5 Engineering Challenges with Clothespins, Binder Clips, and Craft Sticks - Frugal Fun For Boys and Girls
Five engineering challenges for kids – with wooden clothespins, binder clips, and craft sticks! It’s a simple STEM activity that kids of all ages will love. Move over, expensive building sets! These simple materials were a huge hit with my boys. The first time we got them out, Owen (almost 7) spent well over an […]
Computational Thinking Classroom Ideas | Teaching Resources
A set of informative posters to support the delivery of computational thinking within the classroom across all subjects and years! With particular relevance to the Digital Competence Framework within Wales, this resource was created as a guide to educators at all levels on how to incorporate Computational Thinking into lessons. This resource also provides suggestions on how the terminology can be simplified and delivered at different levels of education. There are a broad range of practical…
Bitmap Coding Unplugged Coding Activity for Kids | Our Family Code
This hands-on bitmap coding activity explores algorithms and features a free bitmap art unplugged coding workbook for kids!
Teach your kids to code with a deck of cards!
Today I am going to be sharing a SUPER SIMPLE coding game for kids. We use this activity to introduce kids to coding and to teach basic coding skills. This STEM activity is so easy
CS Fundamentals 2017 | Course A
In this course you will learn about all about computers. You will learn about programming, algorithms, debugging, loops, and events!
CS Fundamentals 2017 | Course E
Created with fourth grade students in mind, this course begins with a brief review of concepts previously taught in courses C and D. This introduction is intended to inspire beginners and remind the experts of the wonders of computer science. Students will practice coding with algorithms, loops, conditionals, and events before they are introduced to functions. At the end of the course, students will have the opportunity to create a capstone project that they can proudly share with peers and…
CS Fundamentals 2017 | Course D
Course D was created for students who read at roughly a third grade level. Angles and mathematical concepts are introduced with helpful videos and hints.
CS Fundamentals 2017 | Course C
Course C was developed for students in and around the second grade. It uses a limited understanding of shapes and elementary math concepts.
CS Fundamentals 2017 | Course B
Course B was developed with first graders in mind. Tailored to a novice reading level, this course also assumes limited knowledge of shapes and numbers.
Origami Unplugged Coding Activity
Origami has been around for thousands of years, so what makes it one of the best unplugged coding activities for kids? Find out here! Whenever I come across a kids' coding activity, I am always