“I have a kid at my home who is 8 years old and is always on the phone with games. He is always curious about learning more and playing those fun games. I am worried my kid is not developing important skillsets for his future. “
This is a saying by a parent about a situation in their home. Do you have a similar situation?
Our Kids are growing up with computer skills as a second nature, which is why in this article we are giving you 10 Resources that will encourage your child to learn to code. If you want to learn more about the importance of teaching kids how to code, read the article on the link. This skillset is going to make your kids stand out in the future.
Here are 10 Resources to encourage your child to learn to code in 2019.
Free on the iPad, Daisy the Dinosaur is an app that helps kids as young as 4 learn the basic concepts behind coding. After completing the game, there is a downloadable kit that will allow kids to create their own computer game.
Another free iPad app aimed at young children aged 9 to 11, Move the Turtle teaches kids critical thinking that will benefit them on and off the computer.
3. Kids Ruby
Kids Ruby was created to teach kids actual Rub code; it’s a downloadable program that will give kids hands-on experience with Ruby.
Bell Robotics Kit is an easy to use Robot that was designed to teach kids coding with FREE AdamaScript block-based programming software. (Starting at £59.99)
This is an interactive hands-on toy that lets kids learn basic programming skills by expanding Sphero’s robotic capabilities. (Starting at £49.99)
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 colored jewel on the board.
Google released this initiative, Made With Code, to help with the gender gap that exists in STEM. Through in-person parties, a number of online resources, and summer camps, Google is inspiring young girls everywhere to tap into their inner programmer.
For ages 9-11, Hopscotch is a free-to-download iPad app that uses video tutorials to help kids program games. Kids can then play one anothers games created with the app.
A non-profit organization, Code.org brings science to more schools and encourages underrepresented students of color and women to pursue a future in technology and science. It offers a number of tools, resources, tutorials, and more to help anyone learn to code.
And At Adama Robotics we can help introduce your kids to coding with the fun and easy to use Bell Robotics Kit. Find out more here on how Bell can help your kids to be well prepared for the future in a fun way.
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