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 Video Tutorials
Cool STEAM Websites
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
|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!