7 Resources To Teach Your Kid To Code
Schools everywhere are encouraging kids to learnt how to code, from coding simple games featuring their favourite Doctor Who and Frozen characters to after school programs. It makes perfect sense, with the number of jobs that now involve the use of technology.
Here are 7 resources to encourage your child to learn to code.
Every summer, Apple hosts a number of free classes in its high street stores, where kids can learn coding, making music, and movie making with Apple products. Due to the pandemic, they have shifted their focus to hosting the lessons online.
Daisy the Dinosaur
Daisy the Dinosaur is an app that can help kids as young as 4 get a grasp on the basic concepts of coding. Once they have completed the game, it gives access to a downloadable kit for coding and making their own games.
Move the Turtle
Move the Turtle is an iPad app aimed at 9 to 11-year olds, that teaches coding and critical thinking skills that are of benefit in everyday life.
Kids Ruby was created to teach kids actual Ruby code; it’s a downloadable program that will give kids hands-on experience with Ruby.
Sphero is an interactive hand-on toy to teaches the basic programming skills as they learn how to expand the robot’s capabilities.
A board game alternative to computer games and apps, Robot Turtles is for ages 4 and up and brings programming to life; just get the turtle to the matching coloured jewel on the board.
Hopscotch is a free iPad app that has video tutorials to teach 9 to 11-year olds how to program games, which other kids can then play with the app.
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