10 Coding Activities for Kids

Coding is the language programmers use to make technologies like computers and robots do what they need them to do. There are twelve popular varieties – one coding language for websites, another one for computers, another for Android apps…

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10 coding activities kids will love. Fun games, apps, code breaking, and even a craft!

Just like mastering French or Spanish, kids can learn how to communicate in coding languages too. Introduce kids to the concept of coding with these 10 playful, hands-on activities.

Fun Coding Activities for Kids

Teach kids how numbers, letters and symbols can be used to communicate messages by cracking some secret superhero codes. // What We Do All Day

For a coding craftivity, string children’s names with binary code. // Mama Smiles

Have kids jump right in and start programing real games with the Hopscotch App. // iTunes

Learn through play with a set of programmable robot friends: Dash and Dot. // Amazon

Or build a Kano computer! // Amazon

Fun coding activities for kids!

Build robots that really walk, talk and “think”. // Amazon

Make a Spy Decoder! // Frugal Fun for Boys

Play an active game of If-Then. // Left Brain Craft Brain

Learn to program by building games. // Tynker

Developed entirely on an iPad, Cargo-Bot will challenge kids to program a robot to move boxes. Sounds simple but it’s not! // iTunes

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