Computer Coding Games for Kids

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780241317747

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Page: 224

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Scratch 3.0 has landed, so stay ahead of the curve with this fully-updated guide for beginner coders. Kids will love the step-by-step, visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts fun and easy to understand. Computer Coding Games for Kids blends coding theory with the practical task of creating exciting games. Children will learn the fundamentals of computer programming by showing them how to build their own games. Coding theory is taught through practical tasks, so young programmers don't just learn how computer code works, but also why it's done that way. Jumpy Monkey will show them how to simulate gravity in their games, or give Dog's Dinner a go to learn about collision detection. Once they've whizzed through the book, the possibilities are endless!
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Computer Coding Games for Kids

Author: Dorling Kindersley Publishing Staff,Jon Woodcock

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740333405

Category: Computer games

Page: 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. "
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Computer Coding Python Games for Kids

Author: Carol Vorderman

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241365767

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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Learn how to code in Python by building and playing your own computer games, from mind-bending brainteasers to crazy action games with explosive sound effects and 3D graphics. Whether you're a seasoned programmer or a beginner hoping to learn Python, you'll find Computer Coding Python Games for Kids fun to read and easy to follow. Each chapter shows how to construct a complete working game in simple numbered steps. Using freely available resources, such as PyGame Zero and Blender, you can add animations, music, scrolling backgrounds, 3D scenery, and other exciting professional touches. After building the game, find out how to adapt it to create your own personalised version with secret hacks and cheat codes! Along the way, you'll master the key concepts that programmers need to write code - not just in Python but in all programming languages. Find out what bugs, loops, flags, strings, tuples, toggles, and turtles are. Learn how to plan and design the ultimate game - and then play it to destruction as you test and debug it. Before you know it, you'll be a coding genius!
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Computer Coding for Kids

Author: Carol Vorderman

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 0241010438

Category: Computers

Page: 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 exciting read-along feature allowing you to follow the voice and words on the screen. 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.
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Coding Games in Scratch

A Step-by-Step Visual Guide to Building Your Own Computer Games

Author: Jon Woodcock

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1465495029

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 224

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Scratch 3.0 has landed! Stay ahead of the curve with this fully updated guide for beginner coders. Coding is not only a highly sought-after skill in our digital world, but it also teaches kids valuable skills for life after school. This book teaches important strategies for solving problems, designing projects, and communicating ideas, all while creating games to play with their friends. Children will enjoy the step-by-step visual approach that makes even the most difficult coding concepts easy to master. They will discover the fundamentals of computer programming and learn to code through a blend of coding theory and the practical task of building computer games themselves. The reason coding theory is taught through practical tasks is so that young programmers don't just learn how computer code works - they learn why it's done that way. With Coding Games in Scratch, kids can build single and multiplayer platform games, create puzzles and memory games, race through mazes, add animation, and more. It also supports STEM education initiatives and the maker movement. Follow Simple Steps - Improve Your Skills - Share Your Games! If you like playing computer games, why not create your own? Essential coding concepts are explained using eight build-along game projects. Coding Games In Scratch guides young coders step-by-step, using visual samples, easy-to-follow instructions, and fun pixel art. This coding book for kids has everything you need to build amazing Scratch 3.0 games, including thrilling racing challenges, zany platform games, and fiendish puzzles. Follow the simple steps to become an expert coder using the latest version of the popular programming language Scratch 3.0 in this new edition. Improve your coding skills and create your own games before remixing and customizing them. Share your games online and challenge friends and family to beat each other's scores! In this book, you will: - Learn about setting the scene, what makes a good game and playability - Discover objects, rules, and goals - Explore hacks and tweaks, camera angles, fine-tuning and controls - And much more Computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK's computer coding books for kids are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. Add Coding Projects in Scratch and Coding Projects in Python to your collection.
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First Coding Book for Kids

Coding Games and Worksheets to Teach Little Kids (4-7 Years) How to Code

Author: Kidlo Books

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781718106031

Category: Education

Page: 46

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Get the perfect book to introduce young kids to the world of coding. An exciting fun-filled book to give them the perfect start. Ideal for ages 4-7. With this fun illustrated coding workbook, kids will get a head start at coding & become future experts in the STEM fields. Easy-to-understand tutorials in "First Coding Book For Kids by Kidlo" help create a strong foundation of offline coding. That's right - no computer required! The activities in this coding book for beginners are perfect for children of ages 4-7. With this book, curious little minds can learn the basics of coding from scratch & get acquainted with sequencing easily. They can take the first steps towards development of creative thinking, problem-solving & analytical skills with this visual guide! Colorful illustrations make the coding games very exciting to solve. If you are unable to solve a level, no worries! The solutions given at the back will help you out. After solving this book, your kids will be ready to take on languages like Scratch and Swift. The "First Coding Book For Kids by Kidlo" can be useful to understand essential coding concepts and give a playful introduction to programming. So boys and girls, go ahead & begin your coding journey! It won't be long before your baby says I love coding. Kidlo Coding is brought to you by Kidlo Coding Games for Kids, an award-winning app for teaching young learners the basics of coding.
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Coding For Kids

Kids can code! For everyone 4+

Author: Zafer Demirkol

Publisher: Pusula

ISBN: 6052359579

Category: Education

Page: 169

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An easy way to teach kids programming with guidance of teachers and parents. Our children carry far more immense mental abilities than we think. Just to reveal and explore them, we need to know the tools and methodologies. "I had been observing some inspiring attempts that are aiming to teach programming to children. However the thought of “I am a father and why doesn’t my son learn programming?” endorsed my soul. Initially, I would think that it was early for him. But on what circumstances? We are discussing the children who catch tens of movements in the games and make decisions (I have to admit I cannot do that) in split of a second over a TabletPC in their hands. It wasn’t early for him, it was late indeed. My child could have started learning programming because they had that mental capability. The missing piece in the puzzle is to introduce the appropriate tools with them. First of all, call it as programming, coding or whatever, it is one of the best application methods of mathematics. Just like application of real life. It is the life itself. Whether you like or not, math is a part of your life. Even the sentence of “Can I buy a kilogram of apple?” includes math. Programming is a way of application of math and it is one of the best ones. Because, it includes, problem solving, thinking with multi-dimensions, observing and testing results, getting excited and loving your creation, being proud once you complete; devoting for better, organizing your work, putting your best for your best… In a nutshell it includes many things among life. In other words, just like maths, programming is also an essential part of the life. While we are making a plan for a vacation, we are making a program and utilizing programming algorithms for our journey. While we are organizing a wedding event, we would be using a programming algorithm set. During studying to an exam, we are using a likely approach for programming; just like the moments of planning a meeting with a friend, driving the marketing for a product and within all the planning of a meal; and we apply those approaches to our life. The lack we don’t do is to convert those approaches into programming. If we plan well, we enjoy a beautiful vacation, a happy wedding, a good get-together with a friend, we achieve highs sales with a good marketing plan, a successful exam result. That is what programming is. Programming defines how we manage our life. It is a part of our daily life. Whether we like it or not. Even if we are not making professional coding (programming), we are making programming in our professions and think like a programmer. If you are a good programmer, your program consumes less resource and you become successful in what your business. In a nutshell, programming is not an optional occurrence, in life it is the life itself. We all make programming but we create their codes differently. The biggest achievement in teaching children about how programming is done, is to enable them figure those type of life skills and background with fun and swiftness. Pushing aside all the coding techniques, contemplating over the programming and solution ways for the programming is a practice of programming and we benefit from it in every part of the life. The rest is the technicality to convert them into codes. There are so many programming languages to do that and all we have to do is to learn the syntax. Thinking all the possibilities and alternates and figuring out the most efficient is a practice of life just like in programming. I decided to channel my 30 year know-how and expertise into teaching children how to program. For that objective “Where shall we start?”, “How can we make it lovable?”, “What tools should we use to teach and practice the programming?” “How old should we make it start?” “What is the best methodology?” I chased the answers of questions like the ones above. While experimenting on that, my son helped me a lot. I noticed his approach and comments. I observed the other children’s approach. With an honest wish to motivate and help all the children, teachers and parents… 1. Computers 2. A Brief Overview to Blockly Platform 3. A Brief Overview to Scratch Platform 4. Algorithms 5. Loops 6. Conditional Clauses 7. Functions and Procedures 8. Creating Shapes and Graphics 9. Variables 10. Lists and Arrays 11. Objects – Object Oriented Programming
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25 Scratch 3 Games for Kids

A Playful Guide to Coding

Author: Max Wainewright

Publisher: No Starch Press

ISBN: 1593279914

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 128

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Build your own computer games with Scratch 3! Learn how to make fun games with Scratch--a free, beginner-friendly programming language from the MIT Media Lab. Create mazes, road-crossing games, and two-player games that keep score. Colorful pictures and easy-to-follow instructions show you how to add cool animations and sound effects to your games. You'll have hours of fun catching snowflakes, gobbling up tacos, and dodging donuts in space--while learning how to code along the way! Covers Scratch 3
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Computer Coding Projects for Kids

Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781740333726

Category:

Page: 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"
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Coding for Kids - Python

Learn to Code with 50 Awesome Games and Activities

Author: Adrienne B. Tacke

Publisher: Rockridge Press

ISBN: 9781641521758

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 232

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Learning Python just got fun for kids! Learning to code is just like playing a new sport or practicing an instrument--just get started! From the basic building blocks of programming to creating your very own code, this book teaches essential Python skills to kids ages 10 and up with 50 fun and engaging activities. Master fundamental functions, create code blocks, and draw and move shapes with the turtle module--these interactive lessons offer step-by-step guidance to make computer programming entertaining to future coders. You can even see the results of your coding in real time! With helpful hacks and screenshots for guidance, the only question that Coding for Kids: Python leaves unanswered is: what will you build next? Coding for Kids: Python includes: Game-based learning--Kids study coding concepts by putting them into practice with 50 innovative exercises. Creative projects-- Coding for Kids: Python encourages kids to think independently, modify code, and express their creativity with every lesson. Easy-to-follow guidance--Straightforward directions and tips keep coders engaged every step of the way. Give the technologists of tomorrow the gift of fluently coding while having tons of fun with Coding for Kids: Python.
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