The Hour of Code started as a one-hour introduction to computer science, designed to demystify “code” and to show that anybody can learn the basics, and to broaden participation in the field of computer science. It has since become a worldwide effort to celebrate computer science, starting with 1-hour coding activities but expanding to all sorts of community efforts. Not sure where to start? We have a variety of activities that will be helpful for all ages and skill levels!
Instagram Live Recap: Learning Coding at Home: A discussion with Learning Amy Torf, a robotics engineer, teacher, entrepreneur, founder of Noggin Builders, and mom of three.
5 Reasons why Coding is Important for Young Minds: Stacy Nelson, a Kindergarten STEM teacher, mom, and grandparent, answers questions, including how do we learn and teach our children how to code, and why is this so important? More importantly, how young do we begin teaching our children?
Start Coding at Home
You can start coding principles with materials you have at home! Here are 10 of our favorite blogs and printables.
Coding Gift Ideas
If you are looking for gift ideas for the young coder in your life, as Botley and Botley 2.0, Coding Critters, and our Code and Go Mouse with these lessons!
Coding Critters and Code & Go Mouse:
- Teach Botley to Draw a Shape
- Botley Bobsleigh Free Printables!
- Botley’s Holiday Masks Printable
- Ways to Code with Botley 2.0: Mazes, Mazes, Mazes!
- Free Coding Fun with Botley 2.0: Coding Crafts!
- Ways to Code with Botley 2.0: Letters, Shapes, and Numbers!
- Free Coding Fun with Botley 2.0: Black-Line Adventures!
- Teach Botley to Play a Game!
- Teach Botley to Code a Story!
- Teach Botley to Fix Mistakes!
- Teach Botley to Race!
- Help Botley Draw Shapes on a Coordinate Grid
- Botley Lesson Plan
- Teach Botley How to Subtract
- At-Home Activities: Build your coding skills with Botley® the Coding Robot!”
- At-Home Activities: 50 Ways to Code with Botley
- At-Home Activities: 55 Coding Activities with Botley 2.0
- DIY Curling with Botley!
- Party with Botley in the Classroom
- Teach Botley How to Spell
- Teach Botley to Pick-up Litter!
- Teach Botley how to get Home!
- Teach Botley to find Gold!
- Help Botley Deliver Pizza
- Teach Botley to Deliver Mail!
- Help Botley to Explore a Coordinate Grid!
- Teach Botley How to Add
- At-Home Activities: Coding