Perfect for children ages 6–9 who are new to coding, this highly visual workbook is a fun introduction to Scratch, a free computer coding programming language, which will take kids from playing games to creating them.
With easy-to-follow directions and fun pixel art, DK Workbooks: Coding in Scratch: Games Workbook helps kids bear in mind the basics of programming and the right way to create games in Scratch through fun, hands-on learning experiences. All learners need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an web connection to download Scratch 2.0. Coding can also be done without download on https://scratch.mit.edu.
Simple and logical instructions assist kids make their own Scratch Cat soccer game, design a ghost hunt that includes a flying witch, animate a bouncing melon, or build a game to test reaction speeds. Children then can share the finished games with friends to see how they score. Kids can even test their coding knowledge with written vocabulary and programming quizzes at the end of every project.
Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids the right way to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK’s computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step by step guidance, making them the easiest introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming.
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