Computer Coding for Kids

Computer Coding for Kids Author Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff
ISBN-10 174033339X
Release 2016-06-13
Pages 224
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"Computer coding is now firmly on the Australian education agenda, as a key skill for children to start learning. Computer Coding for Kids is a unique step-by-step guide, perfect for kids interested in computer programming and how computers work. A computer program is a set of instructions that a computer follows to complete a task. Coding', or programming', means writing the step-by-step instructions that tell the computer what to do. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides children through creating computer programs, starting with the very basics. Computer Coding for Kidsis the only programming book that teaches both Scratchand Pythonprogramming languages, with illustrated, simple, step-by-step explanations that make the complex art of computer programming clear for the complete beginner. Starting with simple explanations of programming basics, the book progresses to more advanced projects where children can build their own games. Computer Coding for Kidsis ideal for kids looking to take their first steps into programming, as well as those that are already interested and eager to learn more."



Computer Coding for Kids

Computer Coding for Kids Author Carol Vorderman
ISBN-10 9780241010440
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 224
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A simple visual guide to get kids computer coding in no time Computer coding is firmly back on the agenda as a key skill for children to start learning. Computer Coding for Kids is a unique step-by-step guide, perfect for kids interested in computer programming and how computers work. Now available with text that lights up as you read along and playful images and sounds. Avoiding computer jargon, this book guides children through creating computer programs starting with the very basics. Computer Coding for Kids is the only programming book that teaches both Scratch and Python programming languages, with illustrated, simple, step-by-step explanations that make the complex art of computer programming clear for the complete beginner. Starting with simple explanations of programming basics, it progresses to more advanced projects where children can build their own games. Computer Coding for Kids is ideal for kids looking to take your first steps into programming or those that are already interested and hungry to learn more.



Coding Computer Games for Kids

Coding Computer Games for Kids Author Carol Vorderman
ISBN-10 0241209730
Release 2015-11-18
Pages 224
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Your kids will be building computer games and learning code in no-time with Coding Computer Games for Kids. Kids can enter the world of programming in this illustrated guide: packed with step-by-step explanations showing kids how to build all types of games, from puzzles and racers to 3D action games. The perfect way to introduce a reluctant child to coding, Coding Computer Games for Kids shows kids how to have fun with Scratch by creating games. Simple instructions and graphics breakdown coding with Scratch so kids learn all the code they need to build, play and share their favourite games with friends.



Hello Ruby Adventures in Coding

Hello Ruby  Adventures in Coding Author Linda Liukas
ISBN-10 9781250099501
Release 2015-10-06
Pages 112
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"Hello Ruby is half picture book and half activity book rolled into one adorable package. It introduces programming without requiring a computer at all. The point of the book isn’t to teach you a programming language, but programming concepts." --GeekMom.com Meet Ruby—a small girl with a huge imagination, and the determination to solve any puzzle. As Ruby stomps around her world making new friends, including the Wise Snow Leopard, the Friendly Foxes, and the Messy Robots, kids will be introduced to the fundamentals of computational thinking, like how to break big problems into small ones, create step-by-step plans, look for patterns and think outside the box through storytelling. Then, these basic concepts at the core of coding and programming will be reinforced through fun playful exercises and activities that encourage exploration and creativity. In Ruby's world anything is possible if you put your mind to it.



Hello World

Hello World Author Warren Sande
ISBN-10 1617290920
Release 2013-12-18
Pages 464
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Presents a guide for beginners on the fundamentals of computer programming using the Python language.



Computer Coding Projects for Kids

Computer Coding Projects for Kids Author
ISBN-10 1740333721
Release 2017-01-03
Pages 224
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"Computer Coding Projects For Kidsis the perfect introduction to coding for children from bestselling education author Carol Vorderman. This colourful illustrated guide uses step-by-step instructions to show kids how to build a range of amazing projects, from birthday cards to music and games, using the programming language Scratch. Activities such as creating a virtual fireworks display, simulated snowflakes, fractal art and optical illusions not only teach essential coding skills, but enable kids to have fun as they learn. Projects can be personalised and adapted to encourage creativity, and can even be shared with friends, providing a simple and fun way for kids to learn coding. CONTENTSA WHAT IS CODING? o Creative computers o Programming languages o How Scratch works o Getting Scratch o The Scratch interface o Types of project A GETTING STARTED o Cat Art o Dino Dance Party o Animal Race o Ask Gobo o Funny Faces A ART o Birthday Card o Spiralizer o Fantastic Flowers A GAMES o Tunnel of Doom o Window Cleaner A SIMULATIONS o Virtual Snow o Firework Display o Fractal Trees o Snowflake Simulator A MUSIC AND SOUND o Sprites and Sounds o Drumtastic A MINDBENDERS o The Magic Spot o Spiral-o-tron A WHAT NEXT? o Next steps o Glossary o Index o Acknowledgments"



Coding For Kids For Dummies

Coding For Kids For Dummies Author Camille McCue
ISBN-10 9781118940327
Release 2014-11-17
Pages 384
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Provides step-by-step instructions for fifteen projects designed to teach the basics of writing computer programs, including an art toy, a miniature golf game, and an animated winter wonderland scene.



Computer Coding

Computer Coding Author Jon Woodcock
ISBN-10 146542685X
Release 2014-08-18
Pages 40
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"DK Workbooks: Computer Coding" teaches children the basics of computer coding.



Teach Your Kids to Code

Teach Your Kids to Code Author Bryson Payne
ISBN-10 9781593276812
Release 2015-04-01
Pages 336
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Teach Your Kids to Code is a parent's and teacher's guide to teaching kids basic programming and problem solving using Python, the powerful language used in college courses and by tech companies like Google and IBM. Step-by-step explanations will have kids learning computational thinking right away, while visual and game-oriented examples hold their attention. Friendly introductions to fundamental programming concepts such as variables, loops, and functions will help even the youngest programmers build the skills they need to make their own cool games and applications. Whether you've been coding for years or have never programmed anything at all, Teach Your Kids to Code will help you show your young programmer how to: –Explore geometry by drawing colorful shapes with Turtle graphics –Write programs to encode and decode messages, play Rock-Paper-Scissors, and calculate how tall someone is in Ping-Pong balls –Create fun, playable games like War, Yahtzee, and Pong –Add interactivity, animation, and sound to their apps Teach Your Kids to Code is the perfect companion to any introductory programming class or after-school meet-up, or simply your educational efforts at home. Spend some fun, productive afternoons at the computer with your kids—you can all learn something!



Coding Computer Games with Scratch

Coding Computer Games with Scratch Author
ISBN-10 1465439358
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 224
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Coding computer programs is one of the most valuable skills for anyone to have. Written for children with little to no coding experience, Coding Games with Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games. Schools have incorporated computer coding into their curriculum, beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. The step-by-step guides are simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends. The many different styles and types of games are covered, such as classic and arcade games. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas. Coding Games with Scratch empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.



Python for Kids

Python for Kids Author Jason R. Briggs
ISBN-10 9781593274078
Release 2013
Pages 344
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Introduces the basics of the Python programming language, covering how to use data structures, organize and reuse code, draw shapes and patterns with turtle, and create games and animations with tkinter.



Computer Coding Projects For Kids

Computer Coding Projects For Kids Author DK
ISBN-10 9780241282267
Release 2016-07-01
Pages 224
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Computer Coding Projects For Kids is the perfect introduction to coding for children from number 1 best-selling education author Carol Vorderman. This colourful illustrated guide uses step-by-steps to show kids how to build a range of amazing projects, from birthday cards to music and games, using the programming language Scratch. Activities such as creating a virtual firework display, simulated snowflakes, fractal art and mind-bending optical illusions not only teach essential coding skills, but enable kids to have fun as they learn. Projects can be personalised and adapted to encourage creativity, and can even be shared with friends, providing a simple and fun way for kids to learn coding.



Video Game Programming for Kids

Video Game Programming for Kids Author Jonathan S. Harbour
ISBN-10 9781305501836
Release 2014-11-19
Pages 134
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Annotation Do you like to play video games? Have you ever thought about making video games yourself? If so, this is the book for you! In this fun-to-use book, teacher and game developer Jonathan Harbour will teach you about game programming and show you how to create your own video games. Even if you've never programmed a computer before, by following the steps in this book, you will soon be making fun games for yourself and your friends to play. Each chapter will teach you a new skill and help you on your way to becoming a game progammer. The software used in this book is free and easy to use. Get VIDEO GAME PROGRAMMING FOR KIDS, SECOND EDITION today, and get started with your own game-programming fun!



Computer Coding Made Easy

Computer Coding Made Easy Author Carol Vorderman
ISBN-10 1409349403
Release 2014-07-01
Pages 40
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A fun introduction to computer programming for kids Carol Vorderman takes kids' step-by-step through the basics of computer programming and how to work with code, the language of the future.Speaking to a global movement to teach children to code, this Python programming workbook breaks down key concepts into small, easy-to-understand parts. Your child is encouraged to practise copying code into the workbook so their new computer literacy sticks. A playful, hands-on approach that enhances other cognitive benefits such as skills in problem solving and abstract thinking.Computer Coding Made Easy is a great starting point for understanding code, learning how to program, and practicing computer language, for fun or for the future.



My First Coding Book

My First Coding Book Author Kiki Prottsman
ISBN-10 9780241319239
Release 2017-07-06
Pages 24
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Get with the program! Introduce your child to the wonderful world of coding. Packed with flaps, wheels and sliders, this is the essential guide for children wishing to learn the ins and outs of coding. Written specifically for Key Stage 1 level, My First Coding Book teaches your child how to understand and use basic algorithms and bug fixes. The eye-catching illustrations and hands-on sliders will not only keep your little ones entertained, but will help to improve their ability to solve maths problems as well! Computer coding is now a key part of the UK National Curriculum and is taught to children as soon as they begin school. My First Coding Book offers a unique and exciting alternative to dull worksheets and is perfect for teachers, parents or grandparents introducing their children to computing. Give your child a head start without the need for a computer.



Coding Games in Scratch

Coding Games in Scratch Author Jon Woodcock
ISBN-10 9781465451712
Release 2015-12-01
Pages 224
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Coding computer programs is one of the most valuable skills anyone can have. Written for children with little to no coding experience, Coding Games in Scratch guides children through building platform games, puzzles, racers, and 3-D action games. Schools have incorporated computer coding into their curriculum beginning as early as kindergarten to ensure students understand the languages and uses of computer coding. The step-by-step guide is simple and easy to follow with Minecraft-style pixel art. Children will learn essential coding skills while having fun and creating games to play with their friends. The many different styles and types of games are covered, such as classic and arcade games. When people learn to code in Scratch, they learn important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas. Coding Games in Scratch empowers children to be creative and to have fun while teaching them practical real-life skills.



Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids

Computer Coding Python Projects for Kids Author
ISBN-10 174033230X
Release 2017-07-31
Pages 224
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Computer Coding Python for Kidshas all you need to master Python - one of the world's most popular computer programming languages. Python is easier than other professional coding languages yet no less powerful. Computer Coding Python for Kidsuses a hands-on approach to show it how works, with step-by-step projects that build knowledge gradually, from simple functions to building a space treasure game, kids will not only learn essential coding skills but have fun as they learn. Plus there are tips to personalise and adapt each project to encourage creative thinking. Just by following the steps and kids will be building crazy games and handy apps in no time.