together. This collaboration helps improved learning and makes it more fun.
EDU.1 | educational opportunity
Teachers will find resources and support at these engaging and collaborative workshops.
A young girl explores her new art supplies from this month's EduCrate.
MB EduCrate Subscription
SER.2 | service
A subscription based supply of educational games and tools to optimize fun and learning for kids of all ages.
This monthly crate subscription is filled with educational games and activities to foster critical thinking and experimentation. EduCrates can be themed with art, science, engineering, nature, or coding and specialized by age range. Each crate contains all the necessary supplies and instructions that is sure to keep your family laughing and learning.
An MB EduCrate Subscription reinforces our mission of making learning fun by providing new activities for kids based on their interests to encourage continued experimentationand learning.
Comparable to: Little Passports // Crate Joy // Kiwi Crate // Spangler Science Club // MakeCrate
Users can choose a different theme each month to try something new, or stick to their favorite subject matter.
A mom practices teaching techniques learning during class to connect with her daughter.
MB Parenting Classes
EDU.2 | educational opportunity
Resources for new and experienced parents to help them shape their children into the best adults they can.
Classes are hosted for a variety of parental needs including baby care, early elementary schoolwork, adolescent mental health, and more. We strive to foster an ongoing community of parents no matter the age of their children. Our classes will provide parental support as well as education expertise.
MB Parenting Classes reinforce our mission to provide collaborative and supportive education for all ages by hosting classes for parents to help them learn to be effective parents.
Comparable to: First 5 // Family Paths // Life Matters
What makes Milton Bradley’s Parenting Classes unique is the long-term end goal for our parents. We don’t just provide classes for parents with babies, but help parents at all stages support their children’s growth and help them because better citizens of tomorrow.
Workshops will be held at MB Labs
Visitors walk down the main corridor of the fair, exploring educational and store booths.
MB Creative Connections Fair
EVT.1 | event
Come together with your community to celebrate innovation, and experience the exciting world of art and science.
An annual fair hosted in city centers across the country allows families to gather for a weekend of learning, sharing, and creating. Artists, Scientists and more gather to give workshops, and learn from one another.
The MB Creative Connections Fair reinforces our mission of collaborative learning through play by bringing together a community of experts and enthusiasts for a fun filled event to share and learn new innovations in science and art fields.
Comparable to: Makers Faire // USA Science & Engineering Festival // STEM Expo // Kinetic Sculpture Race
Unique from other similar community fairs, the Milton Bradley Creative Connections Fair focuses equally on science and art and the connections between both.
A family enjoys time together at breakfast before playing their new game from the Cheerios
MB Cheerios Box Activities
CBO.2 | co-branding opportunity
Compete with friends across the globe in artistic and engineering feats brought to you on the back of your morning Cheerios box.
Instructions for an activity, art project, or science experiment will be posted on the back of the box with necessary tools created from the box. Families will post their completed projects on social media to compete in that week’s game with others all over the world.
Cereal Box Activities partnership reinforces our mission to provide collaborative learning and promote experimentation by bringing people together across the globe through unique creative activities that will spark innovation.
Comparable to: Nintendo Labo // Kellogg’s Family Rewards
While Cheerios, as well as other cereal companies such as Kellog’s, often provide entertainment incorporated into their boxes, Milton Bradley will bring real learning opportunities to this venue.