Computer Coding for Kids. A unique step-by-step visual guide, from binary code to building games by Carol Vorderman.
Computer Coding for Kids by Carol Vorderman by Carol Vorderman
Computer Coding for Kids by Carol Vorderman by Carol Vorderman



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Computer Coding for Kids

Do not just play computer games - help children build them with your own home computer. Calling all coders, this is a straightforward, visual guide to helping kids understand the basics of computer coding using Scratch and Python coding languages. Essential coding concepts like scripts, variables, and strings are explained using build-along projects and games. Kids can create online games to play like Monkey Mayhem and Bubble Blaster, draw mazes and shapes, build animations, and more using the step-by-step examples to follow and customize.


Seven projects let kids (and their parents) practice the skills as they are learning in each section of the book. Kids get instant results, even when completely new to coding. Packed with visual examples, expert tips, a glossary of key terms, and extras such as profiles of famous coders, Help Your Kids with Computer Coding lays a hands-on foundation for computer programming, so adults and kids can learn together.

Supporting STEM education initiatives, computer coding teaches kids how to think creatively, work collaboratively, and reason systematically, and is quickly becoming a necessary and sought-after skill. DK computer coding books are full of fun exercises with step-by-step guidance, making them the perfect introductory tools for building vital skills in computer programming. User note: At home, all you need is a desktop or laptop with Adobe 10.2 or later, and an internet connection to download Scratch 2.0 and Python 3.

Series Overview: DK bestselling Help Your Kids With series contains crystal-clear visual breakdowns of important subjects. Simple graphics and jargon-free text are key to making this series a user-friendly resource for frustrated parents who want to help their children get the most out of school.

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Computer Coding for Kids by Carol Vorderman

SKU:
U3-ComputerCodingForKids
Location:
U3-A106
Cat No:
SNW6840
Product ID:
DEALMAN-U3-ComputerCodingForKids
EAN:
9780241317730
Publisher:
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English

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