Free Scratch course lesson plan
It’s easy! You too can teach your own introductory 8-week coding course with these ready-to-use Scratch course lesson plans. These Scratch projects are suitable for coding classes for 8-12 year olds. Children will be able to build their very own computer games, digital artwork and…
Scratch coding worksheets
Here you can find our very popular Scratch coding worksheets. These worksheets are free upon signup. They are a great resource for students to use as a revision tool for our beginners Scratch courses. Our coding worksheets include a vocabulary quiz to consolidate lessons in…
Build your own Dance Dance Revolution game with MaKey MaKey
Coding can be a tactile project. Build your own Dance Dance Revolution game using a MaKey MaKey kit and Scratch. Start coding, build hardware and play a tactile, physical movement computer game.
How to sign up to Thunkable
We use Thunkable to build iOS and Android apps using drag and drop coding blocks. It’s a fun way for students to learn about app design and computational thinking. Students are able to share their apps with their family and friends. Here is our…
Top 3 games for Scratch beginners
As I gain experience in game design and preparing lesson plans, I realise that it is actually a lot more difficult to design games for beginner level coders than for advanced level coders. Here are our 3 favourite games for Scratch beginners.
Visual-based vs. Text-based programming languages
We often get asked by people, “What are visual and text-based programming languages? What are the differences between them? Why do we as a company opt to teach kids a visual-based programming language like Scratch to begin with instead of starting them out on text-based ones?” Let us elaborate on these questions for you!
Learn to code with visual programming!
Learn to code with Scratch: from beginner to innovator What is visual-based programming? Visual-based programming is an umbrella term for programming languages that use visual elements — such as drag-and-drop blocks — to build code for a program. They are rather unlike text-based programming languages,…
Code with Python: From beginner to innovator in 12 months
What is Python? Python is a high-level, general-purpose computer programming language. It has been used in many popular applications: YouTube, DropBox, Google, Quora, Instagram, BitTorrent, Spotify, and Reddit. Learning to code with Python is a great place to start for any beginner. In this course,…
Holiday Hackafun for 10 – 15 year olds
Inspiring the next generation of creators, innovators and change makers. Join our Holiday Hackafun for 10-15 year olds to explore: programming with Python, electronics, robotics, 3D modelling and printing, web development, entrepreneurship and much more. Online classes available: after-school, Saturdays and during school holidays. …