Want extra ideas for your coding clubs?
Here are some of the activities we do at our Coding Kids clubs: program with Scratch, program with Python, program mBot, program Lego Mindstorms EV3, and build digital solutions with Makey Makey.
Judging at the Young ICT Explorers QLD
Let me share my experiences as judge for the Young ICT Explorers Year 5-6 category: technologies used, projects experienced and tips from a judge on how to get the most points for each criteria.
Gold Coast Code Camp Models a Minion
Can you make a 3D minion? You would be surprised by how easy it is! During our four-day school holiday code camp on the Gold Coast, one of the activities that we did was modelling a printable 3D minion. We made it using Microsoft 3D Builder — a program that comes with Windows 10. Really, anyone can model a minion — read all about it here!
QCT web conference digital technologies with Emily
Did you miss out on Emily’s web conference with QCT on how to use Scratch to integrate Digital Technologies into your classroom? Click here for the web conference recording.
A virtual reality adventure for kids
These September school holidays a group of Coding Kids students visited Holoverse to experience and learn about virtual reality technology. Holoverse is a virtual reality adventure arcade in Southport on the Gold Coast.
Make a creative Father’s Day e-card coding in Scratch
Here’s a fun and creative project for Father’s Day. Build your own e-card to give to your Dad. This is a great idea if you and your dad are into coding and technology.