Teaching resources

Trying to stop the kids bouncing off the walls?  

Here are some exciting activities and resources that will not only keep your kids entertained but will fill them with wonder (and won’t require you to be an expert coder or S.TE.A.M. specialist)


STEAM Projects

STEAM Video Tutorials

Cool STEAM Websites

Product Links

At Build-A-Mind, we use a diverse range of tools and toys to stimulate young minds.  If you’re looking to continue the creativity at home, here are some of the most popular products we use and where you can find them at a competitive price.

Having said that, never underestimate the fun you and your child can have with toilet rolls, sticky tape, paddle pop sticks and a bit of string!

Here are some of the favourites…



LEGO® Classic Bricks



Kmart – $89.00

LEGO® Mindstorms EV3 Mr Toys Toyworld – $479.00
UBTECH Jimu BuzzBot & MuttBot Robotics Kit  Ebay – $99.00
K’nex Creation Zone 50 Model Building Set ozgameshop.com – $50.74

3D Magnetic Building Tiles – 120 piece set
Kogan.com – $69.00
Fisher-Price Code and Learn Code-a-Pillar My Toys Toyword – $109.00
Code and Go Robot Mouse Toys R Us – $90.00
Robot Turtles – The Game for Little Programmers Crayons – $32.95
Scratch Jr – Coding for Young Children FREE at the app store or Google play
2 Wheel Drive Ultrasonic Arduino Robot Kit Aus Electronics Direct – $54.95
Raspberry Pi Basic Starter Pack Amazon AU – $89.95
Kapla Wooden Building Blocks – 280 piece set Crayons – $124.95
Hue Animation Studio Amazon AU – $96.83
Edison Robot VV2.0 pakronics – $57.75

If you’ve been experimenting with STEAM but are looking for something meatier, or if you’re just looking for something fresh and different, a Build-A-Mind workshop is the perfect solution!